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Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Access Services Librarian, NYU Shanghai Library

The New York University Shanghai Library seeks a creative and service-oriented Access Services Librarian. Reporting to the NYU Shanghai Library Director, the Access Services Librarian will develop and lead access services and initiatives that support research, teaching and learning at NYU Shanghai. The Access Services Librarian will manage all access services operations including circulation, course reserves, stacks, delivery and paging services and oversee the Academic Commons activities and facility.

Responsibilities include:

-Lead the development and expansion of access services. Oversee the implementation of systems, policies and procedures, including circulation, course reserves, stacks, library privileges, delivery and paging services.
-Direct management responsibility for access services staff, currently comprising 4 FTE staff plus approximately 11 FTE student assistants.
-Coordinate with NYU New York on the management of circulation, delivery and resource sharing functions in the integrated library system (Aleph) and ensure that policies are appropriately conveyed in the system tables. Coordinate all system testing related to circulation, equipment booking and course reserves functionality.
-Review requests for electronic or print reserves, communicate with faculty and provide assistance or training, trouble-shoot problems, coordinate with NYU New York to resolve copyright issues. Identify current or long-term collection needs and recommend resources.
-Develop and coordinate access services training for library staff and student assistants.
-Interpret and communicate departmental policies to patrons, faculty and staff. Respond to and resolve complex/non-routine policy queries and access services requests. Monitor the library's performance in access services and use data to inform improvement efforts.
-Collaborate with other NYU Libraries to maximize access services for library users and participate in the NYU Libraries Circulation/Reserve working group.
-Oversee administrative operations in the Academic Commons, including the information desk, study spaces, public computers, library hours and schedule changes, as follows:

- Coordinate with library Academic Technology services to support productivity services, including printing and scanning services.

- Oversee the library's collaborative study rooms, including general maintenance of the rooms and the reservation systems used to book them.

- Oversee maintenance and recommend upgrades for the Academic Commons facility.

- Prepare standard and ad hoc reports to assess usage and the quality of service provided and make recommendations for service and process improvements for the Academic Commons.
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Participate in library planning, serve on library-wide committees, task forces and teams.
-Deliver reference service to patrons.
-Participate in library instruction activities.
-Participate in library professional activities at the local, NYU Libraries, and international/national levels.
-Evening and weekend work may be required.

Qualifications:

Required:

-ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent graduate LIS degree
-Two years experience in access, instruction, and/or reference services
-High degree of facility with technologies and systems in academic library and information services, including experience with an integrated library management system
-Strong analytical and problem solving skills
-Demonstrated excellent interpersonal oral and written English language skills
-Demonstrated experience with strong customer service focus and developing creative solutions for library services.
-Ability to be flexible to the growing demands of the NYU Shanghai Library and NYU Division of Libraries communities.

Preferred:

-Experience in a research university library
-Second masters degree in a subject area relevant to the NYU Shanghai academic program
-Familiarity with trends in scholarly communication, including digital scholarship and research, data management, and corresponding needs of faculty and researchers
-Experience working in a culturally diverse environment
-Prior international experience

New York University Shanghai Library:

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 eleven 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.

Salary/Benefits: Faculty status and an attractive benefits package. Salary is commensurate with experience and background

To Apply: To ensure consideration, send CV and letter of application, including the name, address, and telephone number of three references to: Enrique Yanez, Director of 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 . CVs will be considered starting in April 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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Monday, 30 March 2015

Hang Seng Management College (HSMC) was established in 2010 as a non-profit making private institution with five Schools (Business, Communication, Decision Sciences, Humanities & Social Science, and Translation). Adopting the unique 'Liberal + Professional' education model, HSMC is a modern university-level residential-type college that puts quality teaching and students' all-round development as its highest priorities. Aspiring to be a leading private university in Hong Kong, HSMC takes pride in having top-quality faculty members who are caring teachers, new campus facilities, degree programmes, research and graduates, with the aim to nurture young talents to become responsible citizens with independent thinking, innovative minds, human care and ethical values.

The College now invites applications for the following position:

Systems Librarian (at the rank of Assistant Librarian) - Library (Ref: AL-Systems (LIB) 2015-03-27)

 

Responsibilities:

-manage all Library systems including ALEPH integrated library system, Web server, RFID system, SFX link resolver and Primo discovery services, etc.;
-evaluate computer programs supporting Library online services, including in-house program development and open source software implementation;
-review and enforce the systems policies and procedures;
-compile statistical reports supporting library planning and user services;
-assist in managing IT related expenditures;
-assist in supervision and training of supporting staff in related areas; and
-perform shift duties at reference desk.

Applicants should:

-possess a recognized university degree and professional qualification in librarianship (MLS or equivalent);
-have at least 3 years of post-qualification experience in academic libraries;
-have knowledge of large integrated library management system, link resolver and discovery services;
-have knowledge of RFID systems, SIP2 protocol, HTML, CSS, XML, PHP, Javasrcipt, MySQL, Oracle, Apache, WordPress, Drupal, UNIX/Linux and MS Windows server operating systems etc.;
-have excellent planning, organizational and communication skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities; and
-have ability to communicate effectively with library users, co-workers and vendors.

The appointee will be required to work shifts in evenings, on weekends and public holidays. Candidate with working experience in the 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 17 April 2015. 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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Monday, 30 March 2015

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library

Assistant Librarian II (carrying the job title of 'Faculty Liaison Librarian')
(Ref. 1415/035(737)/1) (Closing date: April 20, 2015)

CUHK Library is seeking a dynamic and innovative professional for the post of Assistant Librarian II to join its Learning Support Services.

Applicants should have: (i) a good University degree, (ii) a recognised professional qualification in librarianship or information science (MLS or equivalent); (iii) three years' post-qualification relevant experience; (iv) a strong service - orientated approach (v) reference and library instruction experience; and (vi) highly effective communication and presentation skills. Proficiency in Chinese and English is essential.

Specific responsibilities include (a) providing faculty liaison services to a specific Faculty and Departments, ensuring strong communication between the Library and Faculty and collections that meet the University's curricular and research needs; (b) providing information and digital literacy training to students including orientation, workshops for General Education and subject based training and tours; (c) offering research assistance and consultations to users both in person, by phone and online; (d) contributing to the development of the Library's instructional materials such as online tutorials, videos, infographics, and guides; (e) participating in projects and initiatives within Learning Support Services and across the Library; and (f) other duties as assigned. Occasional evening and weekend duties may be required.

Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for up to three years commencing May 2015, renewable subject to mutual agreement.

Monthly 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 an appointment of two years or longer, and housing benefits for eligible appointees.

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.per.cuhk.edu.hk, 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.

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) 3942 0948 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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Monday, 30 March 2015

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library

Assistant Librarian II (carrying the job title of 'Digital Technologies Librarian')
(Ref. 1415/034(737)/1) (Closing date: April 20, 2015)

CUHK Library is seeking a high-caliber professional to take a major role in implementing its digital library strategies to maximize the effective use of the existing and emerging digital technologies in support for the research needs of the University.

Applicants should have (i) a good university degree in a related discipline, preferably in computer science, software engineering or equivalent, and/or a recognized professional qualification in library and information science (MLS or equivalent); (ii) three years' post qualification relevant experience; (iii) demonstrated ability in software and Web application development including database-driven Web application programming and development, open source software development, user-interface design, and agile development methodology; iv) working knowledge of at least XML, CSS, PHP backend development, Javascript, and preferably an understanding of Linux or Windows operating systems, Perl, Drupal development, Apache Solr, CJK indexing and Unicode, v) excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to develop innovative processes and solutions; and vi) strong interpersonal and supervisory skills for working in a team-based environment. Familiarity with GIS, text-mining, and other emerging digital technologies is advantageous.

Reporting to the Head of Research Support and Digital Initiatives, the appointee's duties include: (a) taking lead in introducing and implementing advanced digital technologies in the Library; (b) developing and managing the Library's digital initiatives including but not limited to digital publishing, Web-archiving and digital preservation; (c) building up the Library's capacity to manage technically complex projects in support of digital research; (d) performing both support and developer responsibilities in digital technologies that should evolve with the needs of the Library; (e) full life-cycle development of Web and software applications including collecting user requirements, designing solutions, program code development, implementation and maintenance; (f) work collaboratively with relevant units of the Library and the University to establish standards and workflow for applications development in the team, and to explore opportunities for development of new services; and (g) supervising a small team of programmers. Occasional evening and weekend duties may be required.

Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for up to three years commencing May 2015, renewable subject to mutual agreement.

Monthly 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 an appointment of two years or longer, and housing benefits for eligible appointees.

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.per.cuhk.edu.hk , 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.

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) 3942 0948 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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Monday, 30 March 2015

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library

Assistant Librarian II (carrying the job title of 'Legal Resources Centre Librarian (Law)')
(Ref. 1415/033(737)/1) (Closing date: April 20, 2015)

CUHK Library is seeking a dynamic and innovative professional for the post of Assistant Librarian II for the Legal Resources Centre (LRC) at CUHK's Graduate Law Centre in Admiralty.

Applicants should have (i) a good University degree, (ii) a recognised professional qualification in librarianship or information science (MLS or equivalent); (iii) three years' post-qualification relevant experience, preferably in a legal library, and with supervisory experience; (iv) a strong service-orientated approach (v) reference and library instruction experience; and (vi) effective communication and presentation skills. Proficiency in Chinese and English is essential.

Specific responsibilities include: (a) managing the LRC collection and services, and supervising the small team of LRC staff; (b) providing reference and research consultation services to staff and students at the LRC; (c) creating and delivering user education programmes at the LRC and on campus; (d) developing subject specific library instructional and promotional materials both online and print; (e) liaising with academic and administrative staff of the Faculty of Law; and (f) other duties as assigned. Evening and weekend shift work is required.

Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for two years commencing May 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 an appointment of two years or longer, and housing benefits for eligible appointees.

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.per.cuhk.edu.hk , 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. 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) 3942 0948 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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Friday, 27 March 2015

圖書館助理員 (全職/兼職)

職責: 負責處理借還書籍, 讀者查詢及處理報紙/期刊/縮微資料; 協助處理圖書館資料分類,上架,搬運及更新資料等工作

入職要求: 香港中學會考/文憑: 中文及英文科(課程乙)合格或以上, 良好粵語; 一般普通話; 一般英語; 懂讀寫中英文; 懂中英文打字 ; 中文打字 10 字 (每分鐘); 英文打字 20 字(每分鐘); 基本電腦操作知識

地區: 港九新界各區公共圖書館

求職者可電郵( This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ) 履歷表給科滙技術有限公司。如要索取收集個人資料聲明, 請與張先生 (Email) 聯絡。如有任何查詢, 請聯絡張先生 (tel: 2881 4689)。

 
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Friday, 27 March 2015

Applications are invited for the following posts:

Library Assistant (Lending Services) in the University Libraries (Ref.: 201500335) 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 possess 5 passes in HKCEE including English (min. grade C if Syllabus A/Level 2 from 2007), OR min. Level 2 or equivalent in 5 subjects in HKDSEE including English Language, OR a recognized certificate for library assistants OR a recognized certificate in the area of digital library/information centre management, and preferably some relevant library and counter services experience. They should also have proficiency in spoken English, Cantonese and Putonghua, excellent customer service skills, and basic knowledge of PC and software applications. An enthusiastic, co-operative and service-oriented attitude is essential. Practical experience in Innopac Millennium will be desirable. The appointee will be responsible for counter duties and providing a wide range of services to the Libraries' users including circulation, shelving, document delivery and photocopying, invoicing, collecting statistics, security and patrol duties, relegation, and any other duties as assigned by supervisors. Shift duty on evenings, weekends and public holidays is required.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

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 April 8, 2015.

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 candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

The University is an equal opportunities employer

 
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Thursday, 26 March 2015

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 post:

Assistant Library Officer II (Cataloguing and Preservation)
Library
(Post Ref.: 15/29/HKLA)

The appointee will assist the Cataloguing & Preservation Librarian in management and training matters of the Cataloguing and Preservation Section. He/She will be required to (a) perform cataloguing of Chinese and Western Language monographs and audiovisual materials; (b) assist in authority control for bibliographical records; (c) assist in managing regular updates of bibliographic records to the Library Web-scale Discovery Service; (d) assist in management of the Sierra Cataloguing module and the Library's Virtual Bookshelf Service; and (e) assist in maintaining cataloguing statistics and compiling reports.

Requirements
Applicants should have (i) a Bachelor's degree and formal training in library and information studies; (ii) relevant working experience in academic libraries; (iii) working knowledge of AACR2R, RDA, LCSH, LCCS, MARC21 cataloguing standards and related tools as well as the Pin-yin system, and skills in Cang-jie inputting method; (iv) working knowledge of MS Office applications, (v) excellent planning, analytical, project management, and communication skills, and (vi) good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua). Knowledge of the Innovative Millennium/Sierra Library System will be advantageous.

Salary and Benefits
Commencing salary, at around HK$15,100.- to HK$24,300.-, will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 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 10 April 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.

(March 2015)

 
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Thursday, 26 March 2015

 

 
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL SECRETARIAT

Librarian
The mission of the Legislative Council Secretariat is to provide efficient administrative, secretariat and research support for the Legislative Council, enhance community understanding of the activities of the Council and ensure an effective avenue for redress. The Secretariat is looking for a high calibre individual to fill the position of Librarian.

Main duties

The main duties of a Librarian include:
(a)providing information and reference services;
(b)selecting and acquiring printed and electronic resources for the Library;
(c)cataloguing and classifying Library materials;
(d)assisting in the management of the Legislative Council ("LegCo") Website;
(e)preparing Library publications and setting up databases on constitutional and parliamentary issues;
(f)overseeing the digitization of LegCo printed materials; and
(g)applying new technologies in library services.


Entry requirements

Candidates should:
(a)have a recognized university degree or a postgraduate degree in Library Science, or a related field;
(b)have at least six years' extensive working experience in library service, preferably in the provision of reference services and/or system administration of the INNOPAC system, other integrated library systems, as well as Internet and web applications. Applicants with less than six years' relevant experience may also be considered and, if appointed, will be offered an appropriate salary point below the minimum point of the salary scale;
(c)possess good knowledge of LC Classification, and preferably knowledge of LCSH, AACRII and USMARC, or equivalent;
(d)have excellent command of written and spoken Chinese and English; and
(e)possess strong communication, interpersonal and supervisory skills.
 
The Secretariat may devise further criteria to shortlist applicants.

Remuneration

The starting salary of this position is $47,280 per month, increasing by 5 annual increments to $59,485. A monthly cash allowance applicable to the rank of Librarian on the date of appointment (the current rate is $1,145 per month) is also payable. The successful candidate will be appointed on three-year agreement terms subject to renewal upon satisfactory completion of service, at which the appointee will be eligible for an end-of-agreement gratuity. The gratuity, when added together with the employer's contribution to a Mandatory Provident Fund scheme, is equal to 15% of the total basic salary drawn during the agreement period. Fringe benefits include paid leave as well as medical and dental benefits.

Application

Applications should be sent to Human Resources Office, Legislative Council Secretariat, Legislative Council Complex, 1 Legislative Council Road, Central, Hong Kong on or before 17 April 2015. The position applied for should be indicated on the envelope, and an email address should also be provided in your application. Shortlisted applicants will be notified by email or by phone. All personal data provided will be treated in strict confidence. Applicants not invited for interview within eight weeks from the closing date may assume their applications unsuccessful. (A standard application form may be downloaded from the Legislative Council Website(http://www.legco.gov.hk).
 
As an Equal Opportunities Employer, The Legislative Council Commission is committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination in employment with the Legislative Council Secretariat. The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirements irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race. For more information on our policy on employment of persons with disabilities, please visit the Legislative Council Website.
 
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Thursday, 26 March 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.

Requirements:

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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Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Temporary Assistant Librarian I
((Ref: Asst Lib/HO1503015/I1513)

Pay
HK$47,280 per month.

Job

1.Support e-Knowledge Gateway content development.
2.Assist in the development and maintenance of website and web based projects.
3.Assist in the evaluation of health sciences online resources.
4.Monitor websites and journals for the delivery of profiled email alerts of health sciences publications.
5.Perform cataloguing and indexing of electronic resources.
6.Assist in promotion of knowledge services.
7.Perform any other related duties as assigned by supervisors.

Requirements

1.A recognized university degree in librarianship, information science or related discipline.
2.At least three years' relevant post-qualification experience in an automated library setting.
3.Basic knowledge of the health sciences discipline.
4.Experience in website development and maintenance.
5.Experience and skills to enhance health information learning and sharing.
6.Experience in cataloguing and electronic resources management using an integrated library systems, preferably Innovative's Millennium.
7.Familiar with metadata standards, communication standards, and classification systems (MARC21, AACR2, DC, etc.).
8.Responsible, self-motivated and able to work independently as well as in a team environment.
9.Ability to demonstrate flexibility and initiative in carrying out assignments.
10.Effective planning, problem-solving, interpersonal and organization skills.
11.Good command of written and spoken English & Chinese.

Remarks

1.Employment will be on temporary terms up to 31 March 2016.
2.Please visit our website in www.ha.org.hkand submit on-line application on or before 6 April 2015. For enquiries, please telephone 2300 6588.

 
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Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Applications are invited for the following post:

Part-time Junior Library Assistant in Law Library of the University Libraries
(Ref no.: J1500234580)

Requirements:5 passes in HKCEE including English and Chinese (min. grade C if Syllabus A/Level 2 from 2007), OR min. Level 2 or equivalent in 5 subjects in HKDSEE including English Language and Chinese Language. Proficiency in spoken English, Cantonese and Putonghua, good communication and customer service skills, and proficiency in Chinese and English word processing and other office software applications. An enthusiastic, self-motivated and service-oriented attitude is essential.

Duties:The appointee will be responsible for counter duties and providing a wide range of services to the Libraries' users including handling user enquiries, shelving, document delivery and photocopying, collecting statistics, security and patrol duties, relegation, and any other duties as assigned by supervisors. Maximum number of working hour is 17.5 per week. Saturday/Sunday duty may be required.

Rate of pay: $55 per hour

Applications:AApplicants please complete the application form obtainable from http://lib.hku.hk/employment/law201503.doc, and return it together with copies of the HKCEE/HKALE or HKDSEE certificate to Ms Anita Hung by fax to (852) 2858-9420 or by post to the Administrative Services Division, University Libraries, Main Library, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong.

Closing date for application: 8 April 2015

Posted on:23 March 2015

 
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Friday, 20 March 2015

Head, Administrative Services/Administrative Services Manager in the University Libraries
(Ref.: 201500309)

Applications are invited for appointment as Head, Administrative Services (at the rank of Assistant Librarian I)/Administrative Services Manager (at the rank of Administrative Assistant I) in the University Libraries, to commence in April 2015, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have (i) EITHER a good university degree in business administration or related disciplines and a recognized professional qualification in library and information science (e.g. MLS or equivalent), with at least 5 years' post-qualification experience in academic libraries or institutions; OR a master's degree in a relevant area of business administration plus at least 5 years' post-qualification experience in large organizations; OR a good university degree in business administration or related disciplines with at least 8 years' post-qualification experience in large organizations; (ii) agile and positive personality with strong written and oral communication skills in English and Chinese as well as excellent interpersonal skills; (iii) solid administrative experience with good knowledge of financial, human and facility management; (iv) demonstrated leadership for clerical, executive and preferably technical staff; (v) task and client-oriented with proven skills to solve non-routine problems; (vi) highly competent and independent to handle complex or ambiguous issues; (vii) excellent attention to details especially on matters with policy or legal implication. Candidates without a recognized professional qualification in library and information science will be considered for appointment at the rank of Administrative Assistant I. Information about the post can be obtained at http://lib.hku.hk/employment/ASHead-Mgr.html.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as leave, and medical benefits.

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 (341/1111) can be obtained at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc, and further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Closes April 8, 2015.

 
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Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Established in 1956, Hong Kong Baptist University is a publicly-funded institution with the mission of providing quality higher education for the young people of Hong Kong and the Region, combining broad-based liberal education with academic and professional rigour. The University has a student population of around 11,000 with a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes offered under its six Faculties/Schools and an Academy of Visual Arts. In addition, there is a School of Continuing Education which offers self-financed programmes leading to the award of certificates/diplomas and associate, undergraduate and higher degrees in collaboration with the University and overseas institutions. The HKBU Library embraces the principle of excellence in advancing the teaching, learning, research and service mission of the University through the provision of quality collections, outstanding services, and a variety of collaborative and partnership programs in the area, region, and the world. The Library houses a comprehensive collection of electronic and printed materials, primarily in Chinese and English. Its physical collection includes more than 1.17 million print volumes, 2,800 active print serials titles, and close to 150,000 multimedia items. In recent years, the Library's electronic collection has also grown substantially, currently providing access to 255 databases, more than 63,100 e-journals, and over 1.2 million ebook titles. The Library also provides data management services and has developed an Institutional Repository to collect and preserve the research and scholarly output of the University community. For more information on the Library, please visit our website or homepage at [http://www.hkbu.edu.hk/library ].

The University is now looking for an experienced, innovative and dynamic leader to assume the position of:


University Librarian
(PR259/14-15)

Applications and nominations are invited for suitable candidates who will offer strategic leadership to the Library, including management oversight of all library operations in order to ensure the continued successful planning and implementation of the University's strategic growth and technological directions. Key operational objectives will be leadership and the effective management of budget, staffing, services, information and physical resources, flexible learning spaces, to optimize the application of information technology in the delivery of services, strategic deployment of IT in library services and to ensure that a high level of services is provided to teaching, research and learning endeavours, to advocate for the Library's partnership role on campus and in the region, to lead in support of scholarly research including a demonstrated awareness of trends in scholarly communication and the development of print and digital collections, and to build a strong team environment that supports all staff in the Library. Reporting to the Vice-President (Research and Development), the responsibilities of the University Librarian will include strategic planning, development of the Library with respect to traditional materials and new technology, maintaining inter-library communications and services, ensuring the provision of high-standard services to users, stock, space and financial management. There will be a close collaboration between the Library and other information service providers in the University, e-learning, information technology in forming an end-to-end information services for a quality learning environment for students.

Qualifications and Experience:

The successful candidate should be a self-motivated professional who advocates a high standard of performance, with an emphasis on productivity, efficiency and quality of services. He/She should have at least an MLS or equivalent qualification, and possess extensive experience in academic library services. In-depth knowledge of information technology and the ability to translate that knowledge into creative and innovative services to support teaching and research are essential. He/She must have a commitment to user-satisfaction and demonstrate excellent interpersonal relations and communication skills and a progressive management style. A successful track record of experience at senior management level with vision, foresight and strategic leadership is essential.

Appointment Terms:

Initial appointment will normally be made on a three-year contract basis. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. The salary offered will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include retirement/gratuity benefits of up to 15% of basic salary, annual leave, medical and dental scheme, cash and relocation allowance as appropriate.

Application/Nomination Procedures:

Applications and nominations of suitable candidates are welcome. Please write in response to the requirements and/or provide an updated curriculum vitae or fill in an application form which is obtainable (a) by downloading from http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/applicationforms ; or (b) by fax at 3411-7799; or (c) in person from the Personnel Office, Hong Kong Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong. Completed application form should be sent to the same address. Please quote PR number on the correspondence. Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics .

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer. Review of applications/nominations will begin on 15 April 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

 
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Friday, 06 March 2015

China Graduate School of Theology on behalf of Ecumenical Information Network (EIN)

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR

Duties

  • Support and coordinate the operation & development of a multi-site integrated library system
  • Actively and intuitively perform system administrative tasks
  • Backup/restore system data and failure/disaster recovery

Requirements

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information technology or related disciplines
  • At least 2 years solid experience in computer network and server operation
  • Experience in library system support and development is preferred
  • Knowledge of Linux, Oracle backup, restore and firewall configuration
  • Experience in Squid, EZPROXY setup and configuration
  • Application experience in Oracle, PL/SQL, Linux, UNIX, HTML, XML, XSL, XSLT, XPATH, JAVASCRIPT and Shell script
  • Knowledge of integrated library systems is an advantage
  • Able to work under pressure and self-motivated

Interested parties please e-mail the detailed resume, date available and expected salary to Ecumenical Information Network (www.ein-hk.info) by This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it (Data collected will be used for recruitment purpose only)

 
 
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