3 Apr 2017

Full-Time Assistant Director – Scholarly Communication Group, NTU Libraries

AdministratorSingapore, Singapore

Job Description


Assistant Director – Scholarly Communication Group

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Libraries invites applications for the position of Assistant Director in our Scholarly Communication Group. The successful candidate will provide leadership and guidance in the development, design and implementation of novel and sustainable research data management services for NTU researchers. These services shall facilitate NTU researchers throughout various stages of their research data lifecycle so as to meet NTU and funding agencies’ research data management and open access data sharing expectations. Applicants should have a strong interest in research data management, data curation and open access.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop, design and implement data services that support NTU researchers throughout all stages of the research data lifecycle
  • Oversee the design and provision of training to researchers on research data management related topics
  • Oversee the design of research data preservation, archival and curation services including the development and provision of data repository platforms, workflows and tools
  • Apply international best practices to design, implement and advocate useful tools and services
  • Engage key stakeholders such as Research Support Office, Research Integrity and Ethics Office, etc. in the design and implementation of advocacy programmes to promote good research data management and open sharing practices


  • Good bachelor degree in any discipline
  • Recognized masters degree in library and/or information
  • 5 years of professional experience, preferably in academic libraries
  • 2-3 years of project management experience
  • 2-3 years of supervisory or management experience
  • 2-3 years of work experience in research data management services or other data intensive position
  • High degree of initiative
  • Excellent communication, collaboration and problem-solving skills

To apply, please submit application, resume and cover letter here.
We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Deadline for applications is: April 30, 2017 

Job Categories: Academic Libraries, Featured, Nanyang Technological University, and Singapore. Job Types: Full-Time.

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