Digitization Technician[Burlington]

Digitization Technician



Job Title:


Digitization Technician




Museums of Burlington


Job Type:

YCW Summer Position


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Burlington, Ontario


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Job Start Date:



Date Posted:


17 Apr 2019





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Job Description:


Position:            Digitization Technician
Location:    Ireland House Museum, Burlington ON
Start and End Dates: May 27 – August 16, 2019
Wage:   35 hours/week, $14.50/hour
Positions Available: 1

The Museums of Burlington are currently hiring a Digitization Technician to join the Curatorial team.  The Digitization Technician’s primary duties will be to inventory, digitize, re-house and input artifact information into the collection management database.

The successful candidate will:

- Complete inventories on the backlog portions of the museums artifact collection.
- Participate in the museums preventive conservation program through handling and re-housing portions of the collection.
- Digitize artifacts in the museums artifact collection.
- Use the collection management system Past Perfect to update and upload images and information to create a complete electronic records for artifacts.


- Currently enrolled in a post-secondary program with an emphasis on museum studies, records management, conservation, archives and/or history.
- Must be computer literate, with a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.  Familiarity with database applications would be an asset.
- Excellent attention to detail.
- Familiarity with artifact handling would be an asset.
- Candidates must provide proof of enrollment in a college or university program in order to be eligible through Young Canada Works.
- The Museums of Burlington is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Deadline:  May 6, 2019

Applications can be submitted to:

Kimberly Watson, Curator
Ireland House Museum
2168 Guelph Line
Burlington, ON
L7P 5A8