LIBER Job Description Repository

LIBER Job Description Repository aims to help libraries recruit the right people for the relevant positions.

It contains sample job descriptions which can be used as inspiration if your library is recruiting new staff. A great job description can help libraries attract the best qualified candidates and appropriately skilled staff are essential if libraries are to meet the challenges that come with a rapidly changing information landscape.

Please note that the job descriptions are provided as real examples but are not job vacancies. This is not a channel for job applications or recruitment.

You are welcome to use the job descriptions here below as example and we would be grateful if you share sample descriptions from your research libraries.

For further information, additional assistance, comments or questions please contact: Najmeh Shaghaei via: nas@bib.sdu.dk

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  • What is the aim of LIBER Job Description Repository?

    What is the aim of LIBER Job Description Repository?

    The job description is the first point of contact between libraries and potential new staff members. A great job description can help libraries attract the best qualified candidates and appropriately skilled staff are essential if libraries are to meet the challenges that come with a rapidly changing information landscape.

    At the same time, with so many possible career paths in libraries, the education, experience and skills required also vary quite a bit from job to job. In this regard, LIBER, through its Leadership Programmes Working Group, has developed the Job Description Repository.

  • Who can use it?

    Who can use it?

    The job descriptions in our directory can be used by managers looking for examples of positions and relevant skills. You are welcome to use the job descriptions as examples and we would be grateful if you share sample descriptions from your research libraries.

  • Can I apply to the jobs listed in the repository?

    Can I apply to the jobs listed in the repository?

    Please note that the job descriptions are provided as real examples but are not job vacancies. This is not a channel for job applications or recruitment.

  • I have a further question. Who can I contact?

    I have a further question. Who can I contact?

    For further information, additional assistance, comments or questions please contact: Najmeh Shaghaei via: nas@bib.sdu.dk

Please use this form to share sample job descriptions.

Please complete the form in English. You may upload a full job description in PDF or Word format in any language. We aim to publish job descriptions within 5 working days. Thank you in advance for your contribution!

    This form asks for your name and email so that we can get in touch with any questions about this job description. We do not store your data and will not use your details for any form of email marketing.
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