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Junior Information specialist

Job description

The Library, ICT Services & Archive Department (LISA) supports more than 10.000 students and 3.300 employees of the University of Twente.
LISA believes it is important to embed Library support as much as possible in education and research processes.

Within the Embedded Information Services (EIS) department, the information specialists work within the faculties where they carry out account management for the University Library and draw innovations in the field of scientific information provision.
To strenghten our services within the faculties for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) and Behavioural, Management and Social sciences (BMS) there are currently two vacancies for: Junior Information specialist (24 hours a week).

As part of the Embedded Information Services (EIS) department of LISA, you work as a junior information specialist. 

  • You support the information specialists of either the faculty BMS or the faculty ITC with the development and execution of information literacy programs within the educational programs of the faculties.
  • You support the information specialists of BMS or ITC in the field of scientific information provision for the education and research processes of the faculties.
  • You provide personal support to staff and students in the use and processing of scientific information.
  • You support researchers and groups in the faculties in areas such as Open Science / Open Access, visibility and research impact.
  • You participate in LISA-EIS projects.

Your profile

You have a master degree, preferably in one of the disciplines of the BMS or ITC faculty. Experience with developing and providing education is an advantage. You are result-oriented. You can work independently as well as in a team and you have excellent written and oral command of the English language. Finally, you have initiative, you have excellent social and communication skills, and coordination with and feedback to colleagues and clients is a matter of course.

For information, please contact the University Librarian Mrs. Dr. M. Drent (053) 4892081,

Please submit your application until 25 August 2019 by filling in the form including a motivation letter and recent CV (choose ‘apply now’ below).

Our offer

You can count on an interesting job in an interdisciplinary work environment. Depending on education and experience, your salary amounts to a maximum of € 4.274,-- gross per month (salary scale 10) for full-time employment. Furthermore, the University of Twente offers you excellent secondary employment conditions.

The organization

The University of Twente. We stand for life sciences and technology. High tech and human touch. Education and research that matter. New technology which leads change, innovation and progress in society. The University of Twente is the only campus university of the Netherlands; divided over five faculties we provide more than fifty educational programmes. We have a strong focus on personal development and talented researchers are given scope for carrying out groundbreaking research.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. Because of our diversity values we do particularly support women to apply.

The Library, IT Support & Archive Department (LISA) provides the Library, IT and Archive support for more than 10.000 students and 3300 employees of the University of Twente. 

Junior Information specialist
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