Employment Opportunity

Applications are invited for the following post: 

Library Assistant (Information Services) in the University Libraries (Ref.: 201700642) (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 and 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. They should be able to provide strong customer service and have a good team spirit. They should also possess basic knowledge of common software and equipment, such as MS Office, scanners and printers, and general skills in information search. Proficiency in spoken English, Cantonese and Putonghua is required. Besides performing counter duties, the appointee will provide support to the Information Services Division in a wide range of duties, such as library tour, e-learning & research support and collection development. 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 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 June 2, 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