KAIPTC Ghana Recruitment 2011

Posted on :

28 Jul, 2011

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Education Jobs in Ghana, Security Jobs in Ghana

Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security (2000) and Resolution 1820 on women, peace and security (2008) mandate Governments, the United Nations, regional organisations and civil society organisations to ensure that all efforts to promote peace and security address the adverse impact of conflicts on women and girls, and engage women in all efforts to build and sustain peace. As part of ongoing efforts to support implementation of Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820 in Africa, UNDP, UNIFEM, UNFPA and other donor partners will support the establishment of a Women, Peace and Security Institute at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Center (KAIPTC) in Accra, Ghana. Established in 2003, KAIPTC undertakes training and research on issues relating to peace and security in Africa, with most of its target participants being African countries. KAIPTC seeks an innovative and experienced Programme Officer to provide technical and programmatic support as part of small team to implement the work programme of the Women Peace and Security Institute during its start-up phase.

 

1. E-Librarian

Job Description

Engagement Type: Initial 3 years employment contract renewable based on performance, availability of funds and mutual agreements

  • To have an e-library established with the necessary database and services
  • The individual is expected to provide leadership and expertise in the creation and management of an electronic library focused on work in peace support operations in particular and learning in general for students, faculty and staff

 

Required Skills or Experience

  • At least Master’s Degree in Library Science, Library and Information Science or its equivalent is required. Professional certification is desirable
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in same or similar capacity
  • Experience with cataloguing is required
  • Experience with open source software, content management systems such as Drupal, Joomla, Or equivalent packages and client side and server side web development including PHP and MySQL
  • Working knowledge of French is an advantage
2. Engagement Type: Initial 3 years employment contract renewable based on performance, availability of funds and mutual agreements

  • To lead in the establishment and management of the planning and administrative function of the Library, to provide a state of the art library services focused on work in peace support operations in particular and learning in general for students, faculty and staff

 

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Required Skills or Experience

  • A Master’s Degree in Library Science, Library and Information Science or information studies from an accredited institution. Professional certification is desirable
  • At least, 7 years work experience in an administrative and managerial/supervisory capacity in a public library
  • Broad practice of cataloguing is required
  • Working knowledge of French is required
3. Assistant Librarian
Job Description

Engagement Type: Initial 3 years employment contract renewable based on performance, availability of funds and mutual agreements

  • Assist in the establishment and running of the library to meet the needs of faculty, students and staff

 

Required Skills or Experience

  • A degree in Library Science, Library and Information Science or information studies from an accredited institution
  • Professional certification is desirable
  • At least 3-5 years work experience in a public library
  • Experience with cataloguing is required
  • Working knowledge of French is an advantage

 

How To Apply

For more details on the job specifications please visit http://www.kaiptc.org/Careers/Vacancies.aspx. Interested applicants are kindly requested to send their CV together with 3 references to the e-mail address: [email protected] or by post mail to the address below:

Head of HR
KAIPTC
PMB CT 210
Cantonments – Accra
Please indicate the post reference clearly in the cover letter; otherwise your application will not be considered. Applicants will be short-listed on the basis of their qualifications and work experience. Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.
The KAIPTC is an equal opportunity Employer
Closing: 10 Aug, 2011

 

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