22 Jan 2018

Full-Time Librarian / Senior Librarian – NIE Library

AdministratorSingapore, Singapore

Job Description

The NIE Library and Information Services Centre is seeking a creative, innovative and service-oriented candidate who is able to work independently and collaboratively in transforming the library for the 21st century.

Librarian / Senior Librarian

This position provides subscription services, develops the Library’s monograph collection, and serves as a library liaison to meet the teaching, learning and research needs of the NIE community.


  • A university degree and a postgraduate qualification in Library and/or Information Science, preferably with at least 2 years of working knowledge of acquisitions or serials in an academic library environment
  • Familiar with using an electronic resources management platform to manage the entire life-cycle of electronic resources
  • Good interpersonal, communication (oral and written) and organisational skills
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Keen learner who is adaptable, and able to work independently and in a team
  • Tech savvy with strong analytical, troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Ability to analyse and derive insights from data analytics, statistical reports and usage data

University graduates without relevant experience or library qualifications may apply for the post of Assistant Librarian.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop library’s collection, including identifying, evaluating and recommending library resources
  • Manage workflow and processes for the acquisition of monograph materials and subscription of continuing resources
  • Renew subscription of library resources in a timely manner
  • Maintain accurate holdings information in the Library Management System and related applications
  • Manage the binding of library materials
  • Harvest, collate and analyse usage statistics of library resources
  • Work collaboratively with project and functional teams to implement and promote new initiatives
  • Supervise and manage team members

General and liaison duties

  • Provide information desk services on scheduled evenings and weekends
  • Foster communication between the Library and designated Academic Groups
  • Liaise with designated Academic Groups to recruit content for the data and digital repositories
  • Collaborate with academic and library staff to plan, deliver and assess instructional and outreach programmes
  • Contribute to library projects, peer training and staff development

Interested applicants, please send your resume and NIE prescribed Job Application Form (obtainable from NIE website) to:

Head/Human Resource Department
National Institute of Education
1 Nanyang Walk
Singapore 637616

Website : http://www.nie.edu.sg

Email: hrdsr@nie.edu.sg

**We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified**

Closing Date:   1 February 2018

Other Information

NIE staff can take chartered buses at their own expense from or near their homes to the NIE campus. This is subject to availability of seats.

Job Categories: Academic Libraries, Featured, National Institute of Education, and Singapore. Job Types: Full-Time.

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