Friday, September 9, 2016

Job Vcancy: September'16

Name of Organization: AKS Khan Centre for Excellence (ACE)
Nature of Organization: Higher Education
Position Title              : Library Executive.
No. of Vacancies        : 1 Full Time
Job Description/Responsibility:
  • Acquisition of new materials for library.
  • Order materials and maintain records for payment of invoices.
  • Process new materials including books, audiovisual materials, publications, and other items.
  • Maintain circulation activities
  • Guide students and faculties to reference sources and catalogs to track suitable books.
  •  Perform official activities such as filing, typing, word processing, photocopying and mailing out material and mail sorting.
  • Maintenance of collections of books, periodicals, Magazines, newspapers and audiovisual and other materials.
  • Establish and implement library and information policies and procedures.Develop and manage convenient, accessible library and information services.Establish and manage the budget for library and information services, technology and media.
  • Develop and manage cost-effective library and information services.Analyze and evaluate library and information services.
  • Prepare reports related to library and information services and report to director.
Education Requirements: 
Graduate in Information Science and Library Management from any recognized university.
Professional competency
  • Must have knowledge on Koha LMS.
  • Keen knowledge of computer in MSWord, MS-Excel, Power point, Emails etc.
  • Knowledge on digital library systems and services.
Additional Requirements
  • Proven excellent English skill both in speaking and writing ability.
  • Decent and smart look with professional attitude.
  • Well behaved.
Experience: Candidate having experience will be given preferences.
Salary:  Attractive salary package will be provided for highly deserving candidate.
Location: Green Road, Dhanmondi, Dhaka
Apply Instruction:
Interested candidates are requested to email his/her CV to along with a cover letter addressing to Manager, Human Resources & Administration within Tuesday, 20th September, 2016.

Monday, June 20, 2016

OpenCon 2016

Applications to attend OpenCon 2016 on November 12-14 in Washington, DC are now open! The application is available at Applicants can request a travel scholarship, which will be awarded to most of those accepted. OpenCon seeks to bring together students and early career academic professionals from around the world who want to advance Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data—regardless of their ability to pay for travel costs. A program of keynotes, panels, workshops, hackathons, and meetings with policy makers will build participant’s skills in key areas, but the benefits of applying for OpenCon 2016 extend far beyond attending the Washington event. Find out more and apply before July 11th at