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Heleni Linton Bursary 2017

This Bursary was established in memory of Heleni Linton, an outstanding librarian also worked for Ernst and Young Hong Kong was tragically killed in an air crash in 1991. A memorial account was later established from funds donated by Ernst and Young, by colleagues, and by friends. From December 1992, interest accrued to the account has been used to award a modest annual bursary bearing her name. The beneficiary receivers the bursary at a ceremony held every year at the association's annual general meeting.

The bursary is awarded on a competitive basis in full or part-time students of library and information science to assist in their studies. It might help with course fees, short sabbaticals, research materials costs, conference attendance, and the like. Applications for the Bursary, which amounts to HK$5,000, will be assessed by considering the potential applicability and contribution of the proposal to library and information science in our region and the likely impact of the Bursary on the career of the applicant. More details can be found from the HKLA website at http://www.hkla.org/content/blogcategory/55/80/lang,english/

Applications for the Bursary can be made by completing the application form which is available online athttp://www.hkla.org/Education_Awards/Heleni_Linton_Bursary/2017/application_form_HLB.doc

Please send completed applications by post to Ms Helen Chan, Education and Training Officer, The Hong Kong Library Association, PO Box 10095, GPO, Hong Kong, by the 10th October 2017 (Tuesday). Additional materials in support of an application can accompany the application form. Please note that each applicant can only apply for one HKLA scholarship or award within the same year.

 

Hong Kong Library Association Biennial Award 2018

This award was established by the Hong Kong Library Association in 2010. The Association is committed to provide comprehensive professional support to its members. This Award is hence set up to address the professional development needs of eligible Full Members of the Association who are practicing at paraprofessional to middle professional levels in the library and information fields. Through this Award, the Association will support the professional development of the awardees, such as conference or workshop attendances, overseas professional visits, preparation of a scholarly publication or any professional activities, etc., which are otherwise unlikely to be sponsored by their employers, nor by the other scholarships or awards currently offered by the Association. Details of the Award can be found from the HKLA website at http://www.hkla.org/content/blogcategory/55/80/lang,english/

Application form of the Award is available at http://www.hkla.org/Education_Awards/Biennial_Award/2018/application_form_HKLA_Biennial_Award.doc

Deadline for application will be announced in 2018. For enquiries, please contact the Ms Helen Chan, Education and Training Officer, The Hong Kong Library Association, by phone: 2346-1033; email: 這個email住址已經被防垃圾郵件程式保護,你需要啟動Javascript才能觀看 . Additional materials in support of an application can accompany the application form. Please note that each applicant can only apply for one HKLA scholarship or award within the same year.

 
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2017/06/22, Thursday
CUHK
CUHK Library

Applications are invited for:-
Library Assistant II
(Requisition No.: 1700019J ) (Closing date:  4 July 2017 )

Applicants should have (i) completed secondary education; (ii) Grade E or above in at least 5 subjects in HKCEE, including Chinese and English (Minimum Grade C for Syllabus A), OR any combination of results in at least 5 HKDSE subjects (including Level 2 or above in Chinese and English): Level 2 or above in NSS subjects, "Attained" or above in ApL subjects (subject to a maximum of 2 subjects), and Grade E or above in Other Language subjects; (iii) a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; (iv) strong interpersonal skills and good customer service attitude; (v) the ability to work both independently and as part of a team; and (vi) hands-on knowledge of web design, web authoring tools and social media applications. Relevant work experience in academic libraries and knowledge of Integrated Library System are preferred.  
The appointee will be initially assigned to the Learning Garden of the University Library.   The Learning Garden is a technology-rich learning environment equipped with computer and multimedia workstations designed for film editing and graphic design, as well as 3D printing and scanning facilities. Major duties include (a) providing technical support; (b) handling library-related enquiries; (c) coordinating events and learning activities in the Learning Garden; and (d) counter duties and roving service; (e) performing other tasks as assigned. Shift duties in the evenings/on weekends or holidays are required.  
Appointment will initially be made on a 2-year contract with contract-end gratuity, renewable subject to good performance and mutual agreement. [Note: Applicants must submit copies of HKCEE/HKDSE certificates showing that they have fulfilled the language requirements and academic qualifications stated above, otherwise their applications will NOT be considered.]

Application Procedure
The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for this post
via 'Career Opportunities' under website: 'www.cuhk.edu.hk/personnel ' before the closing date.

Please ensure academic certificates are sent as attachments during the online submission of application forms.


 
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2017/06/19, Monday
 HKU

Applications are invited for the following post:

IT Manager in the University Libraries (Ref.: 201700735) (to commence on August 1, 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal subject to mutual agreement)

Applicants should have a Master's degree in Computer Science/IT or equivalent plus at least 3 years' post-qualification work experience in IT services in academic libraries. Strong written and oral communication skills in Chinese and English, ability to liaise with vendors and all levels of Library staff, and working knowledge of Unix, Windows, SQL, PERL and Java are required. Reporting to the Senior IT Manager/Head of Technology Support Services, the appointee will primarily be responsible for management of Alma and Primo (Integrated Library System), technology development and other projects in database creation and management, web applications, programming, etc. Information about the post can be obtained at http://lib.hku.hk/employment/ITM170602.html.
 
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to  這個email住址已經被防垃圾郵件程式保護,你需要啟動Javascript才能觀看 . Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Closes July 1, 2017.

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and
is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency

 
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2017/06/19, Monday
CPCE

COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL AND CONTINUING EDUCATION

Founded by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), the College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE) oversees the operations of the Hong Kong Community College, offering quality sub-degree programmes for secondary school leavers; and the School of Professional Education and Executive Development, offering professionally oriented academic award programmes for persons at various stages of their career, including top-up degree awards for associate degree and higher diploma graduates. 

The College now invites applications for the following posts:

 


CPCE Libraries

Library Assistant II (User Services) (Ref. 170616-01) [Re-advertisement]


Duties

The appointee will be required to:

(a)    perform high quality user services comprising circulation, enquiry and information services, shelving and collection maintenance, user areas maintenance and promotional activities;
(b)    assist users in the use of library services, resources and facilities; and
(c)    perform any other duties as assigned.

The appointee will be required to work on shift duties in evenings, weekends and on public holidays on either of the two campuses in West Kowloon or Hung Hom Bay. 


Qualifications

Applicants should have the following qualifications and qualities:

(a)    at least Grade E/Level 2 or equivalent in five subjects in HKCEE or HKDSEE including English Language (at least Grade C if Syllabus A), Chinese Language and Mathematics;
(b)    proficiency in computer applications including MS Word, Excel and Chinese word processing;
(c)    excellent interpersonal and customer service skills; and
(d)    be self-motivated, organized, responsible and a good team player.

Possession of related library qualifications and working experience in poster design, web page design, INNOPAC Millennium and in academic libraries will be advantageous.

Possession of working experience in academic libraries will be advantageous.

Remuneration

Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  

[Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement earlier need not re-apply.]

Application

Application forms are obtainable by downloading from http://www.cpce-polyu.edu.hk/chro/app_form/.  Please quote the reference number, unit and post in the application.  Completed application forms should be returned to the Human Resources Office, College of Professional and Continuing Education, Room 1710, 17/F, PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus, 8 Hung Lok Road, Hung Hom, Kowloon by post/fax (2364 0098)/e-mail ( 這個email住址已經被防垃圾郵件程式保護,你需要啟動Javascript才能觀看 ) on or before Saturday, 1 July 2017.  Applicants who are not invited to an interview within two months of the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.

Note:  College of Professional and Continuing Education Limited is an affiliate of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  

June 2017


 
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2017/06/12, Monday
We are a progressive, bilingual (English and Putonghua), child-centered international primary school, located in West Kowloon. We are seeking for:  

School-wide Lead Librarian, Bilingual (One-Year Contract)

- Plan, develop, and administer an academically rigorous and creative library program aligned with the Dalton Plan and tailored each child's needs, interests and abilities
- Participate in developing curricula which include the full range of literacy skills
- Develop, maintain and organize the collection for maximum and effective use
- Provide group and individual Lab instruction and assessments for individual students
- Share expertise by presenting at Divisional meetings and parent meetings
- Create and maintain the school library an inviting, safe and conducive teaching and learning environment
- Understand copyright, fair use, and licensing of intellectual property, and assist others with the understanding and observance of the same
- Promote a love of reading and lifelong learning
- Foster a climate of bilingualism, bi-literacy, multiculturalism and critical thinking
- Enhance the student's social skills and sense of responsibility towards others

Requirements:
- Degree or Masters Library/Information Sciences
- Teaching and leading experience
- Bilingual candidate is preferred
- A broad knowledge of the use of educational media and library services, library organization of print and non-print (e-books, audio collections, DVD's, etc.) collection, information technology, research methodology, library programming and services for children 
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Passionate in working with children and their families
- Able to manage change effectively and collaboratively
- Patient, flexible and with a sense of humor
- Candidate must have a Hong Kong work visa


 
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2017/06/08, Thursday

HKUST

Library

Library Assistant II (Job ID 3432)

The appointee will assist in the maintenance of the HKUST Scholarly Publications Database maintained by the Library. Duties include creating and updating records of research publications, verifying bibliographic sources, and identifying and tracing authors of publications.

Applicants should have at least 5 passes including English (min. Grade C if Syllabus A or level 2 if results were obtained from 2007 onwards) and Chinese in the HKCEE; or 5 subjects, including English Language and Chinese Language, attaining level 2 or above (or equivalent) in the HKDSE.  He/She should have a positive learning attitude; good typing, data entry and analytical skills; and the ability to process data accurately and thoroughly.  Experience of working in a library environment will be an advantage. (Duration: 1 year) 

Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided.  

Application Procedure

In support of a green work environment, we accept applications submitted online only. To apply, please complete an online application form through the HKUST Careers website (http://jobs.ust.hk) and return it online to the Human Resources Office on or before Friday, 30 June 2017.  Applicants will receive an acknowledgement by email upon successful submission.  We thank applicants for their interest, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.



 

 
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2017/06/07, Wednesday
ISF
 
The Independent Schools Foundation Academy (The ISF Academy), a private independent IB World School in Hong Kong, with a sophisticated Putonghua and English bilingual immersion program for Pre-Primary to Grade 12, is seeking an energetic, qualified, and experienced candidate to fill the following position:

Library Assistant(Ref: PRI-LA/20170425_la)

Job Responsibilities:
- Work from Monday to Friday
- Provide clerical support to Academy Librarians
- Receive and prepare resources and materials
- Assist in cataloging and the maintenance of bibliographic and user records
- Assist in the upkeep of library facilities, shelving and displays
- Perform circulation duties
- Monitor the library discipline during opening hours
 
Requirements:

- Holder of the Certificate of Library Assistant (or equivalent) and a minimum of 2 years' work experience in a library environment
- A good command of both English and Chinese (Putonghua), able to work independently, good organizational and interpersonal skills
- Good knowledge of Chinese and English word processing, library information systems and other office software applications
- Able to speak fluent English and Putonghua

Application Deadline: 23 June 2017

Remuneration will commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please submit your application by completing the Application Form, Reference Check Statement which could be downloaded from our website: www.isf.edu.hk together with full Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter. Please quote with our "Ref: no." by email to  這個email住址已經被防垃圾郵件程式保護,你需要啟動Javascript才能觀看 .

Personal data is collected for employment purposes only.

 
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2017/06/06, Tuesday
Acquisition and Description Librarian
Duke Kunshan University
Job Description
Position Overview:
DKU is a partnership of Duke University, Wuhan University and the Municipality of Kunshan, China (https://dukekunshan.edu.cn). The DKU campus is 37 miles west of Shanghai in Kunshan, and is connected to Shanghai via an 18-minute high-speed train and a subway-light rail train system. DKU provides competitive compensation, benefits and start-up packages.
 
The Acquisition and Description Librarian is responsible for technical services operations for the Duke Kunshan University (DKU) Library, including ordering and receiving, cataloging, e-resource management, and metadata creation. The librarian in this position ensures the efficiency and effectiveness of technical services workflows and operations, working collaboratively with other librarians and staff at DKU Library and the Duke University Libraries.
 
Reports to:
University Librarian, DKU
 
Essential Duties:
- Manages the acquisition budget, monitors expenditures, ensures proper handling of ordering and receipts of library materials in all formats.
- Conducts ongoing assessment of budget allocations, establishes the annual calendar and target deadlines for ordering materials, and prioritizes requests for end-of-year purchasing in collaboration with other librarians and staff.
- Evaluates, assesses, and manages the overall collection
- Selects materials in assigned areas.
- Approves resource requests and recommendations in accordance with the collection development policy.
- Participates in projects, planning, and initiatives to establish/refine collection and cataloging/metadata policies and procedures; ensures high quality, productivity, and adherence to standards for acquisitions, resource access, and descriptive frameworks for all formats.
- Oversees the receipt, physical processing, and adaptive cataloging of library materials.
- Works collaboratively with other librarians and staff at the DKU Library and the Duke University Libraries during the course of fulfilling the duties of the position.
- Ensures the quality of bibliographic records through compliance with national and local standards such as MARC, RDA, AACR2r, LCSH, LCCS, OCLC, LC cataloging practices, and other appropriate cataloging and metadata standards.
- Holds primary responsibility for completeness and accuracy of DKU library holdings in Duke University Libraries' integrated library system and other systems including OCLC WorldCat.
- Performs cataloging and database maintenance activities for item holdings, acquisitions, and serials data to ensure quality, consistency, and currency of the online library system and discovery service, utilizing necessary tools to analyze and correct data and enhance users' success in finding resources.
- Keeps current with evolving cataloging and metadata standards and serves as the local resource person regarding cataloging and metadata.
- Participates and provides basic reference services and research consultation to DKU faculty, students, and staff.
- Supervises and trains support staff in technical services.
- Represents the Library on relevant university or program committees.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- University employees' job responsibilities will continue to expand in scope and depth as the University grows in size and complexity in its programs.
 
Supervisory Responsibilities:
- Trains and supervises staff and student assistants, as needed.
 
Required Qualifications:
- At least three years' professional library work experience in an academic setting
- Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program or international equivalent in library and information science
- Experience with cataloging module of an integrated library system
- Experience with original and copy cataloging in a variety of formats (print, non-print, digital)
- Experience cataloging with RDA, Library of Congress Subject Headings, Library of Congress Classification, MARC 21, and OCLC.
- Experience with principles of authority control.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills both in English.
- Demonstrated ability to work well independently and as a team member.
- Excellent communication, planning, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
- Knowledge of the publishing industry, both print and electronic.
- Knowledge of current professional practices and emerging trends, issues, and methods of collection assessment, cataloging, and metadata.
- Demonstrating abilities in research, scholarly work, and professional activities.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
- Seven Years' professional library work experience including two years in a Western academic setting.
- Ability to manage and oversee projects in a team environment and communicate complex issues and perspectives across a global network.
- Experience hiring, training, mentoring, and supervising staff/student workers.
- Fluency in oral and written Chinese.
- Demonstrated evidences of research and scholarly work.
 
How to apply:
Duke Kunshan University requests from all applicants a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and the name and contact information for three references. The materials should be submitted to D 這個email住址已經被防垃圾郵件程式保護,你需要啟動Javascript才能觀看 . Priority will be given to applications received by June 30, 2017 and applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.
 
As an international intellectual community that encourages diversity, openness and creative learning, DKU welcomes outstanding faculty from around the world who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to a global learning and research environment. DKU particularly welcomes applications from underrepresented groups and minorities.
 
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2017/06/06, Tuesday
Research and Instruction Librarian
Duke Kunshan University
Job Description
Position Overview:
DKU is a partnership of Duke University, Wuhan University and the Municipality of Kunshan, China (https://dukekunshan.edu.cn). The DKU campus is 37 miles west of Shanghai in Kunshan, and is connected to Shanghai via an 18-minute high-speed train and a subway-light rail train system. DKU provides competitive compensation, benefits and start-up packages.

The Research and Instruction Librarian engages with the faculty, researchers, staff, and students of Duke Kunshan University (DKU) to identify current and emerging user needs and to deliver responsive and innovative research and instructional services. The Librarian in this position collaborates with other DKU librarians and staff to develop, provide, and promote services in support of research and teaching, informational literacy, scholarly communication, and related activities.

Reports to:
University Librarian, DKU
 
Essential Duties:
- Provides basic and in-depth reference services and research consultation to DKU faculty, students, and staff.
- In collaboration with the University Librarian and other librarians, prepares and teaches a one-credit information literacy course for undergraduate students.
- Develops and implements virtual and in-class library instruction programs and workshops.
- Creates and maintains instructional materials and research guides, using appropriate learning management software, content management systems, online and mobile learning tools, new media production tools, and geospatial/data visualization information systems.
- Serves as a library liaison and actively builds professional relationships with faculty, students, and staff in assigned academic programs and across the University to develop research and instructional service strategies.
- Selects and manages collections in support of research and teaching needs of faculty and students of assigned academic programs.
- Trains and supervises staff in research and instruction services.
- Represents the Library on relevant university or program committees.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- University employees' job responsibilities will continue to expand in scope and depth as the University grows in size and complexity in its programs.
 
Supervisory Duties:
- Supervises staff and student assistants, as needed, to provide instruction and research services.
 
Required Qualification:
- At least three years' professional library work experience in an academic setting.
- Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program or international equivalent in library and information science.
- Demonstrated commitment to high-quality user experience and customer service.
- Experience in planning and/or providing information literacy instruction or other teaching experience.
- Experience using information technologies in the delivery of reference and instruction.
- Experience with staff functions of an integrated library system or discovery layer.
- Excellent in oral and written communication skills in English.
- Demonstrated ability to work well independently and as a team member.
- Excellent communication, planning, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
- Knowledge of current and emerging trends, issues, and methods of access and discovery to scholarly resources.
- Knowledge of information literacy/organization trends, practices, and issues.
- Demonstrated abilities in research, scholarly work, and professional services.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
- Seven years' professional library work experience including two years in a Western academic setting.
- Experience working with international students.
- Experience with collection development.
- Ability to manage and oversee projects in a team environment and communicate complex issues and perspectives across a global network.
- An academic degree or subject background in science field.
- Experience hiring, training, mentoring, and supervising staff/student workers.
- Fluency in oral and written Chinese.
- Demonstrated evidences in research and scholarly work.
 
How to apply:
Duke Kunshan University requests from all applicants a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and the name and contact information for three references. The materials should be submitted to  這個email住址已經被防垃圾郵件程式保護,你需要啟動Javascript才能觀看 . Priority will be given to applications received by June 30, 2017 and applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.
 
As an international intellectual community that encourages diversity, openness and creative learning, DKU welcomes outstanding faculty from around the world who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to a global learning and research environment. DKU particularly welcomes applications from underrepresented groups and minorities.
 
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2017/06/03, Saturday

HSMC

Hang Seng Management College (HSMC), restructured from the former Hang Seng School of Commerce, was established in 2010 as a non-profit-making private university-level institution with five Schools (Business, Communication, Decision Sciences, Humanities & Social Science, and Translation), about 5,000 full-time students and 185 full-time faculty members.  Adopting the unique "Liberal + Professional" education model, HSMC is a residential-type institution which puts quality teaching and students' all-round development as its highest priorities.  Aspiring to be a leading private university in Hong Kong, HSMC features top-quality faculty members, award-winning green campus facilities, innovative degree programmes, impactful research, and excellent student support services, with the aim of nurturing young talents with critical thinking, innovative minds, human caring and social responsibilities.

The College now invites applications for the following position:

Associate Librarian - Library (Ref: AL (LIB) 2017-06-02)

Responsibilities:

-    Provide leadership in the development of strategic planning and formulation of policies for the library user-centered services;
-    Develop and implement innovative approaches for effective scholarly communication, instruction activities, reference and access services;
-    Evaluate and develop library outreach and public services strategies;
-    Cultivate strong liaison relationships with faculty to design library instruction classes and develop information literacy programmes in academic curriculum;
-    Prepare timely reports, financial and statistical analysis to support decision making; and
-    Serve on library-wide committees and lead special projects.

Applicants should:

-    possess a recognized university degree and professional qualification in librarianship (MLS or equivalent);
-    have at least 7 years of experience at supervisory level in academic libraries;
-    have working knowledge in developing scholarly communication programmes, information literacy skills, library services and outreach;
-    have knowledge of library profession trends, theories and best practices for the delivery of innovative user services;
-    have the ability to work independently with initiative as well as a member of a team; and
-    have excellent planning, analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

Applicants with work experience in the tertiary education sector will be an advantage.  Applicant with less experience will be offered another title.

Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Applicants should send a full resume with expected salary via email to 這個email住址已經被防垃圾郵件程式保護,你需要啟動Javascript才能觀看 or by post to Human Resources Office, Hang Seng Management College, Hang Shin Link, Siu Lek Yuen, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong on or before 25 June 2017.  Please indicate the post applied for and mark 'Application - Confidential' and the reference number on the cover.  


Applicants who are not invited to an interview within three months may consider their applications unsuccessful.  All information received will be treated in strict confidence, and the data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.  The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request.

Hang Seng Management College, incorporated in Hong Kong with limited liability by guarantee, is an equal opportunity employer.

 
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2017/06/02, Friday
HKBU
 
1.  Scholarly Communications Librarian (PR325-2/16-17)                                                            

The Library now seeks an enthusiastic, out-going, and organised individual to join the team of Digital and Multimedia Services Section as Scholarly Communications Librarian (at the rank of Assistant Librarian).  The successful candidate will participate in the library's training and consultation programmes to support faculty publishing, data management, and data curation, facilitate the use of bibliometrics and altmetrics within campus, work collaboratively with a library's committee in developing, managing, and marketing the library's IR system, coordinate the management of HKBU theses and dissertations.  He/She will also assist in other areas of the section that include digital scholarship, digital technology to support data management and research processes, the facilitation of qualitative and quantitative research tools; and participate in the library's reference services. 

Applicants should have a good university degree with a recognised professional qualification in library and information science (e.g., MLIS or equivalent) OR a Master's degree relevant to the position with at least two years of post-qualification and relevant experience in academic libraries.  They must have sound knowledge and practical experience in training provision, research processes, copyright, and IR.  Working knowledge of PlumX and major data software (such as SPSS, NVivo, GIS, etc.) is preferred.  Strong written and oral communication skills in English and collaborative spirit in working with the university community and library colleagues is a must.  Shift duties are required.

Applicants of the previous round will still be considered and do not need to re-apply.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

2.  Assistant Librarian (Circulation & Interlibrary Loan Section) (PR279-2/16-17)                                                            

The University Library is currently seeking a highly motivated and service-oriented professional for the position of Assistant Librarian in the Circulation & Interlibrary Loan Section.  Reporting to the Associate Librarian of Public Services, the appointee will be responsible for managing and further enhancing the development of access services including circulation, stack management, course reserves, interlibrary loan, document delivery service, HKALL services, multimedia services, book drop and counter services, library card issuance, patron record maintenance, printing and copying services, and other related services.  He/She will also perform a variety of duties, take up reference duties, serve as a liaison to work with teaching faculty and other users for the enhancement of library collections and services, and participate in various special projects and library-related activities.  The appointee will be required to work on shift duties on some evenings/weekends/public holidays.

Applicants should have a recognised professional qualification in librarianship (MLS or equivalent), and preferably have at least three years of experience in an academic library setting with demonstrated managerial, supervisory and leadership experience.  In-depth knowledge of circulation, course reserves, interlibrary loan, and collection management issues and trends is essential.  They must have excellent interpersonal skills and a customer service-oriented attitude, as well as the ability to respond to users' needs, inquiries, and concerns in a professional and constructive manner.  Strong oral and written communication skills in English and Chinese are required.  Additionally, knowledge of Putonghua is highly desirable.  The successful applicant must have the ability to work collegially, independently and collaboratively with people within and outside the Library.  

Applicants of the previous round will still be considered and do not need to re-apply.

3.  Assistant Librarian (Shek Mun Campus Library) (PR359/16-17)                                                            

The University Library is currently seeking a highly motivated and service-oriented professional for the position of Assistant Librarian in the Shek Mun Campus Library (SMCL).  Reporting to the Head of SMCL, the appointee will be responsible for assisting the Head in managing and further enhancing the development of access services including circulation, stack management, HKALL services; participating in the design and delivery of library instructional programmes, developing subject guides with LibGuides and/or learning objects with relevant software, and other related services.  He/She will also perform a variety of duties, take up reference duties, serve as a liaison to work with teaching faculty and other users for the enhancement of library collections and services, and participate in various special projects and library-related activities.  The appointee will be required to work on shift duties in evenings/weekends/public holidays.

Applicants should have a recognised professional qualification in librarianship (MLS or equivalent) and experience in an academic library setting preferably with some demonstrated managerial, supervisory and leadership experience.  Knowledge of circulation, information literacy, and collection management issues and trends is essential.  They must have excellent interpersonal skills and customer service-oriented attitude to provide and promote library services and resources to all users, as well as the ability to handle users' needs, inquiries, complaints, etc.  Ability to work both collegially, independently and collaboratively with people within and outside the Library is also necessary.  Strong communication skills in English and Chinese are required.  Familiarity with Alma (the integrated library system) and knowledge of Putonghua is highly desirable. 


Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and provide an updated curriculum vitae and/or fill in the application form which is obtainable (a) by downloading from http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/applicationforms ; or (b) by fax at 3411-7799; or (c) in person from the Personnel Office, Hong Kong Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon.  The completed application form should be sent to the same address.  Please quote PR number on all correspondence.  For Posts 1 to 3: Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.  For Post 4: Applicants not invited for interview 8 weeks after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.  Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics .

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the posts advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 24 June 2017

 
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2017/05/26, Friday

SCMP

South China Morning Post Publishers Limited is a leading newspaper and magazine publisher in Asia. Its flagship publication, the South China Morning Post, is Hong Kong's internationally recognized English language newspaper and has the city's most affluent and influential readership.
With an expanding business across a number of print and digital platforms, we are looking for high calibre to fill the following position:

Content Resources Assistant (News Library) (Ref: CTL-ED-CRA)


Responsibilities:
- Responsible for daily electronic indexing and archiving of news content
- Assist in daily upkeep of the historical archive, reorganise archival materials for better storage and retrieval
- Support in digitization of film negatives archive collection
- Provide effective news research support by using online information databases and in-house archives

Requirements:
- Higher Diploma/Degree holder in Library Studies or related discipline is preferred
- Work experience in a media/news library setting is preferred
- Familiar with internet and online information searching, and with basic content management skill
- Strong news sense and familiar with current affairs of Hong Kong, China and Asia
- Good command of both written and  spoken English and Cantonese, and good knowledge of MS Word and Excel
- Able to work on late shifts (off duty at 10:00pm), weekends, public holidays in either Tai Po or Causeway Bay Office

Shuttle bus is provided for working in Tai Po Office.

Interested parties please send curriculum vitae with full career details, salary history, availability and expected salary to the Human Resources Division, Morning Post Centre, 22 Dai Fat Street, Tai Po Industrial Estate, New Territories, Hong Kong or by email to 這個email住址已經被防垃圾郵件程式保護,你需要啟動Javascript才能觀看 .

Please mark 'Private & Confidential' and quote reference.

Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with our Personal Information Collection Statement, a copy of which will be provided upon request sent to us at the address indicated above. You may consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 6 weeks.

http://www.scmp.com/work-for-us


 
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