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[InetBib] Stellenangebot Europeana: Scientific Coordinator

Liebe Kolleginnen und Kollegen,

Für die Europeana wird ein Projektmitarbeiter gesucht:

Scientific Coordinator
A Scientific Coordinator is a key role for Europeana with a view over all the 
content and
technology deployed in Europeana and its related projects able to give advice 
to others and
communicate new developments.

The job coordinates data storage, dissemination and technical tools and 
services for
Europeana across all its related projects. It requires an understanding of 
metadata, content
ingestion procedures, web technologies, tools and services and very good 
skills. It is one of two Scientific Coordinator roles within Europeana. Each 
role has a slightly
different focus, one relating more to ingestion of content and the other, 
advertised here,
relates to a coordination of technically related information across the 
projects and the
coordination with Europeana version 1. Both roles need to support each other 
and be able to
provide cover.

Europeana.eu is a prototype portal that brings together Europe’s distributed 
cultural heritage.
Europeana.eu inspires ideas and deepens understanding by sharing Europe’s 
cultural and
scientific heritage with the world online. The prototype has been funded by the 
Commission under the eContentplus programme, as part of the i2010 policy . The 
Commission's goal for Europeana is to build on Europe's rich heritage and 
multicultural and multilingual environments with technological advances and new 

Europeana v1.0 is a project funded by the European Commission to develop the 
prototype into a fully operational service. It is linked to a range of related 
projects which will
provide content and develop functionality for v1.0, which will launch in 2010.
You will be employed by The EDL Foundation, founded in 2007. It is a dynamic 
responsible for Europeana.eu and related projects. The EDL Foundation has an 
and international team, based at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek (Royal Library) of 
Netherlands in The Hague.

Key responsibilities:
To be a member of the Operations direction team working on the Interoperability 
aspects of
the content and technologies to be contributed to Europeana by the different 
projects and stakeholders and to be redistributed through the Europeana 

Key duties:
• Scientific coordination of the Europeana V1 WP4 tasks related to the Europeana
system and delivery services. Work in cooperation with the Business and
Development Director
• Scientific coordination between Europeana V1 WP3 Logical Architecture and WP4
Technical architecture implementation for all the technological aspects. Work in
cooperation with the Technical Director
• Overall scientific coordination of the following projects ensuring that they 
are in line
with Europeana developments and data requirements: EuropeanaConnect,
EUScreen, Presto Prime, APEnet, Mimo
• The Europeana Office contribution to Europeana V1, WP3 technology watch and
technology adoption related to digital repositories storage and dissemination 

Ad Hoc Duties:
• Travel when necessary
• Attend project meetings
• Assist with all project management and general management activities when

Strong information formats, data exchange protocols, digital repositories and 
technologies knowledge
Ability to work independently
Problem-solving skills
Ability to synthesis and global view
Team working
Commitment and energy
Project management
People management
Prince II or equivalent project management experience
Excellent writing and communication skills
Excellent command of the English language and preferably one other European 
Affinity with the cultural sector and online projects

Our Offer:
A 24 month contract based at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek in The Hague, the 
According to the CAO – onderzoekinstellingen the salary scale indicated for 
this job is 11,
maximum of €4326 gross per month on the basis of a 40 hour week. In addition 
you will be
entitled to 42 days holiday per year plus holiday pay and an annual bonus of 

Contact information:
For further information on the role please contact Catherine Lupovici, 
Operations Director on
+31 70 314 0683. If you would like to apply for this position, please send your 
resume and
cover letter to jobs.edlf@xxxxx, with the reference no. SC_0209.01 as subject 
or send it by
mail to:

c/o the Koninklijke Bibliotheek
National Library of the Netherlands
PO Box 90407
2509 LK The Hague
The Netherlands
Final acceptance date for application: 31 July 09

Dr. Britta Woldering
Deutsche Nationalbibliothek
Adickesallee 1
D-60322 Frankfurt am Main
Telefon: +49-69-1525-1541
Telefax: +49-69-1525-1010


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