21 May 2015

Full-Time Librarian/Senior Librarian – Library Technology Group

NTU Libraries – Posted by AdministratorSingapore, Singapore

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Job Description

NTU Libraries invites applications for the position of Librarian or Senior Librarian in our Library Technology Group. The successful candidate will not only support stable, seamless access to library resources and services, but will also have the opportunity to explore and develop new technologies in the areas of e-book discoverability, multimedia content, and integration of library systems with other campus systems to support and enhance learning and research. Applicants should have a strong background in computer science or information technology areas, a good understanding of library technology trends, knowledge of Windows, Linux or Unix operating systems, and project management experience.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage systems to enable users to find and have quick access to digital and information resources effectively through seamless access via the campus network and remote services
  • Explore and implement technologies to make e-Books more visible, browseable, useable in order to promote their discoverability and use
  • Explore and implement multimedia services such as subscribed/purchased streaming video content, and curating NTU-produced content for long term access and use
  • Explore and manage campus-wide integration of library systems with other IT systems e.g. eLearning platforms, RIMS, student records, staff records, etc.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in an information technology area), 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 constantly build technology knowledge and skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Wide interests and a strong sense of curiosity
  • Able to change, adapt and thrive in rapidly changing social media environment

**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.

Deadline for applications is:  June 12, 2015

How to Apply

To apply, please submit application, resume and cover letter via: 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: Librarian and Senior Librarian.

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