Position Title: Information and Privacy Archivist
Location: Burnaby, British Columbia
Type: Full-time
Requirements: The required knowledge and skills for this position include the following:

A Master's degree in Archival Studies, Information Studies, Archival and Library Studies, or another graduate degree with an Archival Studies specialization, from a recognized university archival education program; comprehensive knowledge of the B.C. Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and considerable knowledge of the philosophies, principles, and practices that support the administration of the Act by a public body; knowledge of archival science and records and information management as practiced in a Canadian context; excellent oral and written communication skills (in English) to train employees; provide public service; advise clients; write access review recommendations, notices, inquiry submissions, policies, procedures, standards, guidelines, correspondence and articles; and document the review of records responsive to access requests; superior organizational and detail-oriented skills to manage projects, coordinate administrative activities, and maintain administrative documentation; ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines, ensuring the university is diligent in responding to access and privacy matters within legislated timeframes; ability to work as a member of a team of information management professionals and to move comfortably between different, but integrated program areas and functions; ability to work independently and be self-motivated with only general supervision from the University Archivist and Coordinator of Information and Privacy; excellent interpersonal skills using tact, diplomacy, and good judgment to deal courteously and effectively with faculty, staff, students, alumni, donors, visiting scholars, and the public; and experience related to access and privacy administration, archives administration, and/or records and information management work.

Application Instructions: 

Applicants are asked to submit a covering letter clearly demonstrating how their knowledge, skills, and experience correspond to the qualifications for this position; a resume; a representative sample of written work of which the candidate is the sole author (e.g., an academic assignment, a finding aid, a policy or planning document, a project report, a briefing note); and the names and contact information for three references, no later than January 31, 2018, 11:59 pm (PDT) to:

• Paul Hebbard, University Archivist and Coordinator of Information and Privacy (acting) at pgh@sfu.ca.
• Only applications received by email will be considered. 
• Submit your covering letter, resume, and references as one consolidated electronic file. 
• Attach your writing sample as a second separate electronic file. 
• Both electronic files must be saved either as MS Word or PDF documents. 
• Quote in the email subject line: Information and Privacy Archivist Job Application.

Additional Information

Deadline to Apply: January 31, 2018

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