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Based on its extensive Collection, exhibitions, programs, and research opportunities, the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) is a leading voice in advancing knowledge, promoting public understanding, and widening thought and debate on architecture, its history, theory, practice, and role in society today. The guiding purpose of the Collection is to make comprehensive and integrated bodies of material available for advanced, interdisciplinary research in order to reveal the changing character of thought of cultural and intellectual circles of the past, and point to the future of architectural thinking and practice.
The responsibilities of this job include the supervision, coordination and monitoring of the archival activities related to CCA’s archival holdings, with special attention to the born-digital archives. The selected candidate is responsible for developing and managing the institutional archives. He/she plays a key role in the documentation of CCA Collection through the development of standards and procedures, classification and description. The selected candidate collaborates with the Programs, Research and Publications divisions to identify acquisition and research material, write on CCA’s archives, and evaluate the curatorial relevance for the various programs of the CCA and public interests and concerns. Finally, he or she implements and maintains institutional archives strategies and policies, including Records Management.