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Tuesday, 19 May 2015

 

LIBRARY

Assistant Librarian (PR354/14-15)

The University Library (http://library.hkbu.edu.hk) supports teaching, promotes learning, and enables research at HKBU, as a partner in whole person education. The Library's Information Services Section now seeks an Assistant Librarian to join their dynamic team in delivering a suite of evolving and responsive services to the University community. Reporting to the Head of Information Services, the appointee will be responsible for providing high quality reference, research, and instructional services in a variety of different modes. Special projects, liaison roles with faculty, and a wide variety of public service duties will be integral to the position. Shift duties during evenings/weekends/holidays are required.

Applicants must possess an MLS or equivalent qualification, and be able to demonstrate current knowledge of academic library resources, systems, services, and trends. A background or experience in pure and/or applied sciences will be advantageous. They must have strong interpersonal skills, and be able to work both independently and collaboratively with people within and outside of the Library. Excellent communication skills in English are required; additionally, proficiency in Chinese is highly desirable. Academic library experience, advanced technology skills, and/or instructional expertise will be beneficial. A genuine enjoyment of teaching and supporting students and researchers is essential.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and provide an updated curriculum vitae and/or fill in the application form which is obtainable (a) by downloading from http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/applicationforms ; or (b) by fax at 3411-7799; or (c) in person from the Personnel Office, Hong Kong Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon. Completed application form should be sent to the same address. Please quote PR number on all correspondence. Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics .

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 6 June 2015

 
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Saturday, 16 May 2015

Chu Hai College of Higher Education maintains its high aspiration of education commitment to the society of Hong Kong, with the advantage of its 66 years inheritance of quality education excellence, is established and registered as an Approved Post Secondary College under the Post Secondary Colleges Ordinance.

Applicants are invited for the following post in the Library:

Library Assistant (Project) (Ref.: 15-LIB-LA-AD)

The appointee will be responsible to the Librarian and will carry out library support duties in connection with a 12-month Project.

Duties

(a)
(b)handle correspondences and document filing relative to the acquisition function;
(c)assist in system testing, uploading data to the library system and editing the library records;
(d)provide clerical support for project implementation;
(e)record books and serials processed;
(f)perform duties at weekends and in the evenings, if required; and
(g)perform counter duties and other duties as assigned by the Librarian or his/her delegates.

Requirements
Applicants should

(a)have 5 passes in HKCEE, including English Language and Chinese Language (min. Grade C if Syllabus A/Level 2 from 2007 onwards) or min. Level 2 or equivalent in 5 subjects in HKDSEE including English Language and Chinese Language, or a recognized Certificate / Diploma for Library Assistants;
(b)have good command of written and computer skills in MS Word, Excel and Chinese word processing;
(c)have good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (preferably be fluent in Putonghua);
(d)have experience in and/or knowledge of library work such as acquisitions, cataloguing, circulation or serials processing;
(e)be attentive to details and have the ability to work accurately;
(f)have service-oriented work attitude and the ability to participate well in team work; and
(f)be patient, pleasant, proactive and willing to take up rotational/new assignments.

Fresh graduates will also be considered.

Terms of Appointment
Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract. Renewable subject to mutual agreement and good performance.

Application Procedures
Send CV with recent photo and cover letter to the Person-in-Charge of the Recruitment and Selection Committee, Chu Hai College of Higher Education, Yi Lok Street, Riviera Gardens, Tsuen Wan, NT.
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Personal data collected will be used strictly for recruitment purpose only and will be destroyed within 8 months.

 
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Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Established by Tung Wah Group of Hospitals ('TWGHs') in 2011, Tung Wah College (the 'College') is a self-financed tertiary 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 and sub-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) etc. Besides building up a solid foundation for students to develop their 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 position:

 

Library Officer, Library
(TWC/15/058/LIB/LO)

Duties

The appointee will be required to:

1.assist the Librarian in managing a library section;
2.support the daily operation of one or several areas of specialty, e.g. cataloguing, acquisitions, interlibrary loans, information services, library systems;
3.maintain and report statistics on related functions;
4.assist in implementing new services;
5.provide professional information services to users;
6.assist in user training;
7.liaise with students, academic staff and administrative staff on service provisions and collection development;
8.liaise with vendors and suppliers on terms of service/supply;
9.supervise junior staff and assist in training them;
10.participate in collection development activities;
11.assist in promoting and marketing of library services; and
12.perform other duties assigned by the Librarian and/or delegates.

Remarks: Shift duties are required.

Requirements

The applicant should:

1.possess a recognized first degree;
2.at least 2 years' relevant post-qualification experience in an academic library environment;
3.be proficient in both written and spoken English and Chinese;
4.be self-motivated, well-mannered and a team player with the ability to work independently; and
5.have good computer skills; and
6.have an additional qualification in Librarianship or Information Science would be an advantage.

Candidates with less experience will be considered as Assistant Library Officer.

Competitive salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To apply, please submit your application letter, resume and a completed application form which is 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 position. The search will continue until suitable appointments are made.

Application Deadline: Open

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, 13 May 2015

CUHK Library

Sub-Librarian (carrying the job title of 'University Archivist')
(Ref.1415/045 (737)/1) (Closing date: 1 June 2015)

CUHK Library is seeking a dynamic, experienced archivist to serve as CUHK's first professional University Archivist. The position reports to the University Librarian, and leads the development of the CUHK University Archives collection and services, with the dual aim of curating the historical records of the University and extending awareness and use of the collections, including the University Gallery. A priority will be establishing strong relationships with administrative and academic partners within the University to assess and address the preservation of at-risk materials. The scope of the collection includes historical materials, in any format, that document the history of CUHK.

Specific responsibilities include (a) developing, implementing and evaluating priorities and policies for retaining materials of permanent historical value to the University; (b) managing the administration of the university archives, including appraisal, acquisition, processing, documentation, storage and preservation; (c) providing leadership, consultation and outreach to university units about responsibilities for historical records, both analog and digital; (d) promoting the use and understanding of the University Archives to researchers, students, alumni, university personnel and the public, including provision of reference services and University Gallery exhibitions and events; (e) participating in the development of best practices for archival collections, including practical solutions for capture and preservation of university content that is born digital; (f) supervisory responsibility for a team; and (g) other duties as assigned.

Applicants should have (i) a graduate degree (master's or doctoral) in archival studies; (ii) normally ten years of professional experience in archives; (iii) knowledge of legal and ethical issues affecting privacy, records restrictions and access, as they pertain to archival materials; (iv) knowledge of and experience with preservation standards and procedures for archival materials, including moving images and sound recordings; (v) demonstrated experience of effectively managing projects and meeting deadlines; (vi) demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging issues, trends, workflows, literature, and standards in the archival profession; (vii) excellent analytical, interpersonal, time management, organizational and problem-solving skills, as well as excellent written and oral communication abilities; and (viii) the ability to work creatively, independently, and collegially in a diverse and dynamic academic community. Proficiency in Chinese and English is essential. Experience with library and archives technology such as web archiving and digital institutional repositories, and familiarity with standards for acquisition and preservation of born-digital materials is desirable.

Appointment will initially be made on a contract basis for up to three years commencing August 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, a contract-end gratuity for an appointment of two years or longer, and housing benefits for eligible appointee.

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.per.cuhk.edu.hk , 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.

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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Thursday, 30 April 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/L-KC/JD/142)

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
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-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
-Strong communication skills in both written and spoken English and 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
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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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Monday, 27 April 2015

Established by Tung Wah Group of Hospitals ("TWGHs") in 2010, Tung Wah College (the "College") is a self-financed tertiary 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 and sub-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) etc. Besides building up a solid foundation for students to develop their 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 position:

 

Assistant Librarian (Project based, 1-year contract)
(TWC/15/054/LIB/ALS)

Duties

The appointee will be required but not limited to:

1.carry out system duties for a library project;
2.fix and clean up data before and after system migration;
3.assist in the development and implementation of new library workflow in the member library;
4.work with member libraries to set up a remote access environment;
5.liaise with vendors, participating institutes, Information Technology Services Office (ITSO) and other relevant parties to implement the project; supervise a junior staff; and
6.perform other duties as assigned.

The appointee may be required to work on weekends and in the evening, if required.

Requirements

The applicant should:

1.possess a bachelor's degree plus a professional qualification (e.g. MLS, MCLIP OR AALIA);
2.have knowledge of integrated library systems and system implementation;
3.have abilities to work effectively in a team;
4.have good planning, problem-solving, interpersonal and organization skills; and
4.have effective command of written and spoken English and Chinese.

Competitive salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To make an application, please submit the application form which is available at http://www.twc.edu.hk/hro/employment-opportunities/application-guidelines enclosing an up-to-date curriculum vitae 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 do not attach any certificates/ reference letters in the application.

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 position. The search will continue until suitable appointments are made.

Application Deadline: Open

AAll 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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