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Friday, 31 July 2015
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.

HVarious Operational Units
Executive Assistant III
Ref.: C/VOU/EA3/07/15-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; 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 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: 15 August 2015

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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Friday, 31 July 2015

Established by Tung Wah Group of Hospitals ("TWGHs") in 2011, 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.

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

Executive Assistant, Library (Project based, 12-month contract)
(TWC/15/088/LIB/LA)

Duties

The appointee will be required to:

1.maintain order files for all library acquisitions;
2.handle correspondences and document filing related to the acquisitions functions;
3.assist in systems testing, uploading data to the library system and editing the library records;
4.provide clerical support for project implementation;
5.record books and process serials;
6.perform counter duties and other duties as assigned by the Librarian or his/her delegates.

Shift duties including working on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays are required.

Requirements

The applicant should:

1.possess a sub-degree or above; a recognized Certificate / Diploma for Library Assistants is highly preferred;
2.possess good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua);
3.be proficient in computer applications;
4.have experience in and/or knowledge of library works such as acquisitions, cataloguing, circulation or serial processing;
5.be attentive to details and have the ability to work accurately;
6.have the essential attributes of service-oriented work attitude and the ability to participate effectively in team work; and
7.be patient, pleasant, proactive and willing to take up rotational / new assignments.

Competitive salary will be 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 November 2015 may consider their applications unsuccessful.

Application Deadline: 12 August 2015 (Friday)

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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Wednesday, 29 July 2015

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

PAO YUE-KONG LIBRARY

Post Specification

Assistant Librarian II (Research Support) (Ref. 15072704)

Duties

The appointee will work with a team of professional Librarians in the Research Support Section. He/she will be required to provide efficient and high quality services in the following areas:

a)support the scholarly communication needs of the faculty including promoting new forms of scholarly communication, dissemination and preservation of research output, and bibliographical citation management tools;
b)provide advisory services to researchers on finding high quality research content and to staying up- to-date with new developments regarding research advancement and scholarly communication;
c)support academic departments and faculty members on matters pertaining to issues on copyright, data management, open access, citation analysis and research impact measurement, etc.;
d)assist the Section Head in various projects and service development initiatives for the section;
e)serve as the Faculty Librarian of the assigned Faculty/Schools;
f)perform shift duties, and
g)perform any other duties as assigned by the University Librarian or her delegates.

Qualifications

Applicants should:

a)have a recognised degree with postgraduate qualification in Library Science or Information Science (having advanced qualifications would be an advantage);
b)have post-qualification experience, normally a minimum of five years in information work in an academic library setting; good knowledge of citation analysis and citation databases, and familiar with matters pertaining to scholarly communication such as open access, data management and measuring research impact;
c)have excellent interpersonal, instructional, presentation, and customer service skills;
d)have excellent communication skills in English and Chinese, and fluency in Putonghua; and
e)be self initiated and a good team player.

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) 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. 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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Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Senior Library Assistant (Collection Development Section)
(Ref: SLA/LIB/0715)
Library

The appointee will be responsible for assisting the Head of Collection Development Section in overseeing the purchase of Print / Electronic resources and monitoring the library resources budget. He/she will liaise with vendors, supervise and train a team of Library Assistants, and provide administrative support to the Section Head. The appointee will also be required to perform reference duties at the Library's Information Counter in evenings, weekends and public holidays on a shift basis.

Applicants should have completed post-secondary education, e.g. Diploma/Certificate in related disciplines or equivalent. They should also have at least 5 years of supervisory experience in an academic library. Good problem solving, organizational skills and high proficiency in English and Chinese are required. Proficiency in Putonghua, experience in INNOPAC Millennium Library System 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.ied.edu.hk/hro/applyfor.htm ; or (b) the Human Resources Office, 3/F, Administration Building, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, 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 7 August 2015. Please quote the reference number of the position in the application and mark "Strictly Confidential - Job Application" on the envelope.

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

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

HKIEd is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 
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Saturday, 25 July 2015

An international law firm invites applicants for the following position:

Library Assistant

Responsibilities:


-Assist in daily operations of the library and handle requests of users

-Assist in acquisition and catalogue library materials

-Monitor renewal of periodicals

-Maintaining library resources

-Arrange research services, as appropriate

-Carry out duties as assigned by supervisor

Requirements:


-Post-secondary education. Holder of diploma/certificate in librarianship preferred

-Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience

-Mature, able to work independently with minimal supervision

-Good written English and Chinese. Fluency in Putonghua an advantage

-Computer literate and well versed with MS Office

Salary:

Remuneration package will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

Application:

Please e-mail resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or mail to: Human Resources Department,22nd Floor, Bank of China Tower, 1 Garden Road, Hong Kong


 
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Saturday, 25 July 2015

Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education informed by the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement. With three academic Faculties, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in arts, business and social sciences. These programmes are distinguished by the following attributes: disciplinary, inter-disciplinary and pre-professional studies that are based on a broad liberal arts foundation; rich co-curricular and extra-curricular activities; ample global learning opportunities; active community engagement and multifarious workplace experience. It also offers postgraduates programmes up to the doctoral level. Applications are now invited for the following post:

Senior Assistant Librarian (Collection Development and Gift & Exchange) 
(Post Ref.: 15/64/HKLA)
Library 
 

The appointee will lead and serve as the head of the Collection Development and Gift & Exchange Team. He/She will be required to (a) formulate and maintain the policies and procedures for collection development, management, and gift and exchange; (b) supervise operations of collection acquisitions, development, management, donation/gift, and exchange; (c) monitor and plan budgets and expenditures for library resources; (d) negotiate price and license terms with library resource vendors; (e) manage the electronic resources and serials collections and discovery/online service platform; (f) supervise cataloguing of electronic resources and serials; and (g) manage in-house developed collection development and management systems. The appointee will also represent the University in the Joint University Librarians Advisory Committee (JULAC) working committees such as Consortiall and HKMAC.

Requirements

Applicants should have (i) recognized professional qualification in Librarianship (MLS or equivalent); (ii) substantial supervisory experience in collection development and management, acquisitions, electronic and serials management, electronic resources cataloguing, and gift and exchange operations in an academic library; (iii) sound knowledge of current collection development and management practices and trends; (iv) demonstrated experience in utilizing information technology in collection development and management; (v) excellent coordination, planning, analytical, and project management skills; and (vi) a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese. Working knowledge of the Innovative Millennium/Sierra Library System will be advantageous.

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 on or before 7 August 2015. 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.

(July 2015)

 
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Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Hang Seng Management College (HSMC) was established in 2010 as a non-profit making private institution with five Schools (Business, Communication, Decision Sciences, Humanities & Social Science, and Translation). Adopting the unique 'Liberal + Professional' education model, HSMC is a modern university-level residential-type college that puts quality teaching and studentsí all-round development as its highest priorities. Aspiring to be a leading private university in Hong Kong, HSMC takes pride in having top-quality faculty members who are caring teachers, new campus facilities, degree programmes, research and graduates, with the aim to nurture young talents to become responsible citizens with independent thinking, innovative minds, human care and ethical values.

The College now invites applications for the following position:

Technical Services Librarian (at the rank of Assistant Librarian) (Ref: AL(TS) (LIB) 2015-07-17)

Responsibilities:

-lead and oversee the technical services activities including acquisitions of library materials in all formats and bibliographic control;
-develop and review strategic plan, policies and procedures for acquisitions and cataloguing operations;
-prepare and manage library budget, compile reports and statistics;
-collaborate with faculty members to build library collections in line with the College's curriculum development;
-supervise and provide training to supporting staff of technical services team;
-participate in library-wide projects; and
-perform shift duties at reference desk.

Applicants should:

-possess a recognized university degree and professional qualification in librarianship (MLS or equivalent) and have at least 3 years of post-qualification experience at supervisory level;
-have solid experiences in cataloguing, classification and be familiar with standards such as RDA, AACR2, MARC21, LCC, LCSH, etc;
-be familiar with acquisitions practice and workflow;
-have working experience in library management systems and discovery tool;
-be proficient in Microsoft Office applications and library integrated management systems;
-have ability to communicate effectively with library users, co-workers and vendors; and
-have excellent planning, organizational and leadership skills with ability to manage multiple projects.

The appointee will be required to work shifts in evenings, on weekends and public holidays. Candidates with an educational background in business-related discipline and work experience in the tertiary education sector will be an advantage.

Applicants should 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 mail to Human Resources Office, Hang Seng Management College, Hang Shin Link, Siu Lek Yuen, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong on or before 7 August 2015. 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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Friday, 17 July 2015

Arup is a global firm of planners, designers, engineers and consultants with over 11,000 employees working in more than 91 offices across more than 39 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 capable and independent individual for the following position as part of the multi-disciplinary team.

Librarian - Knowledge Centre (Ref: 001-KC/L-JD-221)

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 years 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

We offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience to the right candidate including Global Profit Share scheme, additional fringe benefits of maternity/paternity leave and long-term career development opportunities.

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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Tuesday, 14 July 2015

Job Description
Department: Central Knowledge

Location: Hong Kong

Job Title: Library Assistant (Part Time)

Hours of work: 4 hours x 3 days per week (may increase to 5 days per week)

 Purpose of the role: Library Administrative Support

Main duties and responsibilities

- Updating law books
- Check-in of incoming materials
-Shelving library materials
- Maintaining library records
- Data input
- Filing
- Other ad-hoc tasks and duties

Person Specification

Qualifications

Post-secondary education or above

Relevant Experience required:-

- Minimum of 1 year library experience
- Intermediate IT skills (including MS Excel, Word etc.)
- English & Chinese typing skills essential
- Fluency in both English and Cantonese language skills

Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 

 
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Friday, 10 July 2015

Library Assistant/Computer Assistant

For library assistant, candidates should possess:

-5 passes including English Language, Chinese Language and Mathematics in HKCEE or equivalent;
-proficiency in English & Chinese typing, cataloging and computer skills;
-library diploma is desirable;
-work experience in academic library is an advantage;
-immediate availability is preferred.

For computer assistant, candidates should possess:

-5 passes including English Language, Chinese Language and Mathematics in HKCEE or equivalent;
-computer diploma or above;
-practical programming knowledge;
-great interest in library system works;
-work experience in academic library is an advantage;
-immediate availability is preferred.

Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience.

Please send your application form with CV (information of current and expected salaries should be included) to the University Librarian on or before 31st August 2015 at:

Library Complex,
12 Wai Tsui Crescent, Braemar Hill,
North Point, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Shue Yan University Library

Application form can be downloaded at http://www.hksyu.edu/download/appformna.doc.

All application will be held in strict confidence. Only those who are short-listed will be contacted.


 
 
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