Multimedia Librarian

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Multimedia Librarian

CJSW Campus & Community Radio

Pay: $17 per hour
Deadline to apply: May 6, 2024

CSJ 2024 – Multimedia Librarian

CJSW 90.9 FM is a successful recipient for funding from the 2024 Canada Summer Jobs program. As a successful recipient for funding, CJSW will hire a Canadian citizen between the ages of 18 and 30 for this role for an eight week, 35-hour-per week contract. The media librarian works closely with the music & performance director to maintain and develop CJSW’s extensive music library, archives and digital content. This position will be looking at CJSW’s current physical and digital library organization and developing a plan to ensure its ongoing maintenance and accessibility.

Term: 8 weeks at 35 hours per week, $17 per hour.

Applications will be accepted from April 23, 2024 to 12 noon on May 6, 2024.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Work under the guidance and mentorship of the music director to organize, maintain, develop and grow the CJSW music library.

This process will include, but is not limited to:

  • Assessing current library (physical and digital) organization and developing strategic plan to ensure ongoing maintenance and sustainability.
  • Organization of music in an accessible and effective way, particularly with genres that can be difficult to organize (such as language minority music, local music, experimental/neo-classical music, jazz and others).
  • Addressing issues of imbalance or underrepresentation, especially in language minority genres, Indigenous peoples, local and Canadian music genres as well as other historically important recordings.
  • Developing and maintenance of library database and catalog to improve programming efficiency.
  • Make the catalogue accessible to people with a wide variety of abilities, needs and technology.
  • Digitally convert, and catalog materials, especially local and Canadian materials, for future access and posterity, and potentially make these materials available to the public based on cultural relevance.
  • Coordinate these projects with CJSW’s music director, programmers and volunteers.

Required Skills:

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Detail oriented and focused.
  • Strong working knowledge of computers, especially Macs.
  • Experience and/or education in library organization is an asset.
  • Working experience with databases.
  • Strong musical knowledge.
  • Online research skills are an asset.

CJSW is an equal opportunity employer. Everyone is thanked for applying; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. CJSW 90.9FM broadcasts from Calgary, Alberta, Canada on Treaty 7 Territory of the Blackfoot Confederacy, which includes the Siksika, the Piikani, and the Kainai. Treaty 7 is also home to the Tsuut’ina, the Stoney Nakoda and Métis Nation of Alberta (Region III).

Please submit your cover letter and resume via email to on or before
12 noon on Monday, May 6, 2024.

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