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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, 09 January 2017

EBSCO

Overview 

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases --all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 3,300 people worldwide. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and top-notch workforce. EIS, a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., based in Birmingham, AL, is ranked in the top 200 of the nation's largest, privately held corporations according to Forbes magazine. EBSCO is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. We are looking for the best. If you are too, we encourage you to explore our unique opportunities.


EBSCO Health Implementation Manager - Greater China

The EBSCO Health Implementation Manager serves as a liaison to the Sales Team in transitioning customers from pre-sales to post-sales planning and managing the implementation of EBSCO Health products. The Manager will be responsible for managing all phases of EBSCO Health's project management methodology including project planning, technology integration, user outreach & contextual training in the clinical workflow. This role is vital to the quality implementation of EBSCO Health products to ensure awareness, usage and ultimately revenue.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals, and deliverables with clients and develop and maintain project plans.
  • Coordinate client resources to be assigned to the project and co-facilitate formal project kickoff.
  • Coordinate project plan activities and resources including: establishing all product access points, integration with Electronic Health Record and Learning Management systems, communication & collateral, clinician outreach & patient floor rounding, contextual training in the clinical workflow, and non-clinician outreach
  • Act as EBSCO Health primary point of contact for the duration of the project
  • Continually manage activities to the plan to ensure usage & overall product awareness
  • Communicate product feedback to product management teams, monitor and escalate product issues when necessary
  • Present and demonstrate EBSCO Health products at customer and industry events
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential issues, and devise contingency plans when required.
  • Work closely with sales teams to ensure they are aware of project activities, successes and challenges.

Role-Based Competencies:

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and writing skills
  • Technology acumen in order to discuss and outline integration technology requirements
  • Data analysis skills for reviewing competitor data and customer feedback
  • Ability to present EBSCO products at customer and industry events and conferences
  • Positive attitude & team player; Strong analytical abilities
  • Strong leadership skills: Ability to influence and motivate, visionary yet able to execute.

Cultural Competencies:

  • Drive
  • Positive Attitude
  • Good Judgement
  • Open Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Desire to Make an Impact
  • Eager to Understand
  • Accountable
  • Decisive
  • Team Player

Skills

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree (BA or BS), preferably in Healthcare or IT related field.
  • 3+ years of experience in healthcare field working directly with physicians, nurses and allied health professionals in a clinical setting.
  • 3+ years of project management experience, including presentation experience.
  • Ability to travel minimum of 60% of the time
  • Required territory is China, Hong Kong, Macau, Mongolia, Taiwan
  • Speaking Fluency in English and Mandarin. Written Fluency in English, Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Healthcare industry experience in clinical, technical, administrative and/or project management role.
  • Experience with and understanding of operational workflow within clinical and administrative environments in healthcare.
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with all levels of employees from operational technicians to organizational Executives.
  • Experience working in medical software implementations and engaging clinical end users
  • 3+ years of experience working w/ medical customers or in a clinical environment
  • Experience working with one or more Electronic Health Record or other medical systems
  • Experience analyzing data including competitor data and customer feedback

PLS send your resume to Mr. Peter Kung ( This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it )

 

 
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Friday, 30 December 2016

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

PAO YUE-KONG LIBRARY

Post Specification

Assistant Librarian II (Ref. 16122201-IE)

Duties

Under the general direction of the Associate Librarian (Digital Development & 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 includes viewing and editing spaces for media resources, a recording studio, rooms equipped for group viewing and collaborative work on multimedia production and an open stack of media resources.

The appointee will be required to:

a) develop Library services to facilitate the University community to use and create multimedia content for teaching, learning or research activities;
b) lead a team of Technicians and Library Assistants to deliver media services, including circulation services for media resources and specialised equipment, and provide assistance and instruction to students and faculty members on accessing and using media resources;
c) manage and establish policies and procedures for using the resources, equipment and spaces in the Multimedia Commons;
d) collaborate with the designated Faculty and the Library's Collection Development Team to develop media resources to support teaching and learning activities;
e) perform shift duties at the Library's Research Help Desk; and
f) perform any other duties as assigned by the University Librarian or his/her delegates.

Qualifications

Applicants should:

a) have a recognised degree with postgraduate qualification in Library Science or Information Science;
b) have demonstrated understanding of trends in providing media services to support teaching and learning activities;
c) have relevant experience, preferably in a large scale library or an academic library; 
d) have good interpersonal, customer service and leadership skills; and
e) be able to communicate effectively in both written and spoken English and Chinese.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment will be 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) 2764 3374; 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 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/en/guide_forms/forms.php. Recruitment will continue until the position is filled (Initial consideration of applications to commence on 16 January 2017). The University Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php.

 
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Friday, 30 December 2016

China Graduate School of Theology

China Graduate School of Theology (CGST) was established in 1975. In the past 40 years, CGST aims to develop talents for churches in the Chinese community. CGST Library (https://www.cgst.edu/hk/cht/library) now invites applications for the following positions:

Library Assistant II (full time)

Responsibilities:
- Provide circulation counter service.
- Books shelving.
- Books lamination & repairing.
- Handling telephone enquiries & receptionist duties.
- Perform any other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

- Possess F.6 or above qualification.
- Good computer knowledge & well versed in Chinese word processing.
- Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese, including Putonghua.
- Hardworking, well organized, good team player and efficient with sense of responsibilities.
- Possess at least 2 years of working experience. Preference will be given to applicants with working experience in library.
- Shift duty required.

Applicants are invited to send a full resume with expected salary by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or by post to the Administration Department (HR), China Graduate School of Theology, 12 Dorset Crescent, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong. All information received will be used for recruitment purposes and treated in strict confidentiality. Applicants who are not invited to an interview by end of Feb 2017 may consider their applications unsuccessful.

 
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Friday, 23 December 2016

CUHK Library

CUHK Job Number: 160002GU (Closing date: 20 Jan 2017)

Assistant Librarian I/ Assistant Librarian II (carrying the job title of JULAC Manager)

JULAC, the Joint University Librarians Advisory Committee of the eight UGC funded institution libraries, is seeking a librarian to manage and co-ordinate its consortial activities and projects.

Applicants should be motivated and proactive professionals with (i) a good university degree plus a recognized professional qualification in library and information science (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 are at supervisory level (for Assistant Librarian I); (iii) excellent organizing, and analytical skills; and (v) strong interpersonal and communication (both verbal and written) skills in English (knowledge of Cantonese and Putonghua are desirable). Preference will be given to applicants who have outgoing personalities, with the ability to work effectively with senior library colleagues and commercial vendors.

Reporting strategically to the JULAC Chairperson and operationally to CUHK's University Librarian, the appointee will be responsible for (a) management and coordination of JULAC programmes and activities including events, seminars and visiting delegation; (b) negotiation of consortium purchases and subscriptions to a range of electronic information resources on behalf of member libraries; (c) provision of administrative and secretarial support to JULAC and its committees; (d) dissemination and coordination of information among JULAC and its committees; (e) coordination of financing among JULAC member libraries, and (f) the successful candidate will also play an evolving and continuing key role in co-ordinating activities associated with the new JULAC shared integrated library system. Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for two years commencing as soon as possible, 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, a contract-end gratuity for an appointment of two years or longer and housing benefits for eligible appointee. Further information about the University and the general terms of service for appointments is available at http://www.per.cuhk.edu.hk . The terms mentioned herein are for reference only and are subject to revision by the University.

Application Procedure
Please apply online via 'www.cuhk.edu.hk/personnel' under 'Career Opportunities'.

 
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Sunday, 18 December 2016

University Librarian of UMacau

Established in 1981 with English as its working language, the University of Macau (UMacau) is now a flagship university in Macao. Aiming to become a world-class university, UMacau has been making tremendous progress in recent years. A new campus with more than 60 buildings has been completed, with a total investment of more than US$2B. More than 300 new faculty members have been recruited internationally to enhance teaching, research, and service. Recognizing our progress, in the recent THE ranking, UMacau advanced 75 places from 2015, placing us as No. 2 in Portuguese speaking countries and regions, No. 37 in Asia, and No. 16 in the Greater China Region. UMacau possesses great potential and provides exciting new possibilities for professional development.

The University of Macau is seeking dynamic and visionary candidates for the position of University Librarian.

University Library of UMacau

Standing at the forefront and occupying the central location of the campus, the University Library is the landmark building of the UMacau campus. The new University Library is a magnificent building of 30,000 square meters, seating for 3,000, and a capacity of more than one million volumes of hard copy books. With over 35 years of development, the new University Library is now the largest one in Macao. At this moment, the University Library holds a collection of over 5 million publications including books, periodicals, AV materials, paintings, antiques, microfilms, etc. It also contains a large number of electronic resources, such as e-databases, e-books, e-theses and e-journals.

The University Library's major functions include providing reference books, academic journals and electronic information networks and electronic database necessary for the teaching, research, and services of the University; to collect, preserve, and develop the University's own academic resources; to provide appropriate space, environment and professional guidance to support the overall development of the University, and to serve as an information and cultural centre for the entire campus, thus cultivating artistic and cultural ambiance at UMacau.

University Librarian of UMacau

The University Librarian, directly reporting to the Vice Rector (Research), will lead the overall operation and management of the University Library. She/he is responsible for overseeing and coordinating all aspects related to the library in the University, including: (a) developing, monitoring and reviewing the strategic direction of library functions; (b) planning and managing library resources, services and facilities for the University; (c) providing oversight of all library policies and operations including the development of working manuals; (d) applying information technology to library functions including the on-line delivery of data-bases and library resources; (e) contributing to scholarship pertaining to librarianship, and, in other academic disciplines in collaboration with academics at the University and in the international community; (f) overseeing the development and preservation of historical materials in the University Gallery; (g) planning and managing staff and financial resources; and (h) developing and implementing regional and international library collaborative projects.

Requirements

1. Bachelor's degree or above in Library Science or related disciplines, highly preferably with a PhD degree;
2. At least 10 years' substantial working experience in library or equivalent capacity, such as academic or research experience in libraryrelated discipline;
3. Knowledge and hands-on integration of the use of information technologies into library services;
4. Demonstrated experience in leading and managing a large academic library, and familiarity with the operation of library consortia, wellconnected with the regional and international library community;
5. Strong experience in general administration and management, excellent communication and problem-solving skills, self-motivated, analytical and creative;
6. Good command of English and Chinese (Cantonese and/or Putonghua), with knowledge of Portuguese as advantage.

Remuneration offered will be competitive and commensurate with the successful applicants' professional qualification, current position and professional experience. The current local maximum income tax rate is 12% but is effectively around 5% - 7% after various discretionary exemptions.

Application Procedure

Applicants should visit http://www.umac.mo/vacancy for more details, and apply ONLINE at Jobs@UM (https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment ) on or before February 10, 2017 (Ref. No.: LIB/12/2016). Other contact points are:

Human Resources Office
University of Macau, Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China
Website: https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment; Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it
Tel: +853 8822 8406; Fax: +853 8822 2412

The effective position and salary index are subject to the Personnel Statute of the University of Macau in force. The University of Macau reserves the right
not to appoint a candidate. Applicants with less qualification and experience can be offered lower positions under special circumstances.
***Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purpose only***

** Under the equal condition of qualifications and experience, priority will be given to Macao permanent residents**

 
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Friday, 11 November 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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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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