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Heleni Linton Bursary 2016

This Bursary was established in memory of Heleni Linton, an outstanding librarian also worked for Ernst and Young Hong Kong was tragically killed in an air crash in 1991. A memorial account was later established from funds donated by Ernst and Young, by colleagues, and by friends. From December 1992, interest accrued to the account has been used to award a modest annual bursary bearing her name. The beneficiary receivers the bursary at a ceremony held every year at the association's annual general meeting.

The bursary is awarded on a competitive basis in full or part-time students of library and information science to assist in their studies. It might help with course fees, short sabbaticals, research materials costs, conference attendance, and the like. Applications for the Bursary, which amounts to HK$5,000, will be assessed by considering the potential applicability and contribution of the proposal to library and information science in our region and the likely impact of the Bursary on the career of the applicant. More details can be found from the HKLA website at http://www.hkla.org/content/blogcategory/55/80/lang,english/

Applications for the Bursary can be made by completing the application form which is available online at http://www.hkla.org/Education_Awards/Heleni_Linton_Bursary/2016/application_form_HLB.doc

Please send completed applications by post to Ms Helen Chan, Education and Training Officer, The Hong Kong Library Association, PO Box 10095, GPO, Hong Kong, by the 30th September 2016. Additional materials in support of an application can accompany the application form. Please note that each applicant can only apply for one HKLA scholarship or award within the same year.

 

Hong Kong Library Association Biennial Award 2016

This award was established by the Hong Kong Library Association in 2010. The Association is committed to provide comprehensive professional support to its members. This Award is hence set up to address the professional development needs of eligible Full Members of the Association who are practicing at paraprofessional to middle professional levels in the library and information fields. Through this Award, the Association will support the professional development of the awardees, such as conference or workshop attendances, overseas professional visits, preparation of a scholarly publication or any professional activities, etc., which are otherwise unlikely to be sponsored by their employers, nor by the other scholarships or awards currently offered by the Association. Details of the Award can be found from the HKLA website at http://www.hkla.org/content/blogcategory/55/80/lang,english/

 

Application form of the Award is available at http://www.hkla.org/Education_Awards/Biennial_Award/2016/application_form_HKLA_Biennial_Award.doc

Deadline for application is 30th September, 2016. For enquiries, please contact the Ms Helen Chan, Education and Training Officer, The Hong Kong Library Association, by phone: 2346-1033; email: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . Additional materials in support of an application can accompany the application form. Please note that each applicant can only apply for one HKLA scholarship or award within the same year.

 
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Saturday, 20 August 2016

Based in Hong Kong, SCMP Group Ltd is a leading media corporation in the region. We publish Hong Kong's leading English language newspaper, the South China Morning Post, as well as the Hong Kong editions of Cosmopolitan, CosmoGIRL!, ELLE and Harper's Bazaar. Our flagship title, the South China Morning Post, celebrates 110 years of heritage in Hong Kong and enjoys a growing global audience of China watchers online. Our publications have won 64 awards for editorial, marketing and design excellence in 2012 alone.

With an expanding business across a number of print and digital platforms, we are looking for candidates of high calibre to fill the following position:

Content Resources Assistant (Media Library) (Ref: HKLAAF-CON-CRA)

Responsibilities & Requirements:

-Responsible for daily electronic indexing and archiving of news content
-Assist in daily upkeep of the historical archive and digitization of film negatives archive collection
-Reorganise archival materials for better storage and retrieval
-Provide research support for both internal and external users
-Degree holder in any discipline with high diploma/degree holder in Library Studies or related discipline is preferred
-Work experience in library setting is preferred
-Good knowledge of MS Word and MS Excel
-Familiar with internet and online information searching with basic content management skill
-Good command of both spoken and written English and Cantonese
-Able to work on late afternoon shifts (off duty at 8:30pm), weekends and public holidays

Work location will be at Tai Po office, shuttle bus service is provided.

Interested parties please send curriculum vitae with full career details, salary history, availability and expected salary to the Human Resources Division, Morning Post Centre, 22 Dai Fat Street, Tai Po Industrial Estate, New Territories, Hong Kong or by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Please mark 'Private & Confidential' and quote reference.

Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with our Personal Information Collection Statement, a copy of which will be provided upon request sent to us at the address indicated above. You may consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 6 weeks.

http://www.scmp.com/work-for-us

 
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Saturday, 20 August 2016

Assistant Librarian II (Collection Development Section) (Ref: ALII/LIB/0816)
Library

The Education University of Hong Kong Library is seeking an experienced library professional with background in technical services. The successful candidate will be appointed at the rank of Assistant Librarian II and will be deployed in the Collection Development Section of the Library. He/she will assist the Section Head in managing the Section, including daily operations in acquisitions of library materials, serials and e-resources management, special projects assigned by supervisors, etc. The appointee will supervise and train a team of library assistants, and will be required to perform reference duties at the Library's Information Counter on a shift basis, including evenings, weekends and public holidays.

The successful candidate should possess a recognized first degree plus a postgraduate qualification in librarianship or information science (MLS, MCLIP or equivalent), with at least two years of postqualification experience in academic libraries. He/she should have good knowledge and experience in technical services in academic libraries as well as organizing information with RDA, MARC21 and LCCS. Good command of English and Chinese is necessary. Experience in major integrated library systems, archive management and fluency in Putonghua will be an advantage.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental benefits.

Application Forms are obtainable from (a) http://www.eduhk.hk/hro/applyfor.htm; or (b) the Human Resources Office, 3/F, Cho Kwai Chee Foundation Building, The Education University of Hong Kong, 10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong. The completed Application Form, together with full CV, should be sent to the Human Resources Office by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or by fax to (852) 2948 6005 or by post to the above address on or before 2 September 2016. Please quote the reference number of the position in the application and mark "Strictly Confidential - Job Application" on the envelope. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes. For details of the Personal Information Collection Statement, please refer to http://www.eduhk.hk/jobsopp/index.php?glang=en.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Only those who are shortlisted will be contacted. The University reserves the right not to fill the positions advertised.

Further information about the Institute is available at http://www.ied.edu.hk .

EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 
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Monday, 15 August 2016

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

Post Specification

Library Assistant I (Ref. 16080801-IE)

Duties

Reporting to Section Head (Access Services), the appointee will assist in implementing procedures and policies to enhance access services of the Library. He/She will work as a key team member in responding to users' enquiries and resolving issues related to the circulation of library collections, space enhancement and facilities management, in collaboration with other library staff and departments.

The appointee will be required to:

(a) prepare correspondence, memos, notices or other publicity materials to communicate effectively with users on accessing and using Library services and facilities;
(b) answer enquires on loan privileges and overdue fines of the library collections or equipment;
(c) compile reports to analyse the circulation activities and the usage of Library;
(d) arrange and review the work schedule to improve the efficiency and quality of customer services;
(e) liaise with relevant departments on access services, security issues and maintenance works in the Library;
(f) assist in the collections or services relocation projects and other special projects;
(g) supervise and coach supporting staff to ensure the delivery of customer services with good quality; and
(h) perform counter and shift duties.

Qualifications

Applicants should have:

(a) a recognised degree or a recognised certificate or diploma with at least three years of relevant experience, or five passes in HKCEE including English Language (at least Grade C if Syllabus A; Level 2 if results are obtained from 2007 onwards), Chinese Language (Level 2 if results are obtained from 2007 onwards) and Mathematics; or a combination of results in five HKDSE subjects of Level 2 in New Senior Secondary subjects / "Attained" in Applied Learning subjects / Grade E in Other Language subjects, and the five subjects must include English Language, Chinese Language and Mathematics with at least eight years of relevant experience;
(b) a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese;
(c) demonstrated competence in handling users' enquiries and complaints;
(d) excellent customer service and communication skills; and
(e) proficiency in computer applications including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Chinese word processing.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to sit for a written test.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

Application

Please submit application form via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ; by fax at (852) 2764 3374; or by mail to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong. If you would like to provide separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php. Recruitment will continue until the position is filled (Initial consideration of applications to commence on 19 August 2016). The University Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php.

 
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Tuesday, 09 August 2016

Research Librarian

Job Description

Latham & Watkins, a leading global law firm, is currently seeking a Research Librarian to join our vibrant office in Hong Kong. As one of the largest law firms in the world, Latham's commitment to attracting the best and brightest talent has greatly contributed to the firm's success. Driven by the belief that our strongest asset is our people, Latham & Watkins is dedicated to fostering an environment that supports personal and professional development. Latham's global platform, unique collaborative culture, and deep resources provide unparalleled opportunities for career progression.

Latham offers a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham's comprehensive benefit program which includes health insurance as well as group income protection and life assurance, a pension plan, wellness programs, employee discounts and more.

The Research Librarian is responsible for providing research services involving legal, business, and general information sources to attorneys, paralegals and staff using a variety of print and electronic research tools. He or she also performs other functions regarding library operations. Roles and responsibilities also include:

- Conducts domestic and international legal and non-legal research utilizing appropriate print and electronic research tools and directs Library users to appropriate sources.
- Reviews diverse sources of information for currency, reliability, relevance, and cost effectiveness, then chooses the best sources for answering research requests.
- Compiles and organizes information obtained in research projects into a coherent, focused collection, accompanied by explanatory notes, if relevant, so that the material is readily understandable to the user.
- Monitors legal, business and news sources for current developments in practice areas, for clients and industries; compiles results into a concise publication for distribution to relevant groups.
- Provides training in print and electronic resources and research skills in a variety of settings and using diverse media.
- Provides orientation regarding library procedures and uses for new personnel.
- Maintains awareness of current developments in electronic and print research tools relevant to the Firm's practice areas; summarizes developments and disseminates using a variety of tools to relevant groups.
- Maintains familiarity with library operational functions, such as serials check-in and routing, print and electronic materials processing, acquisitions, loose-leaf filing and invoice processing.
- Interfaces with other law firms, agencies, libraries and organizations; represents the firm in a professional manner.
- Completes special projects on various issues as assigned.
- Promotes effective work practices, works as a team member, and shows respect for co-workers.

A Bachelor's degree is required. A Master's degree in Library Science (MLS) or Postgraduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies is preferred. A Master's degree in another specialty may be considered in lieu of the MLS or Postgraduate Diploma in Libra and Information Studies. Previous research experience in a law firm library may be substituted for the Master's degree or Postgraduate Diploma.

The successful Research Librarian has strong analytical skills; knowledge of print and electronic legal and non-legal research resources; ability to organise collections of materials and information; well developed and professional interpersonal skills; ability to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels of the firm; strong communication skills, both written and verbal; ability to work as a team player; capable of collaborating with research staff in their own and other offices and drawing on the individual skills of the members of the research team to complete all aspects of an assignment; ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with the appropriate discretion; ability to manage time well, prioritize effectively, and handle multiple deadlines; knowledge and proficiency in PC applications, including MS Office, Adobe and SharePoint and other applications. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by clicking the Apply Now link. Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms.

 
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Tuesday, 09 August 2016

The Education University of Hong Kong is a publicly funded university offering a full range of academic programmes at doctoral, master, bachelor and postgraduate diploma levels as well as other professional development programmes to over 11,000 students, serving teachers and professionals studying in education and related humanities, social sciences, and arts and culture disciplines. The University has a Graduate School and three Faculties, namely, Faculty of Education and Human Development, Faculty of Humanities, and Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, comprising altogether 16 Departments, with about 470 academic/teaching staff. It now features four University-level research centres and thirteen Faculty-level research and development centres covering various areas of expertise in Education, Humanities, Social Sciences and Liberal Arts.

The University aspires to become a leading university in the Asia Pacific region, focusing on Education and complementary disciplines, and recognised for its excellence in nurturing competent and caring professionals and the impact of scholarship. If you are excited by the prospect of contributing your expertise to the development of a leading multidisciplinary university at the heart of East Asia, we would like to hear from you.

For further details about the University, please visit its website at http://www.eduhk.hk.

The University invites applications for the following post:

Senior Assistant Librarian (Information Management) (Ref: SAL(IM)/LIB/0816)
Library

The Education University of Hong Kong Library is seeking a professional librarian with a strong background in cataloguing of both digital and print resources as well as database management. The appointee will serve as the Head of the Information Management Section of the Library leading a team of professional librarians and support staff. Reporting to the Deputy Librarian, he/she will be a member of the Library Management Team and play a key role in the planning and implementation of all library matters related to cataloguing and processing of different kinds of library materials, development and management of in-house databases, and copyright issues. He/She will oversee the daily operations of a wide range of activities from cataloguing and authority control, processing and binding of library materials, curation and preservation of the digital contents of the University publications, development, maintenance and update of in-house digitization projects such as online bibliographic databases and streaming TV programs, generation of electronic resources statistical reports, production of course packs, as well as handling of copyright clearance and related issues. The appointee will be required to perform reference duties at the Library's Information Counter on a shift basis in evenings, weekends and public holidays.

Applicants should have a recognized first degree plus a postgraduate qualification in Librarianship or Information Sciences (MLS, MCLIP or equivalent) with at least six years of post-qualification experience gained in a large academic library. They should also have substantial knowledge and experience in meta-data management, processing CJK materials, AACR2R, MARC, LCSH, DC, FRBR, RDA and other major cataloguing tools and standards. Excellent analytical, problem solving, organization and leadership skills with experience of supervising and managing staff, and high proficiency in English and Chinese are essential. Proficiency in Putonghua, experience with major integrated library system(s) and digitization projects will be advantageous.


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental benefits, and where applicable, housing benefits.

Application Forms are obtainable from (a) http://www.eduhk.hk/hro/applyfor.htm; or (b) the Human Resources Office, 3/F, Administration Building, The Education University of Hong Kong, 10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong. The completed Application Form, together with full CV, should be sent to the Human Resources Office by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or by fax to (852) 2948 6005 or by post to the above address on or before 31 August 2016. Please quote the reference number of the position in the application and mark "Strictly Confidential - Job Application" on the envelope. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes. For details of the Personal Information Collection Statement, please refer to http://www.eduhk.hk/jobsopp/index.php?glang=en.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Only those who are shortlisted will be contacted. The University reserves the right not to fill the positions advertised.

Further information about the Institute is available at http://www.ied.edu.hk .

EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 
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Monday, 11 July 2016

Hang Seng Management College (HSMC), restructured from the former Hang Seng School of Commerce, was established in 2010 as a non-profit-making private university-level institution with five Schools (Business, Communication, Decision Sciences, Humanities & Social Science, and Translation), about 5,000 full-time students and 185 full-time faculty members. Adopting the unique "Liberal + Professional" education model, HSMC is a residential-type College which puts quality teaching and students' all-round development as its highest priorities. Aspiring to be a leading self-financing university in Hong Kong, HSMC features top-quality faculty members, award-winning green campus facilities, innovative degree programmes, impactful research on corporate sustainability, and excellent student support services, with the aim of nurturing young talents with independent thinking, innovative minds, human caring and social responsibilities.

The College now invites applications for the following position:

Executive Assistant - Library (Ref: EA (LIB) 2016-07-08)

Responsibilities:

- perform clerical duties, such as maintaining office stationery, processing procurements, monitoring budget, managing equipment and furniture, handling inventory records, assisting in the management of library facilities;
- provide administrative support including setting up meetings, providing secretarial support, organizing library events and tours, preparing promotional materials and managing the receipt of gift books;
- assist in maintaining and developing procedures for manual and electronic filing systems; and
- compile library statistics and produce reports.

Applicants should:

- possess a recognized university degree, preferably with 1-year relevant working experience;
- have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese;
- have good organizational and interpersonal skills;
- have proficiency in computer skills, including Microsoft Office software and Chinese and English word processing; and
- be mature, attentive to details, have pleasant personality, and be able to work independently and in a team.

Candidates with educational background in librarianship and work experience in academic library will be an advantage.

Applicants should send a full resume with expected salary via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or by post to Human Resources Office, Hang Seng Management College, Hang Shin Link, Siu Lek Yuen, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong on or before 29 July 2016. Applicants who are not invited to an interview within three months may consider their applications unsuccessful.

Please indicate the post applied for 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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Saturday, 25 June 2016

Hang Seng Management College (HSMC), restructured from the former Hang Seng School of Commerce, was established in 2010 as a non-profit-making private university-level institution with five Schools (Business, Communication, Decision Sciences, Humanities & Social Science, and Translation), about 5,000 full-time students and 185 full-time faculty members. Adopting the unique "Liberal + Professional" education model, HSMC is a residential-type College which puts quality teaching and students' all-round development as its highest priorities. Aspiring to be a leading self-financing university in Hong Kong, HSMC features top-quality faculty members, award-winning green campus facilities, innovative degree programmes, impactful research on corporate sustainability, and excellent student support services, with the aim of nurturing young talents with independent thinking, innovative minds, human caring and social responsibilities.

The College now invites applications for the following position:

Library Assistant - Library (Ref: LA (LIB) 2016-06-24)

Responsibilities:

- perform circulation and information desk duties, checking in and out materials, following up on overdue items, printing overdue notices, collecting fines, and answering general enquiries;
- manage the library collection stacks, maintain circulation-related records and prepare statistical reports on library operations and usage;
- assist in managing the course reserve collection;
- prepare notices, posters, displays and training materials for library instructions;
- assist library users in the use of library services, equipment and facilities including providing basic support for printing services and using self-check in/out machine; and
- participate in library-wide projects and services.

Applicants should:

- possess an Associate Degree and the Certificate of Library Assistant or equivalent;
- have experience in providing circulation and information services in an academic library;
- have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese;
- have good organizational and interpersonal skills with ability to manage complex activities and monitor detailed work accurately;
- have knowledge of Chinese and English word processing spreadsheets, office software applications, library management systems and website development;
- be responsible with positive customer care attitudes and have the ability to work independently.

The appointee will be required to work shifts in evenings, on weekends and public holidays. Candidates with work experience in the tertiary education sector will be an advantage. Applicant with less years of experience may be considered as Assistant Librarian II.

Applicants should send a full resume with expected salary via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or by post to Human Resources Office, Hang Seng Management College, Hang Shin Link, Siu Lek Yuen, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong on or before 15 July 2016. Applicants who are not invited to an interview within three months may consider their applications unsuccessful.

Please indicate the post applied for 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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Saturday, 25 June 2016

Hang Seng Management College (HSMC), restructured from the former Hang Seng School of Commerce, was established in 2010 as a non-profit-making private university-level institution with five Schools (Business, Communication, Decision Sciences, Humanities & Social Science, and Translation), about 5,000 full-time students and 185 full-time faculty members. Adopting the unique "Liberal + Professional" education model, HSMC is a residential-type College which puts quality teaching and students' all-round development as its highest priorities. Aspiring to be a leading self-financing university in Hong Kong, HSMC features top-quality faculty members, award-winning green campus facilities, innovative degree programmes, impactful research on corporate sustainability, and excellent student support services, with the aim of nurturing young talents with independent thinking, innovative minds, human caring and social responsibilities.

The College now invites applications for the following position:

Assistant Librarian I / II - Library (Ref: AsstL (LIB) 2016-06-24)

Responsibilities:

- manage activities of public services, circulation of library collections and document delivery services (DDS);
- manage the access to Library's premises, review library regulations and oversee the development of circulation module;
- facilitate effective communication with stakeholders and respond to user enquiries;
- raise awareness of the library's services by organizing orientation programmes, updating the webpages, publishing e-news, and preparing outreach materials;
- monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the services by preparing statistics and reports;
- participate in the development and implementation of strategic plan, innovative activities and special projects; and
- share responsibilities for user education and reference duties.

Applicants should:

- possess a recognized university degree and professional qualification in librarianship (MLS or equivalent);
- have at least 5 years of post-qualification experience with supervisory responsibilities in academic libraries;
- have ability to effectively respond to and resolve library issues for a wide variety of library users with strong service attitude;
- have demonstrated understanding of current library services and practices in an academic setting; and
- have excellent planning, organizational, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills.

The appointee will be required to work shifts in evenings, on weekends and public holidays. Candidates with work experience in the tertiary education sector will be an advantage. Applicant with less years of experience may be considered as Assistant Librarian II.

Applicants should send a full resume with expected salary via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or by post to Human Resources Office, Hang Seng Management College, Hang Shin Link, Siu Lek Yuen, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong on or before 15 July 2016. Applicants who are not invited to an interview within three months may consider their applications unsuccessful.

Please indicate the post applied for 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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Saturday, 25 June 2016

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library

Project Co-ordinator II- (1600013E)
Closing Date: 5 July 2016

Applicants should have (i) a Bachelor's degree; (ii) excellent communication and writing skills in English and Chinese; (iii) at least 2 years' post-qualification work experience, preferably in academic libraries or in publishing, marketing, communication and public relations; (iv) working knowledge of MS Office applications, web-design applications, desktop publishing and social media applications; (v) strong interpersonal and organisational skills; and (vi) the ability to work independently and perform diversified duties. Duties include assisting the Unit Head in (a) administration of the Department; (b) supervision of staff; (c) implementation of programmes, communications, marketing products and channels, including web presence and social media; (d) implementation of sustainability initiatives, staff training and development programmes; and (e) co-ordination of projects and liaison with internal library departments. Shift duties in evenings/on weekends/on holidays are required. The appointee will be assigned, in the first instance, to Library Administrative Services. Appointment will be made on a 2-year contract with contract-end gratuity, renewable subject to good performance and mutual agreement.

Application Procedure
The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for this post. Please access 'Career Opportunities' of website: http://www2.per.cuhk.edu.hk' for online submission.

Please ensure academic certificates are sent as attachments during the online submission of application forms.

 
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Thursday, 26 May 2016

Fung (1937) Management Limited

Our Group is a world-renowned multinational group. We are now looking for a dynamic and highly motivated candidate to work in the Archive Department in our Company with major responsibilities as follows -

Executive - Library / Archives

Job responsibilities :

- Day to day management of in-house library,
- Maintaining a library system to organize and manage library resources, classification and cataloguing of books, magazine collections, publications, newspapers and other multimedia materials
- Conducting research for information references service to the Group, and attending enquiries for use of the information and materials in the library and other archival records of the Group for publications, research purposes or to support the Group's other activities
- Assisting to develop a record management database system for management of the Group's archival records
- Collaborate with other team members to attend to other duties relating to archives including digitization, cataloguing and record keeping of archival records, and other ad hoc projects
- Other administrative assistance and supports

Requirements :

- Degree holder
- Professional qualification in librarianship or related disciples is a must, and with over 4 years' relevant experience
- Experience related to archives, museum or related functions as advantage
- Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Chinese
- Good communication skills; demonstrating strong attention to details; showing strong initiative; being courteous, being able to work within a team and work independently
- Good computer literacy, experience in collections management system and other multimedia technical knowledge an advantage
- Potential candidates with less working experience will be considered the post of Officer - Library/Archives

We offer 5-day work week and comprehensive staff benefits like life insurance and medical coverage, etc to the right candidate. Please forward your detailed resume stating expected salary and available date to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

(All information collected will be used for recruitment related purpose only. It might also be disclosed to other associated companies of the Group for job matching of similar vacancies.)

 
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Saturday, 30 April 2016

Arup is a global firm of planners, designers, engineers and consultants with over 12,000 employees working in more than 92 offices across more than 40 countries. The firm is the creative force behind many of the world's most innovative and sustainable projects. Our Asia offices employ over 3,000 staff and are engaged in prestigious multi-disciplinary projects covering buildings, infrastructure, transportation, structural, environmental and industrial areas. We embrace diversity and inclusion in all aspects including individual differences and open-mindedness. Currently we are looking for a capable and independent individual for the following position as part of the multi-disciplinary team.

Contract Librarian - Knowledge Centre (6 months) (Ref: HON00004R-HKLA)

Responsibilities:

- Handle reference services by applying strong internet referencing skills to utilize intranet information portals and various cataloguing systems and imagery databases
- Conduct bid support services by generating project lists and information, supply relevant marketing materials and search organizational profiles
- Produce daily news-clippings services / market intelligence information and provide responses to ad hoc news enquiries
- Maintain circulation services including regular loan recalls, and monitor subscribed periodicals collection
- Catalogue articles, papers and videos
- Provide an off-site remote reference service once per month
- Assist in ad hoc assignments as and when required

Qualifications Experience required:

- Bachelor Degree in Library or Information Science/Management, or a recognized professional qualification in Information Science
- At least 5 year of relevant working experience
- Demonstrate working knowledge of cataloguing standards (Universal Decimal Classification) and experience in cataloguing resources in a variety of formats, as well as proficiency in a range of computer applications
- High level skills in providing reference services
- Strong self-motivation to drive sustained development and process improvement
- Strong sense of trends in library usage, and keep abreast with the latest development
- Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English and Chinese. Good command of Putonghua

This is a contract position for 6 months. We offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience to the right candidate.

Interested applicants, please apply by sending full resume with availability, present and expected salary, contact telephone number, and quoting the respective Ref. to:

The Human Resources Department
Arup
Level 5, Festival Walk, 80 Tat Chee Avenue
Kowloon Tong, Kowloon
Hong Kong
Or by e-mail:  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Application letters collected will be used for recruitment purpose only. Applicants not contacted within 8 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful.

 
 
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