Last Updated on April 27, 2015
Nature of Work:
Archivists manage, process, store and disseminate information contained in an organization’s archives. They acquire, store and research textual material, pictures, maps, architectural documents, electronic materials, films and videos, and sound recordings and multimedia materials. Archivists are employed in archives, in the public and para-public sectors and in private sector organizations.
Archivists perform some or all of the following duties:
- Develop policies and procedures for managing current and semicurrent archives, in particular corporate cataloguing systems, records scheduling and disposal, and finding aids
- Design programs for managing, disseminating and storing archives of all types (documents, photographs, maps, audio-visual materials, manuscripts, etc.)
- Plan the computerized management of archives and the management of electronic archives
- Appraise and acquire archival materials to build and develop an archival collection for research purposes
- Authenticate documents and records, and research the origins and significance of archival materials
- Organize noncurrent archives and develop cataloguing and retrieval systems to allow access to ar
- Assist people with their searches.
Individuals who perform the majority of the above job description may be eligible for consideration under Quebec Immigration rules.
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