International Standard Serial Number
... wie es für Bücher die ISBN gibt, ist die ISSN eine Nummer, die Zeitschriften und Schriftenreihen eindeutig identifiziert.
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Head of ISSN Data, Network & Standardization department (F/M)
1. Position environment
The CIEPS - International ISSN Centre - is an intergovernmental organization that was formally established in 1975, under a treaty signed between UNESCO and France. It is located in Paris (45 rue de Turbigo, 75003) and currently employs 13 people. There are three departments: Data, Network & Standardization, Marketing, Sales & Communication and IT. The Data, Network & Standardization department comprises a manager, a deputy manager, an office assistant and four serials librarians. The main activities of the International ISSN Centre (www.issn.org<http://www.issn.org> ) are: - Updating and enhancing the ISSN database of standardized numbers allocated internationally to serials and continuing resources (print and online), - Coordinating the activities of 88 ISSN national centers worldwide, - Assigning ISSN numbers to international publications and publications produced in countries without any ISSN national center, - Marketing the ISSN database and related services such as ROAD Directory of Open Access Resources (http://road.issn.org/ ).
2. Position overview
- The department manager reports to the director. She/he contributes to ISSN IC general strategy. She/he prepares presentations and documents for the Governing Board, the General Assembly and the Directors’ meeting. - She/he manages the department and develops a coherent team spirit around key challenges and objectives. She/he is committed to employee development, talent recruitment and management. - She/he oversees ISSN data production, coverage, quality and enhancement in cooperation with the IT department. - She/he takes part in standardization activities at national and international levels (EURIG, JSC RDA, IFLA, AFNOR, ISO). She/he stays abreast of scientific research trends, data documentation and management tools, and standards important for data exchange, reuse, and interoperability. - She/he oversees the development of ROAD, the Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources (road.issn.org<http://road.issn.org>). - She/he develops training tools and documents for ISSN network data producers. She/he coordinates training sessions. - She/he convenes network meetings such as the ISSN review group to monitor ISSN data production. - She/he develops partnerships and with ISSN stakeholders such as publishers, national centres and libraries. - She/he travels abroad frequently for meetings, conferences and exhibitions.
- Postgraduate degree (master or PhD) in librarianship and information studies with a technological twist. - Strong skills in metadata curation, information processing and mapping, bibliographic formats (ISBD, MARC 21, ONIX, …), web and Linked data standards, online publishing. - 5-year experience in project and team management. - Excellent interpersonal communication and reporting skills. - Fluent English and French. A good command of other languages will be an advantage.
4. Salary and status
- € 42,000 - € 48,000 commensurate with experience. - Status: international civil servant. - Full-time position, 2-year contract starting Jan. 5th, 2015 with possibility of extension subject to funding and performance.
Please send cover letter, résumé and references to Ms Gaëlle Béquet, director (firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>). For full consideration please apply by December 5th, 2014.
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