6 Sep 2016


AdministratorSingapore, Singapore

Job Description


The National Institute of Education invites suitable applications for the position of Librarian / Senior Librarian (Research and Instructional Services) in the Library and Information Services Centre.

We are seeking creative, innovative and service-oriented candidates who are able to work independently and collaboratively in transforming the library for the 21st century. This position provides information,  instructional and research support services, develops content for the library portal and digital repository, promotes scholarly communication initiatives and serves as a library liaison to meet the teaching, learning and research needs of the NIE community.


  • A good University degree and a postgraduate qualification in Library and/or Information Science, preferably with teaching experience and working knowledge of library portals and digital repositories in an academic library environment
  • Good interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Keen learner who is adaptable and able to work independently and in a team
  • Strong IT skills, including proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to analyse and derive insights from statistical reports and usage data
  • Experience in procurement process (invitation to quote/tender/writing proposals) will be an added advantage


  • Provide information and research support services
  • Manage the knowledge base and related documentation for online FAQ platform (LibFAQs)
  • Collaborate with academic and library staff to plan, develop, deliver and assess instructional and outreach programmes
  • Plan and develop user guides, instructional resources and delivery tools, including content creation for LibGuides
  • Develop content for the library portal to facilitate access to library resources and services
  • Responsible for assigned digitization projects including setting standards for digitization of resources and creation of metadata
  • Work with academic and library staff to increase awareness about scholarly communication issues in the digital environment

General and Liaison Duties

  • Foster communication between the Library and designated Academic Groups
  • Participate in collection development including identifying, evaluating and recommending library resources
  • Liaise with NIE community to recruit content for the NIE Library digital repository
  • Communicate, plan and deliver library events and promotional activities
  • Provide information desk services on scheduled evenings and weekends
  • Contribute in library projects, peer training and staff development

Candidates with proven track record may be appointed as team lead for one or more of the key responsibilities. Candidates without the professional qualification may be appointed as Assistant Librarian.


Please submit your application together with the completed Application Form for Management & Corporate Services Positions and your resume to:

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

Website            :           http://www.nie.edu.sg
Email                :           hrdsr@nie.edu.sg

Closing Date    :           23 Sept 2016

Other Information

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

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

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