Tuesday , 19 March 2019

HIRING: Information assistant (Project-based)

The Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center/Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD) in Tigbauan, Iloilo, an international research institution, is in urgent need of an INFORMATION ASSISTANT (Project-based) to be assigned at its Library and Data Banking Services Section, Training and Information Division.

Qualifications:    

Graduate of Bachelor of Library and Information Science OR if graduate of related course, should have at least three (3) years relevant work experience

Preferably:

  • A licensed Librarian
  • Should have good scholastic records
  • With experience working in the Special Library is an advantage, but not required
  • With knowledge or technical work experience and background on the following is an advantage, but not required:
    • preparation of bibliographic records and indexing for database and ILS
    • Anglo-American Cataloging Rules (AACR2 revised ed.) and Resource Description and Access (RDA) for descriptive cataloging
    • Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) and Aquatic Science Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) Thesaurus for subject access
    • Library of Congress Classification for classification of materials
    • Metadata schema/markup standards such as Dublin Core, XML, and MARC21
    • DSpace and/or Eprints and other digital asset management or institutional repository systems
    • Digitization standards
  • With superior written and oral communication skills
  • Flexible, diligent, honest, reliable, knows how to multi-task, can deliver and work under pressure and has good work ethics

Summary of duties to be performed:

This position is responsible for providing assistance in the development of an Aquatic New Index (ANI) Database; monitoring and organizing of SEAFDEC Media Appearances; and performing of other duties that may be assigned by his/her supervisor or higher authority from time to time.

Requirements:

Application letter, curriculum vitae with 2×2 photo, transcript of academic records, diploma, proof of passing the licensure examination, and certificate of previous/current employment and trainings/seminars attended

Deadline of submission is on 28 February 2019. Applications may be submitted online in Microsoft Word format or in PDF through personnel@seafdec.org.ph or mbbalagasay@seafdec.org.ph

For additional inquiries, please contact Tel. No. +63 (033) 330-7000 local 1432 or 1434.

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