The post of an Assistant Programme Specialist with expertise in universal access to information and information preservation is presently open for recruitment at the Information Society Division of UNESCO’s Communication and Information Sector.
The major responsibilities of the post are to assist in the implementation of activities related to promoting universal access and preservation and to provide assistance for the development and expansion of the Memory of the World Programme.
Candidates to the post must have advanced university degree in communication and/or information and at least 2 to 4 years of relevant professional experience in communication and/or information. A combination of relevant professional qualifications/certification and experience (minimum 2 years) in the field of communication and information may be taken into consideration in lieu of advanced degree. Candidates must have excellent knowledge of English or French and good knowledge of the other.
The vacancy notice available on UNESCO's website contains more detailed information on duties and responsibilities, qualifications required, salary and benefits, and on how to apply.
Candidates applying for UNESCO vacancies must use the online recruitment system at www.unesco.org/employment. Candidates without access to Internet may send a paper application by completing the official UNESCO CV form (available at Headquarters, UNESCO Offices, National Commissions in Member States, or any office of a United Nations Resident Representative) in English or French to:
7 place de Fontenoy
75352 Paris 07 SP
before 8 October 2008, quoting the post number: CI-113.
UNESCO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. If you have any questions concerning persons or companies claiming to be recruiting on behalf of UNESCO and requesting the payment of a fee, please contact: Recrutweb@unesco.org .