Monday, July 8, 2013

Vacancy: July'13

Name of Organization: Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)

Job Title:  Junior Librarian

No. of Vacancies:  01

Job Description / Responsibility
  • Organisation Description:
  • BLAST is a leading national legal aid and human rights organisation providing legal advice, mediation, and litigation services, and undertaking advocacy to ensure the rights of women, men and children living in poverty or facing discrimination/social exclusion. BLAST works through its Head Office in Dhaka and 19 District-level Offices with 2500+ panel lawyers and 100+partner organisations.
  • Position Description:
  • BLAST is currently searching for a full time Junior Librarian immediately.
  • You will be responsible for maintain the Library with more than 5000 books, journals etc. You will report to a senior management team and be involved in working with all working team of BLAST and communicate and network with different agencies, libraries, experts and NGOs.
  • Responsibilities:
  • The successful candidate will
  • a) maintaining all books properly
  • b) maintaining catalogue and call numbers for all books
  • c) maintaining records of books and related files
  • d) guiding library users to find information
  • e) keeping records regarding issues and returns of books
  • f) preparing notes regarding purchasing books/journals/reports etc
  • g) initiating purchasing books and journal as per requisition
  • h) submitting bills to the administration and accounts department
  • i) coordinating and communicating different libraries
  • j) preparing reports related to library
  • k) performing all other duties as and when assigned by the Authority
  • Location: Dhaka
  • Closing Date: 27 July 2013
Educational Requirements
  • Qualifications
  • • Masters degree in Library Science with at least 2-3 years experience in managing a library
  • • Ability to work independently
  • • Advanced computer skills.

Experience Requirements:
2 to 3 year(s)

Additional Job Requirements
Performing all other duties as and when assigned by the Authority

Other Benefits
  • Remuneration
  • • Salary, Benefits and allowances: commensurate with experience and BLAST’s salary scale and policy

Apply Instruction: Send your CV to
Application Procedure:
• Applicants should send a) a cover letter, b) cv, c) a sample of writing and d) names of two referees, professional/educational marking the  email as ‘Junior Librarian BLAST’

Application Deadline:  July 27, 2013

Job Source:

Name of Organization: Bangladesh Open University.

Job Title:  Librarian + Deputy Librarian

No. of Vacancies:  01+ 01

Salary structure: Librarian: 29000-1100-35600
     Deputy Librarian: 22250-900-31250

Apply Instruction:
For details please visit 

or  see The Daily Samakal, Date: 16 July 2013, page: 9(1)

Application Deadline:  July 31, 2013

Job Source: The Daily Samakal, Date: 16 July 2013, page: 9(1)

Name of Organization: Eastern University.


No. of Vacancies:  N/A

Educational Requirements: Candidates must have a Master's degree in Library Science with excellent academic background. Experienced candidates will be given preference.

Apply Instruction:
Application form (available at duly filled to be submitted with two passport size color photographs, attested copies of all certificates & mark sheets and a bank draft/ pay order of 100/= payable in favour of Eastern University. Only short listed candidates will go through the selection process. Compensation package will commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications should reach: The Registrar, Eastern University, House 26, Road 5, Dhanmondi, Dhaka 1205.

Application Deadline:  July 13, 2013

Job Source:

Job Title:  Library Teacher

No. of Vacancies :  01

Job Description / Responsibility: Library teacher in an International School Environment.

Job Nature: Contractual

Educational Requirements
Master/ Hons. in Library Science from reputed university.

Experience Requirements
  • 2 to 4 year(s)
  • The applicants should have experience in the following area(s):
    Library Management, Teaching/Training

Additional Job Requirements
  • Must have excellent communication skills in English (Academic reading and writing)
  • Good command in English speaking.
  • Working experience in an International School Library environment.
Salary Range: Negotiable

Apply Instruction: Send your CV to  or
200 Gulshan Avenue North, Gulshan-2, Dhaka-1212

Application Deadline:  July 25, 2013

Job Source: