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Applications are invited for the following posts:

Library Assistant (Law Library) in the University Libraries (Ref.: 498809) (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 some relevant library and counter services experience. They should also have excellent communication skills in written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua), working knowledge of and skills in common software such as MS Office, presentation and visualization tools. A strong customer service mindset, problem-solving skills, and the ability to work as part of a team are essential. The appointee will be responsible for providing a wide range of services to library users, including counter duties, legal information services, tours and orientations, user training, shelving and shelf-reading, document delivery, research support, and performing any other duties as assigned by supervisors. Shift duty on evenings, weekends and public holidays will be required. Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 497248) need not re-apply.

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

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online at the University’s careers website (https://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Closes October 12, 2019.


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