19 Jun 2015

Full-Time Librarian/Senior Librarian – Humanities and Social Sciences Library

AdministratorSingapore, Singapore

Job Description

NTU Libraries invites applications for the position of Librarian or Senior Librarian in our Humanities and Social Sciences Library.  The successful candidate will provide tailored professional services and information support to staff and students in the English Literature Division by developing, managing and providing access to specialized information resources, and to ensure their optimal use through instruction, research support, scholarly communication services and collaborative engagement. Applicants should have excellent interpersonal skills, and have a strong interest in providing a diverse array of services in response to changing environments in information, education and research.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop a relevant collection in English literature based on a deep understanding of the Division’s teaching, learning and research needs.
  • Provide specialised research assistance, information literacy instruction, and scholarly communication services that are customised for English literature and the humanities.
  • Collaborate with faculty and students to showcase their scholarly/creative output through events, exhibitions, digital platforms, etc.
  • Extend and customize emerging services for HSS faculty and researchers in the areas of research impact, data management, open access, etc.
  • Develop and maintain digital projects such as the Singapore Literature in English project.


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the humanities, and MSc in Information Studies or willingness to undertake upon hire as an Assistant Librarian**
  • 2-3 yrs professional working experience in libraries preferred
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to relate well with colleagues and other people
  • Initiative to learn and gain new knowledge and skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Wide interests and a strong sense of curiosity
  • Able to change, adapt and thrive in rapidly changing environments

*Note: Applicants without the MSc/MLIS may apply, if willing to undertake the professional qualification part-time while working as Assistant Librarian.

Applicants should apply via the following link by Monday July 6, 2015  http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/career/ms/Pages/default.aspx

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

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