• Librarian - BASED IN JOHOR BAHRU (CD 1111) Jobs in Malaysia - 980431

    Monash University Malaysia
  • 2 - 4 Years
  • Malaysia - Selangor - Johor Bahru
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Job Description

We are seeking highly qualified candidates for the position of Librarian to join Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Johor Bahru The Librarian acts as the Library focal point to the Johor Bahru Clinical School’s community The position is primarily responsible for the coordination of information resources, services, programs and facilities at the Clinical School Library In this capacity, the incumbent assists with the supervision of a small team of continuing staff accountable for the provision of information and lending servicesThe incumbent is also responsible for building effective and sustainable relationships with academic staff to optimise their engagement with the Library’s resources and programs, for providing research consultations and for delivering generic information literacy classes in collaboration with the Liaison team The customer-centric role requires strong and continuous collaboration with colleagues at both campuses in order to provide students with a quality academic experience on a par with the Sunway campus offering

Key responsibilities

Under the direction and guidance of the Manager, Information Resources
Coordinate the management of the Clinical School Library (CSL) operation and staff
Implement, enforce and monitor the deployment of Library policies, procedures and workflows to ensure compliance with Monash University Malaysia’s policies, regulations and guidelines
Create, communicate and implement duty rosters for uninterrupted service, providing feedback on the efficiency of the rosters for virtual and/or physical information service points
Coordinate the management and maintenance of the Library facilities including the coordination and progress monitoring of minor work requirements through effective liaison with FMD, ITS and Security
Collect, compile and ensure accuracy of the monthly statistical reports relating to the Library’s operations and activities, and provide monthly progress reports to the Library’s Senior Management
Conduct library briefing and tours for new, prospective students and visitors
Monitor and coach staff to ensure seamless and uninterrupted provision of facilities, resources and services
Provide input and feedback on staff performance and professional development needs
Coordinate the Library’s provision of resources, services and programs
Promote the library collection, services and programs to the JBCS community both digitally and face-to-face
Provide information services at physical service points, including but not limited to, identifying and demonstrating online resources and assisting with reference services (eg Endnote)
Provide research consultations to students and academic staff, referring them to the Sunway campus’ Liaison for in-depth or specialised research services
Contribute to the delivery of generic information literacy skills programs, consistent with Monash University Library standards in close collaboration with the Liaison team
Ensure effective communication and feedback with the main campus library at all times
Coordinate and ensure discharge, shelving, shelf reading and quality control activities in compliance with established procedures and workflows
Coordinate and implement the fine management procedures in compliance with Finance regulations
Participate in and coordinate collection management activities (ie collection building, inventory, weeding and discarding projects) as per the main campus Library’s schedules and implementation plans
Participate in, and contribute to the development of library strategies, policies and projects
Actively participate in one-on-one, library and/or campus meetings as scheduled
Contribute to JBCS campus promotional activities in consultation with supervisor
Contribute to the development and implementation of LLC strategies, plans and policies
Contribute to the continuous improvement of the Unit and participate in library projects
Other projects assigned by the supervisor and/or Library Director

Key Selection Criteria

1 The appointee will have
• A degree in a relevant field in librarianship, information management or education with subsequent relevant experience; or
• extensive experience and specialist expertise or broad knowledge in technical or administrative fields; or
• an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
Knowledge and Skills
1 Prior experience in the provision of information literacy skills programs, including ability to teach the use of electronic resources to students and/or academic staff
2 Highly developed communication skills, including the ability to prepare documentation, to effectively liaise and resolve issues with a wide range of clients, and to communicate effectively and collaboratively with supervisor, staff and colleagues across campuses
3 Sound organisational, time management and administration skills including the ability to set priorities for self and for staff, to perform well under pressure and to work independently and as a team member
4 Interest for and capacity to engage with innovative technologies in teaching and learning environments

Other Job Related Information

• Evening and weekend shifts are required as per the assigned duty roster and CSL published opening hours
• Travel to and work on other campuses may be required
• Other duties consistent with the position classification descriptors for the classification level, as defined in the Monash University Classification Management Manuals

Application closing date is on 31st July 2019 Please Note that this position is based in Johor Bahru

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job

Role:Senior Executive


Salary:Not Disclosed

Deadline:12th Jan 2020

Company Profile

MONASH UNIVERSITY has a bold vision - to deliver significant improvements to the human condition. Distinguished by its international perspective, Monash takes pride in its commitment to innovate research and high quality teaching and learning.
Our campus at Bandar Sunway in Petaling Jaya strives to be a premier private research-intensive university, contributing to Malaysia and Asia. Due to our rapid growth and expansion, we are seeking suitably qualified individuals to join our dynamic team.

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