Employment Opportunity

Applications are invited for the following post:

 

Part-time Junior Library Assistant in Lending Services Division of the University Libraries (Ref. no.: JIS00084917)

Requirements: Form 3 standard or equivalent; preferably with 5 passes in HKCEE including English (min. grade C if Syllabus A/Level 2 from 2007), OR min. Level 2 or equivalent in 5 subjects in HKDSEE including English Language, or above; proficiency in spoken English, Cantonese and Putonghua; and basic computer skills.

Duties: (a) To search and process missing or requested items; (b) To clear book drops and return materials; (c) To shelve library materials and tidy up the library; (d) To assist Library Assistants in performing counter duties; (e) Any other duties as assigned.  Applicants should possess good customer service skills. A positive, co-operative attitude is essential.  Previous library experience desirable.  Applicants should be available to work on weekdays, sometimes during evenings and weekends.   Maximum number of working hour s is 17.5 per week.

Rate of pay: $62 per hour

Applications: Applicants please complete the application form obtainable from http://lib.hku.hk/files/employment/lsd201802.doc , and return it together with copies of the HKCEE/HKALE or HKDSEE certificate to Ms Anita Hung by fax to (852) 2858-9420 or by post to the Administrative Services Division, University Libraries, 4/F Main Library, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong.

Closing date for application: 7 March 2018

 

Library Assistant (Special Collections) in the University Libraries (Ref.: 201800158) (to commence as soon as possible, 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 possess 5 passes in HKCEE including English (min. Grade C if Syllabus A/Level 2 from 2007), OR min. Level 2 or equivalent in 5 subjects in HKDSEE including English Language, OR a recognized certificate for library assistants OR a recognized certificate in the area of digital library/information centre management, preferably with some relevant library and counter services experience. They should also have proficiency in spoken English, Cantonese and Putonghua; and basic knowledge of PC and software applications and bibliographic record of libraries. An enthusiastic, co-operative and service-oriented attitude is essential. Applicants with knowledge of HTML/XHTML, HTML5, XML, CSS or JavaScript would have an advantage. The appointee will perform counter duties, which include charging and discharging of library materials; supervising the use of restricted materials; answering general enquiries; assisting users to use microform machines, photocopiers and scanners; inputting and updating data for library records and databases; shelf-reading; supporting collection care and performing any other duties as assigned by supervisors. Shift duty on evenings, weekends and public holidays is required.

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 the University Libraries at 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 March 2, 2018.

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.

 

Library Assistant (Cataloguing) in the University Libraries (Ref.: 201800094) (to commence as soon as possible, 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 possess 5 passes in HKCEE including English (min. Grade C if Syllabus A/Level 2 from 2007), OR min. Level 2 or equivalent in 5 subjects in HKDSEE including English Language, OR a recognized certificate for library assistants OR a recognized certificate in the area of digital library/information centre management, and preferably with some relevant library and counter services experience.  Applicants should also have proficiency in written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua); good communication and interpersonal skills; working knowledge of and skills in common software such as MS Office and demonstrated knowledge of cataloguing of western and Chinese materials using MACR21, RDA, AACR2R, DDC and LCC.  Those with experience in the application of LC Pinyin Romanization guidelines for editing the Pinyin of Chinese bibliographical records would have an advantage.  The appointee will perform copy/adaptive cataloguing, including bibliographic searching, authority checking, Pinyin editing, and assign call numbers and subject headings.  Further information about the post can be obtained at http://lib.hku.hk/employment/LA(CAT)171017.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 the University Libraries at 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 February 9, 2018.

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