Library Assistant Job Vacancy In Trieste Italy | UNESCO


Application deadline is October 16, 2023, | Library Assistant Job Vacancy In Trieste Italy | UNESCO

  • Both internal and foreign candidates are welcome to apply.


  • Number of Posts: 1ITSCPA 115TP
  • Level: G-4
  • Sector parent: Natural Sciences (SC)
  • Station of Duty: Trieste
  • Library and documentation-related jobs
  • Contract Type: Project Appointment
  • Contract term: one year
  • Commitment to the Organization, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, and Professionalism are among the UNESCO Core Values.
  • Contract term is one (1) year, with the possibility of an extension pending funding and successful performance.
  • Only those candidates may apply for this post who are authorized to operate in the EU.


Extended Description

  • Maintains accurate bibliographic records of print and digital serial purchases, holdings, and access rights in a variety of systems, including the Integrated Library System, the Electronic Resource Management System (EZB), the discovery tool, and the Italian Serials Catalogue ACNP; Manages print and electronic serial resources lifecycle processes for firm orders or packages;
  • gathers, evaluates, and communicates usage data to inform collection development and acquisition choices;
  • oversees the administrative facets of networking and communication with other libraries to share information on the most recent advancements in the domains of open access publication, copyright issues, and research dissemination;
  • brief informational material explaining the processes to access various publications is compiled from the source that has been given approval and formatted for distribution on the ICTP website;
  • Publish Open Assess resources, together with details on financing possibilities for Open Assess and updates on accessible repositories;
  • does any additional tasks that may be necessary to ensure the work team’s success.

Core and managerial competencies

  • Responsibility
  • Communication
  • Inventiveness
  • Continuous learning and improvement
  • Organizing and planning
  • Results-oriented
  • Cooperation
  • Being professional
  • Please refer to the UNESCO Competency Framework for more details.



  • A secondary, technical, or vocational education is complete.


  • At least three (3) years of experience working in a research library that is appropriate.
  • Work experience in a research institute or in an international setting.


  • Excellent communication skills for building and maintaining working relationships and collaboration with coworkers from the same unit as well as external publishers, vendors, and service providers.
  • The capacity to function both independently and jointly in a team setting.
  • Excellent accuracy and detail-oriented data input.
  • Expertise with computers and related common applications.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in either Italian or English, as well as good oral and written communication skills in the other language.


  • It is advantageous to have good understanding of another UN official language, such as Arabic, Russian, Chinese, French, or Spanish.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in either Italian or English, as well as good oral and written communication skills in the other language.


  • The pay at UNESCO are made up of a base salary and, when appropriate, additional benefits like: a family stipend, 30 days of yearly leave, health insurance, a pension plan, etc.
  • Please refer to our Guide to Staff perks for more information on perks and entitlements.

Selection and hiring procedure

  • Please be aware that all applicants must submit an online application and accurate, complete information. Please visit the UNESCO careers page to apply. The application that has been submitted cannot be changed.
  • Based on the requirements in the job posting, candidates are evaluated using a competency-based interview, exams, and/or assessments.
  • UNESCO assesses and evaluates candidates through communication technologies like video or teleconference, email correspondence, etc.
  • Please be aware that only chosen candidates will receive further communication, and based on the information supplied, references will be checked on candidates at the final selection stage.

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