Interns: Librarian

JOB TITLE: Intern/On-the-job Trainee
LOCATION: Cebu City, Philippines
REPORTS TO: Computer Systems and Database Specialist
REPLY BY: July 7, 2017

BACKGROUND:
Founded in 1998, the Coastal Conservation and Education Foundation (CCEF) (www.coast.ph) is a non-government organization dedicated to coastal resource management (CRM). The CRM activities focus on the management of coral reefs and other coastal and marine ecosystems through establishments of marine protected areas (MPAs), research and monitoring for informed decision-making, capacity and constituency building for conservation and management through training and education, public-private partnerships, and community organization and development.

The A. White Library houses a comprehensive number of books, journals and other publications on coastal resource management. It is another way of CCEF to implement coastal resource management by educating, sharing information, and encouraging the public to learn more about the marine environment. We are looking for organized and dedicated individuals to help in cataloging and handling materials at the library.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Assist with on-going cataloging of publications and materials at the A. White Library.
• Digitize archival materials and provide online access to those materials.
• Other clerical and administrative support to management as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
• Current undergraduate or graduate student in library and information science or related field.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Proficiency in software applications such as Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Knowledge of EndNote preferred;
• Basic proficiency in the use and application of the English language; proven ability to communicate in a clear, effective and concise manner;
• Positive and progressive outlook; willing to learn and eager to work to agreed targets. Disciplined and organized in executing assignments and plans.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Please submit applications to Ms. Pablita T. Huerbana (p.t.huerbana@coast.ph) and AJ Lozada (a.m.lozada@coast.ph). Applications should include: a short cover letter and an updated CV. Only short-listed candidates will be called back for an interview.