10 Sep 2013

Full-Time SMU, Li Ka Shing Library: Open positions for Research Data Services Librarian / Manager & Library Specialist (Part Time)

Singapore Management University – Posted by AdministratorSingapore, Singapore

Job Description

Shape the Future at SMU!

Employment Opportunities at the Li Ka Shing Library in Support of Research, Teaching and Digital Library

Available positions:

We are seeking a dynamic, innovative, and service oriented staff member to join our existing team of international library professionals. If you have the relevant experience and are interested in being part of a team that is shaping Library services for a 21st century library, send in an application now. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from anywhere in the world, in particular those who may be looking for an opportunity to return to Asia but continue working in a western setting.

Singapore Management University

Singapore Management University (SMU) is a dynamic young university with a reputation for high quality education, outstanding research and excellent community engagement both on local and international level. Incorporated in January 2000, SMU aspires to generate leading edge research with global impact as well as produce broad-based, creative and entrepreneurial leaders for the knowledge-based economy. Set up as Singapore’s first private university offering a style of education modelled after The Wharton School, SMU occupies a state-of-the-art city campus located in the heart of Singapore’s civic, cultural and business districts. Today, SMU is home to more than 7,000 students and comprises six schools: the School of AccountancyLee Kong Chian School of BusinessSchool of EconomicsSchool of Information SystemsSchool of Law; and School of Social Sciencesoffering undergraduate, masters and PhD programmes.

The University also has a number of institutes and centres of excellence, and provides public and customised programmes for working professionals through its Office of Executive Education.

Li Ka Shing Library

Opened in July 2005, the Li Ka Shing Library has rapidly been recognised for providing world-class 21st century programmes and services in support of SMU’s research, teaching and learning. The Library offers a range of learning spaces and state of the art facilities. Library’s extensive electronic resource collections are accessible via a simple discovery system, PYXIS+. Most library resources can be searched and accessed via mobile devices. The Library is continuously upgrading its services, resources and facilities to support SMU community’s research, learning and information needs often by adopting cutting edge technologies and practices.

SMU Library offers extensive information literacy programmes throughout the year to support SMU undergraduate and postgraduate students’ research and lifelong learning needs and requirements. Research Librarians work closely with the faculty to support their teaching and research activities, advise them on the best sources of information for their research, show them how to find and manage information for their research and work with them to integrate library resources into courses by developing customised research guides.

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, Singapore, and Singapore Management University. Job Types: Full-Time and Part-Time. Job Tags: Librarians, Library Manager, Library Specialist, and SMU.

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