Recruitment for Senior Project Officer – Curation Post at IIT, Kharagpur : Online Last Date 10/05/18

Project Title Development of National Digital Library of India as a Digital Knowledge Asset of the Nation(DNA)
Reference No. IIT/SRIC/R/DNA/2018/111
Reference Date 19-Apr-2018
Temporary Position(s) Senior Project Officer – Curation
Vacancies 4 posts
Consolidated Compensation Upto Rs. 35000 (depending upon qualification & experience)
Coordinator / PI
[Dr. / Prof.]
Partha Pratim Das
Department/School/Centre Library
Qualifications Masters in Library and Information Science or any other science subject including mathematical science or computational science. Excellent analytical ability and good written and spoken communication skill in English essential. English medium educated preferred.
Relevant Experience 4 years’ hands-on experience in development of a digital library especially in installation, set up, input form customization and trouble-shooting of a content management system package like Dspace and large volume metadata annotation and curation for a digital library/repository using services of programmers. Familiarity with some of the followings: o Metadata standards and schemas (Generic and Domain-specific) o DDC/LCC/LCSH/MeSH Classification Scheme o MARC/SIP/AIP/XML data handling o Harvesting Institutional Digital Repository o Linux environment/commands, TeamViewer setup, MS-Word, Excel and Power Point o Copyright issues for digital library/repository Responsibilities for the position are several of the followings: o Metadata annotation & curation of large volume sources using services programmers independently o Guiding junior curators for annotating & curating metadata and reviewing and certifying their outputs o Setting up Institutional Digital Repository o Harvesting Institutional Digital Repository o Training/hand-holding others in setting up and harvesting Institutional Digital Repository o Preparing user-community specific demonstration package for a large digital library and giving demonstration to different user communities Posting: Kharagpur or Kolkata Other Benefit: o House Rent Allowance over and above consolidated salary as per Central Government norm if posted at Kolkata. Accommodation provided if posted at Kharagpur.
Sponsor Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education, Government of India(New Delhi)
Application Deadline 10-May-2018
Application Fees Demand Draft for Rs.50/- (Not for female candidates) drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur payable at Kharagpur

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