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[Expired] Communications and Outreach Librarian, SMU Libraries

Singapore Management University (SMU)
Posted On :18 Aug 2017


Job Summary

  • Salary:   Undisclosed
  • Location: Singapore - South
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time
  • Min. Education Level: Degree
  • Field of Study: Not Applicable
  • Years of Experience: 3
  • Skills: Networking and negotiation skills.

Job Descriptions


The SMU Libraries invites dynamic, innovative and service-oriented individuals to apply for the position of Communications and Outreach Librarian. This position supports the Library’s efforts in interactions and communications with its customers and stakeholders both internally and externally. The position holder will work with the larger team of library staff to ensure the library’s communication strategies and endeavours are effective, proactive, aligned with SMU’s strategic goals and the Library’s priorities, and they are appropriate and consistent. The position holder will work in a team environment and is responsible for the following:

  • Manage the library’s website, including the creation and updating of content, monitoring usage and optimising access.
  • Use social media, printed and electronic channels to plan and implement the library’s communication, promotion and outreach activities.
  • Co-ordinate marketing and user experience research activities with different stakeholders and measure and evaluate the effectiveness of projects related to publicity and promotion and follow up with outcomes as a member of relevant teams.
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, business, journalism or a related discipline.
  • Master’s degree or graduate coursework in Library or Information Studies.
  • Minimum 3 years of related work experience; preferable experience in public and media relations and frontline customer services.
  • Experience with or knowledge of web authoring and publishing with Content Management Systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively to different types of stakeholders.
  • Basic proofreading skills and ability to vary writing style based on target audience and purpose.
  • Social media knowledge and its applications.
  • Event management experience.
  • Outstanding interpersonal, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects effectively, and to partner with key personnel throughout the organization.
  • Creative, goal-oriented, and enthusiastic individual with excellent planning, problem solving and analytical abilities.
  • Flexible and agile.
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relations with faculty and staff.
  • Project management skills.
  • Networking and negotiation skills.

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Interested applicants, please email your resumes with a covering letter. The covering letter must state the applicants’ responses to the selection criteria. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

About This Company

Singapore Management University is a place where high-level professionalism blends together with a healthy informality. The ''family-like'' atmosphere among the SMU community fosters a culture where employees work, plan, organise and play together – building a strong collegiality and morale within the university.Our commitment to attract and retain talent is ongoing. We offer attractive benefits and welfare, competitive compensation packages, and generous professional development opportunities – all to meet the work-life needs of our staff. No wonder, then, that SMU continues to be given numerous awards and recognition for its human resource excellence.  

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