27 Jul 2017

Contract Library Assistant (12-months Contract) – Yale-NUS College Library

AdministratorSingapore, Singapore

Job Description


The College Library supports world-class research and learning with a quickly growing collection of print monographs and videos together with a variety of digital resources including e-books, databases, and journals. This position will help to facilitate the timely ordering and receiving of a large number of library books and other materials.

The Library is looking for someone to help order, receive, and process the large volumes of titles that are needed to build the collection. The position will also assist with other tasks such as assisting with the maintenance of the Reserve Books/Readings collection.

The duties include:

  • Order and receive books, videos, and other materials for the library collection
  • Assist with the maintenance of the Reserve Books/Readings collection
  • Assist with receiving and returning of interlibrary loans
  • Provide circulation/services desk coverage, including some after-office-hour evening and weekend shifts
  • Handle general enquiries, including help with databases and other web-based resources
  • Collaborate on group initiatives and participate in the implementation of library programs and projects
  • Perform other duties as required


  • Bachelor’s degree or a polytechnic diploma, preferably in library studies
  • At least two years of library work experience
  • Experience using an online library system such as Innovative Interfaces’ Sierra/Millennium
  • Experience processing library acquisitions
  • Able to work independently with minimum supervision and as a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational and analytical skills
  • Keen attention to detail

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@yale-nus.edu.sg.

If you have any queries, please email careers@yale-nus.edu.sg

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Job Categories: Academic Libraries, Featured, Singapore, and Yale Nus College. Job Types: Contract.

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