The AAO is seeking an enthusiastic and engaged archival professional to lead the growth and continued maintenance of Archeion as Ontario's archival information network.
As part of the national Archives Canada service, Archeion promotes access to and awareness of Ontario's documentary memory. The site electronically brings together the many diverse archival collections across the province to facilitate online searching and access to them through the use of the latest advances in open source software for archives. Archeion serves a diverse population of general and specialized researchers, including students, teachers, academics and genealogists. Participating institutions that submit descriptions to the site represent small, medium and large archival institutions from all sectors, including provincial and municipal government archives, university archives, religious archives, business archives and community archives.
Reporting to the AAO Board of Directors, the Archeion Coordinator will lead the ongoing development of Archeion on the AtoM platform as an online, multi-level, Rules for Archival Description- (RAD-) compliant provincial catalogue of archival holdings by delivering the following products and services:
The Archeion Coordinator is expected to perform duties under the contract on a part-time basis, for an average of 7.5 hours per day, three (3) days per week, for a period of 44 weeks, commencing by June 1, 2016, and ending on March 31, 2017 (with the possibility of contract renewal).
Remuneration for the services of the Archeion Coordinator will be at a per diem rate of $172.90 (plus HST), supplemented by a monthly office stipend of $100 (plus HST) for Internet and telephone use.
Questions regarding the position may be directed to the current AAO Archeion Coordinator, Amanda Hill, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three (3) references to Marissa Paron, AAO President, email@example.com by 5:00 pm (EST) on Friday, April 29, 2016.
Although we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Address: 411 Richmond Street East, Suite 200, Toronto, ON M5A 3S5
Phone: 647-343-3334 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org