at the Goethe-Institut Myanmar
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The Goethe-Institut is the Federal Republic of Germany’s cultural institute, active worldwide. We promote and provide German language studies abroad and encourage international cultural exchange. Additionally, we convey a comprehensive image of Germany by providing information about the country’s cultural, social, and political life.

We are seeking an Administrator and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a full-time Library and Information Coordinator. As a key member of our library team, you will be responsible for a wide range of tasks aimed at ensuring efficient library operations and excellent user experiences.

Position requirements:
  • Completed degree (at least a Bachelor’s degree) and relevant professional experience of 2 years.
  • Excellent good English skills – both spoken and written. Proficiency in German at B1 level is required, to effectively communicate with patrons, colleagues, and visitors.
  • Previous experience working in a library or information center is preferred.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team and as part of an international organization.
  • Creativity and enthusiasm for promoting library services and resources.
  • Flexibility and can be able to work on weekends.
As Library and Information Coordinator, your responsibilities will include:
  • Cataloging and processing library materials, including inventorying and technical processing.
  • Managing media lending and returns, as well as overseeing loan management and reminders.
  • Maintaining the user database and generating statistical reports.
  • Conducting media research, processing orders, and organizing media presentations.
  • Providing information dissemination services, including compiling, and preparing information, user guidance, and responding to inquiries.
  • Assisting users with hardware in the library and providing support with digital library resources and databases.
  • Contributing to library events and programs, including planning, preparation, execution, and follow-up.
  • Participation in the conception and implementation of library projects.
  • Collaborating closely with the Digital Communications team to create engaging social media content related to library activities.
  • Assisting with the creation of the monthly newsletter and website management.
  • Participating in collection development, advertising, and public relations efforts in the library and information field.
  • Engaging in librarian liaison work, promoting literature and translation, and providing professional support for program and language activities.
  • Provide general administrative tasks and clerical support.
  • Other duties as assigned.
How to Apply:

Please submit your application with a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts and certificates and as well as references contact and /or a recommendation letter to the Head of Information & Library Services: Mrs. May Thu Moe Myint The application deadline is April 23, 2024
Please note that incomplete applications or received after this deadline cannot be considered.

Further information on the activities of the Goethe-Institut can be found at

Join our dynamic team and contribute to the exciting world of library and information services. Apply now to be considered for this rewarding opportunity!

Successful applicants will be notified on 2nd May. Interviews will be conducted on 3rd, 6th or 7th May. The start date for this position is 15th May or later.

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