Archivists - Emploi d'avenir

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Archivists

Manage, process, store and disseminate the information contained in the archives produced by organizations. Acquire, store and analyze textual, iconographic, cartographic, architectural and electronic documents, films and videos, as well as sound recordings and multimedia documents.
Methodical and rigorous, you like to think about systems and procedures to better organize, classify, archive and manage documents and data. You find it just as easy to work with IT as it is to work in a team.

 
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Description

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.

Main tasks

  • 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 archival materials
  • Assist people with their searches.

Training

UNIVERSITY PROGRAM

Library science or records management

More information

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This trade is in highest demand in these regions:

  • Outaouais

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