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Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Applications are invited for the following post: 

Library Assistant I (Education Library) in the University Libraries (Ref.: 201401175) (to commence on December 1, 2014, 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 possess a recognized university degree OR a diploma in librarianship with relevant post-qualification experience, preferably in a supervisory position. They should have excellent communication skills in written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua), computer literacy and the ability to provide support in the use of computer hardware and software (e.g. presentation, word-processing, statistical analysis and citation management). They should also be fully conversant with new technologies related to education, self-motivated and strongly committed to public services. The appointee will supervise circulation services; handle user enquiries; oversee the maintenance of computer equipment and other facilities; liaise with internal and external departments; prepare staff duty rosters, statistical reports, subject guides and instructional materials on the use of the facilities; oversee accounting tasks; assist in information services including conducting instructional sessions, orientation and library tours; and participate in departmental projects. Shift duty is 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 November 7, 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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Friday, 17 October 2014

The Library invites applications for the following post:

Research Assistant -- Curation of Antique Maps (Job ID: 2136)

The HKUST Library's Antique Maps of China Collection (http://library.ust.hk/special/maps-1949.html) consists of more than 180 maps, charts, pictures and atlases. It has samples of almost all maps of China produced by European cartographers from the 16th to 19th centuries, vividly recording the long history of cross-cultural exchanges between China and the West. All these beautiful maps are scanned in high resolution and the digital images are available for online viewing (http://lbezone.ust.hk/rse/antique-maps).

The objective of this curation project is to provide more in-depth information to these valuable maps. Upon completion of the project, the appointee is expected to submit description of each assigned map on the following aspects: 

-Biographies of map makers;
-Historical background of the maps;
-Significant features of the maps;
-Relation with other maps;
-Influence of the maps;
-Other related information; and
-Sources of information.

The appointment could be on a full-time or part-time basis.  The project is expected to be completed in June 2015. 

Requirement
Applicants should have (i) a bachelor's or preferably a master's degree in social science, humanities or related disciplines; (ii) solid skills in research; (iii) research experience in cartography, geography, history or related subjects; (iv) good command of written English and Chinese; (v) knowledge of Latin and/or other European languages preferable; (vi) a strong sense of responsibility and self-motivation; and (vii) the ability to work independently. 

Salary
Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Medical benefits and paid leave will be provided where applicable.

Application Procedure
In support of a green work environment, we accept applications submitted online only. To apply, please complete an online application form through the HKUST Careers website (http://jobs.ust.hk) and return it online to the Human Resources Office on or before Sunday, 9 November 2014.  Applicants will receive an acknowledgement by email upon successful submission.  We thank applicants for their interest, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.

 
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Friday, 17 October 2014

Hang Seng Management College ("the College") was established in 2010 as a post-secondary college offering mainly degree programmes.  The university-level College considers student learning and development as its highest priority.  It aspires to become a leading private university with a focus on business/management areas complemented by humanities & social sciences and communication.

The College currently has 5 Schools and offers 10 Bachelor's Degree (Honours) programmes:  Business Administration (with concentrations in Accounting, Banking & Finance, and Marketing), Supply Chain Management, Translation with Business, Journalism and Communication, English, Management, Corporate Governance, Data Science & Business Intelligence, Financial Analysis, and Management Science & Information Management.  

As a self-financed, non-profit making, young and vibrant tertiary institution in Hong Kong, the College is developing at a fast speed and is completing a large scale campus expansion plan which aims at offering state-of-the-art learning, teaching and research facilities in a distinct and intellectually-stimulating environment to meet the needs of quality education in the 21st century.  The College now invites applications for the following position:

Library Assistant (Technical Services) - Library (Ref: LA-TS (LIB) 2014-10-17)

Responsibilities:

-catalogue and classify library materials in all formats;
-edit bibliographic and item records in the Aleph library system;
-assist with the Library of Congress Re-classification Project;
-perform physical processing of library materials;
-prepare statistical reports;
-participate in library-wide projects and service; and
-provide general enquiry assistance at the service desk.

Applicants should:

-possess an Associate Degree and the Certificate of Library Assistant or equivalent;
-have experience in cataloguing work, preferably in academic libraries;
-be familiar with cataloguing standards such as AACR2, RDA, LCSH, MARC21;
-possess working knowledge of the Library of Congress classification;
-have good command of written and spoken Chinese and English;
-have good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with staff and students;
-be self-motivated and have good organizational skills to handle complex tasks; and
-be familiar in using Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.

The appointee will be required to work shifts in evenings, on weekends and public holidays. Educational background in business-related discipline and work experience in tertiary education sector will be an advantage.

Applicants should 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 mail to Human Resources Office, Hang Seng Management College, Hang Shin Link, Siu Lek Yuen, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong on or before 31 October 2014.  Applicants who are not invited to an interview within three months may consider their applications unsuccessful.

Please indicate the post applied 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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Wednesday, 15 October 2014

China Graduate School of Theology

China Graduate School of Theology (CGST) was established in 1975. In the past 30 years, CGST aims to develop talents for churches in the Chinese community.  CGST Library (www.cgst.edu/library) now invites applications for the following positions:

(1) Library Assistant I

Responsibilities:

-Assist in cataloguing & classification.
-Assist in E-resources & serials management.
-Perform any other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

-Possess a recognized university degree and professional qualification in librarianship (BSLS, BALIS, MLS or equivalent).
-Good computer knowledge & well versed in Chinese word processing.
-Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese, including Putonghua.
-Good communication skills, proactive, hardworking, independent, well organized and good team player.
-At least 4 years of relevant working experience in library.
-Shift duty required.


(2) Library Assistant II (Part-time)

Responsibilities:

-Assist in cataloguing.
-Provide counter service.
-Books shelving.
-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, China Graduate School of Theology, 12 Dorset Crescent, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon.  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 2014 may consider their applications unsuccessful.


 
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Thursday, 09 October 2014

Reference and Research Services Librarian for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
New York University Shanghai

The NYU Library in Shanghai invites applications for a STEM Reference and Research Services Librarian in an innovative and forward-looking setting. As part of a collaborative team, the position plays a key role in the educational mission of NYU Shanghai by establishing strong relationships with faculty and students, and connecting them to the services, content and tools that meet their research, teaching and learning needs. 

NYU Shanghai is the newest degree-granting campus within the NYU Global Network University. It is the first Sino-US higher education joint venture to grant a degree that is accredited in the US as well as in China. As a research university with liberal arts and science at its core, NYU Shanghai resides in one of the world's great cities with a vibrant intellectual community (http://shanghai.nyu.edu/).  It recruits scholars who are committed to a global vision of transformative teaching and innovative research.

New York University's Global Network University is established as an organically connected, multi-site network that encompasses key global cities and intellectual capitals. The network has three degree-granting campuses - New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi - complemented by twelve additional academic centers across five continents. Faculty and students will circulate within the network in pursuit of common research interests and cross-cultural, interdisciplinary endeavors, both local and global.

The Library of NYU Shanghai will deliver and coordinate a wide range of academic services that support the teaching, learning and research of NYU Shanghai's faculty and students.  Drawing on the resources of the libraries at NYU New York, the NYU Shanghai library provides an opportunity to create a forward-looking 21st century library program and facility to serve a culturally diverse and academically talented population. 

The STEM librarian serves as the primary liaison to a group of academic departments in the area of science, technology, engineering and math, with responsibilities for building collections in all formats that support research and curricular needs; delivering a program of instruction, consultation, and research support services; developing responsive outreach and other information services; and taking a leadership role on projects and initiatives as appropriate.   Collaborative work with colleagues at NYU New York, NYU Abu Dhabi, and across NYU's global network is an important job expectation.  Librarians at NYU participate in library and system-wide committees, and professional activities outside of the university.

Required Qualifications:

-ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent graduate LIS degree
-Previous experience in instruction, collection development, or reference services
-High degree of facility with technologies and systems in academic library and information services
-Academic background in a STEM discipline (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) or demonstrated experience in providing science information and education services
-Strong analytical and problem solving skills
-Demonstrated excellent interpersonal oral and written English language skills
-Demonstrated history of flexibility, creativity, and strong customer service commitment

Preferred:

-Experience in a research library
-Familiarity with scientific research, including scholarly communication, publication trends, data management, and corresponding needs of faculty and researchers
-Advanced degree in a STEM discipline or other subject area relevant to the NYU Shanghai academic program
-Experience working in a culturally diverse environment
-Chinese language skills; familiarity with Chinese culture
-Prior international experience

Salary/Benefits:

Excellent and generous benefits package which include medical benefits, paid time-off, and relocation assistance. Salary commensurate with experience.

To Apply:

To ensure consideration, send resume and letter of application, including the name, address and telephone number of three references to: Enrique Yanez, Director, Human Resources, New York University Libraries, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012 or via email to  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . Please include where you heard about this position.  Resumes will be considered until the position is filled. 

NYU's Division of Libraries embraces diversity and is committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.

NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 


 
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Wednesday, 08 October 2014

VOCATIONAL TRAINING COUNCIL

VIBRANT AND VITAL VTC
VTC is a vocational education, training and professional development group established in Hong Kong in 1982.  With some 250,000 students across our 13 member institutions, this not only makes us VIBRANT but VITAL to the Hong Kong educational landscape.  We provide a spectrum of opportunities through multiple pathways for graduates to determine their own destination, whether it is employment or further studies.  If you believe that acquiring the values, skills and knowledge for lifelong learning and enhanced employability is a worthy mission, then consider joining us.

Various Operational Units
Executive Assistant II (Library Service)
Ref.: C/VOU/EA2(Library)/10/14-MA3

Major Duties:
(a) To provide circulation and information counter services;
(b) To handle the inter-library loan services among VTC campuses and other organizations if required;
(c) To perform book shelving, shelf-reading and book removal if necessary;
(d) To provide support in processing different types of materials, including books, periodicals, multi-media items, etc.;
(e) To assist in cataloguing, acquisition and serial management for library materials;
(f) To assist in updating the imaging databases and preparing the library monthly statistics;
(g) To check the maintenance service for equipment and update the inventory record regularly; and
(h) To answer general enquiries and carry out library and general clerical duties.

Requirements:
(a)(i) 5 subjects in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) at Grade E / Level 2 or above, including English Language (Syllabus B)*, Chinese Language and Mathematics, or equivalent; OR 
(ii) 3 subjects in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination at Level 2 or above, including English Language*, Chinese Language and Mathematics, plus a combination of Level 2 in two other HKDSE subjects, "Attained" in Applied Learning subjects (up to 2 subjects) and Grade E in Other Language subjects; OR
(iii) a recognized Certificate / Diploma / Foundation Diploma / Foundation Certificate, or Project Yi Jin;
* Completion of Hong Kong Vocational English Programme (HKVEP) at Level 2 / Passing 5 specific VTC's Vocational English Module Certificates is considered an alternative qualification.
(b) Proficiency in computer software application such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Chinese word processing and/or simple webpage design; 
(c) Good command of Chinese and English, preferably with knowledge of Putonghua; 
(d) Good communication, interpersonal and organization skills; 
(e) Ability to work independently and be a good team player; 
(f) Good work initiative; and 
(g) Preferably with some library experience or qualifications in librarianship.

Notes:
(1) Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend a computer skills test in MS Word, Chinese word processing (Chajei (倉頡) or Quick / Easy (速成)) and MS Excel.
(2) The appointees may be required to work irregular hours or shifts as necessary.

APPLICATIONS
(a) Application forms [VTC-1 (Rev. 12/2012)] are available from: (i) G/F., VTC Tower, 27 Wood Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong; or (ii) the website: http://www.vtc.edu.hk/html/en/career.html.
(b) A completed application form, together with a full curriculum vitae, should be sent to the Human Resources Division, 18/F, VTC Tower, 27 Wood Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong.  Please specify the grades obtained in the HKCEE / HKDSE on the application form and the reference of the post being applied for on the envelope.

Closing date for application: 25 October 2014

Applicants not invited for interview within 10 weeks from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.  The Council reserves the right not to fill the post(s).  Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only and will be destroyed within 24 months.

 
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Tuesday, 07 October 2014

Assistant Librarian

The appointee will be required to 

(a) Develop and maintain a good library collection; 
(b) Evaluate and review of library weeding policies;
(c) Attend the university and library committees;
(d) Liaise with academic departments in library matters;
(e) Run library instruction workshops & orientation;
(f) Compile related usage statistics and reports; 
(g) Carry out other duties as required.

The appointee may be required to perform duties on a shift basis, including evenings, weekends, and public holidays or during examination periods. 

Candidate should possess a recognized degree in a postgraduate qualification with 3 years or above post-qualification working experience.

The candidate should also possess strong interpersonal and communications skills; good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; competent IT skills. A positive attitude and working under pressure is required.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experiences.

Please send your application form with CV (information of current and expected salaries should be included) to the University Librarian on or before 31st October 2014 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 at http://www.hksyu.edu/download/appformna.doc.

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



 
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Friday, 03 October 2014

Tung Wah College (the "College"), established in 2010 under the Post Secondary Colleges Ordinance (Cap.320), is a self-financed tertiary institution, incorporated as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tung Wah Group of Hospitals ("TWGHs").  Leveraging on the renowned strengths and expertise of TWGHs, the College followed the educational ideals of TWGHs and commits to nurture youngsters to become socially responsible and caring citizens by offering them high quality tertiary education.  The College is set to become a renowned private university specialized in training healthcare professionals.

The College is a diverse private tertiary institution currently offering degree and sub-degree programmes in Nursing, Health Sciences, Medical Science, Business Administration, Rehabilitation and Social Sciences.  Focusing on interactive and outcome-based education coupled with a cross-disciplinary approach, the College aims at stimulating students' learning and critical thinking, as well as broadening their social perspectives and fields of knowledge. 

The College is planning to launch a number of new programmes.  To cope with its continuous development, we are now inviting highly qualified candidates to fill the following position: 

System Engineer (Project based, 10-month contract), Library
(TWC/14/104/LIB/SE)

 

Duties

The appointee will be required but not limited to:

1.assist in simple system and web development work using .NET, PHP, SQL Server, MySQL and other popular web development technologies;
2.assist in development project of new library system;
3.assist in management and operations in computer laboratories and discussion rooms;
4.handle telephone and counter enquiries;
5.assist in user training workshops; and
6.perform other duties as assigned by the Librarian and/or delegates.

Requirements

The applicant should:

1.possess a Higher Diploma, preferably a degree, in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or related disciplines;
2.have at least 1 year's relevant working experience;
3.have solid experience in user support services;
4.have knowledge and interest in library systems, audio visual system, printing system, booking system and access control system;
5.have experience in PHP, ASP.NET, C#, MSSQL Server and MySQL;
6.be proactive/self-motivated and hardworking in the day-to-day undertaking of the assigned duties; and
7.be willing to work on irregular hours (including Saturdays and Public Holidays) when required and on roster-duty and be willing to travel between campuses.

Fresh graduates will also be considered. 

Salary will be competitive and will commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To apply, please submit the application form which is available at http://www.twc.edu.hk/hro/employment-opportunities/application-guidelines by mail to the Human Resources Office, Tung Wah College, 90A Shantung Street, Mongkok, Kowloon, Hong Kong or email to  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Please quote the reference number of the post concerned in the application letter and on the envelope.  The College reserves the right to consider late applications and nominations, and to fill or not to fill the position.  The search will continue until suitable appointments are made.

Application Deadline: Open

All information and personal data collected will be used solely for recruitment related purposes. For more information about the College, please visit our website: http://www.twc.edu.hk.

 

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER
(Tung Wah College is operated by Tung Wah College Limited)

 


 
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Tuesday, 23 September 2014

About Hong Kong Design Centre

Design helps to enhance Hong Kong's Competitiveness. HKDC is a non-profit design promotion organisation and a strategic partner of the HKSAR Government in advancing Hong Kong as an international design hub in Asia. 

Our scope of work embraces promoting good design, cultivating design with the big "D" (design thinking), fostering collaborative innovations and nurturing designer founders (cultivating design thinking at core of business and delivering value through design and innovation). 

Our work is meaningful and unique. Going forward, we will focus on maximizing mission impact through design leadership and promotion, partnership and extensive communications. Through knowledge-driven programming, we advocate design thinking and foster creativity across the professions and the community to be resourceful champions and game changers for sustained development. 

We now have an exciting opportunity for a high caliber and like-minded candidate to join our dynamic team.  Please visit our website www.hkdesigncentre.org for information of HKDC.

Knowledge Management Executive 

Responsibilities

-Undertake daily operation for HKDC Design Library / Resource Centre
-Maintain knowledge base for design research support
-Support resource management and development for HKDC library
-Provide effective administrative and logistics support for HKDC's events
-Perform ad hoc projects and assignments as required

Requirements:

-University graduate(s) in library and information science with a minimum of 2 years' experience of library operation & management
-Good communication and language skills, in both spoken & written English and Chinese
-A team player with outgoing personality, self-motivated, good organisational and computing skills
-Passion for our mission with strong interest in Design, Culture and/or Architecture
-Sensibility towards design including design trends and design publications.

Interested parties are invited to apply by sending your resume with full details of education, work experience, current & expected salary, contact telephone number and earliest available date to the Human Resources Office, Hong Kong Design Centre, 1/F, InnoCentre, 72 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon or email to:  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .  HKDC reserves the right not to make appointment for the post(s) advertised.  Only short-listed candidates will be notified. All information received will be kept in strict confidence for six months and data will only be used for recruitment purpose.


 
 
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