Archivist, Indigenous Collections

University of Saskatchewan

The College is dedicated to employment fairness, variety, and inclusion, and are proud to help profession alternatives for Indigenous Peoples to replicate the group we serve. We proceed to develop our partnerships with Indigenous communities throughout the province, nationally, and internationally and worth the distinctive perspective that Indigenous staff present to strengthen these relationships. Solely Indigenous candidates might be thought-about for this place. Verification of Indigenous Membership/Citizenship on the College of Saskatchewan is led and decided by the deybwewin taapwaywin tapwewin: Indigenous Reality coverage and Standing Committee in accordance with the processes developed to enact the coverage. Verification of Indigenous Membership/Citizenship with documentation is a situation of employment and a requirement to carry this place and the profitable candidate should preserve these circumstances all through their employment.

Certified Indigenous candidates are invited to use for a full-time, three-year time period (non-tenure observe) archivist place with College Archives and Particular Collections, College Library (UASC). The profitable candidate will convey their expertise and experience to the work of creating and implementing an Indigenous and decolonized strategy to Indigenous-related collections with the UASC staff.

UASC acknowledges that the Saskatoon campus of the College of Saskatchewan is on Treaty Six Territory and the normal homeland of the Métis, Cree, Saulteaux and Dakota Nations. We pay our respects to the First Nation and Métis ancestors of this place, reaffirm the inspiration of {our relationships}, and make a dedication to conciliation. All are invited and welcomed to assist us remodel phrases into motion.

Guided by the Canadian archival group’s response to the Reality and Reconciliation Fee Calls to Motion by the Steering Committee on Canada’s Archives’ Reconciliation Framework , respect for Indigenous Peoples’ mental sovereignty over archival supplies created by or about Indigenous Peoples is on the coronary heart of UASC’s efforts. UASC’s concentrate on decolonizing our collections is a part of the College Library’s elementary objective to work in the direction of Indigenization and decolonization of the library (Strategic Framework 2018-2025 ); and helps ohpahotân I oohpaahotaan, the College of Saskatchewan’s Indigenous Technique .

Reporting to the Dean by the College Archives and Particular Collections division, the profitable candidate will present management and collaborate in advancing UASC decolonization efforts. We acknowledge that the data and expertise of the profitable candidate, in addition to the method of constructing relationships with First Nation and Métis communities, may take us in new instructions, and that decolonization is an ongoing course of. Priorities presently recognized for UASC’s decolonization efforts embrace the next actions:

  • survey of UASC collections to establish data created by and about Indigenous Peoples
  • working with Indigenous-related collections and data to enhance UASC’s understanding of its duties with these holdings, facilitate group and analysis entry, and many others.
  • improvement of relationships with First Nation and Métis communities whose data are represented in UASC collections, documented by stewardship agreements or MOUs
  • institution of protocols for entry to and use of Indigenous associated data 
  • reparative description, particularly referring to digital tasks and on-line descriptions
  • improvement of an ongoing plan for additional progress on Indigenization and decolonization

Concerning the College Library

As one in all Canada’s main analysis libraries, the College Library serves because the mental hub of USask, offering assets, companies, and areas that facilitate inquiry, discovery, and data creation. Our Strategic Framework  focuses on constructing students and decolonizing the library. The College Library is dedicated to creating welcoming, responsive, and accessible companies and assets to help our various clientele, with a strategic concentrate on Indigenous peoples.

The College Library has a sturdy digital library and is bodily distributed throughout six places on campus to help the educational, educating, and analysis communities. We’re structured into 4 useful divisions: Collections and Discovery, Studying & Curriculum Assist, Analysis Assist Providers, College Archives and Particular Collections. For extra info, go to the College Library web site .

About College Archives and Particular Collections

College Archives and Particular Collections (UASC) constitutes the official reminiscence of the College of Saskatchewan and represents the collected expertise of this group that has tremendously contributed to the historical past and improvement of Saskatchewan. The collections mandate for UASC is targeted on the acquisition, preservation, and accessibility of completely worthwhile data of the College of Saskatchewan; and of books, journals, manuscripts, archival collections and printed ephemera of a uncommon, worthwhile or regional nature. The collections embrace supplies referring to Saskatchewan, Western Canada, and the College of Saskatchewan, together with works by college authors. Main supply Indigenous-related collections at UASC embrace data of college and different researchers who’ve studied Indigenous peoples and their historical past; data of college models equivalent to the previous Institute for Northern Research; data referring to family tree, land claims and treaty rights; data referring to Indigenous artwork and artists; and data of some Indigenous people and households.

Concerning the College of Saskatchewan

The College of Saskatchewan ’s predominant campus is located on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. The College of Saskatchewan is situated in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a metropolis with a various and thriving financial base, a vibrant arts group, and a full vary of leisure alternatives. The College has a popularity for excellence in educating, analysis, and scholarly actions and provides a full vary of undergraduate, graduate, {and professional} packages to a pupil inhabitants of over 25,000.

About Saskatoon

Saskatoon  is a metropolis with a various and thriving financial base, a vibrant arts group and a full vary of leisure alternatives. The town’s arts and cultural scene consists of the Remai Trendy Artwork Gallery , Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan , the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra , two impartial film theatres (Broadway Theatre  and Roxy Theatre ), Persephone Theatre , the SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Competition , and Wanuskewin Heritage Park . The town has a variety of eating places, together with two that had been on Canada’s 100 Finest Eating places record  final 12 months, and a number of other native breweries and distilleries . Our metropolis additionally provides quite a lot of leisure alternatives equivalent to lessons , leisure leagues , and semi-professional sporting occasions. If you’re an outdoor particular person, you’ll benefit from the tenting and fishing  in northern Saskatchewan, which is world-class, in addition to public strolling/biking trails all alongside the South Saskatchewan river. Saskatoon is a really habitable metropolis with brief commute occasions and residence rental  and home costs  which can be decrease than many different locations within the nation. 

{Qualifications}

Purposes are invited from candidates with a Grasp of Archival Science diploma, Grasp of Library and Info Science diploma or equal diploma; and candidates with post-secondary training mixed with related expertise with Indigenous archives or libraries. Expertise as knowledgeable archivist or librarian in addition to expertise working with Indigenous archives/libraries are extremely desired belongings. Candidates nearing completion of related levels are additionally inspired to use.

Solely Indigenous candidates might be thought-about for this place. Verification of Indigenous Membership/Citizenship on the College of Saskatchewan is led and decided by the deybwewin taapwaywin  tapwewin: Indigenous Reality coverage  and Standing Committee in accordance with the processes developed to enact the coverage. Please see particulars under. 

We’re in search of candidates who show:

  • Understanding of how wherein Indigenous knowledges could be woven right into a post-secondary training setting
  • Expertise constructing efficient working relationships with institutional and exterior colleagues/communities
  • Familiarity with Indigenous communities and historical past on the prairies
  • Asset: Expertise working in post-secondary training or a tutorial archives/library
  • Asset: Information of and expertise with archival descriptive requirements and practices
  • Asset: Information of and expertise with Indigenous knowledge sovereignty and/or decolonization of archives
  • Asset: Venture administration abilities and expertise

It’s anticipated that this place might be stuffed on the assistant or affiliate rank. Beginning wage might be calculated from the bottom wage with consideration given for earlier related expertise.

Wage bands for this place for the 2022-2023 tutorial 12 months are as follows:

  • Assistant Librarian: $83,150 to $99,945;
  • Affiliate Librarian: $99,945 to $120,099

This place features a complete advantages bundle which features a dental, well being and prolonged imaginative and prescient care plan; pension plan, life insurance coverage (obligatory and voluntary), tutorial long-term incapacity, sick depart, journey insurance coverage, demise advantages, an worker help program, knowledgeable expense allowance, and a versatile well being and wellness spending program.

This place is situated on-site in Saskatoon, however college are eligible for hybrid work beneath the phrases of College of Saskatchewan’s Various Workspace Pointers.

candidates should submit a canopy letter highlighting {qualifications} and accomplishments, in addition to an in depth curriculum vitae, addressed to: 

Melissa Simply, EdD, MLIS
Dean, College Library
College of Saskatchewan
E-mail: [email protected]

Attributable to federal immigration necessities, we additionally ask candidates to point whether or not they’re Canadian residents, everlasting residents, or are in any other case already licensed to work at this place all through the appointment, with a proof if this final class is indicated.

Assessment of purposes will start October 27, 2023; nevertheless, purposes might be accepted and evaluated till the place is stuffed. The anticipated begin date is April 2024 or later.

The College is dedicated to employment fairness, variety, and inclusion, and is proud to help profession alternatives for Indigenous peoples to replicate the group we serve. We’re devoted to recruiting people who will enrich our work and studying environments. All certified candidates are inspired to use; nevertheless, in accordance with Canadian immigration necessities, Canadian residents and everlasting residents might be given precedence. We’re dedicated to offering lodging to these with a incapacity or medical necessity. In the event you require an lodging to take part within the recruitment course of, please notify us and we’ll work collectively on the lodging request.

We proceed to develop our partnerships with Indigenous communities throughout the province, nationally, and internationally and worth the distinctive perspective that Indigenous staff present to strengthening these relationships. Solely Indigenous candidates might be thought-about for this place. Verification of Indigenous Membership/Citizenship on the College of Saskatchewan is led and decided by the deybwewin taapwaywin tapwewin: Indigenous Reality coverage  and Standing Committee in accordance with the processes developed to enact the coverage. Verification of Indigenous Membership/Citizenship with documentation  is a situation of employment and a requirement to carry this place and the profitable candidate should preserve these circumstances all through their employment.

The College of Saskatchewan’s predominant campus is located on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. We pay our respects to the First Nations and Métis ancestors of this place and reaffirm our relationship with each other. Collectively, we’re uplifting Indigenization to a spot of prominence on the College of Saskatchewan. 

Standing: Time period
Employment Group: USFA
Full Time Equal (FTE):
1.0

Posted Date:
9/14/2023

Closing Date:
Till Stuffed

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