Published On: August 4, 2022Categories: Employment, Language, News

Language Centre Digitizer and Cataloguer

Location: Woodland Cultural Centre
Duration: August 22, 2022 – March 31, 2022
Wages: $20.25/hour, 37.5 hours per week (7.5 hours per day, 5 days per week)
Application Deadline: Monday August 15, 2022, by 4pm

Job Duties:

  • Assist the Language Department with inventory, data-entry, and cataloging
  • Digitize and catalogue the contextual collection of 110 audiocassette tapes
  • Identify the Longhouse Speeches, Songs, and topics of conversation on the audiocassettes in
    Cayuga and Onondaga languages, and input this information into WCC Language’s PastPerfect
  • Some audio editing in Audacity and/or Adobe Audition
  • Adhering to the guidelines set out for the Sacred and Sensitive Materials held at WCC
  • Collection is almost entirely in the Cayuga language, with some Onondaga Language dialog –
    must be able to differentiate between the two languages
  • Follow Woodland Personnel Policies, and Museum Policies
  • Interact with the public in a professional and courteous manner

Please note that this is position must be done on-site, and cannot be done remotely. In the case of closure due to COVID-19 restrictions, complementary work with the Language Department will be assigned.


All applicants for this position are required to submit:

  • Cover letter
  • CV or resume
  • A sample of writing in an Ǫgwehǫ:weh Language on the topic of their choice
  • Three references – references must include one reference who can attest to applicants level of proficiency and literacy in an Ǫgwehǫ:weh Language, one employment reference, and one personal or community reference


Preference will be given to applicants of Ǫgwehǫ:weh heritage who are proficient in the languages of Cayuga and Onondaga.

If interested, please application to:
Woodland Cultural Centre
184 Mohawk Street, Brantford, ON, N3S 2X2
Administrative Assistant
(519) 759-2650

Please Note:

Only those applicants who meet the qualifications will be contacted for an interview
Niá:wen/Thank You

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