Position title: Teaching and Distance Learning Librarian
Unit: EUI Library
Place of employment: Florence, Italy (English is the working language)
Duration of contract: three years, renewable not more than once for a fixed period of up to three years. The conclusion of the renewal and its duration will depend on the availability of funding for the specific activity. Any further renewal shall be for an indefinite period.
Closing date for applications: 31/05/2021 at 24:00 CET
The European University Institute (EUI) at a glance:- an international organisation set up in 1972; -a research university focusing exclusively on post-graduate, doctoral and post-doctoral studies, and advanced research; -located in the hills overlooking the city of Florence, Italy. The Institute also hosts the Historical Archives of the European Union. More on our Institution: https://www.eui.eu/About
The EUI Library: Over forty years of investment in collections, services and infrastructure have resulted in an internationally recognised social science research library, valued for its multi-national character and the high quality of its collections with a special emphasis on Europe. The Library has the status of European Documentation Centre (EDC), an official depository of EU publications and documents. The EUI subscribes to the principle of Open Access. Library staff strives to work with the academic community to increase the content, coverage and visibility of the EUI research repository, Cadmus.
DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES: The EUI is looking for a Teaching and Distance Learning Librarian to plan, implement and coordinate library and information services which support mainstreaming innovation and digital skills in education, by promoting innovative digital training and literacy courses, as well as developing digital resources to respond to the teaching and learning needs of the EUI and the School of Transnational Governance (STG) in particular.
ESSENTIAL SELECTION CRITERIA:
– Being a national of a Member State of the European Union;
– University degree in Library and Information Science or related topics;
– At least two years of professional experience working in academic libraries;
– Demonstrated experience in working with learning and teaching support services in universities;
– Good knowledge of intellectual property, rights/licensing management and acquisition of electronic resources;
– Excellent knowledge of English, both spoken and written (CEFR level: C1 or above).
Applications must be submitted electronically using the V/AD/LIB/1/2021 online application form available at https://www.eui.eu/About/JobOpportunities/Open-competitions-for-administrative-posts
Full vacancy notice: https://www.eui.eu/Documents/ServicesAdmin/PersonnelService/Administrative-Positions/2021/LIB.1.2021.pdf
EUI Library: https://www.eui.eu/library
EUI Library staff: https://www.eui.eu/Research/Library/AboutTheLibrary/People