Thapar admission 2020,Thapar Deemed to be University

Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology Deemed to be University


  • Job Title:       Jr. Information Scientist
  • Location:      Patiala
  • Reports to:   Head NNCL, Deputy Librarian, Information Scientist, Assistant Librarian


Main Purpose : The purpose of this position is to manage e-services, digital resources management, e-content management, to handle and administer remote access services, ILMS, and other open-source software’s, to manage Kiosks – selfcheck-in, book drop, OPAC, to handle surveillance systems, to work on digital media-its designing and dissemination. Able to handle ICT in all library domains

Qualification: Masters in Library and Information Science (MLIS) with Bachelor’s Degree in IT

Experience:   At least 10-15 years’ experience of the fully automated library of an Engineering Institution.


Competency : 1. Good Communication skills (Hindi, English, and or Punjabi)

                         2. Knowledge of Computer Operation.

                         3. Knowledge of Library Automation Software


Specific Accountability & Job Responsibility


*Working knowledge of Library Management System particularly the experience of KOHA Server handling. Back-end task management.

 Creation and Maintenance of Digital Repository preferably Dspace, Knowledge of Metadata creation.

 Proficiency in Information Retrieval from e-Resources.

 Handling the databases. SQL queries handling (generation and troubleshooting)

 Website Management with webserver knowledge, web hosting, and working knowledge of HTML, PHP, CSS, WORDPRESS, etc.

 Experience in Video hosting and dissemination to users.

 Experience in backup management (Backup and Recovery).

 Experience in scanning and digitization, knowledge of its hardware and software. Experience in handling Barcode software.

 Handling the RFID applications and management of Library Self-check and Drobox.

 Experience in Hardware Troubleshooting.

 Ability to manage Digital signage. Experience in digital media handlings like photography and video editing.

 Leadership & ability to work in teams



 * Compensation will not be a constraining factor and will be the best in the sector.

* Interested candidates can send their CVs by email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) positively by 15th Dec 2021.