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Grant Hurley | Résumé

Current Role

  • Digital Preservation Librarian, Scholars Portal, Ontario Council of University Libraries/University of Toronto

Current Committee & Service Roles

Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL), Digital Preservation Working Group (2017-present)
- Lead, Survey Subgroup

Canadian General Standards Board, Committee on Electronic Records and Image Management (2017-Present)
- Association of Canadian Archivists Representative (voting member)

Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) Trusted Digital Repository Task Group (2017-Present)
- Co-lead, Service Model and Certification Subgroup

Editor, Off the Record, Archives Association of Ontario

Ex Officio Director and Alcuin Book Design Awards Catalogue Project Manager, The Alcuin Society


2012 - 2015 — Dual Master of Archival Studies and Master of Library and Information Studies. University of British Columbia. Vancouver, British Columbia.

2010 - 2012 — Master of Arts in English. University of British Columbia. Vancouver, British Columbia.

2006 - 2010 — Bachelor of Arts in English (First Class Honours). Mount Allison University. Sackville, New Brunswick.

Past Work

August 2015 - July 2016 — Records Analyst and Archivist for The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

December 2014 — Student Intern at the City of Toronto Archives

May - August 2014 — Co-op Student, Records Management and Library, Teck Resources Ltd.

January - April 2014 — Special Collections Project Assistant, University of British Columbia Okanagan Library

May - August 2013 — Student Librarian, BGC Engineering

June 2013 - December 2017 — Researcher, InterPARES Trust

May 2012 - December 2014 — Curatorial and Informatics Assistant, Beaty Biodiversity Museum, University of British Columbia

Past Volunteer and Committee Roles

2015-2018 — Director Without Portfolio, Archives Association of Ontario
2014-2016 — Blog Editor, BookTraces project, University of Virginia
2014-2015 — ARMA Representative, ACA UBC Student Chapter
2013 — Treasurer, ACA UBC Student Chapter
2012-2013 — First Year Representative, ACA UBC Student Chapter
2012 — Conference Co-Chair, Endnotes Graduate Conference in English, University of British Columbia
2011-2012 — ACCUTE Representative, UBC Department of English Graduate Caucus
2009-2010 — Vice President, Board of Directors, CHMA Community Radio
2009-2010 — President, English Society, Mount Allison University
2009 — Student Representative, Post-Doctoral Fellow Search Committee, Canadian Studies. Mount Allison University.
2008-2010 — Editor, 7 Mondays, Mount Allison University

Teaching & Workshops

Archives Association of Ontario 2018 Conference Workshop - Introduction to Digital Preservation: Key Concepts and Tools. May 9, 2018.

Code4Lib Toronto meetup - “Tools for digital preservation,” March 28, 2018.

University of Toronto Inforum iSkills workshop - “Bring out yer SIPs: An introduction to digital preservation with Archivematica,” 9 February 2018.

Teaching Assistant, ENGL 110: Approaches to Literature. University of British Columbia. Fall 2010, Winter 2011, Fall 2011, Winter 2012.

Course Intern, ENGL 1801: Introduction to Prose Fiction. Mount Allison University. Fall 2009.

Awards and Grants

2015 — Association of Canadian Archivists Gordon Dodds Prize
2015 — Arts Co-op Student of the Year
2014 — Student to Association of Canadian Archivists conference travel award
2013 — ARMA International Education Fund Rita Holt Scholarship
2013 — O’Brien Foundation Fellowship
2012 — CLA/ACB Dafoe Scholarship, Canadian Library Association
2010 — SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship
2010 — Allison Watson Beveridge Prize, Mount Allison University
2009 — Crake Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, Mount Allison University