Library and Archives Technician

Library and Archives Technician  

Part-time 2-year contract 

Library & Archives 


Are you passionate about providing exceptional customer service to staff and visitors to find books, digital references, and archival resources? Are you a library or archive technician with experience or education in the library or archival systems? 

Apply Now! 


  • Supporting the Museum Archivist in inventorying archival holdings and updating finding aids  

  • Collection development, purchasing, and report-generating modules in the library management system ALMA  

  • Circulation and orientation duties; reference services; stack retrievals and shelving. 

  • Support Library Technician with some aspects of the Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery program, both lending and borrowing  

  • Support the Acting Head, Library & Archives, in maintaining Library accounts and liaising with the Finance Department. 

Posted Date 2022-08-17
Closing Date 2022-08-30
Department Library & Archives
Type Temporary
Salary $27.91-$31.90


  • Community college Library Technician or Archive Technician diploma (2-year program), OR an equivalent in education.  

  • Knowledge of Library of Congress classification, Library of Congress Subject Headings and filing rules. 

  • Knowledge of Interlibrary Loan policies and procedures at national and international levels. 

  • Knowledge of basic Archival practices and principles such as The Rules for Archival Description 


How to Apply

Salary and Terms  



SALARY: $27.91-$31.90* Provisional range 

WORK SCHEDULE: Up to 24 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm (No Weekends) 

PROBATIONARY PERIOD: 6 Months or 420 hours, whichever comes first (performance based only) 



Diversity Statements 

At ROM, we consider equity, diversity, and inclusivity foundational to our institutional success. We seek to foster a workplace that reflects the full breadth of the communities we serve and welcome applications from women, racialized persons/BIPOC, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, LGBTQ2S+, and people with disabilities. 

Accessibility Statement 

ROM is committed to fair and accessible employment practices.  Upon request, suitable accommodations are available under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA) to applicants invited to an interview. If you require accommodations to apply, please email the TA coordinator at

COVID Statement 

Royal Ontario Museum recognizes its heightened duty to protect employees from health and safety risks during the current pandemic. As such, an offer of employment shall be conditional on proof of complete COVID-19 vaccination with a vaccine series approved by Health Canada or the World Health Organization. 


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