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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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Friday, 02 December 2016

Applications are invited for the following post:

IT Officer in the University Libraries (Ref.: 201601592) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related disciplines with at least 3 years' solid work experience in web application programming, computer networking, technical support, system documentation, Java, PHP, MySQL, HTML5 and AJAX. They should also have excellent problem solving and strong analytical skills, be enthusiastic to remain updated with the latest technology, possess very good interpersonal skills and be able to establish a good working relationship with others. Reporting to the Head of Technology Support Services, the appointee will be responsible for project development, maintenance and implementation. He/She will review project requirements and specifications; advise colleagues/end users on the cost, timeline, budget and resource allocation of projects; prepare project documentation and training materials; provide training to end users; troubleshoot hardware, software and network operating systems; manage the Technology Support Services help desk to provide solutions to users' technical enquiries; initiate new projects; and perform any other duties as assigned. Further information about the position can be obtained at http://lib.hku.hk/employment/ITO-161122.html.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.Closes December 15, 2016.

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

The University is an equal opportunities employer

 
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Monday, 28 November 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.

Central Library Services
Term Officer (IT)
VTC Headquarters (Academic Services)
Ref.: O/CLS/HQAS/Term OFF(IT)/11/16

Major duties:

(a) To administrate and develop VTC Library's information systems and applications including Library Automated System, Summon Discovery Service, Library Internet / Intranet servers, Access Management System, VTC eLibrary services, such as VTC examination database, eVideo Portals, EZProxy;
(b) To manage and develop Library Homepage and facilitate access to the linked electronic resources;
(c) To design and develop application programs and database systems supporting Library online services;
(d) To compile statistical reports supporting Library planning, collection development and user services;
(e) To participate strongly in planning and implementing Library IT initiatives and in devising policies and procedures for IT provisions in VTC Library;
(f) To instruct Library staff on new technology and new implementation; and
(g) To perform any other duties as assigned by the Librarian.

Requirements:

(a) A recognized degree in IT or equivalent;
(b) At least 2 years' relevant work experience, preferably in large academic Library setting;
(c) Working knowledge of Library Automated System, eLibrary systems or similar systems;
(d) Working knowledge of Java, PHP, MySQL, mobile application development, firewall, VPN, etc.;
(e) Experience in server maintenance of Linux/Unix operating systems;
(f) Good communication and interpersonal skills; and
(g) Good command of English and Chinese.

Note:

The appointee may be required to work outside normal office hours.

APPLICATIONS

A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 12/2012)] together with a full curriculum vitae should be sent to the Officer, LRC, Room D724, DILWL, 3 King Ling Road, Tseung Kwan O, New Territories, Hong Kong. Please specify on the envelope the reference of the post being applied for.

Closing date for application: 11 December 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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Monday, 28 November 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 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:

Assistant Librarian I - Library (Ref: ALI (LIB) 2016-11-25)

Responsibilities:

- lead the development of reference, information literacy and access services to support teaching, learning and research;
- implement strategic and operational plan, review policies and procedures for the use of the Library;
- design, deliver and assess instructional sessions;
- develop innovative activities and raise awareness of the library's services;
- facilitate effective communication with stakeholders and respond to user enquiries;
- monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the services by preparing statistics and reports; and
- provide user education and perform 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 in a supervisory position 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, oral and written communication skills.

The appointee will be required to work shifts in evenings, on weekends and public holidays. Applicants with work experience in the tertiary education sector will be an advantage.

Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience. 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 18 December 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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Friday, 18 November 2016

COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL AND CONTINUING EDUCATION


Founded by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), the College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE) oversees the operations of the Hong Kong Community College, offering quality sub-degree programmes for secondary school leavers; and the School of Professional Education and Executive Development, offering professionally oriented academic award programmes for persons at various stages of their career, including top-up degree awards for associate degree and higher diploma graduates. 

The College now invites applications for the following post:

 

CPCE Libraries

Library Assistant I/II (Acquisitions) (part-time) (Ref. 161118-02)
[Appointment period: six months]

Duties

The appointee will be required to:

(a) perform routine deduplication, seek quotations, place orders and process invoices for all library acquisitions;
(b) receive and inspect all materials purchased by the library;
(c) carry out simple copy cataloguing;
(d) be responsible for the administrative duties of the Team as assigned, including but not limited to taking care of library supplies, furniture and equipment for good physical conditions and/or sufficient quantity, and quality assurance; and
(e) perform any other duties as assigned.

The appointee will be required to work in daytime and/or in evenings and on weekdays and/or on Saturdays on either of the two campuses in West Kowloon or Hung Hom Bay.

Qualifications

Applicants should have the following qualifications and qualities:

(a) at least Grade E/Level 2 or equivalent in five subjects in HKCEE or HKDSEE including English Language (at least Grade C if Syllabus A), Chinese Language and Mathematics;
(b) at least five years' relevant working experience;
(c) be attentive to details and to transcribe information with high accuracy;
(d) be able to work independently and meet deadline; and
(e) be mature, courteous, organized, responsible, and result-oriented.

Applicants with less experience will be considered for the post of Library Assistant II.
Full-time students are welcome to apply.

Remuneration

Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application

Application forms are obtainable by downloading from http://www.cpce-polyu.edu.hk/chro/app_form/ . Please quote the reference number, unit and post in the application. Completed application forms should be returned to the Human Resources Office, College of Professional and Continuing Education, Room 1710, 17/F, PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus, 8 Hung Lok Road, Hung Hom, Kowloon by post/fax (2364 0098)/e-mail ( This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ) on or before Monday, 5 December 2016. Applicants who are not invited to an interview within two months of the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.

Note: College of Professional and Continuing Education Limited is an affiliate of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

November 2016

 
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Thursday, 17 November 2016

China Graduate School of Theology

China Graduate School of Theology (CGST) was established in 1975. In the past 40 years, CGST aims to develop talents for churches in the Chinese community. CGST Library (https://www.cgst.edu/hk/cht/library) now invites applications for the following positions:

Library Assistant II (full time)

Responsibilities:
- Provide circulation counter service.
- Books shelving.
- Books lamination & repairing.
- Handling telephone enquiries & receptionist duties.
- 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 (HR), China Graduate School of Theology, 12 Dorset Crescent, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong. 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 2016 may consider their applications unsuccessful.

 
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Thursday, 17 November 2016

Library 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 and computer skills;
- library diploma is desirable;
- working experience in academic library is an advantage;
- able to work independently and with positive attitude to team player;
- immediate availability.

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 December 2016 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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Friday, 11 November 2016

Epro Telecom Services Limited

Incorporated in 1990 as a pioneer in the local outsourcing business, Epro Telecom is one of the largest contact centres in the market. We provide complete solutions on multi-media contact centre ranging from 24x7 Inbound and Outbound Services, experience-based Contact Centre System application as well as full scale Training and Consultation Service support.

To cope with our rapid business expansion, we are currently looking for candidate with suitable caliber to fill up the following position.

To learn more about Epro Telecom, please visit our website www.eprotel.com.hk

Information Supporting Services Supervisor

Job Description

- To manage, maintain and operate all resourses inclusive of books, newspapers, magazines, categorization, machines, etc. in the library for users to access;
- To handle users' requests at the information desk and assist users to find necessary information;
- To provide the day to day service of the Library and Learning Lounge to the users including book shelving;
- To organize the internal reference database system;
- To restock and cataloguing the inventory of Library collection;
- To supervise the Information Supporting Services Assistant at the library;
- Any ad hoc tasks as required.

Requirements

- Diploma / Certificate or equivalent in Librarianship, Information Science or Information Technology;
- Completion of Form Five or above, with at least five subjects passed in HKCEE / HKDSE, including Chinese, English and Mathematics or equivalent;
- At least 1 year full-time post-qualification cumulative working experience in the related fields;
- Good written commands of Chinese and English;
- Speak fluent Cantonese, English and Putonghua;
- Proficiency in computer skills and good knowledge in common application software such as MS Word, PowerPoint, Access, Excel, etc. Good knowledge and searching skills of the Internet and other electronic resources are also required;
- Mature and well-organized.

Interested parties please send your FULL RESUME with availability, current and expected salary to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

(Personal data collected will be kept confidential and used only for recruitment purpose. Applicants who are not contacted within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful. All data will be destroyed after completed the applications processing.)

 
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Monday, 07 November 2016

Come Grow and Create a Lifestyle With Us!

We are a Hong Kong listed company (stock code 00480) with over 3,000 employees in Asia. Over the past three decades and more, we have built up diversified interests in real estate development and investment, property management, luxury hotels, healthcare services and other investments in Hong Kong, Mainland China and across Asia. It is our PEOPLE who create the HKRI success. We pride ourselves on having a collegial working environment where our employees can make things happen and paint the future of HKRI together. If you want to pursue a rewarding and challenging career and accelerate your professional development with us, we invite you to apply for the following position.

Archive Officer (Ref: HKRI/OKM/W)

The incumbent will assist Manager (Knowledge Management) to provide the following services:

- Assist in the development of a corporate archive and library
- Assist in the implementation of an archival and library system
- Assist in collection management and indexing of information and archival resources in physical and digital formats
- Assist in providing information and research services
- Assist in the administrative and operational functions of the corporate archive and library

Requirements:

- Professional qualifications in library or archival science or related discipline
- At least 2 years' relevant working experience
- Working knowledge of cataloguing standards and experience in cataloguing resources in a variety of formats is preferred
- Working knowledge with (1) HTML, (2) website creation tools such as PHP, and (3) graphic design tools such as Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator, and (4) MS Office is preferred
- Working knowledge in the latest digitizing technologies
- Proficient in English and Chinese (especially in writing)
- Excellent communications skills
- Teamwork and positive attitudes

We offer 5-day work and competitive remuneration package including annual leave, discretionary bonus, dental and medical coverage and Top-up MPF.

To apply, please visit our website http://www.hkri.com to complete the on-line application.

Applicants not invited for interview within two months may consider their applications unsuccessful. All information will be used solely for recruitment purpose and will be destroyed when the recruitment process is finished.

Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the employer's personal data policies, a copy of which will be provided upon request.

 
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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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