Specialist for Media and Information Services - Library (f/m/d)
You want to actively shape both your personal future and the future of the city of Erlangen?
If you are interested in working with people, books and other media as well as databases, then training as a specialist employee*r for media and information services is just right for you.
As a specialist employee*r for media and information services, you will work in the library of the city of Erlangen. You will perform important public tasks and work actively for the citizens of our city.
Your training in the public library is versatile and varied, brings you closer to people and challenges your creativity. You will learn to procure, acquire and incorporate media as well as catalog them. Through your research work, you will help the citizens of the city find information. You will also advise readers on media selection.
Additionally, you will assist with public relations and events during your training. You will use the various social media channels, such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and the library's blog, create content for them and keep in touch with readers.
You will already get a comprehensive insight into all parts of the job description during the training and you will find that your tasks are very diverse both during and after the training.
So you get an attractive, challenging and varied profession - In and For Erlangen.
You can find more exciting information about the training and the work of our public library in the Blog of the Erlangen Public Library!
FAQ's Training FAMI
You must meet the following requirements to train as a*media and information services specialist in the library field:
- You have at least a middle school diploma
- You successfully participate in the recruitment test of the city of Erlangen in September of the year preceding the year of recruitment.
In addition, you should have good oral and written expression skills. You enjoy working with people, are creative and interested in new information technologies and digital media, and can distinguish between the important and the unimportant. You approach your work conscientiously, precisely and carefully. In dealing with your colleagues, you demonstrate your ability to work in a team, but can also work independently..
Specialist for media and information services is a recognized profession according to the Vocational Training Act (BBiG). The dual training at the city of Erlangen lasts 3 years. It is divided into theoretical training at the Municipal Vocational School for Media Professions in Munich and practical training at the Erlangen City Library.
Theoretical training takes place in blocks at the Municipal Vocational School for Media Professions in Munich.
In total, you can expect in the course of your training, among other things, the following learning fields:
- Taking an active part in shaping one's own professional training
- Acquiring media competence
- Procuring media and information
- Capturing and indexing media and information
- Informing and instructing users
- Processing the holdings
- Capturing (special) media and information
- Researching, Preparing and providing information and media
- Creating and designing information services
- Advising and supporting users
- Applying brand strategies and marketing tools
- Cooperating with external and internal partners
For more information, visit Homepage of the vocational school for media professions.
The practical part of your training will mainly take place at the City Library of the City of Erlangen. During your training, you will be introduced to the various fields of activity and systematically familiarized with the contents of the job. Here you will have the opportunity to practically apply, consolidate and deepen what you have learned in vocational school.
During your practical training, you will be supervised by competent instructors who will give you an insight into the various tasks and everyday life as a specialist employee for media and information services and will also gradually give you the opportunity to take on these tasks independently.
A healthy feedback culture is emphasized at the City of Erlangen: You will receive feedback on strengths and weaknesses so that you always know how you can actively develop further in order to expand and enhance your skills.
During your training, you will receive a monthly training allowance (gross)
- in the 1st year. Year in the amount of 1,068.26 €
- in the 2nd year in the amount of 1,118.20 €
- in the 3rd year in the amount of 1,164.02 €
The training remuneration is based on the collective agreement for trainees in the public service (TVAöD).
In addition, as a trainee*r of the City of Erlangen, you are entitled to capital-forming benefits in the amount of € 13.29 per month and a special annual payment ("Christmas bonus").
After the training, the remuneration is based on the collective agreement for the public service (TVöD). The grouping and thus also the remuneration take place according to the activity, which is taken over. The performance principle applies. The law therefore provides for certain grouping criteria. If an employee holds a position and fulfills all job characteristics, the classification is made according to the previously determined job evaluation.
The starting salary is currently € 2,683.45 (gross) in the pay group EG 06, level 1.
In addition, you will also receive capital-forming benefits and a special payment (Christmas bonus). In addition, you can expect regular salary increases and performance-based steps.
(as of 1.April 2022)
As part of the training, all fees are borne by the city of Erlangen.
In addition, the dormitory accommodation during the vocational school blocks will be taken over.
For inter-company training courses that take place outside the company, travel expenses will also be reimbursed. For a training course with overnight stay, the city of Erlangen takes over the cost of room and board.
working materials such as books will also be covered by the city of Erlangen. In addition, you will receive a subsidy of € 50 for learning materials in each year of training.
All the social benefits that the Erlangen city administration offers its employees* naturally also apply to our junior staff.
Whoever regularly travels to work by public transport receives a travel allowance.
For trips by public transport, it is possible to purchase the "365-day ticket" during training, which is also subsidized by the city of Erlangen.
As part of the company health management, regular sports courses and other health-promoting offers are held in which you can participate.
The number of apprentices is based on the expected personnel requirements. The city of Erlangen offers capable junior staff a takeover guarantee..
You will be an integral part of the public library team and will take on your own areas of responsibility. This may involve editing work for a group of holdings, for which you will select and acquire media and make them available to users. In addition, routine use of library software at the service desk and information desks is part of your daily work. Social media participation combined with event and public relations work may also be a part of your job. The introduction of school classes or kindergarten groups is also part of your activities, depending on the department..
Training is the first step of a continuous personnel development. For further professional qualification, a versatile and high-quality advanced training program is offered. The aim of these qualifications is to keep your knowledge up to date, so that you can perform your task goal-oriented and successfully, as well as expand your personal action competence..
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