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WHO Library (Geneva Switzerland) – Librarian (P2) fixed-term position,
international recruitment



Dear colleagues,



For your kind consideration and reposting  - please forgive cross posting



The World Health Organization Library in Geneva, Switzerland, is recruiting
a Librarian to work with its digital library.

*DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES*

Under the direction and supervision of the Digital Repository Manager, the
main duties of the Digital Content Librarian are:

- Providing content inclusion for online posting and curated metadata for
WHO Headquarters IRIS collections.

- Creating awareness of IRIS and its policies in Headquarters and
streamlining online publishing processes and increased access to IRIS
collections.

- Adopting and promoting the use of international standards and best
practices for content management and digitisation and preservation in
digital repositories.

- Preparing and updating training materials and manuals as necessary.

- Delivering workshops and presentations to strengthen capacity in WHO
Regional Offices for the operation and promotion of IRIS at regional level.

- Providing technical support to ensure integration with other content
management systems and databases for the use and re-use of IRIS contents
and permanent links.

- Providing expert advice on the processes and resources required for
digitisation projects.

- Collaboration to develop, adapt and enhance IRIS repository system.

- Liaising with technical units, web team, IT department and contractors as
necessary.





Please find vacancy notice with detailed information and how to apply at:

https://careers.who.int/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=2001319&tz=GMT%2B02%3A00&tzname=Europe%2FBerlin







Library and Digital Information Networks
World Health Organization
Geneva, Switzerland

*https://apps.who.int/iris <https://apps.who.int/iris>*





Best regards

Tomas ALLEN

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