April 19, 2011

Position Title:
Library/Archive Assistant
St Paul's High School
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Month(s) Worked:
May to August
Length of Assignment:
9 weeks
Salary per hour:
$ 12.00

Library/Archives Assistant (Young Canada Works Program)
St Paul's High School, a Catholic, all-boys high school operated by the Jesuit Fathers, is inviting applications for a 9 week summer employment opportunity which will run from May 30, 2010 to August 19, 2011. Please note that the staffing of the position and its duration are conditional on the approval of the grant application submitted to the Young Canada Works program. 
Under supervision of the Librarian, principle duties include:
·         The arrangement, description, and cataloging of archive materials.
·         The completion of a descriptive inventory using a spreadsheet
·         The identification of records requiring basic preservation measures.
·         The digitization of historic records according to established procedures including scanning, photographing and digitizing documents and realia.
·         Other related duties as required.
Requirements include:
·         Ability to work co-operatively as part of a team.
·         Possess excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
·         Excellent attention to detail.
·         Proficient with the Microsoft Office and Adobe.
·         Work with minimal of supervision
·         Able to lift 20 pounds
·         Pass and maintain a criminal record background check.
·         Preference may be given to those with previous work or volunteer experience in archives.
·         Familiarity with the history of St. Paul's High School would also be an asset.
Please note that in order to apply you must be registered in the Young Canada Works database at www.youngcanadaworks.ca  and that you must be between the ages of 16 and 30. You must also have been a full-time student in the semester preceding the YCW job and intend to return to full-time studies in the semester following the YCW job. Priority is given to candidates who have not previously participated in a summer work experience program.

This position offers an hourly rate of $12.00.
Apply by sending your resume by April 22, 2011 to the Librarian, St Paul's High School, 2200 Grant Ave, Winnipeg, MB, Fax (204) 831-2340 or e-mail to sphslibrary@stpauls.mb.ca  

We thank all applicants in advance; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 
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