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Job Details

Historian

Employer

KNOW HISTORY INC.

Date Posted

November 16, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Ottawa, ON
    Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $85,000.00 annually
  • Work Hours 37.5 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 16, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

KNOW HISTORY INC.

Languages

English

Education

  • Master's degree
  • or equivalent experience

Exhibit and Display Design Experience

Museum, historical and cultural

Experience

5 years or more

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

MS Windows

Additional Skills

Supervise staff, undergraduate and graduate students and research assistants

Type of Related Experience

  • Quantitative research
  • Ethnographic research
  • Historical research
  • Qualitative research

Technical or Specialized Editing

Research papers or reports

Specific Skills

  • Research the origins and historical significance of archival materials
  • Provide consulting services to government and other organizations
  • Authenticate historical documents and records
  • Conduct environmental design studies, including environmental assessment, planning and the preservation and re-creation of historical sites

Ability to Supervise

5-10 people

Public Archive Technicians Specific Skills

Research and retrieve archival materials

Historian Specific Skills

Conduct research into one or more phases or aspects of past human activity and interpret and document findings

Workplace information

Remote work available


How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Dec 16, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes & Abilities
The Historian is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Anthropologists
INNOVATIVE

Interest in co-ordinating information to gather and analyze data on social and cultural behaviour, artifacts, language and human biology, and to undertake comparative studies of societies and cultures, or of selected aspects of cultures, of living people and of peoples no longer in existence

DIRECTIVE

Interest in consulting to report on data; may teach anthropology at advanced educational levels

METHODICAL

Interest in reconstructing records of extinct cultures by studying remains obtained from archaeological excavations

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Archaeologists
INNOVATIVE

Interest in co-ordinating information to interpret the significance of archaeological finds by determining the importance of the history conveyed by artifacts and the extent to which they reflect the lives of the peoples who produced them

DIRECTIVE

Interest in consulting with authorities to provide advice concerning the search for the remains of buildings and the collection, identification and preservation of artifacts; and in selecting site locations and overseeing excavations

METHODICAL

Interest in handling artifacts to examine and classify them, and to determine authenticity and identity

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Interest Codes

Geographers
INNOVATIVE

Interest in co-ordinating information to analyze data, and to incorporate in studies knowledge from related fields such as geology, biology, meteorology, economics, demography, political science, sociology and history

DIRECTIVE

Interest in consulting with governments and international, educational, industrial and other organizations on how to determine administrative and political boundaries, how to measure, evaluate and control environmental pollution, and how to assess actual and potential land uses, remote sensing applications and census design; and in compiling and designing maps and atlases

METHODICAL

Interest in handling equipment to collect, observe and measure data and remote sensing information

Reading Interest Codes
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The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

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A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Interest Codes

Historians
INNOVATIVE

Interest in co-ordinating information to organize, authenticate and evaluate historical data

DIRECTIVE

Interest in consulting with other historians on research findings, and in advising individuals, institutions and commercial organizations on historical information; may teach history at advanced educational levels

METHODICAL

Interest in consulting various sources of information such as archives, libraries, diaries and newspaper files, and in documenting findings

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Interest Codes

Linguists
INNOVATIVE

Interest in co-ordinating information to reconstruct and decipher ancient languages and to investigate computer applications in language studies and communications

DIRECTIVE

Interest in consulting with other linguists and related professionals concerning research activities; and to advise government on language programs

METHODICAL

Interest in identifying and classifying ancient and modern languages according to their families and origins, and in recording previously written languages in standardized written form

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Interest Codes

Political Scientists
INNOVATIVE

Interest in co-ordinating information to analyze, synthesize and interpret surveys and other research data relating to political institutions and practices

DIRECTIVE

Interest in consulting with other political scientists and related researchers; and in planning and directing public opinion surveys

METHODICAL

Interest in assembling research data by studying literature and the works of other researchers and in observing the workings of contemporary political institutions and organizations

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

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A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Psychometricians and Psychometrists
INNOVATIVE

Interest in co-ordinating information to interpret results in relation to factors such as teaching, learning, motivation, counselling, personality, attitude and physiological reactions; and to develop psychological tests, scales and measures

DIRECTIVE

Interest in instructing people when administering and applying psychological tests, scales and measures

METHODICAL

Interest in handling testing equipment to administer tests; and in recording and compiling test scores and data in psychological experiments and research

Reading Interest Codes
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A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

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Sociologists
INNOVATIVE

Interest in co-ordinating information to devise methods of collecting and analyzing data; and to interpret data and correlate findings with other research in the field of sociology and related fields

DIRECTIVE

Interest in consulting with governments and other organizations to report findings and bring forward recommendations; may teach sociology at advanced educational levels

METHODICAL

Interest in organizing data into forms suitable for application by governments and other organizations

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Other Social Science Professionals
INNOVATIVE

Interest in co-ordinating information to devise methods of collecting and analyzing data and to interpret data and correlate findings with other research in the same and related fields

DIRECTIVE

Interest in consulting with governments and other organizations to report findings and bring forward recommendations; may teach at advanced educational levels

METHODICAL

Interest in organizing data into forms suitable for application by governments and other organizations

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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