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Friday, 28 November 2014

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY 

SCHOOL OF HOTEL AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT 

Post Specification 

Administrative Assistant (Resource Centre) [Re-advertisement]

The appointee will provide support to Che-woo Lui Hotel and Tourism Resource Centre of the School.  The Centre provides a comprehensive repository of hospitality and tourism resources for study and research.  The appointee will be required to: 

(a)perform counter duties, handle general library enquiries, assist students in access to and use of resources;
(b)handle correspondences and document filing for acquisition;
(c)assist in maintaining budget records, files, statistics and reports;
(d)supervise student assistants;
(e)provide clerical support for project implementation; and
(f)perform any other duties as assigned by the Dean of School or his delegates.

The appointee will be required to work on shift on weekdays and Saturdays. 

Qualifications 

(a)have 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;
(b)have good computer literacy, including MS Word, Excel and Chinese word processing;
(c)have a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese, including Putonghua;
(d)be attentive to details, be able to work independently and willing to learn new things and take up new responsibility; and
(e)be patient, proactive, service-oriented and be able to work effectively in a team.

Preference will be given to those with a recognised diploma/certificate for Library Assistants and relevant working experience.

[Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement on 8 September 2014 need not re-apply.]

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  Initial appointment will be made 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) 2364 2166; 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 a 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.htm.  Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/jobpics.htm.

Deadline for the application: 20 December 2014

28 November 2014



 
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Friday, 28 November 2014

CUHK Library

Assistant Librarian I / Assistant Librarian II (carrying the job title of 'Scholarly Communications Librarian')

(Ref. 1415/017(685)/1) (Closing date: January 2, 2015)

CUHK Library recognises the fundamental role of scholarly communications in a major research university, particularly in the emerging digital publishing environment, and is creating the new post of Scholarly Communications Librarian.  The appointee will be a member of the Library's Research Support team. Applicants should have (i) a good university degree and a recognized professional qualification in library and information science (e.g. MLS or equivalent) OR a Master degree or advanced degree relevant to the post; (ii) at least three years' post-qualification relevant experience (for Assistant Librarian II) OR at least six years' post-qualification relevant experience, three years of which at supervisory level (for Assistant Librarian I); (iii) sound knowledge of and understanding of the scholarly research and communication process; (iv) knowledge of and experience in bibliometrics and citation analysis tools; (v) demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within the Library and with faculty members; and (vi) excellent written and oral communication skills. An understanding of research data management planning, and proficiency in Chinese are desirable. The appointee will (a) develop and implement a programme to increase awareness and understanding of scholarly communication issues in the digital environment across CUHK, plan and organize regular campus events and programmes in these areas; (b) devise and implement a strategy for populating and promoting the use of the University's institutional repository, and CUHK's open access electronic theses and dissertations collection, including integration with the University's research information management system; (c) provide advice and consultation services for researchers in areas such as bibliometrics and data management planning issues; (d) lead Library's participation in initiatives that encourage and enable faculty members to manage their copyright matters and improve the economics of, and access to published research; (e) work closely with faculty liaison librarians and prepare communication tools so that they can use in their constituencies; and (f) undertake other assignments. Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for three years commencing March 2015, renewable subject to mutual agreement.

Salary and Fringe Benefits

Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including medical care, plus a contract-end gratuity for appointments of two years or longer and housing benefits for eligible appointees. Further information about the University and the general terms of service for appointments is available at http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/personnel. 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.cuhk.edu.hk/personnel, 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, or (c) by fax polling at (852) 3943 1461.

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) 3943 1463 by the closing date.

Please quote the reference number and mark 'Application - Confidential' on cover. The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request.

 
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Friday, 28 November 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.: 14/102 /HKLA)
Senior Assistant Librarian (Cataloguing and Preservation)
[Re-advertisement]

The appointee will lead and serve as the head of the Cataloguing and Preservation Team.  He/She will be required to (a) supervise the operations of cataloguing and authority control; (b) supervise the processing and preservation of library materials; (c) formulate and maintain the policies and procedures for cataloguing, authority control, library materials processing and preservation; (d) maintain the library bibliographic and authority databases, and the online library catalogue; and (e) analyze relevant statistics and produce regular reports. The appointee will also represent the University in the Joint University Librarians Advisory Committee (JULAC) working committees.

Requirements
Applicants should have (i) recognized professional qualification in Librarianship (MLS or equivalent); (ii) substantial supervisory experience in cataloguing, authority control and preservation operations in an academic library; (iii) a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Puthonghua); and (iv) working knowledge of AACR2R, RDA, FRBR, FRAD, LCRIs, LCSH, LCCS, MARC21 and the INNOPAC Millennium/Sierra Library System. Familiarity with information processing of CJK materials will be advantageous.

(Applicants with less experience may be considered for appointment as Assistant Librarian.)

Salary and Benefits
The commencing salary will be competitive and 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 12 December 2014.  Please quote the reference number of the post in all correspondence. (Note: Those who have responded to the previous advertisement for the post are under consideration and need not re-apply on this occasion.)

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.

(November 2014)



 
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Thursday, 27 November 2014

THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG LIBRARIES

Applications are invited for the following post:

Part-time Junior Library Assistant

in Law Library of the University Libraries 

(Ref. no. J1400219943)

Requirements: 5 passes in HKCEE including English and Chinese (min. grade C if Syllabus A/Level 2 from 2007), OR min. Level 2 or equivalent in 5 subjects in HKDSEE including English Language and Chinese Language. Proficiency in spoken English, Cantonese and Putonghua, excellent customer service skills, and basic knowledge of PC and software applications.  An enthusiastic, co-operative and service-oriented attitude is essential.  

Duties: The appointee will be responsible for counter duties and providing a wide range of services to the Libraries' users including answering general enquiries, shelving, document delivery and photocopying, collecting statistics, security and patrol duties, relegation, and any other duties as assigned by supervisors.  Maximum number of working hour is 12-16 per week.  Saturday/Sunday duty may be required.

Rate of pay: $55 per hour

Applications: Applicants please complete the application form obtainable from http://lib.hku.hk/employment/law201411.doc, and return it together with copies of the HKCEE/HKALE or HKDSEE certificate to Ms Anita Hung by fax to (852) 2858-9420 or by post to the Administrative Services Division, University Libraries, 4/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong.

Closing date for application: 12 December 2014

Posted on:  27 November 2014

 
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Tuesday, 11 November 2014

The Library invites applications for the following post:

Library Assistant II (Media Resources & Scholarly Communications)
The appointee will provide general support to the Library's Scholarly Communications Program and Media Services.  Duties include assisting in identifying, acquiring and processing scholarly outputs by the HKUST community; supporting the Media Resources & Scholarly Communications Manager in coordinating and assessing the Program, and developing products and services to promote awareness of fair use and author's archiving rights.  He/She will also perform general library duties in Media Resources unit which include circulation, facilities management, and stack maintenance; assist library users in using AV equipment; serve at service counter on shift basis (including evenings, weekends and public holidays); and perform other tasks as assigned.

Applicants should have 5 passes, including English (min. Grade C if Syllabus A or level 2 if results were obtained from 2007 onwards), Chinese and Mathematics in the HKCEE; or 5 subjects, including English Language, attaining level 2 or above (or equivalent) in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination.  He/She should have proficiency in MS Office applications including Word, Excel, Access as well as Chinese word processing; and a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese. The successful candidate should be service-oriented, attentive to details, careful and cooperative. Previous work experience in digital publishing and institutional repository software will be advantageous. (Duration: 2 years, renewable)

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 Sunday, 30 November 2014.  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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Friday, 07 November 2014

China Graduate School of Theology

China Graduate School of Theology (CGST) was established in 1975. In the past 30 years, CGST aims to develop talents for churches in the Chinese community.  CGST Library (www.cgst.edu/library) now invites applications for the following positions:

(1) Library Assistant I

Responsibilities:

-Assist in cataloguing & classification.
-Assist in E-resources & serials management.
-Perform any other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

-Possess a recognized university degree and professional qualification in librarianship (BSLS, BALIS, MLS or equivalent).
-Good computer knowledge & well versed in Chinese word processing.
-Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese, including Putonghua.
-Good communication skills, proactive, hardworking, independent, well organized and good team player.
-At least 4 years of relevant working experience in library.
-Shift duty required.

 

(2) Library Assistant II (Part-time)

Responsibilities:

-Assist in cataloguing.
-Provide counter service.
-Books shelving.
-Perform any other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

-Possess F.6 or above qualification.
-Good computer knowledge & well versed in Chinese word processing.
-Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese, including Putonghua.
-Hardworking, well organized, good team player and efficient with sense of responsibilities.
-Possess at least 2 years of working experience. Preference will be given to applicants with working experience in library.
-Shift duty required.

Applicants are invited to send a full resume with expected salary by email to  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or by post to the Administration Department, China Graduate School of Theology, 12 Dorset Crescent, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon.  All information received will be used for recruitment purposes and treated in strict confidentiality.  Applicants who are not invited to an interview by end of 2014 may consider their applications unsuccessful.

 
 
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