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Wednesday, 8 December 2021

Recruitment for Senior Project Associates(02 Posts) for Institute Archives at IIT Gandhinagar, Last date : 15/12/21

  • Palaj, Gandhinagar 382055, Gujarat
  • SENIOR PROJECT ASSOCIATE (for Institute Archive)

IIT Gandhinagar, an Institute of national importance, is setting up an Archive to put-together the Institute’s important documents (physical & digital) to serve as Institute’s memory/records for the future. The Institute Archive intends to identify, collect, organize, describe, preserve, and provide access to accurate, authentic, and complete records of the life of the Institute.

To help create and manage the archive by following set standards, guidelines, best practices as well as adopting specialized tools and technologies, the Institute invites applications for the following position from experienced, motivated, and skilled professionals having deep interest in documenting and archiving both physical and digital content.

Name of post : Senior Project Associate (on contract basis only)

Number of Posts: 02 

Duration of Appointment: One year (extendable two to three years)

Salary: Consolidated Monthly Pay: Rs.50,000- 70,000 Per Month (Consolidated). Salary outside this range may be considered depending upon credentials of the candidates.

Age Limit: Not more than 35 years (as on 15 December 2021)

Minimum/Essential Qualifications

  • Candidate must have First Class Master’s in Library and Information Science (M. L. I. Sc.) or equivalent degree from a recognized university with consistently good academic record and should have a valid score of UGC NET/JRF.


  • Minimum two years of experience working with archival and related materials (collecting, organizing, preserving, arranging, cataloguing, and describing, specially working with digital archival material, and managing electronic records).


  • Post Graduate Diploma/ Degree in Archives & Records Management; Digital Library Management/Digital Content Management; ICT Application in Libraries.
  • Experience in developing and managing special collections, creating digital repository and management of entire range of Life Cycle of Digital Library Materials.

Desired Skills

  • •         Knowledge of archival software, archival best practices, and archival standards
  • •         Demonstrated knowledge of digitization best practices and standards
  • •         Proficiency in at least one of the Institutional Repository and Library Management Software along with hands-on of required software tools.
  • •         Ability to organize and priorities the work with good project management skills
  • •         Good communication (written & verbal) and interpersonal skills

Application Procedure: (How to Apply )

Interested candidates should send their application by email at librarian@iitgn.ac.in. A brief write-up (one para each) on the relevant experience and motivation to apply for this position, must be sent along with résumé as a single file. Candidates are also requested to give at least two references with their contact details.

  • Deadline for application: The last date for application is 15 December 2021.

Mode of Selection: The shortlisted candidates will have to appear for written test and/or interview In-Person or Online, depending on the prevailing situation. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview. The final selection of candidates will be decided on his / her merit and performance in the test/ interview.

Any queries relating to this position may be addressed to the Librarian librarian@iitgn.ac.in, IIT Gandhinagar, Palaj, Gandhinagar 382055.

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