5 Jun 2015

Full-Time Librarian / Assistant Librarian

AdministratorSingapore, Singapore

Job Description


Job Summary

As part of the Reference team, you will serve as the liaison for staff and students from the School of Applied Sciences or Engineering. Your primary responsibilities are to review, design, facilitate and evaluate information literacy (IL) programmes and to initiate and collaborate with the Schools and Departments to build up the institutional repository. You are expected to perform core library duties in reference and online collection development and conversant in emerging technologies to deliver innovative library services.

Job duties & responsibilities

  • To provide information, research and learning support services and serve as the liaison for staff and students from the School of Applied Sciences and/or Engineering.
  • To review, design, facilitate and evaluate IL programmes that enhance student face-to-face, electronic or self-directed learning.
  • To review, design and conduct IL programmes for staff both as part of awareness and for skills development.
  • To initiate and collaborate with the Schools and Departments to develop and build up the insitutional repository.
  • To contribute to the collection management and development of library resources and the evaluation of electronic resources and databases.

Pre-requisities

  • A Master of Library and Information Science or equivalent, or a Bachelor’s Degree in Science or Engineering and a willingness to undertake the Master of Information Science Degree. Those without professional library qualifications may be considered for appointment as Assistant Librarian.
  • At least 3 years of work experience in a teaching or related position.
  • Passion to nurture IL in youths and develop collaborative relations with the Schools and Departments.
  • Highly service-oriented with strong communication, interpersonal and writing skills.
  • Able to use and tap on emerging technologies to deliver information services.
  • Resourceful, flexible, and enjoy working in a team and independently to achieve deliverables.
  • Able to work in the evenings and on Saturdays.

If interested, please submit your application through the TP website: https://www-ihrs.tp.edu.sg/career.html

Job Categories: Academic Libraries, Featured, Singapore, and Temasek Polytechnic. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Assistant Librarian and Librarian.

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