3.29.17- Library Internships
The United Nations Library in Vienna and the UNCITRAL Law Library, Vienna, Austria
The deadline for applying has been extended to April 6, 2017.
The United Nations Library in Vienna and the UNCITRAL Law Library would like to invite students and recent graduates of Library and Information Science programs to submit an application through the UN Careers website (https://careers.un.org/lbw/Home.aspx).
The UNOV Library provides full library and information services to the staff of the United Nations units and Permanent Missions in Vienna. The collection focuses on issues related to drugs and crime, outer space affairs, as well as translation and interpretation. We also house an extensive collection of UN official documents and publications. More information is available at: http://www.unvienna.org/unov/library.html
The UNCITRAL Law Library serves the Secretariat and delegates of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law. It houses one of the largest multi-lingual trade law collections in Europe. More information is available at: http://www.uncitral.org/uncitral/publications/library.html
For both libraries, intern duties include assisting with reference and client services, collections maintenance, cataloguing and digitization projects. Interns are required to have an excellent command of written and spoken English. Working knowledge of other UN languages would be considered an asset. In addition, experience or course work related to reference, cataloguing and/or special libraries is desirable. For the UNCITRAL Law Library, experience with legal materials or course work in law would be considered an asset.
Please note that the United Nations does not remunerate interns in any way. Costs and arrangements for travel, accommodation and living expenses are the responsibility of the interns or their sponsoring institutions. The minimum duration of an internship is 2 months.
Interested candidates can find the internship opportunity posted on the UN Careers website at:
Chief Librarian, United Nations Library Vienna
Vienna International Centre
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3.29.17- Library Internships
12/5/14 – Library Systems Analyst
Department of Nuclear Energy, Vienna, Austria
|Issue Date:||19 November 2014|
|Application Deadline:||18 December 2014|
|Type/Duration of Appointment:||Fixed term, 3 years (subject to a probationary period of 1 year)|
|The objective of the Department of Nuclear Energy is to foster the efficient and safe use of nuclear power by supporting interested Member States in improving the performance of nuclear power plants, the nuclear fuel cycle, and the management of nuclear wastes; in catalysing innovation in nuclear power and fuel cycle technologies; in developing indigenous capabilities for national energy planning; in deploying new nuclear power plants; in preserving and disseminating nuclear information and knowledge; and in advancing science and industry through improved operation of research reactors.The Nuclear Information Section consists of the IAEA Library Unit, the International Nuclear Information System (INIS) Unit and the Systems Development and Support Group. It fosters the exchange of scientific and technical information on the peaceful use of nuclear science and technology; increases awareness in Member States of the importance of maintaining efficient and effective systems for managing such information; provides information services and support to Member States and to the IAEA; and assists with capacity building and training.|
|The Library Systems Analyst develops Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) of the Library’s information system and applies technical knowledge in creating an IT plan for the Library, implementing and supporting IT solutions aimed at improving business processes and systems to meet Library needs. He/she maintains effective use of technology and secures IT operational excellence for the Library.|
|The Library Systems Analyst is: (1) a functional specialist, providing system support; (2) a developer of Library IT strategy and information systems; (3) an analyst of the latest advances in information management and preservation technology; (4) an adviser on IT related topics and technical support to staff; (5) a team member of various projects, working collaboratively towards common goals.|
|The Library Systems Analyst works closely with the IAEA Library Unit Head and other managers in the Section, while engaging with users at all levels to investigate operational requirements and propose effective IT solutions, taking responsibility for their implementation. Outside the Library, the Library Systems Analyst coordinates with staff within the Division of Information Technology and external parties where and when appropriate.|
|Functions / Key Results Expected|
|Knowledge, Skills and Abilities|
|Education, Experience and Language Skills|
|The IAEA offers an attractive remuneration package including a tax-free annual net base salary starting at US $56 198 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance), a variable post adjustment which currently amounts to US $32 145*, dependency benefits, rental subsidy, education grant, relocation and repatriation expenses; 6 weeks’ annual vacation, home leave, pension plan and health insurance.How to apply to the IAEAComplete an Online Application
* Subject to change without notice
|Applications from qualified women and candidates from developing countries are encouragedApplicants should be aware that IAEA staff members are international civil servants and may not accept instructions from any other authority. The IAEA is committed to applying the highest ethical standards in carrying out its mandate. As part of the United Nations common system, the IAEA subscribes to the following core ethical standards (or values): Integrity, Professionalism and Respect for diversity. Staff members may be assigned to any location. The IAEA retains the discretion not to make any appointment to this vacancy, to make an appointment at a lower grade or with a different contract type, or to make an appointment with a modified job description or for shorter duration than indicated above. Testing may be part of the recruitment process.|