15 Feb 2013

Full-Time NTU Libraries: Librarian / Senior Librarian

NTU Libraries – Posted by AdministratorSingapore, Singapore

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Job Description

If you are passionate about supporting others to learn, teach and undertake research, we would like to hear from you. At NTU Libraries, we have a strong team of librarians who are constantly developing new services/tools to help our users efficiently access and wisely use a variety of valuable information resources. Professional librarians at NTU perform dual roles – an operational role and a subject role. We are now seeking a librarian to join our instructional services division and to fulfill subject librarian responsibilities in the area of business law.

Operational Role: Instructional Services
This position is part of a small team reporting to the Head, Instructional Services. The Instructional Services Division is a central unit responsible for coordinating and developing the NTU Libraries Instructional Program for students and staff. We are seeking a candidate who has experience in providing instruction within a library environment, or with teaching experience generally. Candidates must possess strong communication and presentation skills.

Subject role: Business Law
A subject librarian serves a specific group of staff and students in an academic discipline. His/her role includes building and managing a subject collection, managing the use of e-resources in that subject, teaching students on library research and the use of specialized databases, promoting the use of library resources, providing reference services and developing new information services for users. Candidates should preferably have a first degree in business and/or law. However, an interest in developing subject literature expertise in the field would also be considered.

General Requirements
Applicants should:

  • Have a minimum one year of experience in a Library or Information organization. Experience in an academic institution and/or business law related organization would be highly advantageous.
  • Have experience in providing instruction within a library environment, or with teaching experience generally
  • Be highly service-oriented and enjoy helping and supporting people in their intellectual and learning pursuits; strong empathy for all levels of users
  • Be able to work independently with minimum supervision; function effectively in a team
  • Good communication skills such as writing and presentation to both large and small groups
  • Good organization and time-management skills
  • Proficiency in the use of technology

Educational Requirements
Applicants must have an MSc degree in library and information science (or equivalent) from a recognized university AND a good bachelor’s degree.

How to Apply

To apply, please visit NTU’s Career Opportunities page at: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/ohr/Career/CurrentOpenings/Pages/default.aspx

Please attach your full CV with cover letter, the names and contacts (including email addresses) of 2 character referees, and all relevant academic certificates. Consideration of applications will begin on February 25 and continue until the position is filled.

We regret to inform that only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Job Categories: Academic Libraries, Featured, Nanyang Technological University, and Singapore. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Assistant Librarian, Librarians, and NTU Libraries.

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