lieu de travail : ville + département: Geneve, Suisse
Introduction et contexte: UNOPS will provide support to UNOG Library’s Digitization of the League of Nations Archives project, through the provision of services, which includes procurement and personnel support. This project addresses the League of Nations Archives collection managed by the United Nations Office at Geneva, consisting of the digitization for a subsequent provision of online access to the complete records of the League of Nations during its existence from 1919 to 1946, including approximately 3 linear kilometres or 15,000,000 pages of materials. While the inherent value of the original materials necessitates provisions for their long-term physical care, digitization can contribute to the overall preservation of the collections to ensure that people from around the globe can discover, use, and learn from these important records.
Missions: Overall objectives for Team Leader:
Lead, manage and co-ordinate the digitisation activity.
Daily management of Pre-Digitization Team to ensure cost-effectiveness, efficiency and a quality standard of service provision and to monitor and appraise team performance.
Ensure production and quality targets met according to established workflows and procedures and addresses related issues to improve efficiency.
Contribute to tasks to ensure targets met and by establishing measurable long term/short term targets.
Supervise a project team in the performance of multiple and complex archives-related tasks by providing the team with clear direction, objectives and guidance to enable them to perform their duties responsibly, effectively and efficiently.
Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, the team leader will:
Coordinate team-level processes and workflows with the Project Manager, including making recommendations and adjustments as necessary to ensure project objectives are achieved.
Assist with the creation and maintenance of physical location and inventory database.
Support the physical preservation assessments and perform basic treatments.
Lead the preparation of archives materials for their digitization with the skills and competencies needed to ensure optimum performance.
Supervise project staff relating to functions cited above by promoting teamwork, collaboration and diversity and by fostering a positive work environment, respectful of both men and women, and ensure that the highest standards of conduct are observed.
Perform other related duties, as required.
Profil recherché: Advanced university degree (Master or equivalent) in archives or library science, information science, project management, business administration or related field.
A Bachelor degree with two additional years of relevant experience may be acceptable in lieu of the advanced degree.
At least 5 years of progressively responsible professional experience in archives, libraries, project development and management, with focus on monitoring, reporting, development and coordination or related field is required.
At least 1 year of experience supervising or managing staff is required.
Experience with archives digitization projects will be an asset.
Fluency in oral and written English or French and working knowledge of the other is required.
Informations complémentaires :
Source : www.archimag.com