Palaj, Gandhinagar 382055, Gujarat

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

2. Number of Posts: Two

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

4. 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.

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


Qualification, Experience & Skills:


• 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: Interested candidates should send their application by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 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 (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), IIT Gandhinagar, Palaj,Gandhinagar 382055.