Attached is the vacancy announcement for a current opening for head of
the Dag Hammarskjold Library at the UN in NYC. In case you cannot open
the attachment, I have pasted a [badly-formatted] copy below. -Susan
Head Librarian, D-1
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:
13 January 2003
DATE OF ISSUANCE:
14 November 2002
Department of Public Information
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER:
Depending on professional background, experience and family
competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. More
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism,
Respect for Diversity
Under the direction of the Director, Library and Information
Resources Division, the
post is responsible to implement policies as they apply to the
Library; ensure the
effective management of the Library; improve and extend
and reference services rendered to users; coordinate activities
with the UN Library
in Geneva and other libraries in the UN system; in cooperation
with the Publications
Board, provide for effective functioning of the network of UN
Communication, planning and organizing, client orientation and
awareness; policy formulation; leadership, managing performance,
Advanced university degree in library, information science or
Extensive progressively reponsible experience in information
policy formulation and implementation at the national or
Fluency in written and spoken English required; knowledge of
another official UN
Other Desirable Skills
Extensive knowledge of all library operations and procedures
of computer techniques and the integration of automation to
Library functions and
services. Highly skilled in management and personnel relations.
The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility
of men and
women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of
equality in its
principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations -
article 8). English and French are the working languages of the
Secretariat. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking
PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE
DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
How to apply
There are two ways you can apply to vacancies available at the
Nations Human Resources Site.
1.Online - If you consider applying for the United Nations
online now or in the
future you have to register with us.
2.Offline - fax or mail paper application.
1.All internal and external applicants are strongly encouraged
to apply online as
early as possible after the vacancy has been posted, and well
deadline. All online applications will be acknowledged
immediately, if an
email address is provided.
2.To start the online application process, applicants will be
required to register
by opening a "My UN" account. Go to Login, and Register as a
User. Fill in
the form and choose a User Name and Password.
3.After opening the account, applicants may apply for vacancies
Personal History Profile (PHP) provided. Once the PHP has
for a particular vacancy, it can be saved and used for future
PHP may be modified as necessary for future applications.
4.In completing the PHP, please note that all fields marked with
must be completed.
5.For UN staff members, after submission of an application, they
an email reminding them to provide copies of their last two
Appraisal System evaluations to the appropriate office. These
copies may be
submitted by email, fax or regular mail with a clear
indication of the vacancy
6.Once an application has been submitted, it will be transmitted
appropriate office for review.
1.If applicants cannot submit an application online, they may
applications to the address, email or fax number indicated
below before the
Staffing Support Section
Office of Human Resources Management
New York 10017, United States of America
Fax: 1-212-963 3134, 1-212-963 9560
E-mail: [log in to unmask]
Applications must be submitted using the United Nations
The applications should indicate the vacancy announcement
number on the
application and on the envelope, email or fax.
2.Applicants may wish to retain copies of their completed P-11
form for use
for future applications.
3.Due to the volume of applications received, receipt of offline
applications cannot be acknowledged individually.
4.UN staff members must attach copies of their last two
Appraisal System evaluations to their applications.
Susan M. Tarr, Executive Director
Federal Library and Information Center Committee
The Library of Congress
Washington, DC 20540-4935
Tel. 202-707-4800/01 Fax 202-707-4818
Email: [log in to unmask]