Archivist

CIBC - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Description

What You’ll Be Doing

Archivist will help the CIBC Archives team acquire, preserve, and provide access to the bank’s information of long-term business, legal and historical value. Archivists actively engage employees and clients in the discovery and understanding of our rich history. You will also review backlog of boxes and ledgers and prepare a detailed inventory to facilitate appraisal. As records are appraised, Archivists will start processing, arranging and describing records that will be kept, and will manage the destruction of records that are not of archival value. Additional duties include updating the Archives database; working with the records schedule to determine current equivalent of historical records; ensuring all destroyed records are properly documented; carrying out basic preservation measures; and other duties as required.

Must be able to lift and move boxes and ledgers of up to 50 pounds and climb a 10-foot ladder to access records.

Some records are dirty and some working areas are dusty with fluctuating temperatures.

How You’ll Succeed

Work independently and as part of a team to prepare detailed digital file listings of unprocessed boxes and detailed digital descriptions of unprocessed ledgers to allow for records appraisal by CIBC Archivists.
Compare historical records to current records schedule to determine contemporary equivalents.
Process, arrange and describe records that will be kept and will organize and document the destruction of records that are not of archival value.
Update changes in Archives database as required.
Who You Are

You have a graduate degree or are in the process of completing a degree in the field of Archives, Information Management or related discipline. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Knowledge of Canadian history an asset.
You have experience in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word. Experience with DBText would be an asset.
You're driven by collective success. You know that collaboration can transform a good idea into a great one. You understand the power of a team that enjoys working together to create a shared vision.
You understand that success is in the details. You notice things that others don’t. Your critical thinking skills help to inform your decision making.
You give meaning to data. You enjoy investigating complex problems, and making sense of information. You’re confident in your ability to communicate detailed information in an impactful way.
You look beyond the moment. You make decisions and take actions that will make a difference today and tomorrow. You proactively seek new opportunities to define what's possible.
You embrace and champion change. You’ll continuously evolve your thinking and the way you work in order to deliver your best.
You're driven to succeed. You are motivated by accomplishing your goals and delivering your best to make an impact.
What You Need to Know

CIBC is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members and clients feel like they belong. We seek applicants with a wide range of abilities and we provide an accessible candidate experience. If you need accommodation during the application or interview process, please contact Mailbox.careers-carrieres@cibc.com
You need to be legally eligible to work in Canada at the location(s) specified above and, where applicable, must have a valid work or study permit
Expected End Date

2020-07-07
Job Location

Toronto-55 Yonge Street, 3rd
However this may change dependent on business need.

Employment Type

Temporary (Fixed Term)
Weekly Hours

37.5