23 Aug 2012

Full-Time Librarian / Senior Librarian

NTU Libraries – Posted by AdministratorSingapore, Singapore

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Job Description

We have the following vacancy for a professional librarian at NTU Libraries for a dual role function, in an operational capacity (A) and as a subject librarian (B).

A. Operational role


Support the University Librarian in coordinating and implementing management and administrative work in the Library. This includes management of the repository of library policies, workflow and other internal documents and improving library staff and work productivity.

B. Subject role

Communication Librarian (Research & Journalism)

A subject librarian serves a specific group of staff and students in an academic discipline. His/her role includes building and managing a subject collection, managing the use of e-resources in that subject, teaching students on library research and the use of specialized databases, promoting the use of library resources, providing reference services and developing new information services for their users. Candidates should preferably have a first degree in the field. However an interest in developing subject literature expertise in the area is more important.

General Requirements:

Candidates should be highly service-oriented and enjoy helping and supporting people in their intellectual and learning pursuits. They should be able to work independently with minimum supervision but also function effectively in a team. Good communication skills such as writing and presentation are essential to the work of a librarian. In addition, candidates should be well organized, systematic and holistic in managing their work and responsibilities.

Educational Requirements:

Applicants for the above positions must have an MSc degree in library and information science (or equivalent) from a recognized university. They should also have a BSc or BA degree in the discipline related to the subject librarian role specified in section B above.

Applicants without the MSc qualifications in library science may also apply provided they have very good subject degree relevant to the area listed in section B. They will be appointed as Assistant Librarian and will be sponsored to attend an MSc programme locally while they work.


How to Apply

Interested applicants should complete the prescribed Application Form obtainable from http://www.ntu.edu.sg/hr/forms/Adminform.doc and email it together with curriculum vitae and a brief note of introduction to the Deputy Director at ktvoo@ntu.edu.sg. We regret to inform that only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Job Categories: Academic Libraries, Featured, Nanyang Technological University, and Singapore. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Assistant Librarian, Librarians, and NTU Libraries.

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