Library Archivist, Intermediate (Must have a Security Clearance)

Job CategoryProfessional Consulting
Position TypeContract
Application Deadline January 30, 2021
Experience Required1 year
Job DurationTemporary
Education RequiredN/A

MaxSys is currently looking for a Library Archivist, Intermediate for our Federal Client.
• Secondary school diploma is required
• Must clearly demonstrate 1 years’ experience within the past 2 years (Working knowledge of historical research, museum practices and archival procedures are an asset).
• Must demonstrate at least one year experience of working with specialized digitization equipment and computers capable of scanning fragile books, and oversized and fragile documents
• Proficient in the operation and use of Microsoft Office products
• Experience in the repair of archival documents or books
• Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
• Experience working in team environment
Duties that may include, but not limited to:
• Create and confirm digitization standards, including resolutions, image types, naming conventions, file structures, and maintain registry databases for digitized history and heritage material.
• Applicant will work under the direction of the Digitization Coordinator to scan archival textual and imagery material and prepare digital documents for storage and web publishing.
• Applicant must be prepared to work standing for a long period of time during the day
• Assist with Directorate publications and library administration when required.  Must be able to carry 25-pound boxes.
• Scanning and digitization – preparing records for digitization; separating a variety of records, preparing paper documents for digitization, removing staples, binding, and removing paperclips.
• Attention to detail – to ensure that documents are correctly typed and scanned and are properly filed and maintained with reference to our retention policy.
• File uploading – performing quality control to ensure documents are scanned correctly with clear images and entered into our internal database.
• Time management – work with individuals from many sections on a variety of tasks and ensuring efficient scanning and uploading
• Document security and confidentiality – to follow best practices for document and file security for both paper and digital documents.
• Communication skills – to communicate with the team and archives section, providing information and preparing documents to be digitized.
• An average minimum of 1.5 boxes per day of document preparation will need to be maintained.
• You will capture digital images of documents as specified by the team lead
• You will report progress and output data into spreadsheets
• You will perform basic image enhancement and file organization tasks
Language: English
Security Clearance: Enhanced Level
If you meet all the above requirements, please send your resume today to Katherine Spallin at: 
*Please note, only qualified candidates will be contacted and the position could be filled prior to closing date. Thank you.*