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Date:          Tue, 6 Jan 1998 13:51:49 CET
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From:          Ivelin Roussev <[log in to unmask]>
Organization:  The Regional Environmental Center
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The Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe
(REC) is an independent, not-for-profit organization of international
character devoted to the improvement of the environment in Central
and Eastern Europe (CEE). 15 CEE countries are beneficiary
countries of the REC. The REC mission is to assist in solving the
environmental problems in Central and Eastern Europe by
encouraging cooperation among non-governmental organizations,
governments, businesses, and other environmental stakeholders, by
supporting the free exchange of information and by promoting public
participation in environmental decisionmaking.
The REC is now accepting applications for the position of


The position is based in the Information Exchange Department of
REC. The REC's Library and Information Services program answers
your questions about the environment in Central and Eastern Europe,
and promotes networking among different environmental stakeholders.
The aim is to ensure public access to environmental information, and
the REC has extensive resources for this, including a specialized
library, computer databases, and access to global electronic

Qualifications and Tasks

The successful candidate will maintain and further develop the REC's
Environmental Library. The Library collection covers basic environmental topics for all the
countries of Central and Eastern Europe, with over 4000 books, 3800 pamphlets, 200 periodicals, 200
videos and 300 reference guide books. Micro ISIS is used as the automated library collection
management system. The Position is based at the REC's
Headquarters in Szentendre, Hungary.

The applicant should have the following qualifications:

- At least two years work experience as librarian;
- University degree in library and information sciences;
- Good written and spoken English language abilities, knowledge of
  one regional language is a plus;
- Good personal computer skills, Internet experience is a plus;
- General knowledge of environmental issues;
- Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and be a team player;

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following main

- Maintain and further develop the Library collection;
- Provide general library services to REC staff and visitors;
- Catalog new materials on the Micro ISIS library automation system
- Order new books and periodicals;
- Assist in training of REC Local Office staff and others in the
  region to share REC capabilities in electronic and library services

Please send your application including CV and cover to Mr. Mozes
Kiss, The Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern
Europe, Ady Endre ut 9-11, 2000 Szentendre, Hungary, fax: (+36-26)
311-294, e-mail: [log in to unmask]

Deadline of applications January 15, 1998.

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