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Employee in the library service (m/f/d), EG 13 TV-H - in the university library

State Library and Murhard Library of the City of Kassel - at the Brüder-Grimm-Platz location in Department IV, State Library - permanent, full-time (currently 40 hours per week)

Application deadline:


Start of recruitment:

as soon as possible

Reference number:


Applications to:



  • Librarianship and technical support for the Hassiaca department, oral and written information about the collections, public relations work related to the compulsory collections (through publications and lectures) and development of cooperations and projects
  • Assumption of specialist responsibilities for the Murhard Library of the City of Kassel
  • Supporting the management of the State Library in the management of cataloguing and digitization measures for the historical collections as well as in the preparation and implementation of third-party funding and other projects
  • Representation of the head of department of the State Library in case of absence



  • Completed academic degree in the field of humanities, cultural studies or political science with a focus on early modern / modern times. Proof of academic qualification through doctorate and publications
  • Familiarity with the requirements of supervising a regional department in academic libraries
  • In-depth knowledge of palaeography and manuscript studies
  • Good reading skills of early modern manuscripts as well as knowledge of methods and procedures of conservation and preservation of manuscripts and prints
  • Practical experience in the conception of collection-related research projects
  • Good knowledge of Latin
  • Strong organizational skills
  • High level of written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team, ability to cooperate
  • Ability and inclination for personnel management
  • Service orientation
  • Willingness to work flexible hours according to the requirements of the job
  • Willingness to travel


An advantage would be

  • Career examination for the higher service at academic libraries or comparable professional experience
  • Experience in the acquisition of third-party funded projects and in the field of cataloguing and digitization of valuable old collections
  • Experience in personnel management
  • Confident oral and written English skills
  • Broad knowledge of the general cultural, intellectual, musical and theological history of the North Hessian region


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, which is why we will handle your personal data with care. If you provide us with 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. Information in accordance with Art. 13 GDPR for the application procedure at the University of Kassel can be found at


In the interests of equal opportunities, 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 with equal aptitude and qualifications will be given preference. Full-time positions are generally divisible. Please only send us copies of your application documents (no folders), as these cannot be returned after the selection process has been completed; they will be destroyed in accordance with data protection regulations. Applications with informative documents should be sent to the President of the University of Kassel, 34109 Kassel or bewerbungen[at]uni-kassel[dot]de, stating the reference number in the subject line, also in electronic form.