Recently Closed Posts

CLOSED: Head of Published Collections (Keeper), National Library of Ireland

The mission of the National Library of Ireland is to collect, preserve, promote and make accessible the documentary and intellectual record of the life of Ireland and to contribute to the provision of access to the larger universe of recorded knowledge.

Reporting to the Director, the successful candidate will provide leadership and strategic direction on all aspects of published collections management and will ensure the implementation of strategic priorities for the library.

The ideal candidate will hold a qualification of at least level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications and a qualification of at least level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications in Librarianship, Information Science or Archival Studies. S/he will have experience working at senior management level in a library or similar environment and will have excellent leadership, managerial and communication skills.

An information booklet is available on PublicJobs.ie.

Closing date for applications: 15th September 2016

Source: PublicJobs.ie


CLOSED: Assistant Librarian (Cataloguing), Houses of the Oireachtas

Reporting to the Library and Archive Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the cataloguing, classifying and indexing of library material. S/he will assist with the development and implementation of a cataloguing and metadata strategy to encompass a wide variety of analogue and electric content types.

The ideal candidate will hold a qualification of at least level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications and a qualification at level 9 in Library and Information Studies on the National Framework of Qualifications. S/he will have experience of delivering services including cataloguing in an appropriate and demanding customer facing library or information service.

Please see PublicJobs.ie to download the information booklet.

Closing date: 08/09/2016

Website: Houses of the Oireachtas


CLOSED: Associate Librarian - Education, Research & Clinical Support, RSCI Dublin

Associate Librarian: Education, Research & Clinical Support

Location: RCSI Dublin Reporting to: Director RCSI Library Services

Term of Office: Permanent

Objective: The Associate Librarian Education, Research & Clinical Support is a member of the library management team which has collective responsibility for all library services. The role is responsible for developing and delivering strategy, policy and programming for three key areas of activity namely: teaching and learning, scholarly communications and research support, and clinical library services.

Closing date: 8th September, 2016

For details of specific responsibilities and specifications, please see the job description on the RCSI website.


CLOSED: Library Services Manager, Carlow College

Carlow College is now recruiting for the position of a Library Services Manager within the Library.  The Library Services Manager is primarily responsible for providing strategic leadership for the function as well as managing all daily activities.  The manager will provide library and research services for the College which is inclusive of maintenance of the library and its collections.  

This is one fixed-term, part-time contract, 3 days per week.

Closing date for applications is 1st August 2016. 

The full job description is available on the Carlow College website.


CLOSED: Branch Librarians, Limerick

Limerick City & County Council invites applications from suitably qualified applicants for the permanent positions of Part-Time Branch Librarians. There are currently three permanent vacancies for the following branch libraries.

• Newcastle West & Adare Libraries (joint post)
• Dooradoyle Library
• Limerick City Branch

Candidates must, on the closing date for receipt of completed application forms:
• have attained a good standard in general education

Salary:
Salary scale: €11.99 per hour to €20.45 per hour. Annual increments are payable subject to satisfactory service.

Hours of Work:
Branch Librarian – Newcastle West and Adare Libraries – 50 hours 25 mins per fortnight
Branch Librarian – Dooradoyle Library – 50 hours per fortnight
Branch Librarian – Limerick City Branch – 26 hours per fortnight

The Application Form and Briefing Document are available to be downloaded from the Council's website.
Completed application forms must be emailed to branchlibrarian@limerick.ie not later than Wednesday, 27th July 2016.

An official application form must be completed in full by the closing date for the competition. Please note that amendments to the application form will not be accepted after the closing date.

Please send your application from an email address that you will review regularly as communication during the assessment/selection period will only be through that e-mail address.

Limerick City and County Council is an equal opportunities employer.
 

Source: Local Government Jobs


CLOSED: Library Assistant, Carlow College

Carlow College is recruiting for the  position of Library Assistant. 

The Library Assistant will be responsible for providing a timely, effective and efficient library and information service to learners, academics and schools. The Library Assistant will primarily be responsible for library desk duties, shelving, data entry with a view to acquiring further responsibilities as outlined below.

Team work, team collaboration and engagement is a key element of this role with the ability, motivation and eagerness to build strong working relationships with a long established team. 

Closing date for applications is 18th July 2016.

A full job description is available on the Carlow College website.

HR contact: Niamh O'Brien
Phone: (059) 9153200
Email: hr@carlowcollege.ie
 


CLOSED: Assistant Librarian, Houses of the Oireachtas

The Assistant Librarian provides authoritative and impartial information to
support elected members in their parliamentary duties. The information supplied
by an Assistant Librarian is used to inform policy development and policy analysis
and the scrutiny of legislation and for Committee work.
The ideal candidate will hold a qualification of at least level 8 on the National
Framework of Qualifications and a qualification at level 9 in Library and
Information Studies on the National Framework of Qualifications. S/he
will have experience of delivering information services in a library or
research environment.

Closing date: 3pm, Thursday 7th July 2016

For full details and information booklet, please see PublicJobs.ie


CLOSED: Temporary Vacancies, County Librarian and Executive Librarian, Leitrim

Leitrim County Council invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the following temporary positions, to fill short-term vacancies:

  • Temporary County Librarian (1 Year Fixed Term Contract) Temporary
  • Executive Librarian (1 Year Fixed Term Contract)

A panel will be formed from which vacancies arising may be filled.

For more detailed information and to download application forms log on to Leitrim County Councils website www.leitrimcoco.ie or alternatively, contact the Human Resources Department, Leitrim County Council, Aras an Chontae, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim Telephone: 071-9620005, Ext. 155.

Completed application forms should be submitted not later than 4.00pm on Thursday 16th June 2016.

Leitrim County Council reserves the right to shortlist candidates depending on the number of applications received for the individual posts.

Leitrim County Council is an equal opportunities employer.


CLOSED: Assistant Librarian, Church of Ireland RCB Library

Applications are invited for the post of Assistant Librarian based in the Representative Church Body (RCB) Library, Braemor Park, Dublin 14.

The person appointed will be responsible for assisting in the care and custody of the Librarys printed collections and the provision of user services.

Candidates should have a primary degree and a recognised relevant postgraduate qualification together with at least three years relevant experience.

Application for the position is by completed application form together with CV. Completed applications must arrive at the following address no later than 4.00pm on Thursday 16 June 2016:

Private and Confidential
Secretary to the Chief Officer
Representative Church Body
Church of Ireland House
Church Avenue
Rathmines
Dublin 6
Email: recruit@rcbdub.org
Tel +353 (0)1 4125601

Interviews are expected to take place in Dublin during the week beginning 4 July.

Further details and application form are available to download from the Church of Ireland website.


CLOSED: Associate Librarian – Education, Research & Clinical Support, RCSI

Location: RCSI Dublin
Reporting to: Director Library Services
Term of office: 1 Year fixed term
 

Objective
The Associate Librarian Education, Research & Clinical Support is a member of the library management team which has collective responsibility for all library services. The Associate Librarian Education, Research & Clinical Support is responsible for developing and delivering strategy, policy and programming within three key areas of activity namely: teaching & learning, research support and clinical library services.

Specific Responsibilities include:

  • Working collaboratively with the Director of Library Services, the Associate Librarian Library Services (ALLS) and LRC Manager RCSI Bahrain to ensure library services and resources are aligned with, and support RCSI strategy.
     
  • Leading and developing one of two new teams & engendering a creative, supportive, and innovative team culture.
     
  • Articulating the vision, scope and scale of services for: Academic liaison and curriculum support; Research support and Clinical Library Services.
     
  • Managing & directing the work of the three team members: Scholarly Communications & Research Support Officer; Teaching & Learning Librarian; Clinical Librarian (based in Beaumont Hospital)
     
  • Taking a hands on approach to design, development and support of relevant team activities.
     
  • Maintaining & sharing knowledge and experience of emerging technologies & practices used to support the provision of innovative, high quality library support for research, learning teaching and clinical activities.
     
  • Management and administrative responsibility for the planning, delivery, monitoring, evaluation and development of these three support services to RCSI.
     
  • Working with the Associate Librarian Service Delivery to establish and ensure cross-team communications and working relationships at all times and to raise awareness of the Library’s expertise and services to support the teaching, learning, clinical and research activities of RCS
     
  • Promoting a work culture than enables individuals and teams to perform enthusiastically and consistently at high level.
     
  • Building and maintaining strong strategic & working relationships with stakeholders and key support departments at the appropriate level within RCSI and building strong working relationships within the library
     
  • Performing other duties and leading projects as requested in response to specific opportunities and needs and representing the Library at meetings and on committees as appropriate with delegated authority from the Director Library Services
     
  • Complying with statutory legislation and rules and requirements in furtherance of your own and general staff welfare and safety
     
  • Undergoing programmes of training and development relevant to the role and as may be required from time to time.
     
  • Representing the best interests of RCSI at all times.

Person Specification:

  • Post-graduate qualification in library or information science or equivalent
     
  • Evidence of commitment to CPD; membership of LAI or equivalent highly desirable
     
  • 5 years’ minimum experience of planning & managing delivery of library services, including staff management
     
  • Significant knowledge of library support services in either research OR curriculum domains.
     
  • Academic health sciences library background highly desirable
     
  • Self-motivated & self-directed, team player with strong service ethic & commitment, energetic and resilient
     
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, leadership, project management and organisational skills


The Process:
Interview and presentation
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a formal interview and a panel-based presentation at our main campus at RCSI Dublin.

Particulars of Post
This post is a one year appointment at sub-librarian grade. The appointee reports to the Director of Library Services.

Informal Enquiries
Informal enquiries are invited in the first instance through Mags Browne, Human Resources Department on +353 (1) 4022528 (email: Mags Browne).

Specific enquiries about the nature of the post can be addressed directly to Kate Kelly, Chief Librarian on +353 (0)1 402 2412 (email: Kate Kelly).


CLOSED: Technical Lead, Digital Collections: National Library of Ireland

The NLI's current digital services infrastructure combines open-source software, vendor-supplied products and locally-developed middleware and interfaces. Core systems include a Library Management System, discovery and access systems and a digital repository system which currently manages over 40TB of digitised material.  The Technical Lead, Digital Collections will provide technical oversight and strategic leadership in developing and enhancing the NLI's digital services infrastructure to meet the NLI's core strategic objectives.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a stimulating and challenging environment, to solve interesting problems and to enhance public access to the invaluable cultural heritage resources of the NLI.

For further details, please see the NLI website.

Closing date for applications: 10th June 2016


CLOSED: Collection Care – Preservation Assistant, Trinity College Dublin

Post Title: Collection Care – Preservation Assistant
Post Status: One year contract x 2 posts
Department/Faculty: Trinity College Library
Location: Preservation & Conservation Department
Salary: This appointment will be made on the Laboratory Attendant salary scale at a point in line with current pay policy.
Closing Date: 12 Noon on 30th May 2016

Post Summary

The project will be supervised by the Library’s internationally renowned Conservation Department. The position will present a valuable opportunity for anyone considering a move into Conservation or Library Studies.

For full details, please see the TCD jobs website.


CLOSED: Subject Librarian, Trinity College Dublin

Post Title: Subject Librarian
Post Status: Full Time, Fixed Term contract [7 years]
Department/Faculty: Library
Location: Main Campus, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
Reports to: Sub-Librarian (Teaching & Research Support and User Experience)
Salary: This appointment will be made on the Assistant Librarian Grade II salary scale at a point in line with current pay policy
Closing Date: 12 Noon on 30th May 2016

The successful candidate will be expected to take up post as soon as possible.

Post Summary

Applications are invited for an Assistant Librarian post in the Readers’ Services Division of the Library. The successful candidate will provide services to readers in the area of Science and Health Sciences and will be based, initially, in the Hamilton Science and Engineering Library. S/he will join the subject team responsible for the provision and development of library services and resources supporting the teaching, learning, and research needs of staff and students in the Science and Health Sciences Faculty. The current subject allocation for this post include: Computer Science, Dental Science, Medicine, Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences and Statistics. S/he will also play a role in providing a service to readers on approximately one evening per month during term time, and on Saturdays on a rota basis (approximately one Saturday in every 7).

For full details, please see the TCD jobs website.


CLOSED: Assistant Staff Officer, Victoria University Hospital Cork

Application Process:
4 copies of an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (unbound) and 4 copies of a Cover Letter should be submitted to:

The Human Resources Manager
South Infirmary-Victoria University Hospital
Old Blackrock Road
Cork

The latest date for receipt of applications is: 1.00pm, Thursday 19th May 2016

Please note successful candidates will be required to submit documentary evidence of all qualifications referred to on application when requested to do post interviews.

The South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital is an equal opportunities employer.


CLOSED: Assistant Librarian, Kildare County Council

Remuneration:                    €40,213 - €48,495

Posts will be filled subject to sanction from the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government. Panels formed as a result of this competition may be used to fill further vacancies as they arise.

Candidates may be short-listed on the basis of information supplied in their application. Kildare County Council is an equal opportunities employer.

Application forms and full particulars are available on the Kildare County Council website or from Human Resources Section, Kildare County Council, Áras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co. Kildare - (045) 980740.

The latest date for receipt of a completed signed original of the application form is Thursday 5th May 2016, 5.00 p.m.


CLOSED: Librarian (Grade V), Midland Regional Hospital

The HSE library service provides access to a comprehensive range of evidence-based, up-to-date knowledge resources for the purposes of research into specific clinical questions, conditions or treatments for patient care; keeping up to date with developments in a specific area of the health sciences, or the professional literature of a given specialty; and continuing professional education (CPD/CME). Our service is intended to ensure that point-of-care decisions are informed by best international evidence and that staff engaged in education or research have an available knowledge resource, and assistance when they need it

The library service serves HSE staff of Laois, Offaly, Longford, Westmeath and to students while on clinical placement in this region.

The library service is evolving at an exciting pace to meet the demands of staff and to keep abreast with healthcare developments both nationally and internationally. In April 2016, the library service will move to a new state of the art Education Centre at the Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore. This will allow the hospital to increase its postgraduate and research strategic objectives.

It is expected that the new post holder will continue the work in planning and organising service changes in line with healthcare best practice both nationally and internationally.

The library team is made up of a diverse, friendly and dedicated group of people, committed to serving the information needs of HSE staff. The library service in the HSE Midlands is a regional service. The team works collaboratively to provide a service across the acute services as well as to disability services, mental health services, community and primary care and other HSE specialities in the region.

The team also liaises closely with other HSE libraries and healthcare libraries in Ireland.
 

Location:
The role will be primarily located in the Library and Information Service, Education Centre, Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore.

The successful candidate will be required to work four days per week at the Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore and one day per week at the Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise.


Purpose of the Post:
The post holder will be responsible for developing, improving and promoting the full range of library services and resources, as well as being involved in the day to day running of the library service at the Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore.
 

Closing date for applications:
12 noon, Tuesday 26th April 2016
 

Full details, including duties and responsibilities, are available on the HSE website.


CLOSED: Assistant Librarian, DCU

Job Title: Assistant Librarian, (Subject Librarian)

Grade: Assistant Librarian 1

Reports to: Sub-Librarian, Information and Public Services

Contract: Fixed term contract up to 5 years

Closing date for applications: 20th April 2016

The successful candidate will join the Subject Librarian team and have responsibility for the provision of targeted liaison, teaching, learning, and research support to staff and students in the School of Nursing and Human Sciences at DCU and/or other schools as required. In addition, s/he may be required to work some evenings/Saturdays on the Library’s Information Desk and actively participate in library wide projects and related service development initiatives.

The full job description is available on the DCU website.


CLOSED: Sub-Librarian, Trinity College Dublin

Teaching & Research Support and User Experience

The Sub-Librarian (Teaching & Research Support and User Experience) will provide leadership and strategic direction to the Teaching & Research Support Section, to innovate an outstanding informational service delivery to our users. The role will develop strategic and operational plans for teaching & research support and the user experience, working closely with our customers. The post will coordinate, manage and lead the activity of the Subject Librarians, working with the other heads of the Readers’ Services sections working to ensure that the services provided are appropriate and consistent across all the Schools.

S/he will develop relationships with School Heads and Directors and respond to developments in teaching, learning and research by providing appropriate support and resources. S/he will build partnerships with other academic support services, such as IT Services, and the Centre for Academic Practice and Student Learning (CAPSL) to provide a more seamless approach for users. This user support will be in the context of working with colleagues laterally across the Library, including Research Collections and Collection Management. The incumbent will work alongside Readers’ Services Division colleagues to plan and develop 24/7 delivery of services, including virtual reference services.


Full details are available on the Trinity College Dublin's vacancies webpage.

Closing date for applications: noon, 18th April, 2016


CLOSED: Sub-Librarian, Trinity College Dublin

Reading Room Services & Space

The Sub-Librarian (Reading Room Services & Space) will provide leadership and strategic direction to the Reading Room Services Section [Berkeley / Lecky / Ussher /Hamilton and John Stearne Medical Libraries]. The post will coordinate manage and lead the activity and services in the Berkeley/ Lecky/ Ussher, and Hamilton Libraries.

S/he will have a particular responsibility for developing new and innovative services to support the evolving needs and expectations of Trinity's academic and student community. The role will develop strategic and operational plans for Reading Room Services and study space, working closely with our customers who use our Libraries as a space for learning, research and collaboration. S/he will need the ability to critically and continuously review services and operations with a view to innovation and change.

The Sub-Librarian (Reading Room Services & Space) will be a member of the Library's Senior Management Team.

Full details are available on the Trinity College Dublin's vacancies webpage.

Closing date for applications: noon, 18th April, 2016


CLOSED: Senior Library Assistant: Mary Immaculate College, Limerick

Mary Immaculate College is an autonomous university-level College of Education and the Liberal Arts academically linked with the University of Limerick. It serves the needs of a growing and diverse student population of over 3,600 students. Undergraduate programmes for B.Ed. and B.A. degrees and a range of post-graduate programmes at Diploma, Masters and Doctoral levels are offered in the College. The College supports a wide range of academic and professional research.

Applications are invited for the following position:

Senior Library Assistant
Fulltime Permanent Post

Full details on this post, including how to apply are available on the College’s website www.mic.ul.ie/vacancies/.  Please refer to these before making an application.

Closing date for applications: Friday 8th April, 2pm


CLOSED: Librarian: Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine seeks to employ an experienced and self motivated Librarian on a fixed term contract to undertake an exciting and challenging project. The successful candidate will assist with the downsizing of the Department's physical library and will review existing library systems and procedures with a view to establishing a new Library Management System.

Closing Date for Applications: Friday 8th April, 2016

The appointment is to a temporary, un-established position in the Civil Service and will be for a period of six months, with the possibility of two extensions of three months each. The full term of the contract will not exceed twelve months in total.

Salary: €46,081.00 p.a.

Application is by way of Application Form available from:
http://www.agriculture.gov.ie/customerservice/careers/currentcompetitions/
The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is an equal opportunities employer.
 


CLOSED: Assistant Librarian: Mary Immaculate College, Limerick

Mary Immaculate College is an autonomous university-level College of Education and the Liberal Arts academically linked with the University of Limerick. It serves the needs of a growing and diverse student population of over 3,200 students. Undergraduate programmes for B.Ed. and B.A. degrees and a range of post-graduate programmes at Diploma, Masters and Doctoral levels are offered in the College. The College supports a wide range of academic and professional research.

Applications are invited for the following position:
ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN
MIC, ST. PATRICKS CAMPUS, THURLES
Fulltime Permanent Post


Full details on this post, including how to apply are available on the College’s website www.mic.ul.ie/vacancies/.

Please refer to these before making an application.

As a Catholic foundation, the College actively encourages applications from diverse cultural and faith communities.

Cuirfear fáilte roimh iarratais ó dhaoine go bhfuil dearcadh dearfach acu i leith na Gaeilge.

Closing date is 2pm on Friday April 8th, 2016

Candidates will be short-listed on the basis of information supplied.
Canvassing will disqualify.


CLOSED: County Librarian: Galway, Fingal, Wexford and South Dublin County Councils

The person appointed shall be responsible for the working and the administration of the Library services for the Local Authority.

The County Librarian formulates overall objectives and policies and plans for the future of the service, continuously determines the organisational framework of the library in a very challenging environment, and makes decisions and balances and coordinates all staff and activities into a smoothly running operation, constantly evaluating what is going on.

The successful candidate will be directly responsible to a member of the senior management team at Director of Service level.

Closing date for applications: 31/03/2016

Please see publicjobs.ie for further details.


CLOSED: Library Assistant: Fingal

POST OF TEMPORARY PART TIME LIBRARY ASSISTANT

QUALIFICATIONS
 

1. CHARACTER

Each candidate must be of good character.


2. HEALTH

Each candidate must be in a state of health such as would indicate a reasonable prospect of ability to render regular and efficient service.


3. EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, ETC.
Candidates shall:

Have obtained at least Grade D (or a Pass), in Higher or Ordinary Level in five subjects from the approved list of subjects in the Department of Education Established Leaving Certificate Examination or Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme including Irish and/or English or have passed an examination of at least equivalent standard.
OR
Have satisfactory relevant experience which encompasses demonstrable equivalent skills
AND
Possess a sufficient knowledge of Irish and English to enable him/her to perform the duties of the post in both languages

The particulars of employment are available on the Local Government Jobs website.


CLOSED: Library Assistant (part-time) Dublin Dental University Hospital

Applicants for the post must ideally have:

· Customer service experience
· Experience navigating search engines
· An interest in Library and Information Services and a willingness to acquire a broad knowledge of the library’s print and electronic collection
· Be fully competent in Microsoft Office
· Be available for an immediate start

The successful candidate will be required to work in the evenings from 17.30pm to 21.15pm Monday – Thursday until 24th June 2016.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application together with four copies of their

Curriculum Vitae to:

Head of Human Resources
Dublin Dental University Hospital

Informal enquiries should be directed to Ms Isabel Fleischmann, Librarian on 01 612 7286

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS: 5pm, 2nd February 2016

Shortlisting will take place.

Dublin Dental University Hospital is an equal opportunities employer.


CLOSED: Temporary Executive Librarian, Wexford County Council

Wexford County Council invite applications from suitably qualified persons for the post of Temporary Executive Librarian.

Panels may be formed from which temporary vacancies may be filled. Selection will be by means of interview for all posts and candidates may be shortlisted based on applications submitted.

Qualifications, application forms and further particulars are available on the Wexford County Council website.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Thursday 14th January 2016.

Wexford County Council is an equal opportunities employer.


CLOSED: Assistant Librarian RCSI Library, Beaumont Hospital

Reports to: Chief Librarian, RCSI or nominee

Location: Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9

Contract: Short Term Contract (6 months)

Objective: To be responsible for the day to day management of the RCSI Library in
Beaumont hospital including, supervising a team of dedicated paraprofessional staff, and
interacting with a wide range of departments within the hospital and college.


Responsibilities include:

  • Day to day management of RCSI Library Beaumont Hospital, overseeing the management of the Service Desk, and co-ordinating activities with the main RCSI library.
  • Supervising and training library paraprofessional staff.
  • Providing a consultation service to staff and students, including comprehensive reference, literature and systematic review searching assistance in health sciences disciplines.
  • Providing information skills training for hospital library users, and participating in the main RCSI Library information skills training and Beaumont Hospital Staff Learning and Development programmes.
  • Providing information and outreach services in a clinical setting including but not limited to: library resources and services, literature searching, document delivery services.
  • Managing hospital library collections in collaboration with the Information Resources Librarian, including evaluating and selecting resources to meet the dynamic needs of campus research, clinical and teaching activities.
  • Developing supporting documents for information skills training, library staff training, hospital library policies and procedures, and content for the hospital library website.
  • Library administration including but not limited to: rotas, accounts, monitoring library space and facilities, compiling and analysing statistical and management information as required.
  • Maintaining working relationships with hospital and college departments to ascertain and meet user requirements, and collaborating with the library team to deliver timely, effective and relevant services.
  • Monitoring and evaluating trends in hospital library management, services and new technologies and making recommendations appropriate to the hospital library.
  • Representing the library on internal or external committees as required.
  • Ensuring that all RCSI policies and procedures including RCSI Health and Safety regulations are adhered to.
  • Undergoing programmes of training and development (CPD) as may be required from time to time.
  • Representing the best interests of the Library/RCSI at all times.
  • Performing such other appropriate duties as may be required from time to time.


Person Specification:

Required

  • A Primary Degree and a recognised postgraduate qualification in Library and Information Science.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, problem solving, management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to take the initiative, work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Recent supervisory experience in a library setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and present instructional material.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide reference, literature and systematic review searching assistance in specialised subject areas.

Desirable

  • Previous experience in a hospital or academic or health sciences library.
  • Strong customer service focus.
  • IT skills appropriate to the position.
  • An innovative approach to hospital/health library services.
  • Evidence of commitment to continuing professional development (CPD).
     

Full details: See the RCSI website
Contact:
 Judy Walsh – HR

Closing date for applications: 5pm on December 7th


CLOSED: Library Assistant: Galway

Applications are invited for inclusion on the Library Assistant panel, from which permanent and temporary vacancies arising during the lifetime of the panel may be filled.

The initial vacancy for the position of Library Assistant will be in the Ballinasloe Library.

Candidates must satisfy the following qualifications:
• Have obtained at least Grade D (or a pass) in Higher or Ordinary Level, in five subjects from the approved list of subjects in the Department of Education Established Leaving Certificate Examination or Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme including Irish and/or English,
OR
• Have passed an examination of at least equivalent standard
OR
• Have satisfactory relevant experience which encompasses
demonstrable equivalent skills.
AND
• Possess a sufficient knowledge of Irish and English to enable him/her to perform the duties of the office in both languages.

SALARY: €21,359 - €37,339

Candidates may be shortlisted for interview on the basis of information supplied with the application form.

Application forms and further details of this post are available on our website at www.galway.ie, or may be obtained by contacting:

Human Resources Department,
Galway County Council,
County Hall,
Prospect Hill,
Galway

Tel: 091 509330/509349
Email: hr@galwaycoco.ie

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is Thursday 10th December, 2015 @ 4p.m.

B. Dooley, Senior Executive Officer
GALWAY COUNTY COUNCIL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER


CLOSED: Part-Time Branch Librarian - Inis Meáin

Tá folúntas ag Comhairle Chontae na Gaillimhe do Leabharlannaí Páirtaimseartha Brainse i Leabharlann Bhrainse Inis Meáin :

Beidh sár-leibhéal oideachais ag gach iarrthóir.
Is é an ráta páirt-aimseartha de réir na huaire ná €11.06-€19.34
Beidh sé riachtanach don iarrthóir rathúil 6 uair an chloig sa tseachtain a oibriú i dtosach.
Tá foirmeacha iarratais agus tuilleadh eolais maidir leis an bpost seo a fháil ar ár suíomh idirlíon www.galway.ie, nó is féidir iad a fháil ach teagmháil a dhéanamh leis an:

Rannóg Acmhainní Daonna,
Comhairle Chontae na Gaillimhe,
Áras an Chontae,
Cnoc na Radharc,
Gaillimhe

Fón: 091 509303
Email: hr@galwaycoco.ie

Dáta deiridh a nglacfar le hiarratais comhlíonta ná Déardaoin 10ú Mí Nollaig 2015 @ 4i.n.

B. Dooley, Oifigeach Feidhmiúchain Sinsearach

IS FOSTÓIR COMHIONANNAIS DEISE Í COMHAIRLE CHONTAE NA GAILLIMHE


PART-TIME BRANCH LIBRARIAN – INIS MEÁIN
Galway County Council has a vacancy for Part-Time Branch Librarian in the Branch Library, Inis Meáin.

Candidates shall have a good standard of education.
The part-time hourly rate is €11.06-€19.34
The successful applicant will initially be required to work 6 hours per week
Application forms and further details of this post are available on our website at www.galway.ie, or may be obtained by contacting:

Human Resources Department,
Galway County Council,
County Hall,
Prospect Hill,
Galway

Tel: 091 509303
Email: hr@galwaycoco.ie

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is Thursday 10th December, 2015 @ 4p.m.

B. Dooley, Senior Executive Officer.
GALWAY COUNTY COUNCIL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER


CLOSED: Library Assistant: Arthur Cox

Hours 9.00am to 5.30pm

The Library Assistant will have two main duties: conducting legal research and traditional library administration. This is a full-time role, reporting to the Head of Learning & Development, who is a partner. The individual will also work closely with the Assistant Librarian, the Professional Support Lawyers and other partners in the firm.

Responsibilities Legal Research
Assists fee earners with legal research and queries
Assists with the preparation of training manuals, user guides, FAQs and webinars and the regular audit and amendment of guides
Liaises with external trainers to organise training sessions

Responsibilities Library Administration
Monitors the Law Society judgments alerter, sources material from external libraries for court purposes and associated invoicing
General upkeep of library, including cataloguing of journals and books and weeding out hard copy and electronic material where appropriate
Supports development and review of library processes and procedures, including contributions to library pages of intranet
Supports development of RSS feeds and alerts for fee earners

Skills, experience and attributes required of the ideal candidate
Strong academic background. Post-graduate library qualification essential
Has the ability to undertake legal research unsupervised
Strong demonstrated interest and literacy in IT
Excellent written and communications skills
Ability to work as part of diverse team
Ability to work to deadlines, manage multiple projects and deliver under pressure
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to work in a fast paced, demanding environment
Ability to work on own initiative

Key internal relationships
Reporting to Head of Learning & Development
Assistant Librarian
Learning & Development Committee partners

This is a great opportunity to join Irelands leading firm so if you are ready for a new and exciting challenge then please contact Lorraine Murphy, HR Generalist, at lorraine.murphy@arthurcox.com to apply.

Closing date: 13th November 2015

Source: Libraryjobs.ie


CLOSED: Assistant Librarian, Holy Child School, Killiney

Assistant Librarian required full time at Holy Child School, Killiney, Co Wicklow, under permanent contract.

Please forward your CV to admin@holychildkilliney.ie.

Closing date: 16th October 2015 at 5pm
 

Source: SLA Library Jobs


CLOSED: Assistant Librarian, DCU

Applications are invited for the full-time temporary post of Assistant Librarian I, Collections and Systems Services (CSS) in DCU.  This is a fixed term contract up to five years.

Job Title:  Assistant Librarian, Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian
Department:  Collections and Systems Services
Grade:   Assistant Librarian I
Reports To: Sub-Librarian, CSS 

The successful candidate will be a member of the Library’s Management Team and will be responsible for the management of the life-cycle processes for electronic resources and print journals. The postholder will provide leadership and expertise to the Periodicals Team coordinating and incorporating electronic resources and print journals into the collections.

Full details, including Duties, Responsibilities, Experience and Qualifications are available on the DCU website.


CLOSED: Library Assistant, DCU

Background
Dublin City University (DCU), St Patrick's College Drumcondra (SPD), Church of Ireland College of Education (CICE) and Mater Dei Institute of Education (MDI) are actively engaged in a formal process leading to the full incorporation of SPD, CICE and MDI within DCU by September 2016. The ‘DCU Incorporation Programme' is bringing a significant degree of change for all four institutions.

The DCU Incorporation will be transformative for all the libraries of DCU, SPD, MDI and CICE. After incorporation, there will be one library service, DCU Library Services, that will operate from two state-of-the-art library buildings located on two campuses: the DCU Glasnevin Campus and the DCU St. Patrick's Campus. DCU Library Services will provide printed, digital and historic materials supporting teaching, research and public engagement. This development will offer exciting opportunities for all staff in both locations to deliver high-quality services and transformative projects locally, nationally and internationally.

The Position:
DCU invites applications for the permanent, full-time position of Library Assistant I (Information and Research Support). The post will initially be seconded to, and will be primarily located in, the new library based on the St. Patrick's Campus (which is housed in a custom built state-of-the-art facility over four floors) but may be located in another area as appropriate and/ or necessary.

Closing Date: Thursday, 10th September 2015

Application procedure:
Application forms are available from the DCU Current Vacancies (open Competitions) website at www.dcu.ie/vacancies/current.shtml and also from the:

Human Resources Department,
Dublin City University,
Dublin 9.

Tel: +353 (0) 1 700 5149.

Please clearly state the role that you are applying for in your application and email subject line: Job Ref 158 Library Assistant I (Information and Research Support)

Applications should be submitted by email to hr.applications@dcu.ie or by Fax: +353 (0)1 700 5500 or by post to the:

Human Resources Department,
Dublin City University,
Dublin 9.

Dublin City University is an equal opportunities employer

Source: PublicJobs.ie


CLOSED: EU Projects Officer: LIBER

Interested in working on everything related to Open Science?!
Do you enjoy working in an international and dynamic environment?
Are you aware of recent developments in the research sector?
Do you have a talent for working with stakeholders from different countries?

Come join the LIBER team.

LIBER is looking for a EU Projects Officer, based at our office in the National Library of The Netherlands. LIBER is involved in EU Projects in the areas of open access, copyright and text and data mining, digital heritage, research data management and research data infrastructures.
You will be joining a small and international team of highly motivated individuals and must be comfortable working both as part of a team and autonomously.

This position is perfect for someone who is passionate about issues relating to Open Science and research libraries and is seeking to build a solid foundation in this area, whilst also building on strong project management skills.

Terms and conditions of employment
This position is full time for a period of 1 year.

The post will be located in the LIBER Office in the National Library of the Netherlands in The Hague. Travel outside The Netherlands will be required. Out-of-hours working, including occasional weekends, will also be expected in association with conferences and meetings.

Full job description PDF: projects_officer_job_description 2015 (updated)

Salary
The salary will be on Scale 8: minimum 2,285.00 to maximum 3,061.00 gross per month full-time, plus a vacation allowance of 8% and a December allowance of 8.33%. You will be entitled to 42 days holiday per year. The Labour Agreement is based on the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Research Centres.

Applications
Interested? Please send your CV with a covering letter in English to: melanie.imming@kb.nl. Please mention clearly your phone number and skype ID. Only applications from individuals with a valid visa to work in Europe can be considered. Applications from LIBER members or other individuals wishing to work on secondment are strongly encouraged.

Deadline for applications: September 14th.

Skype interviews will be held on September 21st (to be confirmed).


CLOSED:Head of Research and Digital Services

Permanent Whole-time post

UCC wishes to appoint a Head of Research and Digital Services.

This post has come into being through the retirement of the previous post-holder and the
subsequent re-organisation of portfolios of activity with the Senior Management team.

Reporting to the Director of Library Services, the Head of Research and Digital Services will
lead in developing and implementing a portfolio comprising research and digital services.

This new position will lead a newly established team designed to play a key role in
developing these services to support the strategic plans of UCC and Information Services,
and the Library Services operational plan.

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and
application process see www.ucc.ie/hr/vacancies.
Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Ms Colette McKenna, Director of Library
Services, Email: cmckenna@ucc.ie. For further information on the Library Services please
visit www.ucc.ie.

Appointment may be made on the Admin 1 (B) Salary Scale: €65,000 – €83,078. In all instances the successful appointment will be at the first point of the scale.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 5pm on Tuesday 15th September 2015 by emailing a completed application form to recruitment@ucc.ie.


No late applications will be accepted.
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER
Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent upon University
approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher
education sector.


CLOSED

Library Assistant, McCann FitzGerald

McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland’s premier law firms and comprises some 69
partners, 350 lawyers and professional staff. We provide the highest quality legal advice and representation to Irish and overseas clients. Our clients are principally in the corporate, financial and business sectors and we also advise government entities and many state bodies, pension funds, educational and charitable institutions and trusts.

Role Description
We are currently recruiting a Library Assistant to join our library service. The
successful candidate will work with our Legal Information Manager and Assistant
Librarian to provide an excellent legal information service to the firm.
This is a permanent full-time position.
This role may suit a recent library and information studies graduate.

Key Responsibilities
Responsibilities will include:

· Serials receipt and distribution
· Processing of invoices
· Maintenance of records on the firm’s library management system
· Legal and business research and enquiry work
· Looseleaf filing, photocopying and shelving
· Administrative tasks
· Other duties as required
Experience, Knowledge & Skills
Skills and qualities required:
· Keen interest in library/information work
· Good IT skills
· Accuracy and attention to detail
· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Desirable, but not essential:
· Previous experience of working in a legal library; or
· Familiarity with legal or business information resources.

Education
An accredited qualification in library and information studies is desirable, but not essential.
The successful candidate will have a strong primary degree.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 28 August 2015. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and covering letter to:

Kate Coughlan
Recruitment Manager
McCann FitzGerald Solicitors
Riverside One
Sir John Rogerson’s Quay
Dublin 2

Direct Dial: +353 1 611 9141

Email: kate.coughlan@mccannfitzgerald.ie


CLOSED

Assistant Librarian: McCann FitzGerald

McCann FitzGerald is one of Ireland’s premier law firms and comprises some 69
partners, 350 lawyers and professional staff. We provide the highest quality legal advice and representation to Irish and overseas clients. Our clients are principally in the corporate, financial and business sectors and we also advise government entities and many state bodies, pension funds, educational and charitable institutions and trusts.

Role Description
We are currently recruiting an Assistant Librarian to join our library service. The
successful candidate will work with our Legal Information Manager and Library
Assistant to provide an excellent legal information service to the firm.
This is a permanent full-time position.

Key Responsibilities Responsibilities will include:

· Management of book and serial acquisitions
· Cataloguing of new material
· Legal and business research and enquiry work
· Training fee-earners and trainees in the use of the firm’s information
resources and developing their legal research skills
· Administrative tasks
· Other duties as required

Experience, Knowledge & Skills
Skills and qualities required:
· At least 2 years’ experience of working in a library or information service
· Good IT skills with a demonstrable interest in emerging technologies and
developments
· Accuracy and attention to detail
· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Desirable, but not essential:
· Previous experience of working in a legal library; or
· Familiarity with legal and business information resources.

Education
The successful candidate will have a strong primary degree and an accredited qualification in library and information studies.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 28 August 2015.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and covering letter to:

Kate Coughlan
Recruitment Manager
McCann FitzGerald Solicitors
Riverside One
Sir John Rogerson’s Quay
Dublin 2
Direct Dial: +353 1 611 9141
Email: kate.coughlan@mccannfitzgerald.ie


CLOSED

Sound Recordings Officer: Irish Traditional Music Archive

The Irish Traditional Music Archive wishes to recruit an enthusiastic individual interested in archiving Irish traditional music commercial sound recordings for a fixed-term, two-year contract, September 2015–August 2017

Contract duration:
Full-time, fixed-term contract, September 2015 – August 2017, to substitute for officer on career break. The post will include scheduled evening and weekend work.


Job Description:
Working to the Director, the post holder will be responsible for the acquisition, cataloguing and management of the Irish Traditional Music Archive’s collection of commercial sound recordings. Commercial sound recordings range from analogue cylinder recordings to digital downloads.

Principle tasks of the post will include some or all of the following:

  • Sourcing and acquiring contemporary and historical commercial sound recordings by purchase or donation
  • In-depth audio cataloguing of existing and newly acquired recordings to international standards
  • Physical care of sound recordings; digital file management
  • Preparation of bimonthly online listing of recently published material and newly acquired materials
  • Research and reference support to colleagues and Archive users in ITMA’s Reading Room and by phone/email
  • Management of audio digitisation projects
  • Participation in outreach and educational events including delivering presentations
  • Leading or participating in special projects as assigned, including online projects
  • Managing budgets
  • Such other related tasks and special projects as may from time to time be required to fulfil the objectives of ITMA


Additional information:

Candidates should note that occasional travel may be required. Candidates should note that the position entails lifting and carrying boxes and handling dusty materials.


Personal requirements:

Essential criteria:

  • Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline or industry related professional qualification
  • Broad knowledge of Irish traditional song, instrumental music and dance
  • Competence in Irish
  • Music literacy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent IT skills and experience in using databases or working in a digital environment
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with colleagues
  • Ability to work to deadlines


Desirable criteria:

  • A postgraduate qualification in Library and Information Studies or Archives and Records Management or an industry related professional qualification
  • One to three years of relevant experience in libraries/archives or in Irish traditional music research
  • Experience and knowledge of cataloguing especially sound recordings
  • Fluency in Irish and knowledge of one or more European languages
  • Formal musical training or academic background in music or work experience in the field of music
  • Demonstrated organisational, problem-solving, and planning skills


Salary commensurate with experience.

Interested applicants should send a CV and covering letter by post or email to Róisín Ní Bhriain, Irish Traditional Music Archive, 73 Merrion Square, Dublin 2; roisin.nibhriain@itma.ie

Deadline for applications: 5pm Monday 31 August 2015

A shortlist of candidates will be interviewed in ITMA during the week 7–11 September 2015

The Irish Traditional Music Archive is an equal opportunities employer.


CLOSED

Media Data Co-Ordinator: Inflight Dublin

Inflight Dublin is a leading provider of Inflight Entertainment (IFE) content, with over
50 airline clients worldwide. Our services include the provision of Hollywood and
non-Hollywood Movies, TV programmes and Audio content to our clients, Web
Development, Apps, Streaming, Design work and Consultancy Our business has
grown substantially over the last few years, and we are now in a position where we
need to recruit a Media Data Co-ordinator with data entry skills to join our Metadata
Department.

The role provides an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and hard working person,
who is seeking strong career development prospects and rewards.

The Responsibilities
Working under the Metadata Manager, the main responsibility of the role is to collate,
enter and manage large quantities of media data and images (Audio, Movie and TV)
in various formats and systems, and to strict deadlines. Other responsibilities
include:
· Researching and entering new audio, movie and TV source data into content CMS
· Proofreading data exports
· Sourcing, creating and editing images relating to Audio, Movie and TV content
· Management of image library
· Sourcing, writing and editing media articles for airline publications
· Timely, polite and accurate communication with clients and IFE systems manufacturers
· Contributing to workload planning and development of the Department

The Candidate
The key attributes and skills that we are looking for in candidates are:
· Experience of working to an advanced level with all Microsoft Office applications, particularly MS Excel
· Ability to enter and manage large quantities of data within tight deadlines
· Focus and attention to detail
· Strong command of the English language to the level that he/she is able to edit articles for publication in airline magazines
· Capable of learning new systems quickly
· Confident communicator, both verbal and written
· Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop an advantage
· Good research skills
· Strong understanding of current trends in media, i.e. music, movies, television
· 3rd level qualification, ideally from a recognised University
· Good team player who is prepared to make an extra effort to help his/her colleagues
· Fluency in a second language would be an advantage
· Inflight Dublin believes that the role is ideally suited to a graduate who is driven, dynamic and willing to work hard in order to achieve career
advancement.

Contact Details: Lisa McCarthy, HR Manager, email – Lisa.McCarthy@Inflightdublin.com

Closing date 10th August

Source: LibraryJobs.ie


CLOSED

Library & Archive Manager, Houses of the Oireachtas

Reporting to the Head of Library and Research Services at the Houses of the Oireachtas, the successful
candidate will be responsible for the development and management
of the library and archive function.

The ideal candidate will hold a qualification at level 9 on the National
Framework of Qualifications in Librarianship or Information Management. S/he will have proven experience of strategic management of library collections and/or institutional repositories/archives.

Full details are available on publicjobs.ie.


CLOSED

Vacancy: Subject Librarian, NUI Galway


Fixed Term Contract: 1st September 2015 - 31st March 2016

The person appointed will be responsible for the provision of learning and information support to students and staff, through information skills training, guides and one-to-one support, delivered both face-to-face and online; through collection development and management in assigned subject areas; and through liaison with academic staff.

S/He must have relevant work experience in an academic (preferably 3rd level) library. Experience in providing learning and information support and training (both face-to-face and online) is essential, as is familiarity with the range of print and electronic information sources available.

Employer: NUI Galway


CLOSED

Library Assistant, Dundalk IT

Dundalk Institute of Technology invites applications for the following post:

Library Assistant, Dundalk Institute of Technology
(Permanent, Temporary or Fixed Term contract)


Candidate must have Library experience and a good knowledge of Information and Communication Technologies.

Candidates will be shortlisted for interview based on information supplied. The qualifications for appointment and conditions of service for all above posts are subject to the provisions of the Institutes of Technology Acts, 1992- 2006 and as amended.

Application forms and Job Descriptions may be accessed on the DKIT on-line e-Recruitment system. No other form of application will be accepted.

Further information is available on the Institute website www.dkit.ie.

The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 12 noon on Friday, 24 July 2015.

Late applications are not accepted.

Dundalk Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Source: publicjobs.ie


CLOSED

Archivist Liam O'Leary Archive, National Library of Ireland


Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a full-time fixed term position as an archivist employed by the Irish Film Archive (IFA), but based in part in the National Library of Ireland (NLI), to undertake an assessment of the collection and to catalogue it to archival standards with a view to making this archive one of the primary sources for the history of film-making and cinema in Ireland available to researchers.

Position Title: Archivist Liam O'Leary Archive

Purpose of job: To catalogue the Liam O'Leary Archive at the National Library of Ireland


Liam O'Leary (1910-1992) film maker, writer and archivist.
Liam O'Leary was born in County Cork, in September 1910. He joined the Civil Service in Dublin and in 1934 founded the first theatre workshop in Dublin. Two years later, in 1936 he co-founded the Irish Film Society.

In addition to his work as a director, producer and actor he held the position of Acquisitions Officer for the National Film Archives (BFI) and Film Acceptance Viewer for RTÉ. His concern at the lack of a dedicated film archive in Ireland led him to establish the Liam O'Leary Archive in 1977 comprising film, stills, posters, scripts and other printed material. The film element of his collection is held at the Irish Film Archive (IFI) with the rest of the collection housed in the National Library.

The Liam O'Leary Archive held at the National Library of Ireland is an extensive personal archive of one of the key figures in Irish moving image archiving. The film collection of Liam OLeary is held in the IFI Irish Film Archive and the NLI and IFI have come together to facilitate the cataloguing of this extensive resource so that it may be made available to researchers. The appointed archivist will work closely with the Head of the Irish Film Archive and the Keeper Special Collections in the National Library to appraise and catalogue the Liam O'Leary Archive, and will be predominantly based in the NLI. The work may also require the collections Archivist to spend time interrogating the IFI database for corresponding

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Full cataloguing / processing of the Liam O'Leary collection to archival standards;
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of policies and procedures which will ensure long term preservation and access to the collection;
  • Identification of material that requires conservation work and making recommendations for future archival storage and preservation of non document;
  • Assisting in the promotion of the collection e.g. through publication, online and;
  • Other duties appropriate to the post as may be assigned from time to time.

The successful applicant is required to have a relevant qualification (preferably, a postgraduate degree in archives, librarianship or museum studies or in a related area) and/or equivalent experience in cultural archives and/or libraries. A proven knowledge of Irish history, culture, and society, and of indigenous film production are essential.

The successful candidate will have an understanding of collections management and information systems. He/she will be flexible and able to work both independently and in a team, will have good keyboard skills, experience using databases, and the ability to work with precision and accuracy. Previous cataloguing experience is desirable.

The position will involve some manual handling and lifting.

  • A recognised post-graduate qualification in Archival Studies, Library and Information studies or equivalent;
  • Two years post-qualification experience;
  • Knowledge of Irish film/ film industry; Experience working with cultural collections;
  • Familiarity with descriptive standards such as (ISAD(G) and EAD) as well as general database skills vocabularies;
  • Familiarity with cataloguing standards e.g. MARC21, Library of Congress Name Authorities and Library of Congress Subject Headings;
  • Ability to manage a complex workload, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines; Excellent communication and inter-personal skills;
  • Ability to work on own and as part of a team;
  • A proven ability to work on collaborative projects and to deliver results on time.

Start date: the position is available from August 2015 for 18 months.

To Apply: Applications to be sent by email include a covering letter, CV, and the contact details of two referees should be sent to: Ms Kasandra OConnell , Head of IFI Irish Film Archive, koconnell@irishfilm.ie

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday July 17th 2015 at 5pm.


CLOSED

Library Assistant, DCU: Information & Public Services

Applications are invited for the full-time temporary post of Library Assistant I (IPS). This is a fixed term contract up to five years. Job Title: Library Assistant, Information & Public Services

Department: Information & Public Services

Grade: Library Assistant I

Reports To: Sub-Librarian, IPS via Assistant Librarian, Public Services Manager

Job Objective: The successful candidate will have responsibility for the day-to-day administration of the librarys inter-library loan service and work on the librarys busy Information Desk delivering front-line information support to the DCU community.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of this post may change as services and strategic priorities develop. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Process and satisfy all online inter-library loan (ILL) requests received from DCU staff and students using the Librarys automated ILL module.
  • Process and satisfy all inter-library loan requests received from external libraries.
  • Identify external suppliers both nationally and internationally to satisfy requests in an efficient and timely manner and process all related claims and invoices.
  • Assist users with any queries relating to the ILL service and policies received in person, by email or phone.
  • Collect and record information on all ILL transactions, and produce statistical and fund reports as required.
  • Liaise with the librarys team of Subject Librarians in relation to requests, funds and queries as appropriate.
  • Continuously evaluate and amend workflow procedures as necessary in consultation with the Public Services Manager.
  • Assist library users at the Information Desk to identify and find information for coursework, assignments and research purposes and where necessary make referrals to members of the Subject team.
  • Participate in evening and Saturday Issue Desk rotas as required.
  • Variation of these duties and any other relevant duties as assigned by the Sub-Librarian, IPS via Assistant Librarian, Public Services Manager and/or the Director of Library Services.

Experience and Qualifications:

Applicants must have a minimum of 5 Grade Ds at Leaving Certificate level or equivalent. Relevant experience in a library environment is desirable.

Candidates should demonstrate excellent customer service skills as well as strong organisational, administrative and IT skills. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, flexibility, self-motivation, and the ability to function as part of a highly motivated team are essential.

Salary Scale: €22,924.00 to €34,717.00* Appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Closing Date: 16th June 2015

Informal inquiries to: Ellen Breen, Sub-Librarian, IPS via Assistant Librarian, Public Services Manager
Email: ellen.breen@dcu.ie

Application procedure: Application forms are available from the DCU Current Vacancies (open Competitions) website and also from the Human Resources Department, Dublin City University, Dublin 9. Tel: +353 (0) 1 700 5149.

Applications should be submitted by email to hr.applications@dcu.ie or by Fax: +353 (0)1 700 5500 or by post to the Human Resources Department, Dublin City University, Dublin 9.

Dublin City University is an equal opportunities employer


CLOSED

Library Assistant, DCU: Collections & Systems

Applications are invited for the full-time temporary post of Library Assistant 1 (CSS). This is a fixed term contract up to five years.

Job Title: Library Assistant (Periodicals and eResources)

Department: Collections and Systems Services

Grade: Library Assistant I

Reports To: Sub-Librarian, Collections and Systems Services

Job Objective: The successful candidate will play a key role in the purchase, maintenance and development of the librarys electronic and prints journal collections and will have responsibility for the day to day administration of the librarys journal and database management and discovery systems.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Maintain library electronic resources and print periodical subscriptions.
  • Liaise with suppliers to resolve subscription receipt queries.
  • Act as point of contact for queries from service desks and Subject Librarians
  • Review and manage claims.
  • Liaise with Periodicals Library Attendant ensuring the maintenance of the periodicals print collection.
  • Participate in major collections projects including print journal and electronic journal review exercises.
  • Assist in the administration of access to resources via the link resolvers and federated search tools.
  • Participate in the work of the CSS team across a range of processes.
  • Collate and maintain relevant statistics.
  • Assisting, as appropriate, in day-to-day liaison with Library suppliers and services.
  • Participate in Issue Desk rotas, as required.  Variation of these duties and any other relevant duties as assigned by the Sub-Librarian, Collections and Systems Services and/ or the Director of Library Services.

Experience and Qualifications:

Applicants must have a minimum of 5 Grade Ds at Leaving Certificate level or equivalent. Relevant experience in a library environment and familiarity with database work is desirable.

Candidates should be enthusiastic and be keen to work as part of a team. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, flexibility, self-motivation, and the ability to function as part of a highly motivated team are essential.

Salary Scale: €22,924.00 to €34,717.00* Appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Closing Date: 16th June 2015

Informal inquiries to: Miriam Corcoran, Sub-Librarian, Collections and Systems Services, Email: miriam.corcoran@dcu.ie

Application procedure: Application forms are available from the DCU Current Vacancies (open Competitions) website and also from the Human Resources Department, Dublin City University, Dublin 9. Tel: +353 (0) 1 700 5149.

Applications should be submitted by email to hr.applications@dcu.ie or by Fax: +353 (0)1 700 5500 or by post to the Human Resources Department, Dublin City University, Dublin 9.

Dublin City University is an equal opportunities employer


CLOSED

Assistant Librarian: Marino Institute of Education (MIE)

Job Specification

The Marino Institute of Education (MIE) is an Associated College of Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin. The Institute provides a range of education courses at undergraduate and post-graduate levels. Its undergraduate four-year level 8 degree courses include:

  • The Bachelor in Education (Primary)
  • The Bachelor in Science in Education Studies
  • The Bachelor in Science in Early Childhood Education.

At postgraduate level the Professional Diploma in Education (Further Education) provides for the academic and professional requirements of teachers working in further education and the Professional Master in Education (Primary) is a level 9 two year full time primary initial teacher education course.

Two postgraduate level 9 courses are offered on a part-time basis over two years:

  • The Master in Education Studies (Intercultural Education)
  • The Master in Education Studies (Early Childhood Education)

In addition in collaboration with colleagues at Mary Immaculate College, MIE offers students the opportunity to pursue a Masters in Arts in Christian Leadership in Education which is a two year part-time level 9 degree accredited by The University of Limerick.


The Library

The Library supports the learning and teaching activities of the Marino Institute of Education by providing a range of library and information services. MIE wishes to recruit an Assistant Librarian to assist and support the delivery of these services. This appointment is a full time fixed term three-year contract post. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wishes to pursue a career in an academic library within a context of a small, committed and efficient.

Candidates will be required to have:

  • A strong academic background (preferably at Masters degree level) with a qualification in Library and Information Studies recognised by the Library Association of Ireland
  • A thorough understanding of the role of an academic library and the external information environment in which it operates
  • Relevant experience using Library Management Systems in an academic library environment
  • Forward thinking approach to technology and willingness to explore the capacity of new tools to deliver traditional library services and information skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Cumas feidhmeannach sa Ghaeilge
  • Strong IT skills
  • An ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • A good understanding of the education system including the continuum of teacher education, teaching and learning and continuous professional development
  • A willingness to continuously build his/her professional knowledge and skills base
  • A willingness to work flexible shift patterns including evenings and weekends.

Main Activities/Responsibilities

The Assistant Librarian will be responsible for:

  • General library maintenance and administrative work including circulation and return of library materials shelving, data entry and responding to user queries.
  • Developing, delivering and evaluating information literacy sessions and supporting materials, including via e-learning opportunities.
  • Creating strong working relationships with teaching staff and students, providing information support including on a range of electronic resources and new technologies.
  • Promoting and marketing the profile of library services, both internally and externally, using a range of technology and approaches, including social media, conferences, college open days, and publications.
  • Supporting accreditation and quality inspections
  • Advising the Librarian and senior management of the institute in relation to emerging needs and developments in library service provision
  • Deputising for the Librarian where necessary
  • Any other appropriate duties as specified by the Librarian.

This is a description of the job as it is presently constituted. It is subject to review and amendment in the light of changing needs of the Institutes Library and Information Service. Further information about Marino Institute of Education is available on www.mie.ie Application (Short covering letter and CV) by e mail only to careers@mie.ie

Closing date for receipt of applications: 12pm Wednesday 17th June 2015


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Faculty Librarian, University of Limerick

Unijobs Ltd on behalf of the University of Limerick are currently recruiting for a temporary position of a Librarian to be based at The University of Limerick. This post is envisaged to last for 5 months. Responsibilities include:

Collection Development
· Source, Select & Order Material (incl trials & evaluation of new products, vendor relationships, donations, & ULIR … )
· Analysis of collections, incl usage analysis
· Development & updating of policies
· Stock management, incl space planning, withdrawals, weeding, replacing missing & damaged books
· Management of agreed budgets & identification of funding where required

Teaching and Learning
· Analyse information literacy training needs
· Design and implement strategic and pedagogically appropriate instruction for library users through a variety of methods
· Engage faculty and other teaching staff to integrate information literacy concepts and skills into the curriculum
· Deliver effective instructional sessions and/or provide alternate learning opportunities such as library guides, train-the-trainer sessions, or research consultations
· Deliver learning materials and guides in web and/or print formats

Digital Tools
· Identify areas where new online learning and digital tools can place the library into the flow of teaching, learning and research
· Work with the Centre for Teaching & Learning and the Information Technology Division to ensure that online course and subject guides are integrated into learning management systems
· Keep abreast of data management issues within departments
· Test tools and work collaboratively to solve technology problems
· Explore and exploit opportunities for innovative and collaborative projects,particularly using electronic resources and new technology

Reference Service
· Create and maintain appropriate guides and information, print and online
· Participate in staffing the Ask Us service, email and chat
· Provide a consultancy service, with on-call hours for the Information Desk, and a consultancy/referrals process with ‘office hours’
· Provide training and support to library staff in the use of information resources as required

Scholarly communication
· Educate and inform faculty graduate students and campus administrators on issues of scholarly communication
· Monitor patterns of research and emerging issues in scholarly communication
· Promote use of the institutional repository with faculty and research students

Marketing
· Identify potential topics for exhibits, events, or publications that promote services or collections or support campus goals
· Plan and execute events
· Work with the communications officer on publicity

Engagement & Liaison
· Attend faculty boards, course development boards, and other faculty or division specific meetings, including meetings with the Research Office & with the Centre for Teaching & Learning.
· Participate in university initiatives and discussions, including quality initiatives.
· Seek opportunities to engage with students, e.g. class reps
· Seek opportunities for collaboration in the areas of collections, teaching and research
· Identify funding sources and apply for funding for information provision initiatives

Continuing Professional Development
· Keep up-to-date through reading, attending conferences, seminars, colloquia and workshops, and through participation in appropriate groups e.g. subject librarian discipline groups
· Publish and present at conferences, seminars, colloquia and workshops on topics of interest to the university and/or library community

Each faculty librarian has a particular responsibility to these processes for their own faculty
or division, as well as a general responsibility for the processes across the library. In addition,
each assistant librarian takes particular responsibility for a process area.

If you believe you have the prerequisite skills and experience as outlined in the following job
specification, please apply.

Salary €35-52k


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Knowledge Management Officer, Dublin

Contract: 3 years
Salary scale: €46,081 - €48,831

The Chief State Solicitor's Office is seeking to recruit a high calibre Knowledge Management Officer. The role will require the ability to develop and manage knowledge management systems appropriate to a modern law office and to lead knowledge management initiatives  across the organisation. A panel may be formed from which future vacancies may be filled. The wide remit of the civil business of the CSSO means that staff are involved in many aspects of legal work including civil litigation in all courts (including the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg) as well as in the provision of conveyancing, property law and general advisory services for an array of public service clients.

Interested applicants should forward a completed application form to CSSOKMOfficer2015@csso.gov.ie on or before midnight, Wednesday 6th May, 2015 with your initials followed by CSSO KM Officer Vacancy 2015 in the subject description.  Please note that depending on the number of applications received, the Office proposes that the completed application form may be used to shortlist candidates for interview.

Application forms and information booklet can be downloaded from the Chief State Solicitor's Office.

This competition will be carried out in line with the codes of practice as published by the Commission for Public Service Appointments. Canvassing will disqualify.

Qualifications
The successful candidate must, on or before 6th May 2015, have:

A primary degree in law or a degree in another discipline plus a post-graduate qualification in law;

OR

A primary degree in any discipline plus a professional qualification in library/information science.

AND

- 3-5 years’ experience in an information/knowledge management role in a complex legal environment
- Strong IT skills, in particular familiarity with online technologies and their potential to enhance information and knowledge management
- Experience in employing specialist legal applications such as case management and knowledge management/know-how systems
- Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills
- Experience in website and/or intranet content management
- Demonstrate project management skills.


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Metadata Cataloguer, Trinity College Dublin

Applications are invited for the following post:

Post Title: Metadata Cataloguer
Post Status: Full-time, Specific Purpose Contract until 9th April 2017
Department/Faculty: Trinity College Library Dublin, The University of Dublin

Closing date: Noon on 17/04/2015

Application details/procedure:
Further information and full application details are available on the Trinity College Jobs webpage.

Applications must be made by e-Recruitment.

Trinity College Dublin is an equal opportunities employer.


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Library Assistant: St Patrick's College Library

Applications are invited for a full-time, two-year fixed-term contract position of Library Assistant in the Library of St Patricks College.

He/she will be flexible, have excellent planning and organisational skills, the ability to work effectively on their own initiative and as part of a wider team, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and strong IT skills, including social media. Further details relating to the position and applications forms are available at www.spd.dcu.ie/vacancies.

The appointment will be made on the Library Assistant salary scale at a point in line with current Government Pay Policy (Non-New Entrants Scale 23,190-37,339 per annum including two Long Service Increments OR New Entrants to Public Sector commence at the 1st point of the New Entrants Scale i.e. 21,360 p.a.).

The successful candidate must successfully pass the Garda vetting process in order to be appointed to the position.

Applications must be submitted by: 12 noon, Wednesday, 8th April 2015.

To:

Human Resources Department
St Patrick’s College
Drumcondra
Dublin 9

St Patrick’s College does not accept electronic applications.

St Patrick’s College is an equal opportunities employer.


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Irish Research eLibrary Officer

HEAnet is Ireland’s National Education & Research Network, providing high quality Internet Services to the 200,000 students and staff in Irish Universities, Institutes of Technology, and the research and education community including primary and post-primary schools. It provides a high-speed national network with direct connectivity for its community to other networks in Ireland, Europe, the USA and the rest of the world.

As part of its Brokerage function, HEAnet are seeking to appoint an IReL Officer to undertake IReL negotation/licensing; maintenance of records; monitoring of usage statistics for IReL resources; attendance at and minuting of meetings of the IReL Steering Group; monitoring and trouble-shooting of access to IReL resources by the participating libraries, supporting the IReL Manager and contribution to the overall development of the IReL service. Candidates should be self-motivated, resourceful and enthusiastic, and should enjoy working in a busy and demanding environment. The IReL Officer will report directly into the IReL Manager.

IReL, the Irish Research eLibrary (http://www.irelibrary.ie/), is a government-funded initiative overseen by the Irish University Association Librarians’ Group (IUALG). It currently provides access to ejournals and databases by researchers and the wider communities in the seven universities and, for selected resources, the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and the Institutes of Technology. Licence negotiations are conducted by IReL and a professional negotiating company in the UK. IReL coordinates offers provided direct by publishers or via the negotiators, and disseminates them to the IReL Steering Group (ISG). The ISG is drawn from representatives of the 7 libraries and chaired by a member of the IUALG. A separate IReL Monitoring Group tracks and analyses usage and cost per transaction for each online resource. IReL affords access to 118 online information resource collections, including 30,876 e-journals in addition to databases, e-books and reference collections. Usage totalled c. 15.5 million searches or downloads in 2013. IReL works closely with its library members, providing the information they need to enable access to the IReL resources. The majority of IReL business is conducted by email, mostly with the member libraries, negotiators and publishers.

HEAnet offers candidates a competitive remuneration package (including pension, company sponsored health care, flexible starting times and generous annual leave); a technologically challenging and cutting edge working environment and an annual performance management and development process.

Duties

The successful candidate will undertake the following:

IReL negotiation/licensing:
• Liaison/negotiation with publishers on subscriptions, finance, licence and access matters;
• Liaison with negotiators on publishers’ offers, licence terms;
• Evaluation of publishers’ offers and licences;
• Communication of the often complex information on publishers’ offers to relevant groups such as the IReL Steering Group;
• Liaison with libraries on requirements, holdings, prices.

Maintenance of records
• Update and maintenance of the IReL website and A-Z listing portal
• Use of local database to maintain a large volume of information on IReL subscriptions, journal lists, licences, etc;
• Answering queries on IReL subscriptions, offers etc. from libraries, negotiators and publishers;
• Maintenance of financial information on spreadsheets etc.

Monitoring of usage statistics for IReL resources
• Gathering, maintenance and collation of usage data for IReL resources; compilation of the annual report of the IReL Monitoring Group.
Attendance at and minuting of meetings of the IReL Steering Group
Monitoring and trouble-shooting of access to IReL resources by the participating libraries

Contribution to the overall development of the IReL service
• Contribution to the development of processes and procedures used by IReL;
• Contribution to the development of the IReL Model Licence;
• Contribution to the development of IreL and its services
• Monitoring of developments in the library/information field, particularly in relation to ejournals, usage statistics and scholarly publishing trends.
• Undertaking projects

Other duties as may reasonably be required.

Experience

Essential:
• Previous experience in a library or related environment;
• Experience of handling financial or usage data in Excel.
• Project management skills and experience

Desirable:

• Experience in one or more of the following fields: e-resources, acquisitions, journals, cataloguing,

licensing, library automation, usage statistics, bibliometrics;
• Experience with HTML and Web editing;
• Experience of working with/developing an Access database.

Skills & Aptitudes:
Essential:
• The ability to work with accuracy and attention to detail in a busy office environment;
• The ability to work independently
• Analytical thinking with demonstrated aptitude for understanding and improving often complex work processes
• Very good IT skills, including with MS Office and email and Internet applications, and the willingness to undertake further training
• An organised approach to work, and the ability to prioritise effectively.

Personal characteristics

Essential:
• A flexible attitude to the changing needs of the post and its environment;
• Well developed interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills.

Education

Essential:
• A degree and a recognised postgraduate qualification in Librarianship and Information Science or in a related discipline.

Futher details

Location:
The successful candidate will be based at HEAnet’s office, 5 George’s Dock, IFSC, Dublin 1.

Salary:
Administration pay band, dependant on experience and qualifications.

Closing Date:
Close of business on Monday 5th January 2015.

How to Apply:
Interested applicants should send their CV to careers@heanet.ie


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Digital Archivist, Royal Irish Academy

The Position: The Academy is seeking applications for a DRI Digital Archivist for the ComWICE project. Reporting to the DRI Director, the DRI-ComWICE Digital Archivist will be responsible for:

  • Working closely with the DRI Director, and the project teams in DRI, Insight at NUIG, and the CMC in the day-to-day operation of the collaborative ComWICE project.
  • Working with the project team and also the wider DRI staff to gather requirements for a content management system, analyse the CMC music collection, define internal workflows for curating, cataloguing and preserving data held in the CMS, and provide input on preservation standards for the new system.
  • Hands-on digital asset preparation, metadata annotation, data ingestion into the DRI repository, data and metadata format shifting.
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with the project partner organisations and data custodians.
  • Following and applying current and emerging trends in data protection and social sciences, media, formats, digitisation, metadata standards, Linked Data, digital preservation practices Interfacing with the DRI team for data ingestion, discovery and access, and contributing to DRI publications.
  • Assisting in writing grant and funding proposals.
  • Assisting in the organisation of outreach and events for the ComWICE project.
  • Assisting in the administration, project management and reporting required for the ComWICE project.
  • Any other duties as assigned.
     

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Masters degree in library and information studies, archival studies, or other relevant degree.
  • Skills and expertise in digital preservation, digital repositories, archives or libraries, metadata, content management and organisation, digital access and access rights, data protection, requirements gathering and analysis.
  • Hands-on practical experience of digital asset preparation, metadata annotation, data and metadata format shifting and manipulation, data ingestion.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills, with the ability and confidence to engage with project partners and stakeholders clearly and professionally.
  • Evidence of strong organisational and self-motivational skills.
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment and to deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to operate flexibly as a member of this cross-disciplinary team.
     

Salary: The salary scale applicable is the Post Doctoral Researcher Level 2. 33,975 to 42,394 p.a. (7 points) 1 November 2013 scale. Candidates should note that entry point will be in line with Government pay policy. The rate of remuneration may be adjusted from time to time in line with Government pay policy. Salary is payable on the 15th of each month. PRSI is payable at the A1 rate.

Hours of Work: This is a half time position and you will be required to work two and a half days each week. The normal hours of work in the Academy are 37 hours per week as follows:

- Monday to Thursday 9.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m with one hour for lunch
Friday 9:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m with 45 minutes for lunch

Hours of work may be adjusted from time to time in line with government policy. Overtime is not paid in respect of excess attendance which, should it arise, is discharged by time-off in lieu at times agreed in advance with the Director.

Leave: The annual leave entitlement is twenty-five days per annum, pro-rata for shorter periods and part time working. Entitlement to leave for Public Holidays is in accordance with the terms of the Organisation of Working Time Act 1997. There is a requirement to take up to four days annual leave where the Academy is closed at Easter and Christmas.

Medical: Staff shall, if required, and at the expense of the Academy, submit to a medical examination by a registered medical practitioner nominated by the Academy and shall authorise such medical practitioner to disclose and to discuss with the Academy the results of the examination and the matters which arise from it so that the Academy can ascertain any matters that they consider might impair a staff member from properly discharging his/her duties.

Pension: Details of the appropriate pension scheme will be provided upon determination of appointees status.

Pension-Related Deduction: This appointment is subject to the pension-related deduction in accordance with the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Act 2009.

Application Process: Completed applications consisting of one electronic copy (with all documents contained in one MS Word file/PDF) must be submitted by e-mail to hr@ria.ie in the order as set out below:

1. A statement demonstrating how you meet the requirements for the post.
2. A curriculum vitae summarising your qualifications and relevant experience

Applicants will be shortlisted on the basis of information provided in their application.

Closing date: The closing date for applications is Friday 12th December 2014 at 10 a.m. Late applications will not be considered. We anticipate interviews taking place during week commencing 5th January 2015.

The Royal Irish Academy is an equal opportunities employer.


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Archivist

A leading Professional Services Company based in Dublin City Centre, is looking for an experienced and qualified Archivist.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a Junior Administrator and will report to the Facilities team.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone to make the role their own as the successful candidate will have complete autonomy in this role. They will be responsible for maintaining budget costs, planning and implementing schedules and procedures, liaising with staff and teams across the company as well as contract staff and suppliers and managing projects as they arise.  The overall objective of your role will be to drive and implement firm policy on archiving and to ensure statutory requirements and obligations are met.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A minimum of a Higher Diploma in Archives Studies or related Records Management qualification
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (2010) and Records Management Software
  • Experience in Project and People Management
  • Experience in a large commercial environment will strengthen your application
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Sharepoint and Practice Management / Case Management software applications will strengthen your application

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Archivist to move into a managerial position where they can utilise their skills to customise the role. If you have these qualifications and would like to take advantage of this opportunity then send your CV to Eloise Murray at eloise@lexconsultancy.ie or please phone for a confidential discussion on 01 6633038.


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LIBER Open Access Project Officer

Would you like to play a role in the shaping of the future of open access publishing and policy?

Are you attracted to working in an international environment?

Are you a highly motivated individual with strong communication and organisational skills?

LIBER (Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche/Association of European Research Libraries) represents over 400 member institutions and organisations from more than forty countries and is the principal association of European research libraries. LIBER has an exciting and dynamic future programme. Its current strategic goals are in the areas of scholarly communication and research infrastructures, reshaping research libraries to meet future needs, advocacy and communications, library management, and the development of services and facilities for European researchers.

LIBER is currently recruiting an Open Access Project Officer to implement its current and future portfolio of open access projects. The Open Access Project Officer will design and manage a 2 year Article Processing Charges(APC) funding pilot in collaboration with OpenAire.

This is an exciting opportunity to be at the cutting edge of open access policy and the development of best practice for the management of APC funds.

The successful candidate will be an highly motivated, with a strong service orientation and proven ability to communicate with a broad range of stakeholders. S/he will be passionate about open access and cognisant of the challenges associated with the shift from subscription models to Gold open access publishing.

A full job description is available on the LIBER website.

Terms and conditions of employment

The appointment(F/T) will be for 2 years. The post will be located in the LIBER Office in the National Library of the Netherlands in The Hague. Occasional travel outside The Netherlands will be required.

Salary will be based on Scale 10: minimum 2512 to maximum gross 3804 per month fulltime, plus a vacation allowance of 8%, and a December allowance of 8.33%. In addition you will be entitled to 42 days holiday per year. The Labour Agreement is based on the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Research Centres.

Out-of-hours working, including occasional weekends, will also be expected in association with conferences and meetings.

For further information contact Susan Reilly, LIBER Interim Executive Director at susan.reilly@kb.nl.

Applications

Interested? Please send your CV with a covering letter in English to: susan.reilly@kb.nl. Please mention clearly your phone number and skype ID.

Applications from LIBER members or other individuals wishing to work on secondment are strongly encouraged.

Deadline for applications: 4th of December 2014Skype interviews will be held on the week of the 15th of  December (to be confirmed).


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Executive Librarian: Carlow County Library

Applications are invited from suitable qualified persons for the post of:

Executive Librarian on a two year fixed term contract basis.

Applications forms are available on the Carlow County Council website at or by sending a stamped addressed envelope to the Human Resources Section, Carlow County Council, Athy Road, Carlow.

Carlow County Council reserve the right to shortlist candidates depending on the number of applications received for the post.

The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 12 noon on Monday, 1st December, 2014.

Carlow County Council is an equal opportunities employer.

Additional Information

The office is a temporary post on a two year fixed term contract basis.  The holder will be required in respect of their superannuation to contribute to the local authority at the rate of 5% of their salary and emoluments.

The holder will also be required in respect of the Local Authorities Widows’ and Orphans’ Pension Scheme to contribute to the local authority at the rate of 1.5% of his/her yearly salary and emoluments in accordance with the terms of this scheme.


SALARY (€44,849 to €55,031 per annum)
The salary shall be fully inclusive and shall be as determined from time to time.  Holders of the office shall pay to the local authority any fees or other monies (other than inclusive salary) payable to and received by him/her by virtue of their offices or in respect of services which they are required by or under any enactment to perform.

DUTIES
The duties of the office shall be to give to the local authority under the direction and supervision of the appropriate officer such duties relating to the working and administration of the library service of the local authority as may be assigned to them.

PROBATION
When persons who are not already permanent officers of a local authority are appointed to a permanent office the following provisions shall apply, that is to say  –
(a) there shall be a period after such appointment takes effect during which such persons shall hold such office on probation;
(b) such period shall be one year but the Chief Executive may at his/her discretion extend such period
(c) such persons shall cease to hold office at the end of their period of probation unless during such period the Chief Executive has certified that the service of such persons in such office is satisfactory

For the purpose of satisfying the requirement as to health it will be necessary for  successful candidates, before they are appointed, to undergo a medical examination by a qualified medical practitioner to be nominated by the local authority. 

Holders of the office shall reside in the district in which their duties are to be performed or within a reasonable distance thereof.

The person appointed will, on reaching relevant retirement age, cease office.

RECRUITMENT
Pursuant to article 8 of the Local Government (Appointment of Officers) Regulations, 1974, the Minister has given directions as follows: -
(i) Selection shall be by means of a competition based on an interview and oral Irish test  conducted by or on behalf of the local authority
(ii) A panel may be formed on the basis of such interview. Candidates whose names are on a panel and who satisfy the local authority that they possess the qualifications declared for the office and that they are otherwise suitable for appointment may within the lifetime of the panel be appointed as appropriate vacancies arise.  The life of the panel will not be more than one year from the latest date for receipt of applications.

The local authority shall require persons to whom appointments are offered to take up such appointment within a period of not more than one month and if they fail to take up the appointments within such period or such longer period as the local authority in its absolute discretion may determine, the local authority shall not appoint them.

Please note that this advertisement is being hosted by PAS on publicjobs.ie.  PAS has no involvement in, or responsibility for, the recruitment and selection process or the terms and conditions which relate to this post.

Required Qualifications

Character

Each candidate must be of good character.

Health

Each candidate must be in a state of health such as would indicate a reasonable prospect of ability to render regular and efficient service.

Education, training, experience, etc

Each candidate must, on the latest date for receipt of completed application forms -

(a) Subject to the provisions of paragraph (b) below, each candidate must -

(i) be well educated

(ii) on or before the latest date for the receipt of completed application forms for the office, hold the diploma in Library and Information Studies of the National University of Ireland, or have satisfied the examination and thesis requirements leading to the Fellowship of the Library Association of Ireland, or possess an equivalent qualification;

(iii) have at least two years satisfactory training in or experience of library work;

(iv) possess a sufficient knowledge of Irish and English to enable him/her perform the duties of the post in both languages

(b) The requirement of (a) (ii) above will not apply in the case of an existing holder of a post of Assistant Librarian in a local authority of the State.

Age
Each candidate who reaches the age of 65 years prior to appointment will cease to be eligible for appointment.


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Junior Library Assistant/ Intern

Applications are invited for the position of Junior Library Assistant/ Intern in the Law Society of Ireland Library. The post will involve a variety of tasks, including issue desk duties, enquiry and information work, data entry, photocopying/scanning, loose-leaf filing, shelving materials, invoicing and any additional tasks as required.

The successful candidate will have a primary degree, (a law degree would be an advantage). The position would suit someone interested in gaining work experience prior to pursuing a library qualification. The successful candidate should have excellent communication skills, a strong customer service approach, excellent IT and organisational skills, flexibility, resourcefulness and a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. A proactive and energetic approach to a variety of tasks is required.

A flexible approach to working hours is required to comply with library desk rotas and opening hours.

This is a fixed term contract of up to 12 months. Salary will be at Junior Library Assistant level.

A letter of application and CV should be sent to:

Mary Gaynor
Head of Library and Information Services
Law Society of Ireland
Blackhall Place
Dublin 7

Email: m.gaynor@lawsociety.ie

Closing date: 5.00pm on Friday, 5 December 2014.


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Library Assistant, National College of Ireland


Purpose of Position: To assist with the library/administrative duties within the Norma Smurfit Library


Reporting to: Librarian


Key Responsibilities:

  • Circulation Desk Duties using library system (Horizon)
  • Shelving and tidying of library stock
  • Generating and sending of library notices
  • Assisting with reader enquiries
  • Assisting with the use of electronic resources
  • Booking of rooms for public and student use
  • Photocopying of material, when necessary
  • Assisting with Book Processing
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the Librarian


Key Attributes:

  • Previous experience within a library environment would be desirable
  • Good customer service experience and skills
  • Good keyboard skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a small team
  • An interest in electronic media is essential
  • Working knowledge of the Internet and online databases would be advantageous
  • Positive approach to continued training.

Salary: 13.30 per hour
Hours: 15 per week. (Friday 12:00 to 20:00 & Saturday 9:00 to 17:00), September 2014-June 2015
Closing Date: 22nd September 2014 (5pm)
Applications: mbuckley@ncirl.ie


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Collections Support Librarian, UCD (Permanent)

This dual focussed role represents an opportunity (1) to actively engage in all aspects of resource selection, de-selection and description covering print, electronic and digital resources, and including special collections material; and (2) support decision making and the effective functioning of the Library Collections Unit through the design & creation of relevant reports and the analysis and manipulation of bibliographic and usage data.

The Collections Support Librarian will work with schools, colleges and research centres to facilitate all aspects of collection development while recognising the Library College Liaison staff as the primary relationship managers with these academic units.

The post holder will describe UCD’s print and electronic collections and have input into the description of new digital collections, including digitized and “born digital” content.
He/she will also contribute to the overall efficacy of the Collections function by designing and implementing procedures, processes, and routines that provided suitably detailed reports in an accurate, consistent and timely manner using the available software applications.

2013 (2010) Salary Scale: €35,043 – €50,446 p.a.
2013 (2011) Salary Scale: €31,539 – €45,401 p.a.*
* Subject to all new entrants to public sector as of 01 January 2011

Appointment will be made on the minimum of the scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines.

Closing Date: GMT 17:00 Friday, 29th August 2014.

Please see the UCD job webpage for full details.


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HRB/2014/Information Specialist

The Health Research Board is looking for a short-term, full-time Information Specialist to work August to mid December 2014.

Research service to provide information specialist skills to assist with the completion of three evidence reviews and assist with other routine work.

Detailed description
The information specialist will assist with the completion of three evidence reviews which include:
 
1. Support an evidence review on fluoridation which will collate the known health effect of water fluoridation at 0.6 to 0.8 part per million on the health of populations. This will require 60 days or 3 days per week assistance between 5 August 2014 and 18 December 2014; a. The information specialist will search the grey literature, process inter library loans, assist in preparing a data extraction form, assist in the completion of data extraction from 60 papers, follow up to find additional references identified during the extraction and synthesis process, write the methods section, prepare the endnote file and prepare the references as well as reading and commenting on drafts of the report.
 
2. Support suicide and hospital reviews which will require 22 days assistance or 2 days per week assistance between 5 August 2014 and 18 December 2014; a. The information specialist will help to develop search strategies, search literature, process inter library loans, manage documentation, screen abstracts, follow up to find additional references following synthesis, prepare the endnote files and prepare the references.
 
3. Support other activities such as quarterly research newsletter and ad-hoc research requests from stakeholders. This will require 4 days during the same period. a. The information specialist will help complete the searches for quarter 3 and quarter 4 issues of a research newsletter and complete ad-hoc search requests for stakeholders.

The closing date for application is 24th July 2014 at 12.00.

Further documentation is available on the Office of Government Procurement website. Registration is required to view this documentation.


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Senior Library Assistant, Wexford

Wexford County Council invites applicants for the post of senior Library Assistant.

Selection will be by means of interview and candidates may be shortlisted based on applications submitted. A panel may be formed from which future permanent and/or temporary vacancies may be filled.

Qualifications, application forms and further particulars are available below.

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is 5.00 p.m on Thursday 24th July 2014.

Application Form: Word Document (143kbs) PDF Document (105kbs)
Qualification Details: PDF Document (73kbs)


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Lecturer (below the bar) in Information, UCD School of Information and Library Studies (Temporary half-time posts)

The person(s) appointed will contribute significantly to the School’s academic and professional programmes and the School’s mission of researching the interplay of people, information, technology and social structures.

Note: It is envisaged interviews will take place in late July early August – successful candidate(s) will ideally commence on 1 September 2014.

  • 2013 (2010) Lecturer (below the bar) Salary Scale: €35,355 – €56,602 per annum
  • 2013 (2011) Lecturer (below the bar) Salary Scale: €31,820 – €50,942 per annum*
    * Subject to all new entrants to public sector as of 01 January 2011

Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines.

Closing date: 17.00hrs (GMT) on Friday 11th July 2014

Further information is available on the UCD jobs website.


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Chief Information Officer

Healthcare in Ireland is changing  significantly as a result of various demographic, organisational and resourcing factors. Future healthcare systems will need to be very different in order to respond efficiently and equitably to forecasted demand.

The Office of the Chief Information Officer, incorporating eHealth Ireland, is being established in the HSE to lead the transformation of ICT within the health delivery system in support of fundamental health service reform, while also leading the development of an eHealth ecosystem within the Irish health system. 

The role represents an exceptional opportunity for a very high calibre Information and Communications Technology (ICT) professional with extensive proven strategic leadership and business experience. 

Employing Department/Authority: HSE

Location:Dublin

Additional Information: Chief Information Officer Booklet (pdf)

Closing date for applications: 19th June, 2014


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Preservation Assistants, Trinity College Dublin

Post Title: Collection Care – Preservation Assistant x 2 Posts
Post Status: One year contract, Full-time
Department/Faculty: Trinity College Library, Main Campus
Location: Preservation & Conservation Department
Reports to: Keeper of Preservation and Conservation
Salary: This appointment will be made on the Laboratory Attendant scale at a point in line with the current Government pay policy
Closing Date: 12 Noon on Monday 23rd June 2014

Post Summary

The project will be supervised by the Library’s internationally renowned Conservation Department. The position will present a valuable opportunity for anyone considering a move into Conservation or Library Studies

Please see the Trinity College Dublin website for further information.


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Head of Library and Information Services: Carlow Institute of Technology

The Library at IT Carlow is an integral part of the Institute and all of its campuses and it plays a central role in academic life. It supports the educational and research activities of the institution by providing a comprehensive information service. The Head of Library and Information Services reports to the Registrar and manages the library team and resources. As a key leader in the provision of learning resources to the Institute’s students and faculty, the Head of Library and Information Services will drive the strategy for the ongoing development of the facility and resources in line with the Institute’s Strategic Plan.

Qualifications & Experiential Requirement

Applicants should have an honours degree together with a postgraduate qualification in Librarianship or Information Science or an equivalent qualification, and have at least three years relevant experience.

Salary: €66,561 - €84,684 p.a.

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday, 4th June 2014 at 12 noon.

Applying for the post:

To apply for the post candidates must complete the Institute’s Application Form. To download the Application Form, the Job Description and a copy of the Advertisement, please visit the Carlow IT website.

* The salaries quoted may be revised for new entrants to the public service to address the requirements of Budget 2011. This post may be filled on a permanent or contract basis.

Institute of Technology Carlow is an equal opportunities employer.


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Assistant Archivist: Sir Denis Mahon Collection


JOB TITLE:               Assistant Archivist: Sir Denis Mahon Collection

REPORTS TO:           The Archivist (or nominated deputy)

ROLE SUMMARY:   Working as part of the Sir Denis Mahon Library & Archive team within the departmental structure, the successful candidate will be responsible for the cataloguing, preservation, care and development of the Sir Denis Mahon collection.


In 2010 Sir Denis Mahon gifted his entire personal library and archive to the National Gallery of Ireland.  Now the responsibility of the Gallery’s Library & Archive department the collection consists of thousands of publications, documents and photographs as well as silver, furniture and artworks.  This material represents decades of research and scholarship and will be resource of international stature.  The collection reflects the scholarly interests of Sir Denis, covering art in the Western European tradition from classical times onwards. Italian art is strongly represented, particularly the Baroque period. British, Dutch, French and Spanish art also feature prominently.  It also documents his political career and elements of his early life and family history.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Full cataloguing / processing of the Sir Denis Mahon collection;
  • Dealing with enquiries relating to the collection;
  • Increasing access to the Archive through the use of in-house systems and technologies;
  • Assisting with collection development;
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of policies and procedures which will ensure the long term preservation and access to the collection;
  • Identification of material that requires conservation work and preparation of a conservation programme that will address archival storage and preservation issues;
  • Development of an access policy for the collections;
  • Assist in the promotion of the collection both internally and externally (universities, students, researchers, information professionals, museum professionals etc.) through publication, lectures, display, tours and presentations;
  • Supporting the development of a web presence and promoting the collection online;
  • In collaboration with colleagues, develop a digitisation programme for the collection, including the selection of materials for digitisation and planning specific digitisation projects;
  • Actively contributing to the general development of the Library & Archive Department and supporting day-to-day operations;
  • Other duties appropriate to the post as may be assigned from time to time.


Note:

This job description is a guide to broad areas of responsibility and accountability and should not be regarded as a comprehensive listing.  The job description may be subject to review in the light of new structures and / or the changing needs of the Gallery.


Requirements:

  • A recognised post-graduate qualification in Archival Studies;
  • Two years post-qualification experience in a professional position;
  • Experience working in a museum environment;
  • Advanced IT skills including knowledge of computerized applications for archive management and familiarity with descriptive standards such as (ISAD(G) and EAD) as well as general database skills.  Experience applying digital standards, employing appropriate metadata schema / markup standards and using controlled vocabularies;
  • A familiarity with the digital collections environment and demonstrated experience with digital technologies including knowledge of digitization policies, scanning practices and workflows;
  • Good knowledge of current and emerging trends in the management of library and archive collections relating to art;
  • Ability to manage a complex workload, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines;
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills;
  • Ability to work on own and as part of a team; 
  • A proven ability to work on collaborative projects and to deliver results on time.


Desirable:

  • Membership of the Society of Archivists and a commitment to continuing professional development;
  • A degree in art history, history or related discipline;
  • Advanced language skills, particularly Italian;
  • A demonstrated interest in the area art library and archive special collections;
  • An awareness of data protection, copyright and other legal areas relating to special collections;
  • Project management experience.


Salary:

Salary will be in accordance with points 1 - 4 of the Engineer Grade III Salary Scale (Non-PPC), currently €27,664.20 - €35, 209.80 per annum.


Closing date for receipt of applications:

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is: 

Monday, 26th May 2014 at 5pm.


How to Apply:

Applications including a detailed CV to be accompanied by a covering letter outlining how the requirements of the post are met and giving the contact details of three referees, should be forwarded to jobopportunities@ngi.ie or by post to the Human Resources Department, National Gallery of Ireland, Clare Street, Dublin 2.  Please state Assistant Archivist: Sir Denis Mahon Collection on application.


Library & Archive Collections: General information

The National Gallery of Ireland houses the nation’s collection of Irish and European fine art as well as extensive library and archive collections.  The research collections are held in the Library, Centre for the Study of Irish Art, NGI Archive, Yeats Archive and the Sir Denis Mahon Library and Archive.  These collections cover art from the middle ages onwards, and consist of archives, monographs, catalogues raisonnes, exhibition catalogues, collection catalogues, standard art references, pamphlets, ephemera, journals, auction catalogues and e-resources.  The department’s special collections hold many rare and antiquarian publications in addition to fine archival collections relating to Irish artists and the National Gallery’s foundation and administration from the 1850’s onwards.  The library and archive collections are important resources for anyone interested in art and its associated disciplines and play an important role supporting the work of the Gallery’s curatorial, exhibitions, conservation, registration, education and research staff.  They are regularly consulted by artists, students, scholars and academics, art dealers and collectors and members of the public.  The Gallery has embraced new technologies as a means of preserving and enhancing access to these collections and this area of operations is under continual development.  The collections are available for consultation in the reading rooms of the Gallery Library and Centre for the Study of Irish Art.  Tours and introductions to these collections can be arranged by request.

Candidates should note that panels may be formed from which future positions may be filled.

The National Gallery of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.


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Assistant Librarian: Sir Denis Mahon Collection


JOB TITLE:               Assistant Librarian: Sir Denis Mahon Collection

REPORTS TO:           The Archivist (or nominated deputy)

ROLE SUMMARY:   Working as part of the Sir Denis Mahon Library & Archive team within the departmental structure, the successful candidate will be responsible for the cataloguing, preservation, care and development of the Sir Denis Mahon collection.

In 2010 Sir Denis Mahon gifted his entire personal library and archive to the National Gallery of Ireland.  Now the responsibility of the Gallery’s Library & Archive department the collection consists of thousands of publications, documents and photographs as well as silver, furniture and artworks.  This material represents decades of research and scholarship and will be resource of international stature.  The collection reflects the scholarly interests of Sir Denis, covering art in the Western European tradition from classical times onwards. Italian art is strongly represented, particularly the Baroque period. British, Dutch, French and Spanish art also feature prominently.  It also documents his political career and elements of his early life and family history.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Full cataloguing / processing of the Sir Denis Mahon collection;
  • Dealing with enquiries relating to the collection;
  • Increasing access to the Archive through the use of in-house systems and technologies;
  • Assisting with collection development;
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of policies and procedures which will ensure the long term preservation and access to the collection;
  • Identification of material that requires conservation / preservation and assist in the preparation of a preservation programme for the collection;
  • Development of an access policy for the collections;
  • Assist in the promotion of the collection both internally and externally (universities, students, researchers, information professionals, museum professionals etc.) through publication, lectures, display, tours and presentations;
  • Supporting the development of a web presence and promoting the collection online;
  • In collaboration with colleagues, develop a digitisation programme for the collection, including the selection of materials for digitisation and planning specific digitisation projects;
  • Actively contributing to the general development of the Library & Archive Department and supporting day-to-day operations;
  • Other duties appropriate to the post as may be assigned from time to time.

Note:

This job description is a guide to broad areas of responsibility and accountability and should not be regarded as a comprehensive listing.  The job description may be subject to review in the light of new structures and / or the changing needs of the Gallery.

Requirements:

  • A recognised post-graduate qualification in Library and Information Management;
  • Two years post-qualification experience in a professional position;
  • Experience working in a museum environment;
  • Familiarity with international standards such as MARC21, AACR2, LCSH, ISAD(G), EAD, metadata schema and interoperability and other standards as appropriate. Experience applying digital standards, employing appropriate metadata schema / markup standards and using controlled vocabularies;
  • A familiarity with the digital collections environment. Excellent IT skills and demonstrated experience with digital technologies including knowledge of digitization policies, scanning practices and workflows;
  • Expertise in cataloguing procedures and principles; 
  • Good knowledge of current and emerging trends in the management of library and archive collections relating to art;
  • A knowledge and understanding of bibliographic utilities and tools;
  • Ability to manage a complex workload, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team environment;
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills;
  • A proven ability to work on collaborative projects and to deliver results on time.


Desirable:

  • Advanced language skills, particularly Italian;
  • A Degree in art history, history or related discipline;
  • Experience working with personal library collections and a demonstrated interest in the area art and library and archive special collections;
  • An awareness of data protection, copyright and other legal areas relating to special collections;
  • Project management experience.


Salary:                       

Salary will be in accordance with points 1 - 4 of the Engineer Grade III Salary Scale (Non-PPC), currently €27,664.20 - €35, 209.80 per annum.


Closing date for receipt of applications:

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is: Monday, 26th May 2014 at 5pm.

How to Apply:

Applications including a detailed CV to be accompanied by a covering letter outlining how the requirements of the post are met and giving the contact details of three referees, should be forwarded to jobopportunities@ngi.ie or by post to the Human Resources Department, National Gallery of Ireland, Clare Street, Dublin 2.  Please state Assistant Librarian: Sir Denis Mahon Collection on application.

 


Library & Archive Collections: General information

The National Gallery of Ireland houses the nation’s collection of Irish and European fine art as well as extensive library and archive collections.  The research collections are held in the Library, Centre for the Study of Irish Art, NGI Archive, Yeats Archive and the Sir Denis Mahon Library and Archive.  These collections cover art from the middle ages onwards, and consist of archives, monographs, catalogues raisonnes, exhibition catalogues, collection catalogues, standard art references, pamphlets, ephemera, journals, auction catalogues and e-resources.  The department’s special collections hold many rare and antiquarian publications in addition to fine archival collections relating to Irish artists and the National Gallery’s foundation and administration from the 1850’s onwards.  The library and archive collections are important resources for anyone interested in art and its associated disciplines and play an important role supporting the work of the Gallery’s curatorial, exhibitions, conservation, registration, education and research staff.  They are regularly consulted by artists, students, scholars and academics, art dealers and collectors and members of the public.  The Gallery has embraced new technologies as a means of preserving and enhancing access to these collections and this area of operations is under continual development.  The collections are available for consultation in the reading rooms of the Gallery Library and Centre for the Study of Irish Art.  Tours and introductions to these collections can be arranged by request.

Candidates should note that panels may be formed from which future positions may be filled.

The National Gallery of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.


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Library & Archive Assistant: Sir Denis Mahon Collection


JOB TITLE:               Library & Archive Assistant: Sir Denis Mahon Collection

REPORTS TO:           The Archivist (or nominated deputy)

ROLE SUMMARY:   Working as part of the Sir Denis Mahon Library & Archive team within the departmental structure, the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with a variety of organizational, preservation and advocacy tasks following established rules, procedures and policies. 


In 2010 Sir Denis Mahon gifted his entire personal library and archive to the National Gallery of Ireland.  Now the responsibility of the Gallery’s Library & Archive department the collection consists of thousands of publications, documents and photographs as well as silver, furniture and artworks.  This material represents decades of research and scholarship and will be resource of international stature.  The collection reflects the scholarly interests of Sir Denis, covering art in the Western European tradition from classical times onwards. Italian art is strongly represented, particularly the Baroque period. British, Dutch, French and Spanish art also feature prominently.  It also documents his political career and elements of his early life and family history.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the in promotion of the collections by way of social media and traditional methods and assisting in the development of an online presence;
  • Assisting with the care and preservation of the Sir Denis Mahon library and archive collection;
  • Assisting with the provision of access to the collections through cataloguing / processing and related activities using in-house systems and technologies;
  • Dealing with enquiries where required;
  • Supporting the development and maintenance of digital resources;
  • General departmental duties such as reading room supervision and organisation, working with volunteers and interns and assisting in general policy developments and implementation;
  • Assisting in gathering information and statistics for reporting purposes;
  • Actively contributing to the general development of the Library & Archive Department;
  • Other duties appropriate to the post as may be assigned from time to time.


Note:

This job description is a guide to broad areas of responsibility and accountability and should not be regarded as a comprehensive listing.  The job description may be subject to review in the light of new structures and / or the changing needs of the Gallery.


Requirements:

  • Experience working in a museum, archives or library environment;
  • A degree in art history, history or a related discipline;
  • Advanced IT skills and an interest in learning new technologies such as digitization-related software and systems and online tools;
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills;
  • Ability to work on own and as part of a team; 
  • A proven ability to work on collaborative projects and to deliver results on time;
  • Self-motivated individual who works well with others and on his / her own;
  • Teachable, detail-oriented and organized;
  • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication abilities.


Desirable:

  • Advanced language skills, particularly Italian;
  • A demonstrated interest in the area of art library and archive special collections.


Salary:           

Salary will be in accordance with points 1 - 4 of the Library Assistant Class 2 Salary Scale (Non-PPC), currently €22,199 - €24,242 per annum.


Closing date for receipt of applications:

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is:

Monday, 26th May 2014 at 5pm.


How to Apply:

Applications including a detailed CV to be accompanied by a covering letter outlining how the requirements of the post are met and giving the contact details of three referees, should be forwarded to jobopportunities@ngi.ie or by post to the Human Resources Department, National Gallery of Ireland, Clare Street, Dublin 2.  Please state Library & Archive Assistant: Sir Denis Mahon Collection on application.

 


Library & Archive Collections: General information

The National Gallery of Ireland houses the nation’s collection of Irish and European fine art as well as extensive library and archive collections.  The research collections are held in the Library, Centre for the Study of Irish Art, NGI Archive, Yeats Archive and the Sir Denis Mahon Library and Archive.  These collections cover art from the middle ages onwards, and consist of archives, monographs, catalogues raisonnes, exhibition catalogues, collection catalogues, standard art references, pamphlets, ephemera, journals, auction catalogues and e-resources.  The department’s special collections hold many rare and antiquarian publications in addition to fine archival collections relating to Irish artists and the National Gallery’s foundation and administration from the 1850’s onwards.  The library and archive collections are important resources for anyone interested in art and its associated disciplines and play an important role supporting the work of the Gallery’s curatorial, exhibitions, conservation, registration, education and research staff.  They are regularly consulted by artists, students, scholars and academics, art dealers and collectors and members of the public.  The Gallery has embraced new technologies as a means of preserving and enhancing access to these collections and this area of operations is under continual development.  The collections are available for consultation in the reading rooms of the Gallery Library and Centre for the Study of Irish Art.  Tours and introductions to these collections can be arranged by request.

Candidates should note that panels may be formed from which future positions may be filled.

The National Gallery of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.


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Assistant Librarian, Manuscripts, Collen Archive: Trinity College Library

Post Title: Assistant Librarian, Manuscripts, Collen Archive
Post Status: One year contract Full Time
Department/Faculty: Manuscripts & Archives Research Library, Trinity College Library
Location: Main Campus
Salary: This appointment will be made on the Assistant Librarian Grade II salary scale at a point in line with current pay policy
Closing Date: 12 Noon on 21st May 2014


Post Summary
Trinity College Library has the largest collection in Ireland with over six million printed volumes with extensive collections of journals, more than half a million maps and very large collections of manuscripts reflecting over four hundred years of academic development. More recently, it has established a collection of over 80,000 electronic journals and over 350,000 electronic books. It has been a legal deposit library for Ireland and the United Kingdom since 1801. The Library continues to add to its collections through purchases, private donations, acquisitions and as a library of legal deposit.

The Library’s research resources include internationally significant holdings in manuscripts, early printed material, including music and more than half a million maps. Its collections and services support the College’s research and teaching community of 17,000 students and academic staff.


General overview of the Collen Collection
The Collen Archive dates from 1876-1990s and contains papers originating from Collen
Construction, a family firm established in Dublin in 1810. The archive consists of volumes of business records, loose papers relating to the family and company history, and a quantity of photographs documenting building projects. The papers were used in the publication by John Walsh of Collen, 200 years of Building and Civil Engineering in IrelanD, 2010. The archive constitutes a valuable research resource, the photographs being of particular interest in documenting working practices and technology used in major civil engineering projects.


General overview of the post
The successful candidate will have particular responsibility for the listing and indexing of the company papers, bound volumes and photographic material in the Collen Archive. The successful candidate will be encouraged to develop her/his professional career through research and publication. You will be expected to work both independently and within a team ethos, and to manage your workflow effectively. Candidates should have a good honours degree and either a postgraduate qualification in archives administration or relevant research experience. A minimum of two years professional experience is required.

Full details are available on the Trinity College jobs page.


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Knowledge Transfer Manager: Digital Repository Ireland, RIA

The Academy is seeking applications to fill a 16 month fixed term contract position as Knowledge Transfer Manager on the DAH programme. The successful candidate will join the DRI team and be responsible for developing and delivering outreach, educational and skills training events on behalf of the DRI/RIA for the DAH programme. The Knowledge Transfer Manager will also maintain the dahphd.ie website and social media presence for the DAH programme, and liaise with other partners in the DAH consortium on collaborations. This contract is funded from the DAH grant allocated to the RIA.

Salary: The salary scale applicable is the Post Doctoral Researcher Level 2

€37,750 to €46,255 p.a. (8 points) Non New Entrant scale
€33,975 to €41,630 p.a. (8 points) New Entrant

The deadline for applications is Wednesday, 7th  May 2014 at 5pm.

Completed applications consisting of one electronic copy (with all documents contained in one MS Word file/PDF) must be submitted by e-mail to hr@ria.ie in the order as set out below:

1.A statement demonstrating how you meet the requirements for the post.

2.A curriculum vitae summarising your qualifications and relevant experience

Please see the DRI website for details.


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Information and Knowledge Services Administrator: William Fry (Dublin)

Job Title: Information and Knowledge Services Administrator

Role: Responsible for the administration and maintenance of the internal Knowledge Management

System (KMS). The KMS provides our staff with a single desktop access point for internal and external legal information resources.

Key responsibilities

• Administration and maintenance of Knowledge Management System (KMS)
• Loading of new documents and content to KMS
• Preparation of documents for inclusion on KMS (document cleansing, redacting)
• Maintenance of collections of documents and resources on KMS
• Maintenance of federated search engine tool on KMS
• Assist in the selection and implementation of new systems
• Liaise with external suppliers and IT in relation to system fixes and upgrades
• Preparation of key reports and audits relating to usage of KMS
• Assist with publication of e-zines/current awareness bulletins
• General offices duties including photocopying and filing

Requirements

• Region 2-3 years administration experience in a corporate/professional services environment
• Excellent computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook essential
• Knowledge of document management systems such as Hummingbird DM, Worksite
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Accuracy and attention to detail is essential
• Excellent organisational skills
• Ability to multitask and prioritise tasks and see through to conclusion
• Ability to work both as part of a team and on own initiative
• Flexible approach to work
• Willingness to learn new skills

Desirable

• Experience of Knowledge Management systems
• Experience of system testing, liaising with IT to install fixes, upgrades etc.

To apply for this position, please visit the William Fry website.


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Senior Archivist and Records Manager, RTÉ Documents Archive

RTÉ Archives wishes to recruit a Senior Archivist and Records Manager to lead and manage the next phase of development of the RTÉ Document Archives, which has previously operated on a project basis in the audit, re-organisation and development of the collection.
 
Key to the success of this post will be to establish and implement best practice in archival and records management policies and procedures for RTÉ Document Archives.
 
Main Responsibilities include;
  • Assist in the development of archival strategy, policy and road maps
  • Provide support services to all stakeholders, both RTÉ and external, for the deposit, management and retrieval of archival records
  • Accession and catalogue legacy collections
  • Make recommendations and influence procedures to achieve best practice for ERM
  • Develop finding aids to internationally recognized standards
  • Plan preservation projects with partners to align digital development within a national trusted digital repository framework
  • Develop and supervise a multi-disciplinary archival team
  • Provide training support for RTÉ Departments in records management
The post holder will also be responsible for overseeing budget planning and day to day operational management.
 
Requirements, Experience and Qualifications
 
The ideal candidate will:
  • Bring specialist knowledge and strategic thinking to the role
  • Possess extensive professional experience of archive and records management roles and of leading projects at a senior level
  • Hold an Archive as well as preferably a Records Management qualification.
  • Demonstrate a deep level of knowledge and understanding of managing and developing a complex, business critical archival collection of this kind.
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal skills, strong leadership ability, good judgement and ability to make decisions about complex issues which may require in depth knowledge and the interpretation of rules and guidelines
  • Demonstrate the ability to supervise, train, guide and direct staff participation as well as to work across inter-disciplinary teams
  • Demonstrate an ability to operate with a high degree of independence
  • Demonstrate ability to represent RTÉ Archives and participate actively in the wider professional community
  • Be familiar with, have a strong interest in and understanding of the role and importance of the national public service broadcaster archives within the national cultural heritage sphere
This post will be offered on an ongoing contract basis.
 
Candidates are invited to submit Curriculum Vitae together with a cover letter (attach as one document).
 
Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 18th April 2014.
 
RTÉ is an equal opportunities employer. Full details of application procedures are available on the RTÉ website.

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Project Archivist: Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) is seeking to appoint a Project Archivist within the Heritage Centre. The Project Archivist will be responsible for cataloguing, preserving and making available the records of Cork Street Fever Hospital.

This is a 12 month fixed term contract. The closing date for applications is 4 April 2014.

The full job description and specifications are available on the RCPI website.


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DRI Data Curator: Trinity College Dublin

Post Title: DRI Data Curator

Post Status: 12- months Specific Purpose Contract, Full-time

Department/Faculty: High Performance & Research Computing, ISS

Reports to: Manager, HPRC

Location: Lloyd Building

Salary: Appointment will be made on the Administrative Officer 2/3 in line with current Government Pay Policy

Closing Date: 12 Noon on Friday 4th April 2014


This position will involve assembling and curating diverse data sets from the humanities and social sciences for ingestion into the Digital Repository of Ireland.

Full details are available on the TCD jobs page. Candidates must apply through e-recruitment, also available on the TCD jobs page.



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