Archives/Collection Researchers




Successful candidates must be accepted at or currently attending university, preferably in one of the following fields of study: history, museum studies, library science, education, journalism, or humanities/social sciences. They must have strong research skills including an ability to synthesize multiple online and other sources and write interesting summaries. Attention to detail and accuracy, excellent communication and time management skills, an ability to work independently and as part of a team, and an interest in history are necessary job requirements.


The positions require working remotely and successful candidates must have their own computer and reliable internet access.


Duties include:

·         Research the history and use of artifacts in the archives/museum collection and write interesting summaries that will be used to enrich records in the collection database

·         Digitize paper collection records (scanner could be supplied if necessary)

·         Additional duties may include research local history topics as assigned and write reports

Employment period: 12 weeks, June 8 – August 28.

Wage: $12.65/hour, 35 hours per week, flexible hours available.

To apply, email your cover letter with resume by May 18, 2020 to:

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Fort Sackville Foundation is a registered charity that manages historic Scott Manor House (built c. 1770), Bedford’s Community Museum and Heritage Resource Centre. To learn more about the Foundation’s work preserving and promoting Bedford’s history and cultural heritage, visit


May 2020