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Thursday, 04 February 2016



Post Specification

Assistant Technical Officer [Re-advertisement] (Ref. 16020109-E2)

The appointee will mainly work with other Library staff members in developing, implementing and supporting the Library's information systems and IT initiatives.


The appointee will be required to:

a)participate in the development of the Library's web applications and contribute to web development, database development and maintenance, mobile applications and relevant server maintenance;
b)assist in planning and conducting usability testing and overall assessment of the Library's systems and web services;
c)provide backup assistance in a variety of Library systems, including but not limited to the Millennium Integrated Library System and Discovery Services;
d)work with internal users at all levels and analyze their requirements; propose, develop and implement effective IT solutions;
e)participate in multimedia and graphic design in support of Library projects and service promotion.
f)prepare documentation of application systems and provide relevant training;
g)perform shift duties and provide IT support to users at the Library Technical Support Desk; attend to and follow up all IT-related users enquiries; and
h)perform any other duties as assigned by the University Librarian or her delegates.


Applicants should:

a)a recognised degree or higher diploma in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related discipline;
b)at least three years of relevant and solid post-qualification experience in program development;
c)demonstrated experience in web-based development and software integration, for instance using REST APIs, and JSON or XML for data interoperability;
d)experience in Microsoft Windows Server, UNIX/Linux, Oracle/SQL Server, Apache Solr or Elasticsearch;
e)working knowledge of programming language, web application technologies (such as Java, PHP, Ruby, CSS, Javascript, HTML/XML, etc.), web content development tools and emerging web technologies;
f)good working knowledge of Adobe CS applications preferable;
g)capability in working independently and within a team environment;
h)good communication skills, interpersonal skills and analytical skills; and
i)ability to communicate effectively in both written and spoken English and Chinese.

[Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement on 18 November 2015 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.


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 Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. The University Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

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Monday, 01 February 2016

Hang Seng Management College (HSMC) was restructured from the former Hang Seng School of Commerce and 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 college which puts quality teaching and students' all-round development as its highest priorities. Aspiring to be a leading private 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 (Acquisitions) - Library (Ref: LA (LIB) 2016-01-29)


- assist with the acquisition of library materials in all formats including following through orders, claiming, receiving materials, processing invoices and payment, and communicating with faculties and library vendors;
- assist with bibliographic and order records loading;
- assist with compiling acquisitions statistics;
- participate in library-wide services and projects such as organizing book fairs; and
- provide general enquiry assistance at service desk.


Applicants should:

- possess an Associate Degree and the Certificate of Library Assistant or equivalent;
- have some experience in acquisitions work preferably in an academic library;
- have good command of written and spoken Chinese and English;
- have good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with vendors, staff and students;
- be self-motivated and have good organizational skills to handle complex tasks; and
- be familiar in using Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.


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 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 19 February 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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