Friday, January 20, 2017
FG IV Archive Officer. European Commission, JRC, Brussels. Open until 31 January 2017
2017-BRU-A3-FGIV-8104 FG IV Archive Officer
FG IV Archive Officer
As the science and knowledge service of the Commission, the mission of DG Joint Research Centre is to support EU policies with independent evidence throughout the whole policy cycle.
The JRC is located in 5 Member States (Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain). Further information is available at: : https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/
This position is part of DG JRC Institutional History Project (iHiP) and will be located at the DG JRC Inter-institutional, International Relations & Outreach Unit.
The mission of the Unit is to manage DG JRC's relations with its strategic stakeholders in the EU institutions, Member States, Countries Associated with H2020 and international partners. To co-ordinate the Education and Training Actions of the DG JRC, to facilitate open access to DG JRC research infra-structure, to co-ordinate DG JRC's standardisation activities, to raise the profile and reputation of the DG JRC and its activities through the coordination of the JRC communication strategy.
The position relates to the creation of a DG JRC history archive (detection, collection, inventory, archiving of documents, document and records management, digitalisation, EC internal and external information and communication activities and administrative support, etc.) for the purpose of creating an institutional history book of the Directorate-General Joint Research Centre.
The project consists of 3 objectives:
1. Short term: Communication-products for the 60th JRC anniversary activities.
2. Medium term: Streamline and digitise the JRC archive and produce historically correct highlights of the history of the JRC.
3. Longer term: Realise a fully digitised, well organised JRC archive and write an authoritative and scientifically correct history of the JRC.
Two years of job-related experience is desirable, either at the European Commission or equivalent in archives, document/records management (EC archive rules and standards and recommendations of the International Council on Archives). An MA in archivist studies with a strong background in history is important.
Very good knowledge of English (C1), French, German and Italian both written and oral (B1/B2), high organisational and drafting skills, knowledge about traditions and innovations in the archiving and digitisation sector and extensive experience with scientific and/or public service (history) archives represent an asset.
Strategy and Workprogramme Coordination
Interinstitutional, International Relations & Outreach
12 months initial contract with possible renewals up to maximum 6 years
Rules and eligibility
The candidate must be on a valid EPSO reserve list for Function Group IV contract staff or have applied for COM/3/2013/IV via EU CV Online database:
Auxiliary contract staff: https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en/working-with-us/jobs/temporary-positions/contract-staff-members
Please note that due to the high number of applications received only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Please note that applications which have not been updated for 6 months will be deactivated from EU CV Online. Before applying for this vacancy check that your application for COM/3/2013/GFIV is still valid in the database otherwise you might not be considered eligible for this position