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Monday, 22 December 2014

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

PAO YUE-KONG LIBRARY

Post Specification

Senior Assistant Librarian (Research Support) (Ref. 14121704)

The appointee will lead the development of the Library's research support services, a core function of the University, to support research. He or she will play a pivotal role in assisting faculty or student researchers during different phases of their research cycle.

Duties

The appointee will be responsible to :

a)support and promote new forms of scholarly communication, dissemination and preservation of research output, and bibliographical citation management tools;
b)advise researchers on finding high quality research content and to keep current information on research advancement;
c)offer consultation and support to researchers on issues on copyright, open access, citation analysis and impact measurement;
d)collaborate with academic departments or faculty members in developing plans to meet data management mandates or open access requirement by RGC or other grant funding agencies;
e)perform shift duties; and
f)undertake any other duties assigned by the University Librarian or his/her delegate.

Qualifications

Applicants should have:

a)a recognised degree with postgraduate qualification in information management, library science or related disciplines;
b)relevant post-qualification experience in academic libraries;
c)knowledge of the current research environment and experience in promoting and applying new resources and technologies to support the research process;
d)proven experience in information management, bibliographical citation management tools and understanding of new forms of scholarly communication;
e)excellent analytical, problem-solving, presentation and communication skills to handle enquiries from a wide range of faculty and students; and
f)strong commitment to serve students and faculty in a university setting.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

Application
Please submit application form via email to  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ; by fax at (852) 2364 2166; or by mail to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong.  If you would like to provide a separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.  Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job.htm.  Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/jobpics.htm .

Deadline for the application: 10 January 2015

 
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Monday, 22 December 2014

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

PAO YUE-KONG LIBRARY

Post Specification

Assistant Librarian [Re-advertisement] (Ref. 14121705)

Under the general direction of Section Head (Access Services), the appointee will be responsible for developing and managing the Multimedia Commons, a new communal workspace in the PolyU Library to support the use and development of multimedia content in education and scholarship.The Multimedia Commons include viewing and editing spaces for media resources, a recording studio, as well as rooms equipped for grouping viewing and collaborative work on multimedia production, and an open stack of media resources.

Duties

The appointee will be responsible to:

a)develop Library services to facilitate the University community to use and create multimedia content for teaching, learning or research;
b)establish policies and procedures for the use of resources, equipment and space in the Multimedia Commons;
c)lead a team of technicians and library assistants to deliver media services, including circulation services for media resources and specialized equipment, and providing assistance and instruction to students and faculty on accessing media resources and using appropriate equipment, software and media technology;
d)collaborate with faculty and the Library's Collection Development Team to develop media resources to support instruction and learning;
e)manage and enhance the physical space and facilities in the Multimedia Commons;
f)serve as the second in-charge in the Access Services Section;
g)perform shift duties at the Library's Research Help Desk; and
h)undertake any other duties assigned by the University Librarian or his/her authorised delegate.

Qualifications

Applicants should have:

a)a recognised University degree with postgraduate qualification in Library Science or Information Science;
b)relevant experience, preferably in a large library operation or an academic library;
c)demonstrated understanding of trends in providing media services to support instruction and learning; and
d)excellent interpersonal, communication, instructional, customer service and leadership skills.

[Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement on 7 June 2014 and 23 August 2014 need not re-apply.]

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

Application

Please submit application form via email to  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ; by fax at (852) 2364 2166; or by mail to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong.  If you would like to provide a separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.  Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job.htm.  Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/jobpics.htm.

Deadline for the application: 10 January 2015

 
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Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education informed by the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions.  It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement.  With three academic Faculties, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in arts, business and social sciences.  These programmes are distinguished by the following attributes: disciplinary, inter-disciplinary and pre-professional studies that are based on a broad liberal arts foundation; rich co-curricular and extra-curricular activities; ample global learning opportunities; active community engagement and multifarious workplace experience.  It also offers postgraduates programmes up to the doctoral level.  Applications are now invited for the following position:

Senior Assistant Librarian (Cataloguing and Preservation)        (Post Ref.: 14/102/HKLA)
Library

The appointee will lead and serve as the head of the Cataloguing and Preservation Team.  He/She will be required to (a) supervise the operations of cataloguing and authority control; (b) supervise the processing and preservation of library materials; (c) formulate and maintain the policies and procedures for cataloguing, authority control, library materials processing and preservation; (d) maintain the library bibliographic and authority databases, and the online library catalogue; and (e) analyze relevant statistics and produce regular reports. The appointee will also represent the University in the Joint University Librarians Advisory Committee (JULAC) working committees.

Requirements
Applicants should have (i) recognized professional qualification in Librarianship (MLS or equivalent); (ii) substantial supervisory experience in cataloguing, authority control and preservation operations in an academic library; (iii) a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Puthonghua); and (iv) working knowledge of AACR2R, RDA, FRBR, FRAD, LCRIs, LCSH, LCCS, MARC21 and the INNOPAC Millennium/Sierra Library System. Familiarity with information processing of CJK materials will be advantageous.

(Applicants with less experience may be considered for appointment as Assistant Librarian.)

Salary and Benefits
The rank and commencing salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The monthly salary range is HK$37,600.- to HK$49,400.- for Senior Assistant Librarian and HK$24,400.- to HK$47,200.- for Assistant Librarian. Fringe benefits, where applicable, include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund and gratuity.

Application Procedure
Applicants are invited to forward a cover letter, a resume and a completed application form (Form R2 which is obtainable at http://www.LN.edu.hk/hr/application-forms) to the Human Resources Office, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong by post or by fax at 2891 5782 by 9 January 2015.  Please quote the reference number of the post in all correspondence. 

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, or to fill the post by invitation or by search. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

(December 2014)

 
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Thursday, 11 December 2014

Applications are invited for the following post: 

Accounting Executive in the University Libraries (Ref.: 201401347) (to commence as soon as possible, 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 and with the possibility of renewal subject to mutual agreement) 

Applicants should have 5 passes in HKCEE including English (min. grade C or above if Syllabus A/Level 2 from 2007), Chinese (Level 2 from 2007) and Mathematics, OR min. Level 2 or equivalent in 5 subjects in HKDSEE including English Language, Chinese Language and Mathematics with at least 1 year's work experience, preferably in accounting, auditing and/or banking. Those with working experience in tertiary institutions/large organizations and knowledge of the usage of Oracle Financials system will have an advantage. They should also have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua); good interpersonal skills; the ability to work independently and in a team; be self-motivated; and proficient in MS Word and Excel. The appointee will assist in financial accounting and budgetary control matters including processing of payment vouchers, purchase orders and account receivables; organizing procurement processes including obtaining quotations and preparing tender documents; and handling inventory records and inventory disposal. He/She will also perform general clerical and office duties, data input and other duties as required.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . 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 December 29, 2014

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 shortlisted applicants will be notified of the application result.  

The University is an equal opportunities employer


 
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Thursday, 04 December 2014

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students' talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement.

Applications are invited for:

Assistant Librarian I/II (2 posts) in the Library
(a) Teaching and Learning Support [Ref. B/009/09]
(b) Research Support and Business Development [Ref. B/010/09]

Duties :
For post (a) : as a subject librarian for the designated departments/programs, the appointee is required to work closely with faculty and students to support the teaching, learning, and research needs of the university. Main duties include providing information literacy instructions and reference consultation, developing course-related instructions, organizing academic exchange and outreach activities, reviewing collection policies, and developing collections in the assigned subject areas.

For post (b) : spearhead the Library's initiatives to assist faculty and students in managing the lifecycle of data resulting from all types of research projects; and develop a data management services program to support the use, curation and reuse of data; and develop an institutional repository of academic scholarship to facilitate knowledge sharing and knowledge branding.

For both posts, evenings and/or weekends shifts may be required.

Requirements :
A good honours degree plus a recognized postgraduate degree in Library Science or Library and Information Science (or equivalent).  Good planning and organizational skills; ability to work independently, cooperatively and collegially; excellent interpersonal skills and written English; demonstrable professionalism with strong motivation, innovation, flexibility and commitment are required.  At least 5 years' experience at Assistant Librarian II level with supervisory role is required for appointment as Assistant Librarian I.

For post (b), knowledge of academic research process, institutional repository trends and best practices, and copyright issues in academic library; and experience in knowledge/data management and curation, with particular focus on research practices relating to data, format migration, preservation, reuse and retrieval are also required.

(Further enquiries can be directed to Ms. Sheena SHUM of Library at email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .)

Salary and Conditions of Service
Remuneration package will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract; fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and housing benefits (where applicable).

Information and Application
Further information on the posts and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email :  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it /Fax : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311].  

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk.  The closing date is 15 January 2015.  Applications will receive full consideration and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, especially those who will enhance the diversity of our staff.

 

City University of Hong Kong was ranked 5th among the world's top 50 universities
under the age of 50 in the Quacquarelli Symonds 2014 survey

 


02/12/2014



 
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Friday, 28 November 2014

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY 

SCHOOL OF HOTEL AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT 

Post Specification 

Administrative Assistant (Resource Centre) [Re-advertisement]

The appointee will provide support to Che-woo Lui Hotel and Tourism Resource Centre of the School.  The Centre provides a comprehensive repository of hospitality and tourism resources for study and research.  The appointee will be required to: 

(a)perform counter duties, handle general library enquiries, assist students in access to and use of resources;
(b)handle correspondences and document filing for acquisition;
(c)assist in maintaining budget records, files, statistics and reports;
(d)supervise student assistants;
(e)provide clerical support for project implementation; and
(f)perform any other duties as assigned by the Dean of School or his delegates.

The appointee will be required to work on shift on weekdays and Saturdays. 

Qualifications 

(a)have five passes in HKCEE including English Language (at least Grade C if Syllabus A; Level 2 if results are obtained from 2007 onwards), Chinese Language (Level 2 if results are obtained from 2007 onwards) and Mathematics; or a combination of results in five HKDSE subjects of Level 2 in New Senior Secondary subjects / "Attained" in Applied Learning subjects / Grade E in Other Language subjects, and the five subjects must include English Language, Chinese Language and Mathematics;
(b)have good computer literacy, including MS Word, Excel and Chinese word processing;
(c)have a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese, including Putonghua;
(d)be attentive to details, be able to work independently and willing to learn new things and take up new responsibility; and
(e)be patient, proactive, service-oriented and be able to work effectively in a team.

Preference will be given to those with a recognised diploma/certificate for Library Assistants and relevant working experience.

[Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement on 8 September 2014 need not re-apply.]

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract.  Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.  Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application. 

Application

Please submit application form via email to  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ; by fax at (852) 2364 2166; or by mail to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong.  If you would like to provide a separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.  Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job.htm.  Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/jobpics.htm.

Deadline for the application: 20 December 2014

28 November 2014



 
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Friday, 28 November 2014

CUHK Library

Assistant Librarian I / Assistant Librarian II (carrying the job title of 'Scholarly Communications Librarian')

(Ref. 1415/017(685)/1) (Closing date: January 2, 2015)

CUHK Library recognises the fundamental role of scholarly communications in a major research university, particularly in the emerging digital publishing environment, and is creating the new post of Scholarly Communications Librarian.  The appointee will be a member of the Library's Research Support team. Applicants should have (i) a good university degree and a recognized professional qualification in library and information science (e.g. MLS or equivalent) OR a Master degree or advanced degree relevant to the post; (ii) at least three years' post-qualification relevant experience (for Assistant Librarian II) OR at least six years' post-qualification relevant experience, three years of which at supervisory level (for Assistant Librarian I); (iii) sound knowledge of and understanding of the scholarly research and communication process; (iv) knowledge of and experience in bibliometrics and citation analysis tools; (v) demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within the Library and with faculty members; and (vi) excellent written and oral communication skills. An understanding of research data management planning, and proficiency in Chinese are desirable. The appointee will (a) develop and implement a programme to increase awareness and understanding of scholarly communication issues in the digital environment across CUHK, plan and organize regular campus events and programmes in these areas; (b) devise and implement a strategy for populating and promoting the use of the University's institutional repository, and CUHK's open access electronic theses and dissertations collection, including integration with the University's research information management system; (c) provide advice and consultation services for researchers in areas such as bibliometrics and data management planning issues; (d) lead Library's participation in initiatives that encourage and enable faculty members to manage their copyright matters and improve the economics of, and access to published research; (e) work closely with faculty liaison librarians and prepare communication tools so that they can use in their constituencies; and (f) undertake other assignments. Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for three years commencing March 2015, renewable subject to mutual agreement.

Salary and Fringe Benefits

Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including medical care, plus a contract-end gratuity for appointments of two years or longer and housing benefits for eligible appointees. Further information about the University and the general terms of service for appointments is available at http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/personnel. The terms mentioned herein are for reference only and are subject to revision by the University.

Application Procedure

Application forms are obtainable (a) at http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/personnel, or (b) in person/by mail with a stamped, self-addressed envelope from the Personnel Office, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, or (c) by fax polling at (852) 3943 1461.

Please send the completed application form and/or full curriculum vitae, together with copies of qualification documents  and names, addresses and fax numbers/e-mail addresses of three referees to whom the applicants' consent has been given for their providing references (unless otherwise specified), to the Personnel Office by post or by fax to (852) 3943 1463 by the closing date.

Please quote the reference number and mark 'Application - Confidential' on cover. The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request.

 
 
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