15 Jul 2016

Full-Time Library Specialist, Scholarly Communication – SMU Libraries

AdministratorSingapore, Singapore

Job Description

Applications are invited for appointment as Library Specialist at the SMU Libraries, Singapore Management University.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, innovative and service oriented individual to support the scholarly communication team. This position works with team members to create and edit the records in the Integrated Research Information System (IRIS) and Institutional Knowledge (InK) at SMU. This position also works to ensure, through continuous improvement methods, that effective and efficient access to library resources are available to the SMU community (students, faculty and staff) to meet their educational, teaching and research information needs and to serve as the first line of contact to provide excellent service to the SMU community.
We are looking for candidates with:
1. Library diploma holder with 2 years relevant experience or undergraduate degree in any one of SMU disciplines, Library Science or Information Studies or Knowledge Management and relevant experience with institutional repositories, records management or knowledge management preferred
2. Information search skills
3. IT capability (knowledge of Integrated Library Management System, MS Office and vendor applications)
4. Willingness to learn and utilize business process improvement methods
5. Customer service oriented

Job Scope
1. Create and edit records for the research and scholarly works and institutional records such as faculty research publications, conference papers, dissertations and theses, cases written by faculty, photographs, and materials of archival interest and create new series upon request
2. Ensure that new and updated records in IRIS are transferred to InK on a timely basis
3. Ensure accuracy and consistency of information in all records
4. Assist with uploading of full-text papers in IRIS and InK and checking publisher copyright policies for which versions can be used
5. Perform Service Desk duties

Details about the position are available at http://library.smu.edu.sg/sites/library.smu.edu.sg/files/library/pdf/CareerAd/JD_Library_Specialist_SC_201607.pdf

How to Apply
Interested applicants, please email your resumes with a covering letter to libjob@smu.edu.sg. The covering letter must state the applicants’ responses to the selection criteria. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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

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