Music Library Archivist

Music Library Archivist

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 4.00am

The University of Toronto Archives and Records Management Services is seeking a Music Library Archivist.

Under the direction of the University Archivist and working in the Music Library, appraises, acquires, accessions, arranges and describes archival and special collections in the Music Library. Responds to reference inquiries from the University community and the general public; undertakes various administrative tasks as directed by the University Archivist and the Head, Music Library.


Education: Master’s degree in Archival Studies, Library or Information; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Experience: Minimum 4 years’ experience working in a library/archives environment; experience working with current and non-current archival and special collections; familiarity with music archives in all formats; digital preservation and access tools such as Archivematica and AtoM an asset

Skills: Strong service orientation. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills. Detail-oriented; works with attention to accuracy.

Other: Ability to work under pressure and respond to changing priorities, self-motivated but willing to take direction, ability to work independently, good organizational and time management skills. Must be able to lift 40 lb. boxes on a regular basis. Must have good knowledge of current and non-current digital record formats, and excellent knowledge of archival standards and best practices. Proven initiative, flexibility, and willingness to learn new technologies and organizational systems, and reliability.

See full details at the link below.


Published on 8 March 2019

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