Job Posting: Reference Intern, OCAD University, Toronto REFERENCE STUDENT INTERN This temporary placement is targeted to students, with an undergraduate degree in the humanities, who are in the process of completing graduate level studies in Library and Information Science and/or Art History. The incumbent will assist with provision of reference services, on a part-time and occasional basis, within the Dorothy H. […]

Job Posting: Director of the Copyright Office, University of Alberta The successful candidate will have a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) or a Juris Doctor (J.D.). Required qualifications include demonstrated experience regarding copyright, intellectual property laws, and fair dealing in the Canadian context as well as highly developed oral, written, and presentation skills. Applicants must also possess a proven ability to work collaboratively with diverse […]

Job Posting: Rare Books Processing Assistant, University of Toronto The Rare Books Processing Assistant works with the Theology and Rare Books Librarian in making items from the rare books collections accessible by students, faculty and other patrons. • Cataloguing and processing – Adds collection codes and genre terms to rare book catalogue records – Prepares call number slips and labels for pamphlet folders […]

Call for Proposals: the Association of Canadian Archivists 2015 Conference

The theme for the next ACA conference is “Perspectives on the Archival Horizon” — “We can change how we view the world, but we must start from where we now stand; and we must bear in mind our position will influence how others perceive us.” I’d be more than happy to collaborate on a session […]

Job Posting: Curatorial Assistant, University of Alberta Art Collection The University of Alberta has an opening for a 12-month contract, with the possibility of extension, for a Curatorial Assistant. The pay range is from $27.03 to $36.71, and the deadline for applications is August 15th. The University of Alberta is seeking an industrious and creative Curatorial Assistant for the University of Alberta Art […]

Interview: Starting a Student Chapter

We’ve talked before about the value of having professional-association student chapters on campus, whether it’s just general awareness of career options and extracurriculars or the impact on your resume of helping to manage and plan events, fundraisers, field trips, etc. There are no ARLIS/NA student chapters (yet), but that doesn’t mean you can’t start one! […]

Job Posting: Assistant Archivies (contract), Whistler Museum, BC

This is a Young Canada Works jobs for a recent graduate under 30 years of age: It’s a six month contract cataloguing photographs and slides, and the deadline to apply is July 25th. Term of employment: $15.00/hr for 40 hrs/week – 6 month position – 8 Sept 2014 – 20 Feb 2015 (There can […]

Survey: Canadian LIS students, grads, and hiring staff on transition to academic librarianship

Please check out the following survey and see if you qualify! The research is on MLIS students, recent graduates, and hiring librarians and managers at Canadian academic institutions. (This is reposted from a listserv.) Dear LIS colleagues,   This email is to invite you to participate in a research study exploring the transition between LIS […]

Unpaid (for-credit) Internships: The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa If you’re in school and would like to get internship or practicum credit at THE big art museum, the application process is now open. There are separate applications for each internship period (the earliest, linked above, is October – December of this year, the deadline for which is September 1st). The other internships are […]

Job Posting: Digital Asset Specialist / Product Photographer, Joe Fresh, Toronto This position isn’t something I’d usually post, but it looks like it could be great for someone who started out in photography and/or design and then moved into visual resource management: The Digital Asset Specialist works within the Content Team assisting with the development and maintenance of digital web content to help drive customer […]