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Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Information & Research Officer

The Information & Research Officer will manage and develop our library and information services to support the Firm, across all our regional offices in the region. The role involves extensive legal research including, the production of articles and papers, from a variety of information sources, for a variety of readers.

Key Responsibilities:

Identify, select, order, manage and disseminate hard copy and electronic resources for the firm's current and anticipated information needs;

Classify and update information, for easy access and retrieval by keeping the Firm's electronic library indexes up to date;

Assist in the migration to newer library systems;

Conduct legal research for fee-earners, answer enquiries from internal staff and liaise with other regional and international offices;

Provide, induction programs, ongoing training, and advice on the use of information resources to all staff;

Arrange developmental programmes for staff as necessary.


University graduate preferably with a Law degree, Management Studies or related discipline.

At least 2 years' solid legal research skills and knowledge in legal firm.

Proficient communication and written skills in English and Chinese.

Excellent interpersonal skill to work with all levels of staff.

Analytical, organized, independent and resourceful.

Please write with a full curriculum vitae to: Human Resources Department, Stephenson Harwood, 18th floor United Centre, 95 Queensway, Hong Kong or via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Monday, 22 June 2015



Post Specification

Assistant Librarian (Ref. 15061901)

Under the supervision of Section Head (Access Services), the appointee will assist the Section Head (Access Services) to oversee the operations of the Access Services Section and 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 video studio, as well as rooms equipped for grouping viewing and collaborative work on multimedia production, and an open stack of media resources.


The appointee will be responsible to:

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


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.

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.


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 Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://

Deadline for the application: 11 July 2015

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Monday, 22 June 2015


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 post:


CPCE Libraries

College Librarian (Ref. 150620-01) [Re-advertisement]


The appointee will be required to:

(a)play a key role in the strategic development of the two libraries to support the CPCE and its units;
(b)lead the library team in providing quality services to meet the needs of library users with economy, efficiency and effectiveness;
(c)establish and review library policies and goals, administer and monitor library budget;
(d)coordinate the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the library services; manage the day-to-day operations of the libraries;
(e)prepare and implement staffing plans (including staff development), interview and select staff, schedule, assign, train, and review the work of assigned staff;
(f)perform a variety of professional library work, including acquisition and cataloguing of library materials, reference services, promotion of information literacy among staff and students;
(g)manage all collection development activities, including selection of information sources, licenses negotiation, budget allocation, and liaison with other parties concerned;
(h)supervise the maintenance of physical facilities of the libraries; and
(i)perform any other duties as assigned.


Applicants should have:

(a)a recognized degree with postgraduate qualification in Library Science or Information Sciences;
(b)at least eight years' extensive management/specialist experience;
(c)good understanding of library technical and reader services, and the application of information technologies in libraries;
(d)working experience in technical processing, and maintaining major integrated library system;
(e)strong organizational, problem-solving, leadership and communication skills; and
(f)high proficiency in English and Chinese.

[Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisements on 6 and 13 June 2015 need not re-apply.]

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Initial appointment will be made on a two-year contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.


Application forms are obtainable by downloading from . 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 ( This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ). Recruitment will continue until the position is filled.

June 2015

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Friday, 05 June 2015

The Goethe Institut Hongkong has a vacancy for a Library Clerk (part-time 50%, local staff) - Technische Hilfskraft Bibliothek, (Teilzeit 50 %, Ortskraft)

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 part-time position of Library Clerk / Technische Hilfskraft Bibliothek for commencing date on 01. July 2015

Key responsibilities:

Providing lending services and reference
-Shelving of library materials
Book processing and repair
Administrative tasks


Preferred language skills: Proficient levels in both spoken and written Cantonese and English, good working knowledge in German
Flexibility and ability to work in a small team
Working according to the library opening hours
Computer skills and IT literacy skills
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, 20 days paid leave.
Commencing date: 01.07.2015
Deadline of application: 14.06.2015
Candidates, if shortlisted, should be available to attend an interview on 18.or 19.06. 2015


Interested parties should submit an e-mail application with subject line 'Job Application Library Clerk' and attach a letter of motivation and a full resume to their email.
Please send to: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it
Mrs. Michaela Bodesheim
Head of Library and Information Service
Goethe-Institut Hongkong

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Wednesday, 03 June 2015

Library/Computer Assistant

Hong Kong Shue Yan University Library would like to invite application of a library/computer assistant.

Candidates should possess

5 passes including English Language, Chinese Language and Mathematics in HKCEE or equivalent;
Chinese Language and Mathematics in HKCEE or equivalent;
computer diploma or above;
practical programming knowledge;
great interest in library system works;
work experience in academic library;
immediate availability.

Salary will be based on the qualification and experience.

Please send your application form with CV (information of current and expected salaries should be included) to the University Librarian on or before 31st July 2015 at:

4/F Library Complex,
12 Wai Tsui Crescent, Braemar Hill,
North Point, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Shue Yan University Library

Application form can be downloaded from

All application will be held in strict confidence. Only those who are short-listed will be contacted.

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