23 May 2014

Full-Time Librarian (Acquisitions Section)

Lien Yong Chow Library (Ngee Ann Polytechnic) – Posted by AdministratorSingapore, Singapore

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Job Description

As an Acquisitions Librarian, you will develop the Library’s resource collection in print, media and electronic format. This includes liaising with academic staff for collection development and providing guidance in the use of acquisitions and collection development tools.


Covers the following areas:

  • Selection, evaluation and recommendation of all library resources.
  • Liaise with sections and staff to understand user needs and usage patterns.
  • Review, test, evaluate and implement systems relating to collection development.
  • Manage events such as library book fairs and book display sessions.
  • Prepare collection development statistical reports.
  • Manage subscriptions of serials and electronic resources.
  • Conduct research skills sessions to promote information literacy.
  • Provide Circulation/Information service.


  • A good degree.
  • A recognised professional qualification in Library & Information Science will be an advantage.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in collection development preferably in academic library.
  • Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel.  Web application knowledge will be an advantage.
  • Good interpersonal, oral & written communication skills.
  • Customer focused and service oriented.
  • Strong interpersonal & analytical problem solving skills.
  • Strong administrative and supervisory skills, take initiative and proactive.
  • Perform shift duties when rostered.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to : http://www.np.edu.sg/home/aboutnp/jobs/Pages/default.aspx

If you have any queries, please email ymc3@np.edu.sg

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Closing date: 4 Jun 2014

Job Categories: Academic Libraries, Featured, Lien Ying Chow Library, and Singapore. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Librarians and NP.

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