Thursday, June 3, 2010

Vacancy: May 2010


Director, Information and Communication Division

Duration of Assignment:
Initially for a period of 03 (three) years with one year probation

Salary Range:
Level P-4, Step-1 carries salary of US$ 23243 per annum plus other allowances like Contributory Provident Fund, Group Life Insurance, Group Accident Insurance, Group Sickness Insurance Scheme, Supplementary Hospitalization Assurance Policy for the Spouse and a maximum of 03 (three) children, Children Education Grant @US$600 per child per year for a maximum of three children, Home Leave once in two years along with Travel for Self & Family Members up to a maximum of five adult fare, Partly Furnished Accommodation at an approved monthly rent of US$350 and residential telephone with fixed ceiling.

Qualifications and Experiences:
􀂾 Masters Degree, preferably a Ph.D. from a recognized institution of higher learning with
specialization in Journalism and Mass Communication, Information Technology and other related fields.
􀂾 Minimum seven years of experience in management of information and communication in development and social sectors.
􀂾 Ability to work under pressure, to plan and follow through completion with different activities simultaneously.
􀂾 Ability to organize and to develop effective working policies, procedures and relations.
􀂾 Demonstrated ability in leadership and ability to coordinate programme implementations.
􀂾 Working knowledge of national/ federal / provincial / local government operations and of NGO action.

Should be a citizen of CIRDAP Member Country

Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the direct supervision of the Director General, the Director (ICD) is responsible for carrying out the following duties and responsibilities:
􀂾 Revise CIRDAP publications in line with the new strategic framework.
􀂾 Enhance the quality of CIRDAP regular publications such as the CIRDAP Development Digest (Newsletter), the professional journal ‘Asia-Pacific Journal of Rural Development’, CIRDAP Annual Report etc.
􀂾 Prepare, update and maintain various databases including the CIRDAP mailing list, list of experts and institutional databases etc.
􀂾 Develop database of core professionals / experts from the CIRDAP Member Countries based on their area of expertise.
􀂾 Operationalise and maintain the Management Information system of the Centre.
􀂾 Maintain effective public relation programme to ensure that stakeholders (CIRDAP Member countries and funding agencies) understand, acknowledge and appreciate CIRDAP activities.
􀂾 Collect all relevant information on integrated rural development (IRD) activities and developments including documents, publications and other materials using the most effective channels and technology.
􀂾 Promote the exchange/dissemination of IRD information among the national IRD centres as well as other institutions or agencies in the Region and elsewhere.
􀂾 Disseminate information on the activities and programmes of CIRDAP and the regional network utilizing multi-media communication packages.
􀂾 Organise, supervise, continuously upgrade and develop the library facilities and services, Audio-visual, bibliographical services and CIRDAP website and other information and communication services for CIRDAP
􀂾 Formulate and implement projects under the information and Communication Division (ICD).
􀂾 Monitor and evaluate ICD activities and oversee feedback projects.
􀂾 Run Administration and Management of ICD.
Perform such other duties as may be required and assigned by the Director General.

Job Source:

How to Apply:
Applications with recent CV along with a passport size photograph and filled-in CIRDAP Personal History Form should be submitted by the applicant directly to the Contact Ministry of the respective country by 31 May 2010.

Application Deadline:

Name of Organization: Independent University, Bangladesh

Deputy Librarian

No. of Vacancies :

Qualification and Experience:
Master’s with Honours in Library Science of Information Management; at least 10 years professional experience in any university/academic library of which 4-5 years as an Assistant Librarian at any university; the candidate should have the ability to manage a complex, modern multi-faced library and be familiar with relevant technology and up-to-date communication practices. The candidates should have affiliated with various professional bodies like BALID, or LAB and have knowledge of local, national and policy framework in relevant areas.

Salary Range: N/A

How to apply:
Please send your resume with a cover letter and a recent photograph to Deputy Director, Human Resources, Independent University Bangadesh, 58 Park Road, Baridhara- Dhaka-1212. Or E-mail:

Application Deadline:
14 June, 2010

Job Source:
The Daily Samakal, Date: 22.05.2010, Page: 3(6).
Name of Organization:
Independent University, Bangladesh

Junior Assistant Librarian

No. of Vacancies :

Qualification and Experience:
Master’s with Honours in Library Science of Information Management; skill in database design, especially in using CDS/ISIS and MS Access and in webpage design may be treated as an added qualification.

Salary Range: N/A

How to apply:
Please send your resume with a cover letter and a recent photograph to Deputy Director, Human Resources, Independent University Bangadesh, 58 Park Road, Baridhara- Dhaka-1212. Or E-mail:

Application Deadline:
14 June, 2010

Job Source:
The Daily Samakal, Date: 22.05.2010, Page: 3(6).

Name of Organization: North South University

Assistant Library Officer

No. of Vacancies :

Qualification and Experience:
MA with Honours degree in Information Science and Library Management/Library and Information Science. Good communication skills in English and Bengali. Well conversant with digital and online resources.

Age Limit: Maximum 30 years.

Salary Range: Attractive salary package with other benefits.

How to apply:
Apply giving detailed CV with passport size photograph, copies of all relevant certificates mentioning the name of post on the top of the envelope

Application Deadline: May 30,2010

Job Source:
The Daily Star, Date: 21.05.2010, Page: 4(6).
Name of Organization:
South Asian University

Position: Assistant Librarian

Outline of the Job:

Position: Assistant Librarian
Department: University Librarian’s Office
Grade: Non-Teaching Staff Grade III (US$ 14,000-23,000 p.a. + benefits) Appointment: Administrative, full-time, initial contract for 5 years
Starting Salary: Commensurate with experience
Date Available: 1 August 2010
Probation Period: Two years
Posting Date: 10 May 2010
Application Deadline: Within 3 weeks; beyond if position remains unfilled

The Assistant Librarian will report to the Librarian/Deputy Librarian. He/she may be required to work independently and perform a variety of professional duties in a large academic research library. He/she will maintain the collection and provide circulation services associated with shelving library materials, placing reserves, automated circulation system, and collecting and clearing fines. The Assistant Librarian will research and create bibliographies, research guides, annotated reference lists and other bibliographic aids and instructional materials, including a computerized system, designed to assist patrons in a topic area or academic discipline, requiring the ability to assess need, develop appropriate materials in proper format and an understanding of subject matter. He/she will instruct patrons in use of the various complex indexes, guides and other bibliographic and reference tools, and conduct computerized literature searches for specialized requests. He/she will be required to maintain departmental files, records, and statistics, identify critical needs, and act as a resource person on Library policy and practices. In addition, he/she will produce research data, analyses and reports as needed and perform other related duties and special projects as assigned or directed.

Master’s degree in Library Science with at least 50% marks or equivalent grades, plus 5 to 7 years related professional experience in a large academic library. Successful candidate must have thorough knowledge of library classification and cataloguing rules; computerization of library operations; research procedures and archival theory and techniques; and modern information technology-based teaching solutions. He/she will have demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, organize, and evaluate significant library programs; and provide administrative and technical leadership. He/she must have strong interpersonal skills; exceptional writing and speaking skills; strong ethical convictions and a commitment to quality service; and the ability to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.
Please send a letter of application specifically addressing your qualifications against the above job description, a resume, professional and salary history, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three (3) professional references to:
The OSD (Admin. & Finance)

South Asian University
Project OfficeCRS, Language Lab Building
JNU Campus, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg
New Delhi – 110 067
For any queries or more information, please send an email to: m.vohra@southasianuniversity.orgSubmission of a resume or application indicates agreement that the University may verify any and all information contained herein. It also indicates agreement that the candidate may be interviewed by the University in person or via video conferencing.

Job Source:
Name of Organization: State University of Bangladesh (SUB)

Position: Library Officer

No of Vacancy: 02

Salary Range: N/A

Job Description / Responsibility :
To update circulation process regularly
Acquisition and processing of library resources

Educational Requirements :
Masters with four years honours degree in Library & Information Science from a reputed university.

Experience Requirements:
Minimum 3 year(s) The applicants should have experience in the following area(s):-->
The applicants should have experience in the following area(s):Library Management The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s):-->

Additional Job Requirements:
Age below or equal to 30 year(s)
Good command in English and Computer literacy is must.
To be able to maintain database in the Library
Ability to work under pressure.

How to Apply: Send Your CV to
Or, send by post with a copy of your recent photograph to the Registrar, State University of Bangladesh, 77 Satmasjid Road, Dhanmondi, Dhaka 1205.

Application Deadline: 15 May 2010Job

Sources: Online job posting, Posting Date: May 09, 2010
Name of Organization: Bangladesh Islami University (BIU)


No. of Vacancies :

Educational Qualification and Experience Requirements:
The candidate should have at least Masters degree in Library Science/Library Information System with at least 8 (eight) years experience out of which at least 2(two) years experience as deputy Librarian & 6 (six) years as Administrative level in the library. Knowledge with Library Management Software and experience of Library Automation System will be given preference.

Salary Range:

How to apply:
Application with detailed CV, 2 copies passport size photographs along with attested copies of all ediucational & experience certificate should reach the office of the Director, Planning and Development and Human Resource division, Bangladesh Islami University, Gazaria Tower, 89/12 R.K. Mission Road, (Maniknaar Biswa Road), Dhaka 1203.

Application Deadline:
May 12, 2010

Job Source:
The daily Ittefaq, Date: 07.05.2010, Page: 12(6)
Name of Organization: Australian International School (AusIS)

Position: Librarian

No. of Vacancies : 1

Job Description / Responsibility:
Able to maintanin the database of library
Conduct library classes
Update the circulation process regularly
Acquisition and processing of library resources etc

Educational Requirements:
Bechelor / Masters in Library Science from any reputed university with library work experience.

Experience Requirements: Minimum 1 year(s)

Additional Job Requirements :
Should have proficiency in speaking and writing English
Experiences at this field will get preference
Should have computer literacy

Salary Range: TK. 15000

How to apply:
Send Your CV to
Apply to the HR Executive, Australian International School, House# 2B, Road# 84, Gulshan-2, Dhaka-12 with a copy of detailed CV, passport size photograph, educational and professional certificates and transcripts and English Proficieny Certificate. Please write down the positon name at the top of the envelope. Candidates who applied before no need to apply.

Application Deadline: May 18, 2010

Job Source: Online job posting, Posting Date: May 04, 2010
Name of Institution: Directoret of Military Land and Cantonment, Dhaka Cant.

Position: Librarian

No of Vacancy: 01.

Salary Range: 11,000-20370 Tk

First class masters degree with second class bachelor degree in the concerned field. No third class at any educational level applicable.

Job Source: The Daily Ittefaq, Date: 03.05.2010, Page: 23(1)

How to Apply: For detail please see The Daily Ittefaq, Date: 03.05.2010, Page: 23(1)

Application Deadline: May 20, 2010