OUHK - Part-time Library Assistants


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:

Part-time Library Assistants (Ref.: 17-PTLA-296-HKLA)

The appointees are responsible for the following duties:
i)    To perform duties related to the circulation services of the Library; and
ii)    To be responsible for the opening and closing of the Library.

The working hours will normally be between 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. on weekday evenings, and between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.

Applicants are required to possess the following:
i)    At least 5 subjects with Level 2 in HKDSE or equivalent, including English & Chinese languages and Mathematics;
ii)    Knowledge of library; and
iii)    Preferably with related working experience.

Applicants should indicate the results of HKDSE (or equivalent qualifications) in their applications.

Terms of Appointment
Successful candidates will be appointed on a temporary part-time fixed term contract.  Benefits will be provided in accordance with the statutory provisions.

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 ( This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ) (Please quote the reference number in your application).

Deadline: 24 October 2017

(Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement posted in September 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.