Do you want to play a key role in setting the European research library agenda?
LIBER (the 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 agenda for the future. Its current strategic goals are in the areas of scholarly communication, development of research infrastructures, support for research libraries in a rapidly changing environment, library management, and the development of an increasing range of services and facilities for the European researcher.
LIBER wishes to recruit a full-time Executive Director to drive forward its goals and future development. This challenging and rewarding role offers:
- a unique opportunity to work with research libraries and European library organisations in forging closer co-operation at a pan-European level;
- a position at the forefront of research library developments in Europe, with scope to influence and contribute to these developments;
- extensive scope for project management in successfully delivering LIBER projects and activities;
- active involvement in advancing co-operation with research library organisations in North America and other continents.
The post of Executive Director is based in The Hague, in the National Library of the Netherlands, one of Europe’s leading national libraries. The salary will be on Scale 12/13: minimum €4,219.00 to maximum €5,883.00 gross per month full-time, plus a vacation allowance of 8%, and a December allowance of 8.33%.
LIBER plans to fill the post of Executive Director from the latter part of August 2017. For more information, please see the following documents:
Applications should be sent by email. Please mark the email: LIBER RECRUITMENT.
The closing date for applications is the end of Friday 21 April 2017.