Job Opportunities


Key responsibilities:

  • Manage the acquisitions of library resources.
  • Be responsible for the classification and cataloguing functions for all library resources.
  • Maintain the accuracy and integrity of bibliographic and authority records in the online catalogue.
  • Update holdings data to reflect materials addition, transfer, and withdrawal.
  • Keep monthly records of title additions and deletion.
  • Account for gifts the library receives.
  • Perform service desk duties.


Other duties

  • Perform additional duties essential to the achievement of effective library operation.
  • Perform other relevant tasks and duties as assigned.


Qualifications and requirements

  • A degree in library science, library and information science, information studies, or other related fields.
  • Prior experience in library technical services preferred.
  • Knowledge of automated library systems, library cataloguing standards and frameworks, and current trends and best practices in cataloguing.
  • Ability to:
  • Keep current documentation on acquisitions and cataloguing procedures;
  • Perform original and copy cataloguing of library materials in English and Thai;
  • Perform duties with little or no direction;
  • Work both independently and in a team.
  • Interpersonal sensitivity sufficient to recognise the special needs and concerns of library users.
  • Physical ability to perform the essential functions of the job, including but not limited to:
  • Lift and carry library materials;
  • Push a loaded book cart;
  • Reach shelves up to 185cm high and at the floor;
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard library and office equipment;
  • Visual acuity sufficient to read a computer screen or typewritten page.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office skills
  • High proficiency in written and spoken English and Thai.


The Librarian will report to the Managing Director of The Siam Society. Please send your full resume in English along with a cover letter and a recent photograph to