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Heleni Linton Bursary 2017

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 athttp://www.hkla.org/Education_Awards/Heleni_Linton_Bursary/2017/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 10th October 2017 (Tuesday). 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 2018

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/2018/application_form_HKLA_Biennial_Award.doc

Deadline for application will be announced in 2018. For enquiries, please contact the Ms Helen Chan, Education and Training Officer, The Hong Kong Library Association, by phone: 2346-1033; email: 這個email住址已經被防垃圾郵件程式保護,你需要啟動Javascript才能觀看 . 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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OUHK

Established by the Government in 1989, The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) has five academic units, namely the School of Arts & Social Sciences, Lee Shau Kee School of Business & Administration, School of Education & Languages, School of Science & Technology, and the Li Ka Shing Institute of Professional & Continuing Education.  Through them, we provide full-time and part-time programmes at undergraduate, post-graduate, and sub-degree levels.

Today we have over 9,500 full-time and 10,000 part-time students in the four Schools at the OUHK with about 220 programmes of studies.  In addition, there are about 2,500 full-time/part-time students studying in our extension arm.  The OUHK spirit is a culmination of a relentless pursuit of academic excellence and a creative approach to learning and teaching.  Reaching out to our next generation and across the borders through advanced web technologies has been our principal goal in the past years.

We are now inviting application(s) for the following post in the Library:

Assistant Librarian II (Circulation) (Ref.: 17-ALII-113-HKLA)

Duties
The appointee will be responsible to the Senior Assistant Librarian (Public Services).  He/she will provide leadership of the circulation section, including oversight of circulation, reserve and other related services. The appointee will also provide information and reference assistance to users.  He/she may be posted to work in other areas or required to take up additional duties of other Library Section(s). He/she may be posted to work in other areas, such as Information Services, depending on past working experience.

Requirements
Applicants should have a recognized degree plus a professional qualification (e.g. MLS, MCLIP or AALIA) with experience in automated circulation system and knowledge of digital information resources.  They should have good planning, problem-solving, interpersonal and organizational skills.  Proven ability to work effectively in a team is required.  Applicants should have strong oral and written communication skills in both English and Chinese and be self-motivated, independent, proactive and service-oriented.  Relevant experience in a university environment is an advantage.

Terms of Appointment
Successful candidate will be appointed on a full-time fixed term contract.  Fringe benefits will include annual leave, medical & dental benefits, life insurance coverage and gratuity, where applicable.

Application Procedures
Please complete the "Application Form", which is obtainable from the University's website (http://www.ouhk.edu.hk/jobs), and send it together with your CV and names of 3 referees to the Human Resources Unit, The Open University of Hong Kong by e-mail ( 這個email住址已經被防垃圾郵件程式保護,你需要啟動Javascript才能觀看 ) (Please quote the reference number in your application).

Deadline: 7 May 2017

(Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement posted in February 2017 need not re-apply.)

General information about the University is available on the University's website http://www.ouhk.edu.hk.  Personal data provided by job applicants will be handled strictly in accordance with the University's Personal Data Privacy Policy.  The "Personal Data (Privacy) Notice for Job Applicant" is also available on the above website.  Applicants who are not contacted by the University within eight weeks from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.

 
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