18 Apr 2016

Full-Time Assistant Director (Singapore & SEA Collections) – NLB

AdministratorSingapore, Singapore

Job Description


• Lead the Singapore & Southeast Asian Collections unit to ensure the smooth running of the unit, including overseeing the capability development of the team
• Lead the team in the development and management of special collections and identify partnerships opportunities for acquiring special collections
• Plan and develop value-added services and products for the Singapore & Southeast Asian content
• Establish and maintain partnerships/networks (local, regional and/or international) in areas relevant to subject area
• Participate in strategic planning/development of the National Library division to establish and execute work plans
• Oversee trend analysis for content development (physical and digital) and information needs of users
• Propose and implement plans to ensure expansion and access to physical and digital content meet the reference/research needs of users


• At least 8 years of relevant experience in a library environment, with at least 5 years in a supervisory position
• Library qualifications (e.g. Master of Science in Information Studies or Graduate Diploma in Information Science) and/or a background in Singapore History/Asian Studies/ would be an advantage
• Proficient in English
• Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
• Systematic, meticulous, and results-oriented

The successful applicant will be appointed on a 2 year contract.

To apply, please visit our website at http://www.nlb.gov.sg/Careers/Careers.aspx

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Job Categories: Featured, National Library Board, Public Libraries, and Singapore. Job Types: Full-Time.

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