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Young Professional Officer

Job Category:
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
UN Digital Library
Posted On:
18 June, 2005
Last Date to apply:
14 July, 2005
Experience in years
2 to 4

-Knowledge of information management / information technology and related information systems, policies , procedures and practices. Knowledge and understanding of international affairs and the United Nations System
-Professionalism Good analytical , persuasion skills abilities.
-Planning and Organizing Sound organizational skills and ability to establish priorities.
-Commitment to continuous learning Initiative and willingness to learn new skills and flexibility to change in assignment.
-Technological Awareness- Solid computer skills, particularly in using relevant technology and its application to web site development , archives , digital library , documentation and record keeping.
-Communication - Ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate effectively orally. Fluency in English required to enable the incumbent to work with all documentation and sources of information .
-Teamwork Good interpersonal skills; ability to work in a multi-culture , multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.


Description (TORs)

Under the overall guidance of the Director , United Nations Information Center, and direct supervision of the United Nations Librarian , the incumbent will be responsible to provide active general support in all activities of the United Nations Library, Islamabad. He/ she would be specifically performing the following duties

Prepare drafts of proposals, work programs and budget for UN Digital Library Office.

Identity digital documents and liaise with the UN Agencies focal point to acquire digital copies for adding to the collection.

Assist in reformatting , html conversion and other technical processing procedure of the newly received digital documents.

Assist in managing the Digitalization process / or supervision of digitalization project carried on for the print documents of the United Nations System in Pakistan.

Conduct policy-oriented research for applicability of new developments in information technology on the UN digital Library procedures and recommend improvement , implementation strategies, technical resources requirements, etc.

Provide online reference and referral services to the users of UN information.

Liaise with National University of Modern Languages for maintenance and updating for the UN Reference Library collection and services.

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMastersMasters DegreeLocal QualifiedAdvances university degree (Master Degree) in Library and Information Science, Computer Science or any other relevant discipline.