Job Post: Archivist, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa



• Master’s degree from an accredited program in archival, library or information studies and a degree in art history or fine arts;
• knowledge of Canadian art history;
• minimum of 2-3 years’ experience appraising, processing, arranging and describing archival records;
• knowledge of museum operations and organizational structure is desirable;
• in-depth knowledge of archives and library principles, practices, and techniques including: RAD (Rules for Archival Description), and all relevant access to information, privacy and copyright legislation;
• minimum of 2-3 years’ experience using Library or Archives information management systems (e.g. Millennium from Innovative Interfaces Inc.), database software (e.g. DBTextworks and FileMakepro) and spreadsheets (MS Excel);
• ability to work in a web based environment and experience using HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language);
• effective written and verbal communication skills; and
• effective organizational and analytical skills, detailed oriented with the ability to organize and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects concurrently.

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