UNSW hiring Director, Digital Library Services

(11 December 2017) The role of Director, Digital Library Services reports to the University Librarian. The position leads the Digital Library Services Department which comprises about 50 library staff. Closing date is 8 January 2018. ALIA has the full job description.

December 12, 2017 - 4:32 pm

Special Collections and Exhibition Coordinator, UNSW

(10 December 2017) The Special Collections and Exhibitions Coordinator will collaborate with students, staff, researchers, authors and vendors to research, design and deliver a diverse program of library exhibitions, launch and community events. The position will help the library to further build its relationships with stakeholders to ensure the library is a scholarly and cultural […]

December 10, 2017 - 9:57 am

The University of Tasmania is hiring the University Librarian

(17 November 2017) The University Librarian provides visionary leadership and management of the University’s Library Services and is responsible for: developing, implementing and articulating the Library’s vision and strategic plan; delivering high quality services that contribute to the achievement of the University’s strategic priorities; building visibility and communicating the Library’s impact and value; managing the […]

November 18, 2017 - 11:12 am

Hang Seng Management College hiring Associate Librarian

(10 November 2017) The Associate Librarian will: provide leadership in the development of strategic planning and formulation of policies for the library user-centered services; develop and implement innovative approaches for effective scholarly communication,      instruction activities, reference and access services; evaluate and develop library outreach and public services strategies; cultivate strong liaison relationships with faculty to […]

November 10, 2017 - 4:33 pm

SIM hiring Library Officers

(8 November 2017) Singapore Institute of Management is hiring a Library Officer, (Digital Initiatives & Services) and a  Library Officer, Library (Marketing and Outreach). The former will be part of the Digital Initiatives and Services (DIS) team and will assist manage the library’s information systems and processes to deliver quality and reliable library services to […]

November 9, 2017 - 5:46 pm

Charles Sturt University, NSW, hiring Team Manager, Electronic Resources & Acquisitions

(2 November 2017) The Team Manager, Electronic Resources and Acquisitions is responsible for leading and coordinating the negotiation, acquisition, maintenance and performance of the Library’s print and online resources, including subscription databases and licensed electronic resources. Closing date: 19 November 2017. ALIA has the full announcement.

November 3, 2017 - 8:26 am

Call for volunteers for IFLA WLIC 2018 Kuala Lumpur

(30 October 2017)  The Malaysian National Committee of International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) 2018 ( is calling for Volunteers for the Congress, 24th through 30th August 2018 in Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur! Up to 300 positions are available. Volunteers must be 18 years of […]

October 31, 2017 - 7:55 am

British Library hiring Digital Content Manager – China Project

(24 October 2017) As part of an ambitious programme of cultural exchange with partner institutions across China, the British Library has recently launched its first Chinese language website. Presented in traditional and simplified Chinese, the site introduces users to over 30 iconic works of English literature from the medieval period to the present day and […]

October 25, 2017 - 9:04 am

University of Hong Kong hiring Deputy Librarian/Fung Ping Shan Librarian in the University Libraries

(23 October 2017) Applications are invited for appointment to commence in March 2018, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal. Applicants should have a good university degree plus a recognised professional qualification in library and information science (MLS or equivalent), with at least 10 years’ appropriate post-qualification experience in academic libraries, of […]

October 24, 2017 - 11:20 am

Be a school librarian in Asia

(23 October 2017) International schools always need librarians. Currently, schools in Taiwan, China, Japan, Vietnam and Myanmar are hiring. TIE Online has the list of vacancies here.

October 24, 2017 - 9:41 am

CUHK hiring Learning Services Manager

(21 October 2017) Learning Services at the Chinese University of Hong Kong Library encompasses the digital/information literacy training and support services for undergraduates and other users at CUHK. It is also responsible for the Learning Garden, a highly innovative space which provides facilities to support informal learning activities as well specific services such as 3D […]

October 23, 2017 - 7:23 am

Retirement wave to hit academic librarianship

(19 October 2017) Like other greying professions, demographic data for ARL libraries warn us of a breaking wave of retirements, but may paint an unrealistic picture of what the beach will look like after the surf has settled. Read the article by Phil Davis in The Scholarly Kitchen.

October 20, 2017 - 1:55 pm

SMU Libraries hiring Analytics Librarian / Data Analyst

(12 October 2017) The Analytics Librarian / Data Analyst works collaboratively with the entire Library team and other stakeholders of the Singapore Management University Community to develop data-informed approach for achieving strategic objectives related to library operations and user needs. LAS has the full job description.

October 13, 2017 - 8:53 am

Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University hiring Academic Liaison and Reference Librarian

Department: University Library      Vacancies:  2      Job ID: 994993 Position Overview: (10 October 2017) XJTLU is a unique collaboration, the first and currently the only university in China to offer both UK and Chinese accredited undergraduate degrees. It is located in the Higher Education Town of Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP), only 24 minutes due west from […]

October 10, 2017 - 4:41 pm

Ngee Ann Polytechnic Library hiring Systems Analyst

(1 October 2017) As a Systems Analyst, you will provide IT related services and support to the Lien Ying Chow Library, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore. Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following: *           Day-to-day IT operations in the library which includes software applications, end-point computing devices and smart systems; *           Ensure IT […]

October 2, 2017 - 1:59 pm