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Subject: Position at County of Elgin Archives

Position at County of Elgin Archives

From: Iona McCraith <iona.mccraith>
Date: Saturday, July 31, 2004
Preservation Assistant
Contract Position
County of Elgin Archives

Job Posting #144-04ARC
Preservation Assistant
Contract Position

The County of Elgin Archives, a new and dynamic program, has an
exciting contract position available for a Preservation Assistant.
The program, made possible by financial assistance from the
Government of Canada through the Library and Archives of Canada and
the Canadian Council of Archives, as well as the County of Elgin,
entails the following:

    *   Development of a comprehensive disaster plan;

    *   Development of policies pertaining to care and handling,
        pest control and exhibitions for an archival environment;

    *   Implementation of a holdings maintenance program for records
        of the Elgin County Clerk's department, 1852 - 1990.  This
        includes transfer of records to acid-free enclosures,
        storage consolidation and basic conservation measures.

Date of Posting:  July 28, 2004
Hours:   8:30am - 4:30pm
Salary:   $16.34 per hour

Effective: September 20, 2004 - December 24, 2004
(14 week contract position, but part-time option is available)

Qualifications:  The successful candidate will have completed or be
in the process of completing post-secondary education as a
conservator or preservation technician, or equivalent training
through a recognized archival studies program.  Previous
conservation/preservation experience and familiarity with database
management systems (particularly MS Access and Inmagic DB TextWorks)
are definite assets.

Application Deadline: 4:30 p.m., Friday, August 13, 2004 to the:

    Human Resources Officer
    450 Sunset Drive
    St. Thomas Ontario N5R 5V1
    Fax: 519-633-7785
    jobs [at] elgin-county__on__ca

Iona McCraith
Preservation Consultant
Bethany, Ontario
Fax: 705-277-2091

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:10
                 Distributed: Thursday, August 5, 2004
                       Message Id: cdl-18-10-040
Received on Saturday, 31 July, 2004

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