You are an energetic and driven librarian who values innovation and knowledge; you care about people’s lives, social and environmental issues, and you want to make a difference in the development of Latin America and the Caribbean. At the IDB you can apply your skills to our ongoing projects and have a positive impact on more than 633 million lives.
Background: The Felipe Herrera Library at the IDB headquarters (Washington, DC) is looking for a Repository and Discovery Services Librarian with minimum of 3 years of experience providing high-quality client oriented library services, for a 3-year appointment.
What you will do:
Skills you will need:
Education: You have your Master’s in Library and/or Information Science or Information Management (or equivalent) with coursework covering or experience with the life cycle of electronic resources, including related trends and best practices. A second degree in a socio-economic development area and/or Latin American and Caribbean related topics will give you an edge.
Languages: Proficiency in English and Spanish is required. Knowledge of French and/or Portuguese is desirable.
Type of contract: Full-time Staff
Length of contract: 3 years
Location: Washington DC.
Our culture: Working with us you will be surrounded by a diverse group of people who have years of experience in all types of development fields, including transportation, health, gender and diversity, communications, and much more.
About us: At the Inter-American Development Bank, we’re devoted to improving lives. Since 1959, we’ve been a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. We do more than lending though. We partner with our 48 member countries to provide Latin America and the Caribbean with cutting-edge research about relevant development issues, policy advice to inform their decisions, and technical assistance to improve on the planning and execution of projects. For this, we need people who not only have the right skills, but also are passionate about improving lives.
The IDB offers a competitive benefits and compensation package.
The IDB is committed to diversity and inclusion and to providing equal opportunities in employment. We embrace diversity on the basis of gender, age, education, national origin, ethnic origin, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, and HIV/AIDs status. We encourage women, Afro-descendants and persons of indigenous origins to apply.
To apply, please respond to https://iadbcareers.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=1700000689&lang=en
Before closing date (Sep 29, 2017, 11:59:00 PM EST)