POSITION:  Library Aide

Huronia Museum is hiring a Library Aide for 37.5 hours per week

for a 16 week contract.  .

Skill Requirements:

  • Post-secondary education in library sciences considered an asset
  • Previous experience working in a library is an asset
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Some heavy lifting will also be required
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs – Access in particular
  • Typing skills are a must

Responsibilities include:

  • Researching the correct Library of Congress catalogue numbers for new books in the library.
  • Updating and maintaining the library database.
  • Proper cataloguing and organization of the library and archives in order to create an accessible and user-friendly community resource.
  • The physical preservation of the library’s book collection with the creation of mylar dust jackets and general cleaning of the books.
  • Working with Curator to assess the physical needs of the library and archives to ensure the proper organization and preservation of the collection.

Please submit resumes by mail to:

Huronia Museum

Attention:  Nahanni Born – Administrator

Box 638, 549 Little Lake Park Road,

Midland, Ontario

L4R 4P4

or in person between 9 am and 5pm

no later than Wednesday, December 2, 2009.

Please call 705-526-2844 or email nahanni.born@huroniamuseum.com for further information

This position and project was made possible through the Rural Communities Development Fund under the Internship Program

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