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Monday, 27 April 2015

Established by Tung Wah Group of Hospitals ("TWGHs") in 2010, Tung Wah College (the "College") is a self-financed tertiary institution registered under the Post-Secondary Colleges Ordinance (Cap.320). Following the educational ideals of TWGHs and leveraging on its renowned strengths and expertise, the College aims to provide high quality tertiary education and nurture youngsters to possess the qualities of "T ∙ W ∙ C" (i.e. Talent in relevant professions, Wisdom in problem-solving and Commitment to responsibilities) and become socially responsible and caring professionals.

The College currently offers degree and sub-degree programmes in Business Administration (major in Professional Accounting, Finance, Marketing and Health Service Management), Nursing, Applied Gerontology, Medical Science (major in Forensic Science, Radiation Therapy and Medical Laboratory Science), Occupational Therapy and Social Sciences (major in Psychology) etc. Besides building up a solid foundation for students to develop their career future, the College provides them with very good support to participate in extra-curricular activities, exchange programmes and volunteer services etc. so as to broaden their perspectives and enrich their learning at the College.

The College is a young and vibrant institution. It is planning to launch a number of new programmes in coming years. To cope with its continuous development, we are now inviting highly qualified candidates to fill the following position:

 

Assistant Librarian (Project based, 1-year contract)
(TWC/15/054/LIB/ALS)

Duties

The appointee will be required but not limited to:

1.carry out system duties for a library project;
2.fix and clean up data before and after system migration;
3.assist in the development and implementation of new library workflow in the member library;
4.work with member libraries to set up a remote access environment;
5.liaise with vendors, participating institutes, Information Technology Services Office (ITSO) and other relevant parties to implement the project; supervise a junior staff; and
6.perform other duties as assigned.

The appointee may be required to work on weekends and in the evening, if required.

Requirements

The applicant should:

1.possess a bachelor's degree plus a professional qualification (e.g. MLS, MCLIP OR AALIA);
2.have knowledge of integrated library systems and system implementation;
3.have abilities to work effectively in a team;
4.have good planning, problem-solving, interpersonal and organization skills; and
4.have effective command of written and spoken English and Chinese.

Competitive salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To make an application, please submit the application form which is available at http://www.twc.edu.hk/hro/employment-opportunities/application-guidelines enclosing an up-to-date curriculum vitae by mail to the Human Resources Office, Tung Wah College, 90A Shantung Street, Mongkok, Kowloon or email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . Please do not attach any certificates/ reference letters in the application.

Please quote the reference number of the post 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

AAll 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


 
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Monday, 20 April 2015

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library

Sub-Librarian (carrying the job title of 'Head of Library IT & Systems')
Ref: 1415/038(737)/1 (Closing date: May 11, 2015)

CUHK Library seeks a dynamic, innovative and experienced librarian to lead the Library IT & Systems Division. The appointee will provide leadership in the strategic development of the IT infrastructure, enterprise library systems, technologies, applications and hardware for patron and library staff use in support of the Library's mission and strategic plan. Reporting directly to the University Librarian, the appointee will serve as a member of the Library's Management Group, and a collaborative partner with library colleagues, University IT and other stakeholders.

CUHK Library operates in a Linux and Windows systems environment, in collaboration with University IT and independently. In-house and cloud-based services support both proprietary and open-sources applications such as the Millennium Integrated Library System, Drupal and ArchivesSpace. The Library is planning a tender for a shared, next-generation Integrated Library System with the local higher education libraries consortium.

Applicants should

(i)
have a good Master degree or above in Library and Information Science (MLS or equivalent); plus strong education background in computer science, computer engineering or a related discipline; 
(ii)
have minimum ten years' relevant professional experience, including experience at a supervisory level, in systems management in academic/research libraries or another area of higher education;
(iii)have proven IT leadership capabilities, be forward-thinking and innovative with a strong service and collaborative orientation;
(iv)
have proven expertise with current platforms, products and library information technologies and services; 
(v)
have sound knowledge of current trends and best practices in IT in higher education and library services; 
(vi)
demonstrate a track record in project and vendor management; 
(vii)
demonstrate successful human and financial resource management experience; and 
(viii)
have excellent analytical, problem-solving, time management and organisational skills, as well as written and oral communication abilities. Proficiency in both Chinese and English is preferred. 

Primary responsibilities include:

(a)
leading the strategic development and planning of the Library's IT architecture, network security and services for patrons and library staff in compliance with University-wide policies and procedures; 
(b)
overseeing effective implementation and integration of the Library's IT strategies, services and annual work plan, including management and support of local and cloud-based network and platform infrastructure; staff and patron desktop/mobile hardware and software; Web environment; library business, discovery and access systems;  
(c)
leading the Library IT and Systems team, with responsibility for personnel management, and staff training and development; 
(d)
developing and managing the Library's IT budget in compliance with University policies and procedures, and ensure effective use of allocated funds in light of library priorities;
(e)
developing and maintaining positive and productive relations with University IT, local consortia, vendors and other relevant organisations; 
(f)
monitoring, evaluating and advising on emerging technologies that impact library information technology and systems for enhancing library services, access to library resources and operational efficiencies; and
(g)
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 July 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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Thursday, 16 April 2015

The Library is inviting applications for the following post:

Clerical Assistant (Job ID: 2322)
The appointee will report to the Administrative Services Manager. Duties include handling and delivering incoming and outgoing mails and parcels; running errands; providing logistics support to events; carrying out simple moving tasks; arranging office supplies; assisting in inventory taking; providing general support and clerical assistance; and performing any other duties as assigned. Working outside normal office hours may be required occasionally.

Requirements

Applicants should have completed Hong Kong secondary education with knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and effective oral and written communication skills. (Duration: 2 years, renewable)

Salary

Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided. A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.

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 Wednesday, 6 May 2015. 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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Thursday, 16 April 2015

LLingnan 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) 
(Post Ref.: 15/29/HKLA)
Library 
 

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 on or before 1 May 2015. Please quote the reference number of the post in all correspondence.

(Note: If you applied during our previous recruitment, please do not re-apply. Your application has been kept on file and will be considered again.)

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.

(April 2015)

 
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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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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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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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