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Library employee (m(f/d), EG 14 TV-H - at the HoPla site

University Library - State Library and Murhard Library of the City of Kassel - temporary, full-time (currently 40 hours per week)

Application deadline:


Hiring start:

As soon as possible

Reader Service Code:


Applications to:


The employment is for the replacement of employees on leave and is initially limited until 30.06.2020 (§ 14 para. 1 sentence 2 No. 3 TzBfG).



  • Management of the Usage Department
  • Organization and coordination of business processes
  • Optimization of the structural and procedural organization
  • Personnel deployment planning
  • Organization and further development of the computerized user services in cooperation with the Digital Library Services Department
  • Representation of the University Library in usage-related contexts within and outside of the University
  • Participation in the conceptual development of the library system as well as the offered services
  • Supervision of subject-specific units, preferably in the field of natural sciences and technology
  • Providing information literacy and specialized information
  • Maintaining contact with the teaching staff of the associated departments



  • Completed career examination for higher service in academic libraries or master's degree in library and information management.
  • Completed academic university studies, preferably in a scientific or technical field of study
  • Extensive knowledge of librarianship and good knowledge of IT library systems
  • Ability and inclination for personnel management
  • Innovative spirit, active participation in library change processes
  • Assertiveness, ability to deal with conflict, social skills
  • Ability to work in a team and reliability


Advantageous are:

  • Professional experience in a responsible, managerial position at a library.


If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Haase-Horn, e-mail: direktion[at]bibliothek.uni-kassel[dot]de.


The protection of your personal data is important to us, therefore we will handle your personal data with care. If you give us your data, you allow us to store and use it in accordance with the Hessian Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act. You can object to this at any time. Your personal data will then be deleted.


In the interest of equal opportunity, the University of Kassel strives to offer women and men the same development opportunities and to counteract existing disadvantages. The aim is to significantly increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Qualified women are therefore expressly encouraged to apply. Severely disabled applicants will be given preference if they are equally qualified and qualified. Full-time positions are generally divisible. Please submit only copies of your application documents (no folders), as these cannot be returned after the selection process has been completed; they will be destroyed in compliance with data protection regulations. Applications with informative documents should be sent to the President of the University of Kassel, 34109 Kassel or, quoting the reference number, and preferably also in electronic form.