American Embassy Jakarta Need Librarian

The U.S. Embassy in Jakarta has a vacancy for Librarian (FSN-47/2012), FSN-7* (Rp. 91,768,705 – p.a. full performance starting salary) in the Library of Congress (LOC).


Under the general supervision of the Team Leader of the ABA (Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access) Section, incumbent serves as the initial acquisitions receiver and cataloger Indonesian and provides some assistance for other ASEAN acquisitions. The incumbent also assists in the recommending process for all materials received by the office.

All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Library Science from an ALA (American Libraries Association) accredited American college or university program or university with a comparable curriculum is required.
  2. A minimum of two years experience at a full performance level in an acquisition and/or cataloging department of a library is required.
  3. Level 3 (Good Working Knowledge) speaking/reading/writing in English and Level 4 (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing in Bahasa Indonesia are required. Language proficiency will be tested.
  4. Must have special knowledge of the structure of the government, politics, environment conditions, economic, democracy, religion (inter-religion), learned institutions and universities in countries covered by the program. Must have an expert knowledge of publishing and good knowledge of e-access to information for Indonesia. Must have knowledge of computer applications for acquisitions searching and input operations. Some accounting background is required.
  5. Mid level of personal and interpersonal contacts, independent judgment. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. Fluent in computer inputting, use of accounting spreadsheets and proven cataloging abilities. Proven inter-cultural skills in working in a multinational workplace.


The U.S. Mission in Indonesia provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.


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