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Board and Steering Committee Recruitment

Recruitment for RDA Board and RDA Steering Committee open

Please note that all roles are unpaid. However, the RDA Fund will cover travel and subsistence expenses for meetings.

RDA Board
The RDA Board are currently recruiting for the following positions:

• National Institution Representative: Africa (To serve 2018-2021)
• National Institution Representative: Asia (To serve 2018-2020)

Applications are invited from individuals working for a national bibliographic agency in the region which has implemented RDA or will have implemented RDA within a calendar year. The individual will contribute to the strategic direction and overall governance of the standard. They will provide the Board with insight about the impact, challenges and opportunities of implementing RDA both within their organisation and in the region.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Simon Berney-Edwards.

The deadline for submitting an application is October 29, 2017; please submit the application form which can be found at the bottom of this page to Simon Berney-Edwards, Chair of the RDA Board, at simon.berney-edwards@cilip.org.uk.

RDA Steering Committee
The RDA Steering Committee is looking for a Wider Community Engagement Officer for a two-year, part-time appointment beginning in early 2018.

We hope to find an energized and experienced individual who is knowledgable about RDA and its current development, and has a track record of presenting RDA information to groups. Fluency in more than one language is desirable.

The two key responsibilities of the position are to coordinate the user responses to the redesigned RDA Toolkit and to disseminate information about the new Toolkit.

The position description provides further detail about responsibilities.

This position will provide the successful applicant with valuable developmental experience in an international arena as well as a unique and exciting opportunity to be an integral part of the team responsible for leading the development of RDA, the global standard enabling discovery of content.

While the position is unpaid, the RDA Fund will cover travel and subsistence expenses for meetings.

The deadline for submitting an application is October 29, 2017; please submit the application form to Gordon Dunsire, RSC Chair, at rscchair@rdatoolkit.org.

Gordon Dunsire is happy for prospective applicants to contact him for further information about the role.

The RSC is also accepting applications for the position of RSC Chair. The term will include one year as Chair-Elect (2018) and a four-year term as Chair (2019-2022). Only current RSC members and RSC Working Group Chairs are eligible to apply for this position.