Manager, Corporate Records and Archival Services – Kawartha Lakes

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Job Overview

The City of Kawartha Lakes is seeking an individual to fill a new permanent full-time position of Manager, Corporate Records and Archival Services.

Located on the Trent Severn Waterway in central Ontario, the City of Kawartha Lakes offers a unique mix of urban, rural and waterfront living to its growing population of 75,000. The City is a progressive, forward-thinking community with a positive business environment and a thriving artistic community. Recognized as a prime tourist area for its year-round leisure opportunities, Kawartha Lakes is rich in culture and heritage, a strong agricultural community, and abundant in all the amenities being sought by residents and visitors alike.

Essential Duties of Position

  • Manage the City’s corporate records programs, ensuring appropriate classification, retention and disposition
  • Direct the schedule for retention and destruction of both paper and electronic documents
  • Oversee the collection, cataloging and description of historically significant materials
  • Execute the statutory duties of City Archivist including the acquisition and preservation of collections to ensure materials are available in the long term
  • Develop agreements, policies and Standard Operating Procedures as they relate to records and archives
  • Foster community partnerships with local churches, museums, historical societies and private donors of archival collections
  • Appraise potential collection additions and makes recommendations for acquisition of new collections and de-accessioning of existing collections
  • Promote collections through online exhibits, publications, presentations, instructional sessions and other outreach activities
  • Evaluate and pursue new funding sources, grants and/or cost recovery opportunities
  • Lead the operation of applicable software modules, addressing issues, testing enhancements/upgrades, recommending improvements, ensuring support and training to all users under the direction of the City Clerk
  • Develop and monitor divisional operating and capital budgets 
  • Lead, develop and train staff to support achievements and outcomes

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Masters of archival science, library sciences, art, history or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of progressive experience in records management, preferably in a municipal environment 
  • Certified Records Management (CRM) designation
  • Completion of or working toward Certified Archivist designation
  • Supervisory experience in a unionized environment
  • Demonstrated understanding of municipal government, its operations and services, and related legislation

To view the complete job posting please visit the Careers section on our website. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply on or before October 20, 2019 through the Careers page on our website: https://www.kawarthalakes.ca

We will accommodate the needs of applicants in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise Human Resources to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.

Job Detail
  • Offered SalaryN/A
  • Career LevelManagement
  • ExperienceLess than 2 years
  • SECTORMunicipal Government
  • QualificationMaster’s Degree
  • Application Closing Time20.10.2019 22:47
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