31 Mar 2015

Full-Time Librarian

Singapore Management University – Posted by AdministratorSingapore, Singapore

Job Description

Applications are invited for the appointment of Librarian, in the Li Ka Shing Library, Singapore Management University.

SMU is a young and dynamic university and the Library plays a vital role in supporting the university’s teaching, learning and research activities.

The position is intended for a new MLIS (Master in Library and Information Science) graduate or someone close to completing his/her MLIS. The position holder will work half-time in either Information Access & Resources or Learning & Information Services in order to develop expertise in a functional area, e.g. information literacy, research support, collection management, library management systems, etc. The remaining time is spent working in each of the core departments, Library Technology & Innovation, Scholarly Communication and Course Support Services. He/She will also contribute to projects that support the library’s strategic initiatives.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and innovative information professional to support learning, discovery and engagement at Singapore Management University through the delivery of a range of services designed to maximize the benefits of relevant scholarly information resources and services.

1. MLIS degree from an accredited program, within the last year or close to graduation
2. Commitment to a career in librarianship
3. Basic knowledge of library functions and processes with the ability to advise or recommend continuous improvement solutions
4. Knowledge and skills in statistical analysis
5. Demonstrated leadership potential, which may include evidence of leadership in a voluntary or educational organizations
6. Ability to manage front line client service environments and respond professionally and sensitively to users from a range of backgrounds
7. Ability to be flexible and adaptable and contribute to a diverse team of staff in a dynamic environment
8. Demonstrated ability to analyse data and solve complex problems logically, systematically and creatively
9. Other competencies include accountability, clear communication, critical thinking, creativity, valuing diversity and working in a team

Details about the position are available at http://library.smu.edu.sg/sites/default/files/library/pdf/CareerAd/JD_Librarian_LibAnalytic_26Mar2015.pdf

How to Apply

Interested applicants, please email your resume with a covering letter to libjob@smu.edu.sg. The covering letter must state the applicants’ responses to the selection criteria. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Job Categories: Featured, Singapore, and Singapore Management University. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Librarian.

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