erich berger on Mon, 15 Oct 2007 15:43:20 +0200 (CEST)

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<nettime-ann> open position: Head of the Mediateca LABoral / Gijon / Spain

LABoral Art and Industrial Creation Center is seeking to appoint a head
of the Mediateca.

LABoral is an interdisciplinary space created to promote an exchange
between art, science, technology and industrial creation. It is also a
center for research, education, technical and artistic production, as
well as for the promotion of new forms of art and industrial creation.

The Mediateca at LABoral is a multifunctional public space which
provides access to an evolving collection of a diverse range of media
dealing with art and industrial creation. This collection includes
amongst others books, magazines, videos, CDs , CD-Roms, DVDs and online
media as well as the archive of LABorals activities. The leader of the
Mediateca is responsible to build up this collection of material and to
organize it to be usable for public access. S/he will be in charge of
the archive and documentation of LABorals activities including the setup
and maintenance of databases about artists and artworks. The leader of
the Mediateca will deal with the visiting public as well as with
visiting artists and practitioners and supervise the correct functioning
of the Mediateca. S/he will provide support to the publications
department and the dissemination of LABorals activities including the
Web of LABoral. Integrated into the Mediateca is the Project Office for
the reception of projects submitted to LABoral and their further
processing. The leader of the Mediateca will report directly to the
Chief Curator.

LABoral is looking for a highly motivated and service oriented team
worker with an academic degree (for example art historian or librarian),
or an adequate corresponding qualification, who has a strong knowledge
of contemporary art including media art. S/he has to be fluent (spoken
and written) in Spanish and English and has to be computer literate,
including experience with databases and CMS backoffice.

Applications have to be sent to

Closing date October 29th, 2007
The application has to be in English.

LABoral, Centro de Arte y CreaciÃn Industrial
Universidad Laboral, s/n
Los Prados 121
33394 GijÃn
Tel: 00 34 985 185 577

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