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A one-time award of HK$ 5,000



CLOSING DATE: 10th October, 2017 (Tue.)

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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,english/

Application form of the Award is available at

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: 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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CPCE - Senior Assistant Librarian / Assistant Librarian I (System Services) Print E-mail


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 posts:


CPCE Libraries

Senior Assistant Librarian / Assistant Librarian I (System Services) (Ref. 170804-01)


The appointee will be required to:

(a)    manage the Integrated Library System, discovery platform and other Library mission critical systems, including in-house developed databases;
(b)    manage electronic resources, develop digital library applications, e-learning related systems and the Libraries website;
(c)    oversee all library related information and communication technology applications;
(d)    lead the System Services team to provide a wide range of quality services;
(e)    liaise with internal and external service providers;
(f)    develop and implement new initiatives; and
(g)    perform any other duties as assigned.

The appointee will be required to work on shift duties in evenings, weekends and on public holidays on either of the two campuses in West Kowloon or Hung Hom Bay. 


Applicants should have the following qualifications and qualities:
(a)    a good university degree and a recognized professional qualification in Librarianship (MLS or equivalent);
(b)   minimum eight years of solid professional and supervisory experience, including experience in systems development and management in academic libraries;
(c)    working knowledge of Integrated Library System, discovery platform, UNIX, Linux, MS Windows server operating systems;
(d)   experience in networking, software and Web application development including open source software development and user-interface design;
(e)    knowledge and experience in programming such as Perl, HTML, PHP, XML, CSS, MySQL, JavaScript and web services based on various APIs;
(f)     demonstrated supervisory and project management skills;
(g)    mature, independent, responsible, and able to work as a team member and a team leader; and
(h)    a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese.

Applicants with less experience will be considered for the post of Assistant Librarian I.


Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  


Application forms are obtainable by downloading from  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 Saturday, 19 August 2017.  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.  

August 2017

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