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Saturday, 30 April 2016

CUHK Library

Computer Technician II
(Job no. 160000BN) (Closing date and time: midnight on 10 May 2016)

Computer Technician II (carrying the job title 'Programming Technician') Applicants should have (i) a good Bachelor's degree or Higher Diploma in IT-related disciplines from a recognized university or technical institute; (ii) at least 3 years' relevant work experience in technical support and software development; (iii) sound working knowledge of Windows or Linus server administration and familiarity with programming languages, such as J2EE, C#, JavaScript, Net, PHP, HTML5, CSS3, etc.; (iv) good interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills; and (v) proficiency in both written and spoken English and Chinese. Knowledge of cloud platforms, such as Amazon Web Services and digital technologies, is preferred. Reporting to the Digital Technologies Librarian in Research Support & Digital Initiatives, the appointee will (a) assist in software application development for the support of digital initiatives work of the Library; (b) support and administer existing systems and applications; (c) provide technical support for library projects and applications requiring digital technologies; (d) assist in the deployment of cloud-based services; and (e) undertake other tasks as assigned. 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 via 'Career Opportunities' under website: 'www.cuhk.edu.hk/personnel ' before the closing date.

 
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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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Thursday, 21 April 2016

Established by Tung Wah Group of Hospitals ("TWGHs") in 2010, Tung Wah College (the "College") is a self-financed degree-granting 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 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) and relevant sub-degree programmes etc. Besides building up a solid foundation for students to develop their professional competency and 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.

Being a young and vibrant institution, the College aspires to become a private university in the long term. 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 post:

Assistant Library Manager, Library
(TWC/16/054/LIB/ALM)

Duties:

The appointee will be required to:
1. assist the Librarian in managing a library section;
2. supervise, coordinate and organize workflow of one or several service areas, e.g. cataloguing, acquisitions, interlibrary loans, information services, library systems;
3. assist the Librarian in planning for budgets and implementing new services of the section;
4. participate in decision-making related to his/her assigned functions;
5. maintain and report statistics on related functions;
6. provide professional information services to users;
7. liaise with students, academic staff and administrative staff on service provisions and collection development;
8. liaise and negotiate with vendors and suppliers on terms of service/supply;
9. provide functional and technical supervision over supporting staff as well as to develop training for them
10. participate in collection development activities;
11. promote and market of library services; and
12. perform other duties assigned by the Librarian and/or delegates.

Remarks: Shift duties are required.

Requirements:

Applicants should:
1. possess a master's degree in librarianship (MLS or equivalent);
2. at least 3 years' relevant supervisory experience in an academic library environment;
3. have working knowledge of integrated library systems;
4. have sound problem-solving skills;
5. have good computer skills;
6. be proficient in both written and spoken English and Chinese; and
7. be self-motivated, well-mannered and a team player with the ability to work independently.

Applicants with a Bachelor degree may be considered for the post of Library Officer.

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To apply, please submit your application letter, resume and a completed application form (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 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 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 post. The search will continue until suitable appointment is made. Applicants who are not contacted by the College by the end of August 2016 may consider their applications unsuccessful.

Application Deadline: 3 May 2016 (Tuesday)

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


 
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Monday, 18 April 2016

 

VOCATIONAL TRAINING COUNCIL
VIBRANT AND VITAL VTC

VTC is a vocational and professional education and training provider 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 the provision of a valued choice for learners to acquire 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/EA3/04/16-MA3

Major duties:

(a) To provide clerical 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; and
(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.

Note:

(1) Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend a Computer Skills Test including 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: 10 May 2016

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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Wednesday, 13 April 2016
VOCATIONAL TRAINING COUNCIL
VIBRANT AND VITAL VTC

VTC is a vocational and professional education and training provider 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 the provision of a valued choice for learners to acquire the values, skills and knowledge for lifelong learning and enhanced employability is a worthy mission, then consider joining us.

Various Operational Units
Executive Assistant I (Library Service)
Ref.: Ref.: C/VOU/EA1(Lib)/04/16-MA3

Major duties:

(a) To perform Reader Service and Information Desk duties; update websites; conduct Library Orientation and guided tours for users and visitors; as well as acquisition and cataloguing duties for monographs, non-print materials, e-resources materials and serials in accordance to the cataloguing and procurement rules and regulations;
(b) To assist in budgeting; and in conducting periodical weeding exercise for damaged and outdated library materials, as well as internal stocktaking exercise;
(c) To supervise the work of junior staff; and
(d) To provide clerical support for executive, managerial and professional staff in office routines including drafting memos / letters; and secretarial support for meetings.

Requirements:

(a)(i) 5 subjects in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) at Grade E / Level 2 or above, including English Language (Syllabus B)*, Chinese Language and Mathematics, or equivalent; OR
(ii) 3 subjects in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination at Level 2 or above, including English Language*, Chinese Language and Mathematics, plus a combination of Level 2 in two other HKDSE subjects, "Attained" in Applied Learning subjects (up to 2 subjects) and Grade E in other Language subjects; OR
(iii) A recognized Certificate / Diploma / Foundation Diploma / Foundation Certificate, or Project Yi Jin; * Completion of Hong Kong Vocational English Programme (HKVEP) at Level 2 / Passing 5 specific VTC's Vocational English Module Certificates is considered an alternative qualification.
(b) Preferably with:
(i) a recognized certificate / diploma in library studies or librarianship, or equivalent; OR
(ii) knowledge and experience in Anglo-America Cataloguing Rules 2R and Library of Congress Classification;
(c) At least 6 years of relevant library experience in the capacity of Executive Assistant (or equivalent) rank;
(d) Good administrative, interpersonal and communication skills;
(e) Ability to work independently and well-organized;
(f) Good language proficiency in English and Chinese, knowledge of Putonghua will be an advantage; and
(g) Proficiency in common office software application.

Note:

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

APPLICATIONS

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

Closing date for application: 3 May 2016

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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