MA/MS in Library and Archives, Information Science or related field, plus minimum 2 years of relevant experience; or BA/BS Degree in Library and Archives plus 4 year experience in an institutional archives is a minimum requirement.
Client Understanding and Advising - Looks at issues from the client’s perspective and takes action beyond normal expectations to ensure client satisfaction.
Learning Orientation - Stays abreast of new trends and developments in own specialty area, the broader industry, and exposes self to increasingly more challenging projects and opportunities to learn.
Broad Business Thinking - Maintains an in-depth understanding of the long term implications of decisions both for department and the client’s business. Ensures that decisions are supported by relevant stakeholders as well as sound performance data.
Strategic Information Management Planning - Researches IM methods, technology, practice, and policy needs for a significant work process. Provides input to strategic IM planning.
Archives and Records Management - Oversees the implementation of storage, protection and preservation plans and systems, helps to manage the storage service and facilities, and responds to formal requests for access.
Information Collections and Services - Provides professional information management services as an experienced analyst in a library or information resource center.
Information Management Services Systems - Implements and supports specialized IMS software and hardware. Supports development, testing, documentation and evaluation of new IMS systems and technology and identifies and assesses specific IMS systems and upgrades.
Information Management Services Governance - Monitors creation, organization and use of information resources and assists in the formulation, implementation and assessment of compliance with information management services related policies.
Lead and Innovate - Brings new and different insights.
Deliver Results for Clients - Contributes to delivery of results for clients on complex issues.
Collaborate Within Teams and Across Boundaries - Collaborates within team and across boundaries.
Create, Apply and Share Knowledge - Actively contributes to and readily applies WBG’s body of knowledge for internal and/or external client solutions.
Make Smart Decisions - Leverages available data and makes timely decisions.
Other Selection Criteria:
Experience in both Archives and Information Management which should reflect increasing responsibility and experience with corporate recordkeeping, archives/information centers and/or content management.
Experience completing archival arrangement and description projects using the International Standard for Archives Description (ISAD(G)) or the Rules for Archival Description (RAD) is a requirement;
Knowledge and understanding of business processes and archives information systems; knowledge of web publishing systems and open source archival software a plus;
Demonstrated conceptual, analytic and innovative problem solving ability; ability to conduct independent research and functional analysis;
Proven ability to complete large scale arrangement and description projects for fonds over 1000 linear feet.
Proven ability to contribute to projects with minimum guidance; capacity to work both independently and in a team; willingness to seek advice and assistance.
Proven ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with staff at different levels across the unit; evidence of leadership effectiveness.
Superior writing skills in English a must; proven ability to write concise and accurate reports, and good public outreach skills a must.
Sound theoretical and/or applied knowledge of archives database and information management systems.
Ability to make judgments on the archival value of the variety of documents and business records of the organization.
Knowledge of and experience with standards and best practices for records management. Familiarity with records and document management software systems. Knowledge of inactive records storage facility/ technology and systems. Familiarity with electronic records retention to manage data lifecycle. Familiarity with digital preservation.
Demonstrated interest in and understanding of the Bank Group's work and objectives. External candidates must at a minimum be familiar with the mission and objectives of the World Bank Group.