Recruitment of Library Information Assistant Trainee

The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram (IISER TVM) is dedicated to scientific research and science education of international standards. The institute aims to provide high quality education in modern science, integrating it with outstanding research cutting across disciplines.

The institute’s library is fully computerized, subscribes to major e-resources and provides network based information services and aims to be one of the leading state - of -the-art libraries, and is fast developing with its rich collection (print and digital), IT infrastructure and innovative information services.

To assist in providing excellent services to the institute’s user community, the library is looking for young, dynamic, tech-savvy, highly motivated and committed personnel to serve as Library Information Assistant Trainee purely on a temporary basis for a period of one year.

Essential Educational Qualifications & other requirements:

Master’s Degree in Library & Information Science / documentation or equivalent
Sound working knowledge of basic IT tools
Good communication (written & oral) skills in English
Strong interpersonal & intrapersonal skills

Nature of traineeship: Trainees will be provided with an opportunity to work in different sections of the library and learn modern library management techniques and web based services. The Library will provide a highly professional working & learning environment. The selected candidates will have ample opportunities to work and learn on emerging IT tools and technologies. Above all, selected candidates will have an opportunity to interact and serve a highly talented & serious user community.

Number of Vacancies: One

Age Limit: 28 years as on 01/08/ 2019

Stipend: Rs. 20,000/- per month.

Duration: The duration of traineeship will be for one year.

The selected candidates should be ready to work in weekends / holidays and in different shifts on rotation basis, as per requirements.

Interested candidates who meet the above mentioned basic requirements may attend the written test cum interview on 19 August 2019. The written test will be in English.

Interview postponed to 19 August 2019

Date and time of reporting: 09.00 AM on 19 August 2019.

Venue for written test & interview: IISER TVM Campus, Maruthamala P.O, Vithura, Thiruvanannthapuram

The selected candidates has to make their own arrangement for conveyance and accommodation. No TA / DA will be paid.

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