Wanted: Local History/Genealogy Assistant – Library

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Job #2017-16:          Local History/Genealogy Assistant – Library (1 Student)
Date Posted:            April 13, 2017
Closing date:            May 1, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
Job Type:                 Student
Wage range:             $12.90 - $14.40 per hour
Hours of work:          35 per week, usually Monday through Friday with the requirement for evening, weekend and holiday hours; flexibility in scheduling is necessary
Work period:             May 8 – August 25 (16 weeks)
How to apply:            http://www.collingwood.ca/humanresources
Position Summary:
Provide support to the Genealogy Department, assist with the local history/genealogy digitization project.
Experience and Qualifications:
1.            Post-Secondary Education (preference given to candidates with history related courses).
2.            Must have an interest in history and historical research – an interest in genealogy would be an asset.
3.            Must have a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office and be comfortable with computers and willing to learn new software programs; basic website design experience would be beneficial.
4.            Must be detail-oriented and possess excellent communication, customer service, organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
5.            Ability to travel to and from work in a reliable manner and willingness to travel within the community for business, as required. 
6.            Ability to work with a minimum of supervision.
7.            Valid Standard First Aid and CPR/AED Level C certificate
8.            Police Information Check with results satisfactory to the Town