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Tuesday, 23 September 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 III
Ref.: C/VOU/EA3/09/14-MA3

Major Duties:
(a) To provide support in one or more of the following areas:
(i) general administration and personnel;
(ii) student affairs and student admissions;
(iii) book-keeping, supplies and stores administration;
(iv) promotion and publicity and committee work;
(v) book processing duties, including acquisition and/or cataloguing for library materials; and
(vi) secretarial and administrative support for senior level staff;
(b) To handle enquiries and provide counter services;
(c) To perform duties in Printing Room including:
(i) franking of outgoing mail;
(ii) carrying out receipt and dispatch, janitorial and messengerial services; 
(iii) taking up menial work; and
(d) To assist in the stock-taking and maintenance of inventory record.

Requirements:
(a) Completed Form 5 or equivalent;
(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; and
(f) Good work initiative and be customer-oriented.

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 and perform duties on Saturdays or Sundays as necessary.
(3) In support of the Sexual Conviction Record Check (SCRC) Scheme launched by the Hong Kong Police Force, all prospective appointees who will be posted to Shine Skills Centres (SSC) will be requested to undergo the SCRC at the advanced stage of the employment process.

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 on the envelope the reference of the post being applied for.

Closing date for application: 6 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, 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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Monday, 22 September 2014

 

LIBRARY

Technical Officer / Assistant Technical Officer (PR104/14-15)

The appointee will mainly provide technical support and IT related services in Shek Mun Campus Library, a branch library of Hong Kong Baptist University.  The appointee will be responsible for: (i) setting up and providing operational and technical support/maintenance for computer hardware/software and audio-visual equipment in the library; (ii) maintaining and developing websites; (iii) using software applications including Adobe Creative Suite, PhotoShop, and developing HTML pages; (iv) sourcing computing hardware/software and audio-visual equipment and making recommendations for purchases; (v) providing training to staff in using the software/hardware, etc.  Knowledge of developing web or mobile phone application services would be an asset.  Shift duties are required. 

Applicants should possess a degree/higher diploma in computer and/or information science or an IT related discipline, with minimum two years of related work experience, preferably in academic institutions or libraries.  He/She is expected to work independently with minimal supervision. Good communication, user service oriented, analytical and organizational skills are essential.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and fill in the application form which is obtainable (a) by downloading from http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/applicationforms; or (b) by fax at 3411-7799 (local line only); 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.  Completed application form should be sent to the same address.  Please quote PR number on all correspondence.  Applicants not invited for interview after 8 weeks from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.  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.

Closing date: 11 October 2014

 
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Friday, 19 September 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:

 

Assistant Librarian,
Library
(TWC/14/102/LIB/AL)

 

Duties

The appointee will be required to:

1.take a leadership role and carry out professional duties relating to collection development and user education activities;
2.assist in library administration;
3.coordinate and assist in the training and supervision of staff in the daily operation;
4.perform reference desk duties; and
5.perform other duties assigned by the Librarian and/or delegates.

Qualifications

Applicants should:

1.possess a recognized degree preferably with post-graduate qualification in Librarianship or Information Science;
2.have 8 years' relevant professional experience;
3.be proficient in both written and spoken English and Chinese;
4.have project management, analytical and problem-solving skills as well as strong customer services skills;
5.have a sound level of knowledge in the provision of library services; and
6.be self-motivated, mature, independent, user and performance-oriented, and a good team player.

Shift duties will be required.  Applicant with less experience will be considered for other posts. 

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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Friday, 19 September 2014

Tung Wah College (the "College"), established in 2010 under the Post Secondary Colleges Ordinance (Cap.320), is a self-financing tertiary institution, incorporated as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tung Wah Group of Hospitals ("TWGHs"). The College followed the ideals of TWGHs which are being focused on serving the people of Hong Kong since 1870 by upholding its motto as "to heal the sick and to relieve the distressed; to care for the elderly and to rehabilitate the disabled; to promote education and to nurture youngsters; and to raise the infants and to guide the youth". Leveraging the renowned strengths and expertise of TWGHs, the College is committed to offering secondary school leavers with high quality education, and set to become a renowned private university specialized in training healthcare professionals.

The College is a diverse private tertiary institution which is 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:

Assistant Librarian (Project based, 18-month contract) (TWC/14/080/LIB/ALS)

Duties

The appointee will be required but not limited to:

1.carry out system duties for an 18-month library project;
2.assist in the formulation of a data migration plan;
3.liaise with vendors, participating institutes, Information Technology Services Office (ITSO) and other relevant parties to implement the project;
4.work with member libraries to set up a remote access environment;
5.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
5.have effective command of written and spoken English and Chinese.

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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Friday, 19 September 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:

 

Project System Analyst (Project based, 16-month contract), 
Library (TWC/14/092/LIB/PSA)

 

Duties

The appointee will be required but not limited to:

1.analyze user requirements, perform system design, development, testing, implementation and related system support tasks;
2.prepare related system documentations;
3.work with the staff of Information Technology Services Office (ITSO), the vendors and other relevant parties to implement the project; and
4.perform other duties as assigned by the Librarian or his/her delegates.

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 in Computer Science, Information Technology/Systems or related disciplines;
2.have at least 5 years' working experience in applications development and hands-on experience in the development and support of systems in the business areas concerned;
3.have knowledge and experience in implementing or supporting applications using Oracle RDBMS 10g or above, PL/SQL, Java EE platform, Linus, UNIX and Unicode processing; Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Flash, HTML, PHP, XML, XSL, XPATH, XQUERY, JQUERY, JAVASCRIPT, CSS, Visual Basic and C Programming;
4.preferably have experience/knowledge in library systems;
5.have strong analytical skills, good information and communication technology skills;
6.be proficient in written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua); and
7.be proactive and be able to work under pressure.

Candidates with less experience will be considered as Analyst Programmer/Programmer.

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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Friday, 19 September 2014

Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality education distinguished by the best liberal arts traditions.  Applications are invited for the following post: 

Library (Post Ref.: 14/95 /HKLA)
Assistant Library Officer II (Scholarly Communication, Archives Processing & Donation)

As a member of the Scholarly Communication and Archives team, the appointee will (a) assist in the management of the University's Digital Repository services and Archives operations; (b) identify, acquire, process and publish scholarly outputs by the Lingnan community; (c) monitor and coordinate relevant copyright clearance work; (d) process Lingnan Archival materials and create archival records.  

Requirements
Applicants should have (i) a Bachelor's degree; (ii) at least 3 years' relevant working experience; (iii) a good command of English and Chinese (Cantonese and Putonghua); and (iv) relevant experience of processing archival materials. Previous working experience in digital publishing and institutional repository software will be advantageous.

Salary and Benefits
Commencing salary, at around HK$14,400.- to HK$23,200.-, 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 3 October 2014.  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.

(Sep 2014)

 
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Thursday, 18 September 2014

 

Medical Librarian in the University Libraries
(Ref.: 201400974)

 

Applications are invited for appointment as Medical Librarian (at the rank of Associate Librarian) in the University Libraries, to commence from January 1, 2015, on a fixed-term basis of two to three years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a good first degree and a recognized professional qualification in librarianship (M.L.S. or equivalent) with at least 8 years' appropriate post-qualification experience in academic libraries.  Those with a higher degree in a second subject relevant to the duties are preferred. They must have a demonstrated high level of professional competence in the areas of health sciences (clinical and basic), health care environment and information policies, health sciences information services and health sciences information resources management, curriculum design and instruction, research, analysis and interpretation; and knowledge of the latest trends and developments in information technology, particularly those that apply to an educational environment. Other essential qualities include: excellent interpersonal skills, communication skills, crisis management and conflict resolution skills; oral and written ability to present ideas unambiguously and convincingly; ability to work independently and with initiative; demonstrated strong leadership with the ability to delegate effectively, discharge duties to staff and set appropriate standards for the delivery of service/work; ability to motivate staff and foster a positive team environment; and proven ability to plan and implement significant projects.  Written and spoken Chinese proficiency will be a distinct advantage.  The appointee will report to the Head of Branch Libraries Services and may, from time to time, assume this role.  Being a key member of the Branch Libraries Services Division, the appointee is expected to provide vision and dynamic leadership.  In addition to managing and leading the Medical Library, he/she will also engage in strategic planning and implementation of strategic initiatives including project work resulting from planning exercises or as required.  Information about the post can be obtained at http://lib.hku.hk/employment/MedLibn.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.  Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

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 downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc, and further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk.  Closes October 10, 2014.   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 and is committed to a
No-Smoking Policy

 

 
 
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