Job: Deputy Director of Library

6.22.16 – Deputy Director of Library
Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Sarah P’s comments:  A posting from a new university…a rather low salary for a Directo’rs position but could be a way to become a director in an international college if that is your career goal.
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About Ton Duc Thank University


Ton DucThang University (TDTU) is seeking a full-time professional librarian who will plan,implement and superviselibrary operations and activities. The deputy director of Library will: (1) planning and maintaining Library facilities, (2) supervise and influences staff with inspiration, opportunity, expectation and motivation, assuring a high performance, (3) provide assistance for teachers and students regarding literature survey, database usage, and access to reference materials; (4) conduct annual library inventory; (5)help literature survey for research being conducted by faculty members;(6) produce TDTU library quarterly and annual usage reports; (7)be responsible for acquisition, cataloging, circulation, inter-library loan, and serial management,and (8) maintain the University’s archives.


Master’s degree (or PhD) in Library and Information Science is required. At least 2-5 years working experience in this specific field. Desirable abilities include: to work independently; to initiate projects when necessary; to communicate effectively within the organization; to work under pressure; and to develop and adhere to deadlines. Strong written and oral English communication skills are required.

Monthly salary and other types of support

  •  In the first year, monthly salary before tax: $ 2,500. After one year, monthly salary can be increased 0% – 20% depending on the performance evaluation and contributions to the University;
  •  On campus accommodation, personal office, airport pick-up and drop-off, health insurance, yearly airplane ticket (round trip) will be decided depending on their contribution to the University and the performance evaluation.

Application Information
a. Cover letter;
b. Resume with up-to-date education background, work experience and academic activities;
c. Criminal record notarized in English;
d. Diploma(s) and certificate(s);
e. Recommendation letters.

Please submit your electronic application to:
Department for Management of Science and Technology Development – DEMASTED, Ton DucThang University; Address: Room A303, 19 Nguyen HuuTho Street, Tan Phong Ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Email:; Phone number: +84 8 37755037; Fax: +84 8 37755055.

Deadline: July 31, 2016.

Application Information

Postal Address:
Department for Management of Science and Technology Development – DEMASTED
Ton Duc Thang University
Room A303, 9 Nguyen Huu Tho Street
Tan Phong Ward
Ho Chi Minh City District 7
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