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Tuesday, 02 September 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: 

Assistant Librarian I/II (Systems Development and Support)                (Post Ref.: 14/84/HKLA)
Library
[Re-advertisement]

The appointee will be responsible for library systems development and support.  He/She will be required to (a) manage all Library mission critical systems such as the INNOPAC-Sierra integrated library system, Web services, ILLiad Interlibrary Loan, Video-on-Demand, Institutional Repository and Archive platforms, Library Intranet, etc.; (b) provide hardware, software, network, and programming support to Library operations; (c) participate in Library Web services development; (d) be responsible for the maintenance, upgrade, procurement, and budget management of IT related equipment and software; (e) participate in the formulation of systems policies and procedures and be responsible for their enforcement; (f) liaise with internal and external service providers for IT support; and (g) supervise and train supporting staff.

Requirements
Applicants should have (i) a good university degree in a relevant field; (ii) recognized professional qualifications in Librarianship (MLS or equivalent); (iii) preferably 5 years of relevant working experience; (iv) working knowledge of UNIX/Linux, MS Windows server operating systems; (v) strong technical background and experience in networking and Web application development; (vi) Working knowledge of web programming and applications such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Perl, ASP.NET, VB.NET, SQL; Drupal, Apache; (vii) demonstrated supervisory and project management skills; and (viii) a good command of English and Chinese. Previous experience in academic libraries is preferred. Knowledge of the Innopac Library System; keen interest in emerging trends in information technology and familiarity with information processing of CJK materials will be advantageous.

Salary and Benefits
The rank and commencing salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The monthly salary range is HK$34,300.- to HK$47,200.- for Assistant Librarian I and HK$24,400.- to HK$34,300.- for Assistant Librarian II. 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 19 September 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.

(September 2014)

 
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Tuesday, 02 September 2014

Library Assistant II (Ref: LAII/LIB/0814)
Library (Access Services Section)

The appointee will be responsible for performing general library duties in relation to access services such as circulation, inter-library loans and document delivery; conducting collection maintenance, membership and patron records maintenance; performing facilities management as well as shelving and shelf reading. He/she will also assist in the supervision and training of student assistants; providing clerical support; delivering services at the circulation counter on a shift basis including evenings, weekends and public holidays; and carrying out other duties as assigned by supervisors. The appointee is required to perform duties at the Mong Man Wai Library on Tai Po Campus and at the Tseung Kwan O Study Centre Learning Commons on a roster and shift basis, including evenings, weekends and public holidays. The appointment will be for a period of 18 months.

Applicants should have Level 2 or equivalent or above in 5 subjects including Chinese Language, English Language and Mathematics in the HKDSEE; or Grade E (Level 2) or above in at least 5 subjects including Chinese, English (Syllabus B) and Mathematics in HKCEE or equivalent. He/she should have good interpersonal skills; good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; proficiency in English and Chinese typing; and strong computer skills. Fluency in Putonghua is desirable, and previous experience in academic libraries will be an advantage.


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include leave and outpatient medical 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. 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 12 September 2014. 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.

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

HKIEd is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 
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Friday, 29 August 2014

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

PAO YUE-KONG LIBRARY 

Post Specification 

Assistant Librarian [Re-advertisement] (Ref. 14081501)

Duties

Reporting to the Section Head (Access Services), the appointee will be responsible for developing and managing the Multimedia Commons, a new communal workspace in the PolyU Library to support the use and development of multimedia content in education and scholarship. The Multimedia Commons include viewing and editing spaces for media resources, a recording studio, as well as rooms equipped for group viewing and collaborative work on multimedia production, and an open stack of media resources.

Responsibilities

The appointee will be responsible to:

a)develop Library services to facilitate the University community to use and create multimedia content for teaching, learning or research;
b)establish policies and procedures for the use of resources, equipment and space in the Multimedia Commons;
c)lead a team of technicians and Library Assistants to deliver media services, including circulation services for media resources and specialized equipment, and providing assistance and instruction to students and faculty on accessing media resources and using appropriate equipment, software and media technology;
d)collaborate with faculty and the Library's Collection Development Team to develop media resources to support instruction and learning;
e)manage and enhance the physical space and facilities in the Multimedia Commons;
f)serve as the deputy section head in the Access Services Section;
g)perform shift duties at the Library's Research Help Desk; and
h)undertake any other duties assigned by the University Librarian or his/her delegate.

Qualifications 

Applicants should have:

a)a recognised degree with postgraduate qualification in Library Science or Information Science;
b)at least eight years of relevant experience, preferably in a large library operation or an academic library;
c)demonstrated understanding of trends in providing media services to support instruction and learning; and
d)excellent interpersonal, communication, instructional, customer service and leadership skills.

[Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement on 7 June 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.

Closing date: 6 September 2014

 
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Tuesday, 26 August 2014

The Library invites applications for the following post:

Library Technology Officer (Job ID: 2076)

The appointee will serve at the Library's Learning Commons and Information Commons as public services and technical staff and assist in library software development.  Duties include providing face-to-face assistance to users and technical support for hardware and software, administering servers and client software deployment, engaging in assessment projects and developing web-based software to support scholarly publications databases and other digital repositories.

Applicants should have a degree in computer science or information science, or equivalent; excellent communications and interpersonal skills; strong commitment to service; experience in using and supporting hardware and software, including presentation, word processing, audio/video editing, statistical analysis, citation management and knowledge creation applications; experience with Web, Perl, PHP and Java programming; and knowledge of both Windows and UNIX-based operating systems.  Shift duty is required.  Fresh graduates are welcome to apply. (Duration: 2 years, renewable)
Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement placed on 26 June 2014 need not re-apply.

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, 14 September 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, 22 August 2014

Research and Data Services Librarian in the University Libraries (Ref.: 201400913)

Applications are invited for appointment as Research and Data Services Librarian (at the rank of Assistant Librarian I/Assistant Librarian II) in the University Libraries, to commence as soon as possible, on a fixed-term basis of two years, with the possibility of renewal.

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's degree or advanced degree relevant to the position; (ii) 1 year's post-qualification relevant experience in academic libraries OR an equivalent combination of relevant experience in working with research processes and scholarly communication; (iii) strong written and oral communication skills in Chinese and English; (iv) collaborative spirit in working with staff within the Library and the University community at large; (v) sound knowledge and understanding of the scholarly research process; (vi) knowledge and experience in bibliometrics and citation analysis tools; and (vii) knowledge and experience in major qualitative and quantitative data analysis software, such as NVivo, SAS, SPSS. 

The Research and Data Services Librarian is a member of the Information Services Division which provides both online and face-to-face information skills training and support to HKU library patrons. The appointee will (i) facilitate and monitor the library's programmes to support the University's research activities; (ii) work collaboratively with Head, Digital Strategies and Technical Services, and other library colleagues in developing, managing and marketing the university data archive; (iii) provide advice, training and consultation services for researchers on data management issues; (iv) represent the Libraries to liaise with other data archives; (v) provide information services through various channels including staffing the information counter, conducting research consultations, replying to enquiries received in person, over telephone, emails and other electronic means; and (vi) perform other professional activities, such as guiding library tours, and participating in library-wide special projects and committees.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as leave, and medical benefits.

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 (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc, and further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk.  Closes September 6, 2014.   The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only shortlisted applicants will be notified of the application result.

The University is an equal opportunities employer

 
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Thursday, 21 August 2014

Lutheran Theological Seminary and Her Library 

Lutheran Theological Seminary (LTS) was established since 1913 and is a higher education institute for training Christian church pastors and theological scholars (www.lts.edu). She has over 500 students from HK, China and Asia and offers theological programs from Diploma, Master to D. Th. In 2012, LTS signed an agreement with the University of Erlangen-Nurnberg (top 10 university in Germany) to offer a dual award of the Doctor of Theology degree.

LTS Library has a printed collection of over 90,000 volumes and 100 journals. She also has 13,000 e-books, 700 full-text e-journals, CD-ROMs and various internet databases. She has fully computerized by using Dynix since 1995 and is now using Exlibris Aleph and Primo. LTS Library is one of the largest Chinese seminary libraries in the world and is the network center of the Ecumenical Information Network (EIN) which has 5 members and over 300,000 volumes (www.ein-hk.info). Asia wide, LTS Library is the Executive Committee Member of the Forum of Asian Theological Librarians (www. foratl.org). Since 1998, LTS has also provided Theological Librarianship Programs for Asia and 50 graduates are now serving theological libraries in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Samoa etc. 


Assistant Librarian

Key Responsibilities:

1.Assist the Head Librarian for the overall management of the library, especially concentrate on cataloging and collection development;
2.Assist students and teaching staffs to search information resources;
3.Assist the Head Librarian for the Theological Librarianship Programs;
4.Perform any other duties as assigned.

Qualification:

1.possess a recognized university degree and professional qualification in librarianship (MLS or equivalent);
2.some library working experience and cataloging experience is an advantage;
3.be proficient in written and spoken English and Chinese (Putonghua is an advantage);
4.be proactive and be able to work independently.

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 and  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it . on or before 22 September, 2014. If by post, please send to Administration Director, Lutheran Theological Seminary, 50 To Fung Shan Road, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong. Applicants who are not invited to an interview within three months may consider their applications unsuccessful. All information and personal data collected will be used solely for recruitment related purposes.

 
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Monday, 18 August 2014

Tung Wah College (the "College"), established in 2010 under the Post Secondary Colleges Ordinance (Cap.320), is a self-financed tertiary institution, incorporated as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tung Wah Group of Hospitals ("TWGHs"). Leveraging on the renowned strengths and expertise of TWGHs, the College followed the educational ideals of TWGHs and commits to nurture youngsters to become socially responsible and caring citizens by offering them high quality tertiary education.  The College is set to become a renowned private university specialized in training healthcare professionals.

The College is a diverse private tertiary institution currently offering degree and sub-degree programmes in Nursing, Health Sciences, Medical Science, Business Administration, Rehabilitation and Social Sciences. Focusing on interactive and outcome-based education coupled with a cross-disciplinary approach, the College aims at stimulating students' learning and critical thinking, as well as broadening their social perspectives and fields of knowledge.  

The College is planning to launch a number of new programmes. To cope with its continuous development, we are now inviting highly qualified candidates to fill the following position: 

Analyst Programmer (1 year contract), Library (TWC/14/093/LIB/AP)

Duties

The appointee will be required but not limited to:

1.develop, implement and support the College's central administrative systems, including the library system and the management information system;
2.analyze user requirements, perform system design, development, testing, implementation and relating system support tasks;
3.prepare related system documentation;
4.work with the staff of Information Technology Services Office (ITSO), the vendors and other relevant parties;
5.perform other duties as assigned by the Librarian or his/her delegates.

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 in Computer Science, Information Technology/ Systems or related disciplines;
2.have at least 3 years' working experience in applications development and hands-on experience in the development and support of systems in the business areas concerned;
3.have knowledge and experience in implementing or supporting applications using Oracle RDBMS 10g or above, PL/SQL, Java EE platform, Linus, UNIX and Unicode processing; HTML, PHP, XML, XSL, XPATH, XQUERY, JQUERY, JAVASCRIPT, CSS, Visual Basic;
4.have working knowledge of library systems such as INNOPAC system, Primo, Aleph, ExLibris, SFX Link Resolver or similar systems, MetaLib; and the latest library-related technology;
5.have strong analytical skills, good information and communication technology skills;
6.be proficient in written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua); and
7.be willing to work on irregular hours.

Salary and Post will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Applicants will also be considered for other posts in the College. 

To apply, please submit the 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, Hong Kong 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 concerned 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

(Tung Wah College is operated by Tung Wah College Limited)


 
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Monday, 18 August 2014

Tung Wah College (the "College"), established in 2010 under the Post Secondary Colleges Ordinance (Cap.320), is a self-financed tertiary institution, incorporated as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tung Wah Group of Hospitals ("TWGHs"). Leveraging on the renowned strengths and expertise of TWGHs, the College followed the educational ideals of TWGHs and commits to nurture youngsters to become socially responsible and caring citizens by offering them high quality tertiary education.  The College is set to become a renowned private university specialized in training healthcare professionals.

The College is a diverse private tertiary institution currently offering degree and sub-degree programmes in Nursing, Health Sciences, Medical Science, Business Administration, Rehabilitation and Social Sciences. Focusing on interactive and outcome-based education coupled with a cross-disciplinary approach, the College aims at stimulating students' learning and critical thinking, as well as broadening their social perspectives and fields of knowledge.  

The College is planning to launch a number of new programmes. To cope with its continuous development, we are now inviting highly qualified candidates to fill the following position:

 

Project System Analyst (Project based, 16-month contract),
Library (TWC/14/092/LIB/PSA) 

Duties

The appointee will be required but not limited to:

1.analyze user requirements, perform system design, development, testing, implementation and related system support tasks;
2.prepare related system documentations;
3.work with the staff of Information Technology Services Office (ITSO), the vendors and other relevant parties to implement the project; and
4.perform other duties as assigned by the Librarian or his/her delegates.

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 in Computer Science, Information Technology/Systems or related disciplines;
2.have at least 5 years' working experience in applications development and hands-on experience in the development and support of systems in the business areas concerned;
3.have knowledge and experience in implementing or supporting applications using Oracle RDBMS 10g or above, PL/SQL, Java EE platform, Linus, UNIX and Unicode processing; Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Flash, HTML, PHP, XML, XSL, XPATH, XQUERY, JQUERY, JAVASCRIPT, CSS, Visual Basic and C Programming;
4.preferably have experience/knowledge in library systems;
5.have strong analytical skills, good information and communication technology skills;
6.be proficient in written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua); and
7.be proactive and be able to work under pressure.

Candidates with less experience will be considered as Analyst Programmer/Programmer.

Salary will be competitive and will commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To apply, please submit the 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, Hong Kong 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 concerned 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

(Tung Wah College is operated by Tung Wah College Limited)


 
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Friday, 15 August 2014

The Goethe-Institut Hongkong is inviting interested candidates to apply for the following position

Digital Services Assistant (Part-time 50 %). The position is a temporary one

The Goethe-Institut Hongkong seeks a versatile, creative, and technology-savvy Digital Services Assistant with knowledge in content management, social media and library services, to assist with the library's digital and web services. The digital services assistant will also participate in conducting public resource-related induction sessions and general library duties.

Key responsibilities:

Online services (web content writing and editing), CMS
- Digital initiatives support, assistance in developing and promoting digital resources 
- Social Media
Assisting customers in the use of resources
- Translating text German-English-Chinese

Requirements:

- Good written and communication skills in Chinese, English and German (B2) 
- Good organisational and computing skills, IT literacy skills
- Knowledge of CMS and social media is advantage
- Self-motivated, good team player
- Enjoying work with internal and external customers 
- Friendly and professional communicator 

Terms of Appointment:

- part-time (50 %), 20 hours per week, 20 days paid leave
- Contract starting : 16.09.2014 on a fixed-term contract for 12 months

- Deadline of application: 03.09.2014

Application:

Interested parties should send an application and full resume via 
e-mail to  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it
Mrs. Michaela Bodesheim 
Head of Library and Information Service
Goethe-Institut Hongkong

 

Personal data collected will be used strictly for recruitment purpose only and will be destroyed within 6 months.


 
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Friday, 08 August 2014

About Hong Kong Design Centre

Design helps to enhance Hong Kong's Competitiveness. HKDC is a non-profit design promotion organisation and a strategic partner of the HKSAR Government in advancing Hong Kong as an international design hub in Asia. 

Our scope of work embraces promoting good design, cultivating design with the big "D" (design thinking), fostering collaborative innovations and nurturing designer founders (cultivating design thinking at core of business and delivering value through design and innovation). 

Our work is meaningful and unique. Going forward, we will focus on maximizing mission impact through design leadership and promotion, partnership and extensive communications. Through knowledge-driven programming, we advocate design thinking and foster creativity across the professions and the community to be resourceful champions and game changers for sustained development. 

We now have an exciting opportunity for a high caliber and like-minded candidate to join our dynamic team.  Please visit our website www.hkdesigncentre.org for information of HKDC.

Part-Time Library Assistant 
Work on Monday, from 10:00am to 6:00pm 
(with 1 hour lunch time from 2:00pm to 3:00pm)

Responsibilities: 

-Undertake daily operation for HKDC Design Library, the Design Resource Centre
-Maintain HKDC archive through cataloging and filing
-Maintain library system database for effective search of design resources
-Provide effective administrative and logistics support for library & other events
-Perform ad hoc projects and assignments as required

Requirements: 

-Certificate or above qualification from a recognised institutes
-With experience in database management and archiving is an advantage
-Good written and verbal communication skills in English and Chinese
-Self-motivated, a good team player with people skills
-Good organisational and computing skills
-Reliable and punctual
-Interested in Design / Creative Industry

Interested parties are invited to apply by sending your resume with full details of education, work experience, current & expected salary, contact phone number and earliest available date to the Human Resources Office, Hong Kong Design Centre, 1/F, InnoCentre, 72 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon or email to:  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .  HKDC reserves the right not to make appointment for the post(s) advertised.  Only short-listed candidates will be notified. All information received will be kept in strict confidence for six months and data will only be used for recruitment purpose.



 
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Thursday, 07 August 2014

Assistant Librarian

We are recruiting for an Assistant Librarian to join our busy law firm library.  

Responsibilities:

Assisting fee earners & staff with legal and business research.
Co-ordinating and conducting training. 
- Liaising  with commercial l information providers.
- Providing Library Reference Desk Services.

Requirements:

Degree level in library/information management.
- Minimum 2 years of relevant experience.
- Excellent research skills and highly IT literate.
- Good command of  written and spoken English and Chinese Language.
- Self-motivated and able to prioritise the workload.

At Mayer Brown JSM, we understand that our people are our greatest asset.  Attractive salary, fringe benefits and excellent career development opportunities will be offered to the right candidates.

Please apply with full resume by e-mail to  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Personal data provided by applicants will be treated in strict confidence and used for recruitment purposes only.




 
 
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