Librarian (7 months & contracted through 3rd party)

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: FullTime



RMIT Vietnam , an entity of RMIT University, has campuses in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi since 2001. We provide internationally recognised, high-quality, education and professional training for students, clients and the community, and assist in the development of human resources capability in Vietnam and the region by hosting students from Australia and many other countries

The Role

Librarians are primarily responsible for providing focused library services inside the library to RMIT Vietnam students and staff at the front desk, monitoring library use, facilities, and equipment to ensure a healthy & safe environment for student. Librarians also contribute to the building and maintaining library collections as well as the development of information services across the Library.

Your Responsibilities

  • Providing all library services during daytime, evenings, weekends and public holidays as required; Library services include borrowing and returning; intra-library loans between SGS, HAN, and MEL; working with the Library Management Systems as needed; service desk administrative tasks; shelving; linking students to learning resources; and ensuring user satisfaction with all library services & resources.

  • Providing reference assistance through physical and virtual service points to the entire RMIT community, worldwide.

  • Monitoring library spaces, noise levels, furniture, and equipment to ensure a healthy & safe environment for all users.

  • Backing up Liaison Librarians through the creative delivery, development, and presentation of innovative digital skills and literacy programs to the RMIT community.

  • Maintaining library’s physical collection along with keeping up with current and new digital collections to facilitate University learning, teaching and research; suggesting library resources in varied formats, including print and e-books along with multimedia resources; reviewing the physical condition of the collection; making decisions on replacement, withdrawal or preservation of individual titles according to library policy.

  • Developing positive working relationships among the entire RMIT community; actively marketing and promoting new services and resources; understanding the needs of the students and staff of the RMIT Vietnam community and helping tailor library services to those needs.

  • Participate in internal Library Committees regarding general library policy, strategic planning, and collaborating with library teams in Melbourne as well as represent RMIT at local library professional organization at meetings and conferences.

  • Assume administrative duties involving operational activities such as acquisitions, cataloguing, way finding, record keeping, and overall support the entire Library Team.

Skills and Experience

  • Relevant degree and/or postgraduate qualification—Library degrees preferred.

  • Minimum of two years of Library experience in an academic environment is preferred.

  • Displayed knowledge of trends and best practices in customer service with an ability to support students and staff in higher education.

  • Demonstrated the ability to be an active member in collaborative work teams, both locally and internationally; and able to work independently as needed.

  • Well-honed interpersonal skills including: soft negotiation, cooperation, subtle persuasion, and cross-cultural communication in multi-cultural higher education environment.

  • Proven organization, planning, prioritization and time management skills.

  • Highly self-motivated individual with a demonstrated commitment and passion towards continuous improvement and learning.


  • Highly competitive gross salary depending on proven track record in meeting all the key selection criteria.

  • Free use of onsite gym

  • Library on campus and online - access to RMIT Australia online library


Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.

To Apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter outlining your experience by clicking on the ‘Apply now’ link. 

Applications Close:
7 thg 6 2023 11.59 pm

RMIT University Vietnam (RMIT Vietnam) is a campus of RMIT University. RMIT Vietnam is creating an innovative research, teaching and learning culture. We are committed to providing internationally recognised high-quality education and professional training for our students, clients and members of the community.  As an internationally recognised Australian university based in Asia, RMIT Vietnam is assisting in the development of human resources capability in Vietnam and the region.

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