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Monday, December 1, 2014

Assistant Library and Information Officer Vacncy at National Gallery of Modern Art, Bengaluru

National Gallery of Modern Art, Bengaluru
Manikyavelu Mansion, #49, Palace Road, Bangalore-560 052
Telefax: 080-22201027; Telephone: 080-22342338;

(A subordinate office of Ministry of Culture)

Notice for engagement on temporary contract service
National Gallery of Modern Art, Bangalore, a subordinate office of the Ministry of Culture, invites applications for engaging Consultants on temporary service against one post of Deputy Curator and one post of Assistant Library and Information Officer.
The details of essential qualifications, experience and the job profile etc. are available on the NGMA Bengaluru website Eligible candidates may apply in the prescribed format along with attested copies of certificates of essential qualification and experience to the Director, National Gallery of Modern Art, # 49, Manikyavelu Mansion, Palace Road, Bangalore - 560052 clearly indicating the post applied for on the envelope within 20 days of the publication of this advertisement. Applications received incomplete or after due date, will not be entertained. Only shortlisted candidates will be intimated and called for interview.
Sd/- (K.G.Kumar)
NGMA Bengaluru

Terms of reference for the Consultant against the post of Assistant Library and Information Officer

1.Purpose of assignment: The Assistant Library and Information Officer shall be responsible for managing the Art Reference Library and carry on the functions of the Information Officer at NGMA Bengaluru.

2. Job Profile :The duties and responsibilities of the Assistant Library and Information Officer shall be to:-
a) Maintain the inventory of all the books, magazines, journals, catalogues etc.
b) Process the purchase of new books, magazines, journals, catalogues etc.
c) Arrange holding of Library Committee meetings as and when due.
d) Maintain the inventory of film CDs/other CDs/DVDs.
e) Maintain all other records as are relevant to the running of the Library.
f) Initiate library activities like presentation of artist’s works, book reading, discussions on art related subjects etc.
g) Perform all the duties for the smooth running of the Art Reference Library as may be entrusted.
h) Answering to general enquiries and replying to letters and telephone enquiries of public relating to NGMA Bengaluru.
i) Providing face to face and telephone information on events, current exhibitions, Collections and other facilities at the NGMA.
j) Document all newspaper cuttings relating to the activities of NGMA and other relevant information on art & culture.
k) Keep the NGMA website, facebook etc updated.
l) Organize press meets & prepare press kits for events/exhibitions.
m) Prepare relevant reports of NGMA and put up to the concerned official.
n) attend to any other work as may be entrusted by the Director NGMA Bengaluru.

3. Duty, Station & Timings: NGMA Bengaluru premises at Palace Road. NGMA functions 6 days a week from 9:45 am to 5.15 p.m
4. Supervisor : Has to report to OSD/Administrative Officer/Director NGMA Bengaluru.
5. Estimated duration of contract : Six months or till regular appointment against the post is made, whichever is earlier. The period of six months may be extended or curtailed at the discretion of the competent authority.

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