formerly the Archives and Collections Society  

Summer Career Placement

10 weeks, may start as early as 26 May 2003

The Naval Marine ArchiveThe Canadian Collection is a not-for-profit charitable organization devoted to marine conservation, education and research. We specialize in maritime heritage and history - steam and sail, naval, merchant and yachting, mostly Canada/US and Europe, mostly 18, 19, 20th century. The collections range from about 30,000 books in the reference library, to paintings and engravings, other artwork and photographs, a very extensive collection of magazines, journals and periodicals, manuscripts, log books, charts, video, film and sound tapes.

Job Title: Assistant to Curator

Description: The assistant will aid the Executive Director in the day to day running of a maritime research library, including: accessioning and cataloguing of documents; public requests for research; expansion of indices, etc.

Requirements: Good personal skills with the public. Working knowledge of computerized databases (Excel, Access, SQL); in-depth or programming knowledge a plus. Desire to promote heritage and culture. Background in history or the arts an asset. The successful applicant must be returning to University next year.

Contact: Betty Ann Anderson, Executive Secretary
Naval Marine ArchiveThe Canadian Collection
2, Gladstone Avenue,
Picton, Ontario, K0K2T0, Canada
Telephone: 1 613 476 1177



Revised: 31 March 2012