CKUT IS LOOKING FOR A MUSIC LIBRARIAN

CKUT is hiring a Music Librarian through the Young Canada Works Employment Programme. This program is open to those between 16 and 30 years of age, legally entitled to work in Canada and have registered in school the previous semester and intend to return during or after the YCW program. Contract runs until the end of December 2022 with a chance of renewal. 15$/hour and 15 hours a week ABOUT THE JOB:

The Music Librarian will work with the Music Coordinator to organize and maintain CKUT’s media library, and ensure CKUT volunteers have access to the media they need for a diverse range of programming. CKUT has an extensive digital and physical media library that needs constant upkeep and maintenance. This is an excellent opportunity for a student in library sciences, archival studies, or music studies.

DUTIES:

  • Log and sort CDs and records sent to CKUT by mail,
  • Log and sort digital submissions in CKUT’s digital music database,
  • Help maintain and optimize our digital music storage system,
  • Help to organize and maintain the physical music library,
  • Help review music to ensure that what is sent to the station fits with the CKUT mandate,
  • Involve volunteers in the music department and the library,
  • Assist with the music department newsletter and the weekly music charts, and more.

REQUIRED SKILLS: - Must be self-motivated, well organized and be able to take initiative independently. - Must have some knowledge and enthusiasm for music, especially DIY, underground and music from marginalized communities, - Proficiency with spreadsheets (Excel) and google docs, - Candidates should be genuinely excited and enthusiastic about representing CKUT, - They should be interested in radio and broadcasting and the role of independent campus media.

CKUT is committed to deconstructing systematic barriers to employment - including but not limited to: race, gender identity, sexual orientation and disability. If you would like to be considered for employment equity please indicate such in your cover letter if you are comfortable doing so.

Interested applicants should send their CV and cover letter to music@ckut.ca with position in the subject line by Sept 12th 2022. Position starts Sept 19th, 2022Contract runs until the end of December 2022 with a chance of renewal. 15$/hour and 15 hours a week Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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