Purpose of Job
The IFI wishes to appoint a Library & Special Collections Manager working within the IFI Irish Film Archive. The position of Library and Special Collections Manager (LSCM) is a key position within the Archive department. This busy area of the Archive requires a highly motivated candidate, who is committed and enthusiastic. They will have excellent time & project management skills, and be able to successfully juggle the demands of running a specialist library with the task of managing and providing access to the Archive’s analogue and digital document & image collections.
Full job description can be read HERE
The successful candidate must have a postgraduate qualification in Archiving or Librarianship or digital information management ( or in a related area) and/or equivalent experience in cultural archives and/or libraries. A proven knowledge of Irish history, culture, and society, and of indigenous film production are desirable.
They will be an enthusiastic, flexible person, with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, who will be able to work effectively on their own or as part of a dynamic team. They will also have excellent IT, metadata creation and cataloguing experience and be familiar with the management analogue collections and of digital assets and the use of databases. They will have an interest and knowledge of film and film culture, particularly Irish film.
Applications by email (cover letter and CV) to firstname.lastname@example.org by noon on 27thof January 2016.Interviews will be held the first week of February .
The IFI is supported by The Arts Council