18 Apr 2019

Full-Time Library Officer – Cybrarian Ventures Pte Ltd (CVPL)


Job Description

Library Officer

Cybrarian Ventures Pte Ltd (CVPL), incorporated in 2000, is a wholly owned company of the National Library Board (NLB) of Singapore.  It was created to be the sole distributor of products and services of NLB. The Company plans to reach out to the library industry to exert thought leadership in library innovations, as well as provide assistance to libraries that wish to expand their services and grow their capabilities. It aims to provide productivity tools to reduce the cost of operations for clients, and to enable libraries to embrace digital technology to better serve users.

The Job:

We are looking for an experienced Library Officer to manage an educational institution library.

The operations and management of the Library is by Cybrarian Ventures Pte Ltd.

Roles and Core Responsibilities:


  1. Assist in general administration and day-to-day operations of Library effectively.
  2. Plan staff roster and schedule staff duties.
  3. Follow up on overdue loans & fines.

Reference & Advisory

  1. Provide loan and information services to users.
  2. Handle general enquiries, including help with databases and other web-based resources.

Library Systems

  1. Administer and  maintain Library Management System (LMS) and OPAC, which includes server OS, backup administration and desktop/PC administration;
  2. Manage batch upload and updates of membership user records.
  3. Troubleshoot problems reported by library staff & patrons and when needed, follow up with vendor support staff.
  4. Manage reports and templates that administer circulation and patron services.
  5. Configure system properties, staff access and user records.
  6. Manage new releases and the implementation of new system features.
  7. Read and distribute system release notes. Train staff on changes in software and procedures; coordinates beta testing efforts.
  8. Manage Library’s RFID systems.
  9. Develop innovative web pages and web analytics

Collection Development & Maintenance

  1. Operate the Library Management System (LMS) for circulation and cataloguing. Update and maintain data accuracy in LMS.
  2. Coordinate with vendors in procurement and delivery of library print and non-print materials.
  3. Work with lecturers to select and procure relevant resources.
  4. Weed library resources regularly to ensure collection is current and relevant, in consultation with representatives from heads of departments.
  5. Conduct annual stocktake exercise.


  1. Conduct basic user education programmes and information literacy for students to teach them how to search and evaluate information.
  2. Promote Library resources & services

Job Requirements:

  • Diploma/Degree, preferable in Library related disciplines, with at least 1-2 years relevant experience in a library.
  • Possess strong IT skills; Experience in handling Library Management Systems & RFID Systems.
  • Knowledge of Library classification and cataloguing methods, Microsoft Office applications, information search skills.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team.
  • Good multi-tasking, interpersonal, problem-solving, communication and organizational skills
  • Able to work in shifts.

Interested applicants, please email your detailed resume, stating your current and expected salary, date of availability and contact number to: enquiry@cvpl.com.sg

CVPL Website: www.cvpl.com.sg


Job Categories: Featured and Singapore. Job Types: Full-Time.

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