|Posting Title:||Associate Information Management Officer|
|Job Code Title:||ASSOCIATE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT OFFICER|
|Department/Office:||OFFICE OF CENTRAL SUPPORT SERVICES|
|Duty Station:||NEW YORK|
|Posting Period:||22 September 2016 - 20 November 2016|
|Job Opening Number:||16-Information Management Systems-DM OCSS-63108-R-New York (X)|
Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures.
• Provides support to Secretariat offices by advising on electronic record-keeping system standards and compliance and providing training in the use of metadata standards for the capture, maintenance and accessioning of digital archives;
• Oversees and manages digital records accession data related to Peacekeeping Operations in the ARMS electronic record-keeping system;
• Facilitates the appraisal of digital records with permanent archival value and makes recommendations for the storage, permanent preservation and future access of digital archives;
• Manages system upgrades and migration for digital archives databases; and
• Supervises General Service staff in implementing the related tasks as well as other related duties, as required.
• Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
• Technological Awareness: Keeps abreast of available technology; understands applicability and limitation of technology to the work of the office; actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks; shows willingness to learn new technology.
A first-level university degree and no experience will be accepted for candidates who have passed the Young Professionals Programme Examination/United Nations National Competitive Recruitment Examination (NCRE) or the General Service to Professional Examination (G to P).
No experience is required for candidates who have passed the Young Professionals Programme Examination/United Nations National Competitive Recruitment Examination (NCRE) or the General Service to Professional Examination (G to P).
Experience in the application of information technology to archives, records, documents or content management is desirable. Experience in creating and modifying scripts for data modelling and quality control, data cleaning, data importing and exporting, data transferring is desirable. Experience in the use of digital asset management tools is desirable. Experience with metadata standards relevant to archival control of digital collections materials and data such as DACS, EAD, MODS, TEI, MARC, XML, MET and PREMIS is desirable.
Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.
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The screening and evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications, including but not limited to, their education, work experience, and language skills, according to the instructions provided on inspira. Applicants will be disqualified from consideration if they do not demonstrate in their application that they meet the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations. Applicants are solely responsible for providing complete and accurate information at the time of application: no amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to a reference-checking process to verify the information provided in the application.
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