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Heleni Linton Bursary 2016

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 at http://www.hkla.org/Education_Awards/Heleni_Linton_Bursary/2016/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 30th September 2016. 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 2016

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/2016/application_form_HKLA_Biennial_Award.doc

Deadline for application is 30th September, 2016. For enquiries, please contact the Ms Helen Chan, Education and Training Officer, The Hong Kong Library Association, by phone: 2346-1033; email: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . 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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Monday, 26 September 2016

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 College which puts quality teaching and students' all-round development as its highest priorities. Aspiring to be a leading self-financing university in Hong Kong, HSMC features top-quality faculty members, award-winning green campus facilities, innovative degree programmes, impactful research on corporate sustainability, and excellent student support services, with the aim of nurturing young talents with independent thinking, innovative minds, human caring and social responsibilities.

The College now invites applications for the following position:

Assistant Librarian I Library (Ref: ALI (LIB) 2016-09-23)

Responsibilities:

- lead the development of reference, information literacy and access services to support teaching, learning and research;
- implement strategic and operational plan, review policies and procedures for the use of the Library;
- design, deliver and assess instructional sessions;
- develop innovative activities and raise awareness of the library's services;
- facilitate effective communication with stakeholders and respond to user enquiries;
- monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the services by preparing statistics and reports; and
- provide user education and perform reference duties.

Applicants should:

- possess a recognized university degree and professional qualification in librarianship (MLS or equivalent);
- have at least 5 years of post-qualification experience in a supervisory position in academic libraries;
- have ability to effectively respond to and resolve library issues for a wide variety of library users with strong service attitude;
- have demonstrated understanding of current library services and practices in an academic setting; and
- have excellent planning, organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

The appointee will be required to work shifts in evenings, on weekends and public holidays. Applicants with work experience in the tertiary education sector will be an advantage.

Applicants should send a full resume with expected salary via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it 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 16 October 2016. Applicants who are not invited to an interview within three months may consider their applications unsuccessful.

Please indicate the post applied for and mark 'Application - Confidential' and the reference number on the cover. All information received will be treated in strict confidence. The data collected will be used for recruitment purposes. The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request.

Hang Seng Management College is incorporated in Hong Kong with limited liability by guarantee.

 
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Monday, 26 September 2016

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 College which puts quality teaching and students' all-round development as its highest priorities. Aspiring to be a leading self-financing university in Hong Kong, HSMC features top-quality faculty members, award-winning green campus facilities, innovative degree programmes, impactful research on corporate sustainability, and excellent student support services, with the aim of nurturing young talents with independent thinking, innovative minds, human caring and social responsibilities.

The College now invites applications for the following position:

Library Assistant - Library (Ref: LA (LIB) 2016-09-23)

Responsibilities:

- Perform duties at service counters including answering general enquiries, checking in and out materials, following up on overdue items and collecting fines;
- Manage circulation-related issues, maintain collection stacks, handle library inventory and prepare statistical reports on library operations and usage;
- Assist in managing the course reserve collection and document delivery services;
- Prepare notices, posters, displays and training materials for library services promotion;
- Assist library users in the use of library services, equipment and facilities including use of self-check machine and printing services; and
- Participate in library-wide events such as library orientation, exhibition and etc.

Applicants should:

- Possess a recognized university degree and certificate for library assistants or equivalent;
- Have experience in providing circulation and information services in an academic library;
- Have good command of written and spoken both English and Chinese;
- Have good organizational and interpersonal skills with ability to manage complex activities and monitor detailed work accurately;
- Have knowledge of Chinese and English word processing spreadsheets, office software applications, library management systems and website development;
- Be responsible with positive customer care attitudes and have the ability to work independently.

The appointee will be required to work shifts in evenings, on weekends and public holidays. Applicants with work experience in the tertiary education sector will be an advantage.

Applicants should send a full resume with expected salary via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it 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 10 October 2016. Applicants who are not invited to an interview within three months may consider their applications unsuccessful.

Please indicate the post applied for and mark 'Application - Confidential' and the reference number on the cover. All information received will be treated in strict confidence. The data collected will be used for recruitment purposes. The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request.

Hang Seng Management College is incorporated in Hong Kong with limited liability by guarantee.

 
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Monday, 19 September 2016

The Goethe-Institut Hongkong is inviting interested candidates to apply for the following position

LIBRARY ASSISTANT FOR CIRCULATION AND TECHNICAL SERVICES (PART-TIME 50%, LOCAL STAFF)

The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach. We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation. The Goethe-Institut Hongkong is inviting interested candidates to apply for the following position of Library Assistant for circulation and technical services/ Technische Hilfskraft Bibliothek (50%) at the Goethe-Library with commencing date on 1. October 2016

Key responsibilities:

- Providing circulation services
- Assisting customers and provide reference
- Shelving of library materials
- Book processing, Media displays and other promotional activities
- Administrative tasks as assigned

Requirements:

- Proficient levels in both spoken and written Cantonese and English
- Knowledge of German (min. level A2)
- Flexibility and ability to work in a small team
- Working according to the library opening hours
- Computer skills, MS Office and IT literacy skills 
- Willingness to learn Library Management Software
- Enjoy working in a knowledge environment and providing excellent customer service
- Friendly and good communicator, punctual and with attention to detail

Terms of Appointment:

1 year contract part-time (50 %), 20 hours per week

Commencing date: 01.10.2016

Deadline of application: 18.09.2016
Candidates, if shortlisted, should be available to attend an interview on 20. or 21.09. 2016

 

Application: Interested parties should submit an e-mail application with subject line "Job Application Library Assistant" and attach a letter of motivation and a full resume to their email to:

Mrs. Michaela Bodesheim
Head of Library and Information Service
Goethe-Institut Hongkong
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Friday, 09 September 2016

Epro Telecom Services Limited

Incorporated in 1990 as a pioneer in the local outsourcing business, Epro Telecom is one of the largest contact centres in the market. We provide complete solutions on multi-media contact centre ranging from 24x7 Inbound and Outbound Services, experience-based Contact Centre System application as well as full scale Training and Consultation Service support.

To cope with our rapid business expansion, we are currently looking for candidate with suitable caliber to fill up the following position.

To learn more about Epro Telecom, please visit our website www.eprotel.com.hk

Information Supporting Services Supervisor

Job Description

- To manage, maintain and operate all resourses inclusive of books, newspapers, magazines, categorization, machines, etc. in the library for users to access;
- To handle users' requests at the information desk and assist users to find necessary information;
- To provide the day to day service of the Library and Learning Lounge to the users including book shelving;
- To organize the internal reference database system;
- To restock and cataloguing the inventory of Library collection;
- To supervise the Information Supporting Services Assistant at the library;
- Any ad hoc tasks as required.

Requirements

- Diploma / Certificate or equivalent in Librarianship, Information Science or Information Technology;
- Completion of Form Five or above, with at least five subjects passed in HKCEE / HKDSE, including Chinese, English and Mathematics or equivalent;
- At least 1 year full-time post-qualification cumulative working experience in the related fields;
- Good written commands of Chinese and English;
- Speak fluent Cantonese, English and Putonghua;
- Proficiency in computer skills and good knowledge in common application software such as MS Word, PowerPoint, Access, Excel, etc. Good knowledge and searching skills of the Internet and other electronic resources are also required;
- Mature and well-organized.

Interested parties please send your FULL RESUME with availability, current and expected salary to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

(Personal data collected will be kept confidential and used only for recruitment purpose. Applicants who are not contacted within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful. All data will be destroyed after completed the applications processing.)

 
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Monday, 11 July 2016

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 College which puts quality teaching and students' all-round development as its highest priorities. Aspiring to be a leading self-financing university in Hong Kong, HSMC features top-quality faculty members, award-winning green campus facilities, innovative degree programmes, impactful research on corporate sustainability, and excellent student support services, with the aim of nurturing young talents with independent thinking, innovative minds, human caring and social responsibilities.

The College now invites applications for the following position:

Executive Assistant - Library (Ref: EA (LIB) 2016-07-08)

Responsibilities:

- perform clerical duties, such as maintaining office stationery, processing procurements, monitoring budget, managing equipment and furniture, handling inventory records, assisting in the management of library facilities;
- provide administrative support including setting up meetings, providing secretarial support, organizing library events and tours, preparing promotional materials and managing the receipt of gift books;
- assist in maintaining and developing procedures for manual and electronic filing systems; and
- compile library statistics and produce reports.

Applicants should:

- possess a recognized university degree, preferably with 1-year relevant working experience;
- have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese;
- have good organizational and interpersonal skills;
- have proficiency in computer skills, including Microsoft Office software and Chinese and English word processing; and
- be mature, attentive to details, have pleasant personality, and be able to work independently and in a team.

Candidates with educational background in librarianship and work experience in academic library will be an advantage.

Applicants should send a full resume with expected salary via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it 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 29 July 2016. Applicants who are not invited to an interview within three months may consider their applications unsuccessful.

Please indicate the post applied for and mark 'Application - Confidential' and the reference number on the cover. All information received will be treated in strict confidence. The data collected will be used for recruitment purposes. The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request.

Hang Seng Management College is incorporated in Hong Kong with limited liability by guarantee.

 
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Saturday, 25 June 2016

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 College which puts quality teaching and students' all-round development as its highest priorities. Aspiring to be a leading self-financing university in Hong Kong, HSMC features top-quality faculty members, award-winning green campus facilities, innovative degree programmes, impactful research on corporate sustainability, and excellent student support services, with the aim of nurturing young talents with independent thinking, innovative minds, human caring and social responsibilities.

The College now invites applications for the following position:

Library Assistant - Library (Ref: LA (LIB) 2016-06-24)

Responsibilities:

- perform circulation and information desk duties, checking in and out materials, following up on overdue items, printing overdue notices, collecting fines, and answering general enquiries;
- manage the library collection stacks, maintain circulation-related records and prepare statistical reports on library operations and usage;
- assist in managing the course reserve collection;
- prepare notices, posters, displays and training materials for library instructions;
- assist library users in the use of library services, equipment and facilities including providing basic support for printing services and using self-check in/out machine; and
- participate in library-wide projects and services.

Applicants should:

- possess an Associate Degree and the Certificate of Library Assistant or equivalent;
- have experience in providing circulation and information services in an academic library;
- have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese;
- have good organizational and interpersonal skills with ability to manage complex activities and monitor detailed work accurately;
- have knowledge of Chinese and English word processing spreadsheets, office software applications, library management systems and website development;
- be responsible with positive customer care attitudes and have the ability to work independently.

The appointee will be required to work shifts in evenings, on weekends and public holidays. Candidates with work experience in the tertiary education sector will be an advantage. Applicant with less years of experience may be considered as Assistant Librarian II.

Applicants should send a full resume with expected salary via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it 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 15 July 2016. Applicants who are not invited to an interview within three months may consider their applications unsuccessful.

Please indicate the post applied for and mark 'Application - Confidential' and the reference number on the cover. All information received will be treated in strict confidence. The data collected will be used for recruitment purposes. The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request.

Hang Seng Management College is incorporated in Hong Kong with limited liability by guarantee.

 
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Saturday, 25 June 2016

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 College which puts quality teaching and students' all-round development as its highest priorities. Aspiring to be a leading self-financing university in Hong Kong, HSMC features top-quality faculty members, award-winning green campus facilities, innovative degree programmes, impactful research on corporate sustainability, and excellent student support services, with the aim of nurturing young talents with independent thinking, innovative minds, human caring and social responsibilities.

The College now invites applications for the following position:

Assistant Librarian I / II - Library (Ref: AsstL (LIB) 2016-06-24)

Responsibilities:

- manage activities of public services, circulation of library collections and document delivery services (DDS);
- manage the access to Library's premises, review library regulations and oversee the development of circulation module;
- facilitate effective communication with stakeholders and respond to user enquiries;
- raise awareness of the library's services by organizing orientation programmes, updating the webpages, publishing e-news, and preparing outreach materials;
- monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the services by preparing statistics and reports;
- participate in the development and implementation of strategic plan, innovative activities and special projects; and
- share responsibilities for user education and reference duties.

Applicants should:

- possess a recognized university degree and professional qualification in librarianship (MLS or equivalent);
- have at least 5 years of post-qualification experience with supervisory responsibilities in academic libraries;
- have ability to effectively respond to and resolve library issues for a wide variety of library users with strong service attitude;
- have demonstrated understanding of current library services and practices in an academic setting; and
- have excellent planning, organizational, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills.

The appointee will be required to work shifts in evenings, on weekends and public holidays. Candidates with work experience in the tertiary education sector will be an advantage. Applicant with less years of experience may be considered as Assistant Librarian II.

Applicants should send a full resume with expected salary via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it 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 15 July 2016. Applicants who are not invited to an interview within three months may consider their applications unsuccessful.

Please indicate the post applied for and mark 'Application - Confidential' and the reference number on the cover. All information received will be treated in strict confidence. The data collected will be used for recruitment purposes. The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request.

Hang Seng Management College is incorporated in Hong Kong with limited liability by guarantee.

 
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Saturday, 25 June 2016

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library

Project Co-ordinator II- (1600013E)
Closing Date: 5 July 2016

Applicants should have (i) a Bachelor's degree; (ii) excellent communication and writing skills in English and Chinese; (iii) at least 2 years' post-qualification work experience, preferably in academic libraries or in publishing, marketing, communication and public relations; (iv) working knowledge of MS Office applications, web-design applications, desktop publishing and social media applications; (v) strong interpersonal and organisational skills; and (vi) the ability to work independently and perform diversified duties. Duties include assisting the Unit Head in (a) administration of the Department; (b) supervision of staff; (c) implementation of programmes, communications, marketing products and channels, including web presence and social media; (d) implementation of sustainability initiatives, staff training and development programmes; and (e) co-ordination of projects and liaison with internal library departments. Shift duties in evenings/on weekends/on holidays are required. The appointee will be assigned, in the first instance, to Library Administrative Services. Appointment will be made on a 2-year contract with contract-end gratuity, renewable subject to good performance and mutual agreement.

Application Procedure
The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for this post. Please access 'Career Opportunities' of website: http://www2.per.cuhk.edu.hk' for online submission.

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

 
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Thursday, 26 May 2016

Fung (1937) Management Limited

Our Group is a world-renowned multinational group. We are now looking for a dynamic and highly motivated candidate to work in the Archive Department in our Company with major responsibilities as follows -

Executive - Library / Archives

Job responsibilities :

- Day to day management of in-house library,
- Maintaining a library system to organize and manage library resources, classification and cataloguing of books, magazine collections, publications, newspapers and other multimedia materials
- Conducting research for information references service to the Group, and attending enquiries for use of the information and materials in the library and other archival records of the Group for publications, research purposes or to support the Group's other activities
- Assisting to develop a record management database system for management of the Group's archival records
- Collaborate with other team members to attend to other duties relating to archives including digitization, cataloguing and record keeping of archival records, and other ad hoc projects
- Other administrative assistance and supports

Requirements :

- Degree holder
- Professional qualification in librarianship or related disciples is a must, and with over 4 years' relevant experience
- Experience related to archives, museum or related functions as advantage
- Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Chinese
- Good communication skills; demonstrating strong attention to details; showing strong initiative; being courteous, being able to work within a team and work independently
- Good computer literacy, experience in collections management system and other multimedia technical knowledge an advantage
- Potential candidates with less working experience will be considered the post of Officer - Library/Archives

We offer 5-day work week and comprehensive staff benefits like life insurance and medical coverage, etc to the right candidate. Please forward your detailed resume stating expected salary and available date to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

(All information collected will be used for recruitment related purpose only. It might also be disclosed to other associated companies of the Group for job matching of similar vacancies.)

 
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Saturday, 30 April 2016

Arup is a global firm of planners, designers, engineers and consultants with over 12,000 employees working in more than 92 offices across more than 40 countries. The firm is the creative force behind many of the world's most innovative and sustainable projects. Our Asia offices employ over 3,000 staff and are engaged in prestigious multi-disciplinary projects covering buildings, infrastructure, transportation, structural, environmental and industrial areas. We embrace diversity and inclusion in all aspects including individual differences and open-mindedness. Currently we are looking for a capable and independent individual for the following position as part of the multi-disciplinary team.

Contract Librarian - Knowledge Centre (6 months) (Ref: HON00004R-HKLA)

Responsibilities:

- Handle reference services by applying strong internet referencing skills to utilize intranet information portals and various cataloguing systems and imagery databases
- Conduct bid support services by generating project lists and information, supply relevant marketing materials and search organizational profiles
- Produce daily news-clippings services / market intelligence information and provide responses to ad hoc news enquiries
- Maintain circulation services including regular loan recalls, and monitor subscribed periodicals collection
- Catalogue articles, papers and videos
- Provide an off-site remote reference service once per month
- Assist in ad hoc assignments as and when required

Qualifications Experience required:

- Bachelor Degree in Library or Information Science/Management, or a recognized professional qualification in Information Science
- At least 5 year of relevant working experience
- Demonstrate working knowledge of cataloguing standards (Universal Decimal Classification) and experience in cataloguing resources in a variety of formats, as well as proficiency in a range of computer applications
- High level skills in providing reference services
- Strong self-motivation to drive sustained development and process improvement
- Strong sense of trends in library usage, and keep abreast with the latest development
- Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English and Chinese. Good command of Putonghua

This is a contract position for 6 months. We offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience to the right candidate.

Interested applicants, please apply by sending full resume with availability, present and expected salary, contact telephone number, and quoting the respective Ref. to:

The Human Resources Department
Arup
Level 5, Festival Walk, 80 Tat Chee Avenue
Kowloon Tong, Kowloon
Hong Kong
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Application letters collected will be used for recruitment purpose only. Applicants not contacted within 8 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful.

 
 
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