Summer Employment Opportunity: Library Assistant (Deadline Extension) – Position Open Immediately
Under the direction of the Librarian, assumes responsibility for the unpacking and organizing of the library, cataloguing and processing materials related to the history, language, artistic practices and teachings of the Haudenosaunee culture and other First Nations of North America.
The Library Assistant is responsible for working within the strategic operations of the Woodland Cultural Centre Research Library. This includes:
Attend staff meetings
Assist with unpacking and organizing library materials from storage
Catalogue library materials on the WCC online catalogue
Process library materials for public access
Networking, partnerships, collaboration
Work with other WCC departments, researchers, and Residential School Survivors
Possess knowledge and understanding of Indigenous people, their culture, history and traditions, especially in Ontario
Possess knowledge of group safety and dynamics
Possess knowledge of the WCC’s mandate, programs, services and resources
The Library Assistant position is heavy in office work, however there are times when heavy lifting is required. This would be in the range of boxes of books that would be 25lbs or less.