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
Email Address:

Volunteer: ALA Delegation to Vietnam & Cambodia

3/23/15 –  Volunteer: ALA Delegation to Vietnam & Cambodia

Sarah P’s comments:  People to People  is a worthy organization and an opportunity to gain some international exposure and meet other traveling professional however please know that the cost for this program is $5,799.00 per person.  Last fall they offered a trip to India which received good reviews.

Delegation leader:

Barbara J. Ford, MLS, M.A.
Past President, American Library Association (ALA); Distinguished Professor Emerita, Mortenson Center for International Library Programs, University of Illinois Library
Dates: October 5–15, 2015


Are you ready to change your world forever?

Consider a once-in-a-lifetime experience: a custom-designed library and information services delegation to Vietnam and Cambodia in October 2015.

People to People Citizen Ambassador Delegations are unique. For nearly 50 years, we have specialized in providing what no other professional opportunity can—by taking your career out of the office and into the world.

You can experience Vietnam and Cambodia firsthand with your library and information services peers from Vietnam, Cambodia, and around the world through vibrant professional exchanges, valuable networking, and meaningful discussions tailored to your focus and interests.

On a People to People delegation, you can:

  • Interact with recognized experts in your field—including your delegation leader, Professor Barbara Ford
  • Expand your professional knowledge
  • Deepen your understanding of your profession and enhance your value to your organization
  • Make a global impact by gaining an international perspective
This extraordinary opportunity may not come along again. Don’t miss your chance to create lifelong memories in Vietnam and Cambodia. You can contact us at 877.787.2000 (001.509.568.7905 international) or email us at

Can’t join us for the Library and Information Services Delegation to Vietnam and Cambodia in October? Stay informed of future library and information services delegations by requesting information.


Job: Librarian (Learning and Student Centre Manager)

12/5/14 –  Librarian (Learning and Student Centre Manager)
ABC International School, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Applicants with relevant qualifications and experience are invited to submit an application for  the position of Librarian.  Successful applicants will show a desire and willingness to work with school age children (aged 3 – 18).

The final closing date for applications is 0900hrs on the 5th January 2015 but applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their applications at the very earliest opportunity as strong candidates may be offered interviews before the closing date. There is a downloadable pdf document on the school web-site that gives further details about the position.

How to apply:

Please visit the school website and complete an application form on the employment opportunities page. This should be sent electronically, along with the attachments requested in the application form and marked for the attention of the Director of Human Resources at the following e-mail address: Only applications made on the official application form will be considered.

The ABC International School is a thriving, popular and well established learning community that is a highly respected part of society in one of Asia’s most rapidly developing and exciting cities. It teaches the British Curriculum through the medium of English to high achieving, well-motivated International students. It is unashamedly proud of its teaching faculty of more than seventy colleagues who are a well-qualified and experienced team that promote the very highest levels of student achievement through the use of experiential and holistic teaching methods.

The terms and conditions offered to successful applicants are generous and reflect the high levels of commitment, loyalty and dedication that are expected of individuals wishing to become part of a high performing team of like-minded professionals. The school reserves the right to re-advertise and/or to seek to appoint the best possible applicants through alternate means of advertising.

All offers and appointments will be confirmed as soon as possible after interview.