27 Oct 2012

Full-Time Library Manager @ School of the Arts

School of the Arts Singapore – Posted by AdministratorSingapore, Singapore

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Job Description

The Manager, Library will work together with faculty-in-charge of Library to carry out the following duties and responsibilities:

Management of Processes

  • Supervise and roster duties of 3 library officers and daily operations of the library including operation hours. Monitor well-being and professional development of library staff.
  • Monitor utilization and effectiveness of library services, carry out reviews and initiate refinement and enhancements to library services.
  • Manage and maintain smooth and efficient flow of information and processes between Library, other corporate offices and teaching faculties.
  • Manage acquisition and processing of purchase request and tracking of budget
  • Maintaining budget and expenditure report
  • Keep abreast with IB Library Guidelines and ensure compliance to the guidelines, in terms of resources available, facilities support and curriculum-related programmes

Management of Customer

  • Coordinate with external agencies, organizations, suppliers and other libraries to maintain a diverse network of resources for students and staff
  • Update heads and faculty on acquisition of new materials (books, media, magazines and online resources) and working with faculty-in-charge of library on management of materials/collection to support teaching and learning.
  • Introduce new online resources for the heads and faculty to review the trial.
  • Support logistical needs of the use of the library as a learning hub and as a professional development centre.
  • Support faculty heads in showcasing students’ works, develop materials and set up exhibitions related to teaching and learning activities for all departments.
  • Covering of counter duties (ad-hoc) when necessary.

Management of Resources

  • Manage and monitor the hardware and software for the Library
  • Management System
  • Manage work flow of acquisition, procurement and follow up actions on orders and purchases
  • Manage collection size and assist in proposal of library budget and size of collection
  • Manage and maintain non-print resources, ICT-related support services and rooms booking located in the library.
  • Carry out publicity activities to staff/students on new arrivals/programmes of resources
  • Manage Library website to ensure updated information and services for users
  • Manage fines collection and overdue items
  • Annual stocktaking/asset exercise
  • Provide support for ah-hoc school events (eg. Open House, Arts Festival)
  • Develop, in consultation with SH/EE and IRE, information literacy/research skills curriculum and conduct learning modules for students and staff.
  • Coordinate teaching and learning programmes related to various projects and curriculum activities of all departments, in consultation with the teaching faculty.
  • Provide consultation in research matter for students’ research essays.



How to Apply

Interested persons should email their comprehensive curriculum vitae and all supporting documents including passport photograph and current remuneration to hr@sota.edu.sg.

They should indicate the position title they are applying for in the subject field of the email.

Job Categories: Academic Libraries, School of the Arts Singapore, and Singapore. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Librarians, Library Manager, and SOTA.

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