Head Librarian (Knowledge Management Centre/ Resource Centre jobs in Ahmedabad - National Institute of Design

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  • 2018-12-31

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Applications are invited for the post of Head Librarian (Knowledge Management Centre/ Resource Centre) in National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad.

Educational Qualifications : Master’s Degree in Library Science.

Experience : Minimum 10 years’ experience as a Deputy Librarian/Librarian in a reputed educational institution / organization / university in the GP of Rs.6600 as per the 6th CPC or Pay Level 12 as per the 7th CPC or equivalent emoluments.

Desirable : PhD and hands on experience of digitization of library, RFID system/library security systems, purchase procedure including online purchases, etc.

Upper Age Limit : 50 years as on closing date for receipt of applications.

Job Description : o Head and overall in charge of KMCs at all the three campuses and shall function under the guidance of KMC Advisory Panel and AC-RC. o Digitization of the important and valuable resources in the KMC, procurement of relevant e-books, emagazines/journals, to ensure and strengthen the security systems at the KMCs. o KMC Memberships, circulation, reader related issues, etc. o Acquisition procedures, approvals, sanctions, etc from the competent authorities. o Classification of books and AV materials. o Archival Collection, classification, restoration, maintenance, etc. o Institutional contacts (memberships, Inter Library Loans, reference services, etc.) o Reference services to NID community and ongoing research related projects at NID. o Research based services to faculty and project teams o Tasks related to reorganizing the Design Classic Collection o Managing Acquisition Procedures, Classification and Cataloguing, o Subscriptions/Renewals, Managing the special collection of Documents & AV materials. o Tasks related to developing a Material Sample Library at NID Annual budgeting and advance planning for procurement of KMC resources at all the three campuses. o Continuous collaborative support to Research and Publications dept. for NID’s own publication projects. o Convening KMC Panel meeting periodically. o Planning and organizing various events like book reading, book reviews displays, etc. in consultation with the KMC Advisory Panel, to increase the users of the services. o To create proactive KMC linkages with NID’s academic programmes and research projects by collaborating with the coordinators and faculty members. Active support of KMC for courses as per the annual timetable should be provided. o Close coordination with Research & Publications for realising publications from NID archives. o To explore possibilities for revenue generation for KMC through various means. o Development of prototype collection and material library. o To take proactive initiatives for Digitization of NID archives. o Any other tasks as assigned by the Director.

Website : http://careers.nid.edu/

Reference Id : http://careers.nid.edu/documents/AdvtFile/AdvtFile_Advtforwebsite.pdf


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About National Institute of Design

Applications are invited for the post of Director, NID, Ahmedabad India’s premier and first design Institute which has been declared as an ‘Institution of National Importance’ by an Act of Parliament, by virtue of the National Institute of Design Act.
Educational Qualifications and Experience : The Director of NID is the academic and administrative head of the institution. He/she is the principal executive officer of the Institute and is responsible for the proper administration of the Institute and for imparting of instructions and maintenance of discipline therein. The Director is expected to have proven leadership qualities, administrative capabilities as well as teaching and research credentials. The candidate should possess a Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design with a minimum of 15 years’ experience in teaching/industry/research. He/she should have proven record of significant contribution in the field of Technology/Design with adequate national/international exposure and capability to manage academic and administrative responsibilities as the Director of the Institute.
Age : The candidate should be not more than 58 years of age as on the closing date of receipt of applications for the post.


Reference Id:http://careers.nid.edu/documents/AdvtFile/AdvtFile_Advtforwebsite.pdf

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