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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Competition AD/227/11, Archival Science. 13 AD6 posts. Open until 18 October 2011

EPSO/AD/227/11 (AD 6)
1. Duties
The officials recruited will be expected to perform tasks in the field such as those described below:
— assisting and advising the Commission on all aspects of archiving policy and its relationship with more general policy
on document management,
— leading a team of archivists,
— managing projects in the fields of archivistics, document management, externalisation of archiving activities, acquisition
and publication of sources and preservation of electronic documents,
— coordinating the production and updating of filing plans, inventories and other archiving tools,
— defining description standards (metadata and more comprehensive descriptions) of digital documents, in accordance
with the standards laid down by the International Council on Archives,
— helping to ensure the authenticity and long-term preservation of documents, specifically in an electronic environment,
— helping to organise technical training for staff responsible for archive management,
— following up the processing of requests for information from within the institutions and from external researchers,
— managing relations with researchers or any other external entity requesting information,
— monitoring public procurement activities relating to information/communication and drawing up specifications and
other technical documents in the same field.
2. Qualifications
A level of education which corresponds to completed university studies of at least 3 years attested by a diploma. This
diploma must:
— include at least 1 year of training in archiving or document management, or
— be accompanied (preceded or followed) by a diploma in archivistics or document management.
3. Professional experience
At least 3 years' professional experience in archivistics or document management.
Such professional experience is relevant only if acquired after the diploma giving access to the competition was obtained.
4. Selection criteria
For the selection based on qualifications, the following criteria will be taken into consideration by the selection board:
1. Professional experience in managing teams within an archive department or in document management in a public or private organisation.
2. Professional experience in managing archive or document management projects.
3. Professional experience in developing international standards on document and archive management.
4. Professional experience in implementing international standards on document and archive management.
5. Professional experience in managing customer services and communication.
6. Professional experience in managing training courses.
7. Professional experience in the field of public procurement and invitations to tender.

1 comment:

  1. Oh if only EU citizenship were not a requirement for this position...


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