Employment Opportunity

Applications are invited for the following post: 


IT Manager in the University Libraries (Ref.: 201700735) (to commence on August 1, 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal subject to mutual agreement)

Applicants should have a Master’s degree in Computer Science/IT or equivalent plus at least 3 years’ post-qualification work experience in IT services in academic libraries. Strong written and oral communication skills in Chinese and English, ability to liaise with vendors and all levels of Library staff, and working knowledge of Unix, Windows, SQL, PERL and Java are required. Reporting to the Senior IT Manager/Head of Technology Support Services, the appointee will primarily be responsible for management of Alma and Primo (Integrated Library System), technology development and other projects in database creation and management, web applications, programming, etc. Information about the post can be obtained at http://lib.hku.hk/employment/ITM170602.html.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to libjobjr@hku.hk. Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/Closes July 1, 2017.

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.


The University is an equal opportunities employer and

is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency