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Senior Library Specialist

Digital Library Services

Job Description

The Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) Library seeks a self-motivated, innovative and service-oriented individual to develop, maintain and enhance web and library systems and applications to deliver a user-centred search, discovery and delivery experience. Reporting to the Discovery and Technology Librarian, the successful candidate will also manage the library website and support the day-to-day operations of the Library. He or she will be part of a lean team, working collaboratively to deliver information resources and services that support the learning, teaching and research activities of the SUSS community.

 

  • Administer, enhance and troubleshoot the Library’s systems and applications for faculty, staff and students.
  • Manage in-house and outsourced projects.
  • Work closely with staff and vendors to configure and integrate enterprise systems as well as third-party software with the Library’s systems and applications.
  • Maintain documentation for the Library’s systems and applications.
  • Evaluate and explore emerging technologies, practices and trends in information technology and make recommendations for adoption.
  • Lead and/or participate in library initiatives and projects.
  • Provide training and library services as required.
  • Engage in continuous development, and serve the Library and University through representation on internal and external committees, where required.
  • Perform covering duties and other departmental or organisational accountabilities as necessary or assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, information systems, computer science or equivalent.
  • Experience with HTML5, CSS, XML and SQL is preferred.
  • Hands-on experience with SaaS solutions is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of web application prototype, design, development, testing, implementation and support, i.e. full SDLC.
  • Excellent organisational, project management, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Highly service-oriented with strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team.
  • Adaptable and able to thrive in an evolving work environment.
  • Ability to apply user-centred design methodologies and usability principles.
  • Keen interest in library as well as new and emerging web trends and technologies.
  • Able to work some evenings and weekends.
  • Fresh graduates are welcome.

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