30 Jul 2016

Full-Time Librarian/Senior Librarian – Library Technology Group, NTU Libraries

AdministratorSingapore, Singapore

Job Description

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Libraries invites applications for the position of Librarian or Senior Librarian in our Library Technology Group. The successful candidate will provide support for the Library IT infrastructure and ensure library systems are kept up-to-date with the latest technological developments in order to provide stable and optimal access to essential resources and services. Applicants should be highly service-oriented with good communication skills, and able to work both independently and within a variety of teams. In addition, candidates should be well organized, systematic and holistic in managing their work.

Key responsibilities:

  • Administer and coordinate support to the ezproxy and Citrix system so that users have single sign on and optimal online access to both remote & on-campus to library’s e-resources
  • Administer, maintain and coordinate enhancements to the database webpage and systems for access to electronic resources.
  • Manage, develop and maintain the violation system to ensure compliance with resource licensing and usage agreements
  • Development and maintenance of a statistical framework to provide a standard suite of usage statistics for subscribed e-resources
  • Coordinate, develop and maintain the exam papers database system for access by users

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Information Technology, Information Systems or Computer Science) and MSc in Information Studies or willingness to undertake upon hire as an Assistant Librarian*
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products, including Excel
  • Knowledge of database management systems
  • Knowledge of statistical tools, for example Qlikview
  • Ability to analyse and derive insights from statistical reports and usage data
  • Excellent communication, collaboration and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated success with self-directed learning and project management
  • Experience in an academic library preferred

*Note: Applicants without the MSc/MLIS are invited to apply if willing to undertake the professional qualification on a part-time basis while working as Assistant Librarian.

To apply, please submit application, resume and cover letter here.

Deadline for applications is: August 20, 2016

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

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