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Applications are invited for the following posts:

Library Assistant (Information Services) in the University Libraries (Ref.: 495469) (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)

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 relevant library and counter service experience. They should be able to provide good customer service and have a strong team spirit, with basic knowledge of common software and equipment, such as MS Office, scanners and printers, as well as general skills in information search. Proficiency in spoken English, Cantonese and Putonghua is required. The appointee will be responsible for counter duties, and providing a wide range of support to the Information Services Division such as library tour, e-learning and research support, and collection development. Shift duty on evenings, weekends and public holidays will be required.

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 April 25, 2019.

 

IT Officer in the University Libraries (2 posts) (Ref.: 494356) (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)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Computing Science/Information Technology or related disciplines with at least 3 years’ relevant post-qualification work experience OR a Master’s degree with at least 1 year’s relevant post-qualification work experience. They should have experience in server administration (Windows/Linux) and application development (proficient in at least two of Java/PHP/Angular/NodeJS/Ruby); be self-motivated and team-oriented; with good communication, problem-solving and analytical skills; and be able to handle multiple projects concurrently. The appointee will be responsible for system analysis and sourcing, system setup and upgrade, application development, server administration, and providing training to users in new software packages, applications, procedures and systems. Knowledge in AI and Big Data application development is an advantage. Shift duties after normal office hours and on Saturdays may be required.  Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 493904) 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 (http://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Closes April 13, 2019.

 

Library Assistant (Law Library) in the University Libraries (Ref.: 494286) (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.

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 (http://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Closes March 29, 2019.

 

Research and Data Services Librarian (at the rank of Assistant Librarian I) in the University Libraries (Ref.: 494251), to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have (i) a good university degree and a recognized professional qualification in library and information science (e.g. MLS or equivalent) OR a Master’s degree or advanced degree relevant to the position; (ii) at least 5 years' post-qualification relevant experience in academic libraries OR an equivalent combination of relevant experience in working with research processes and scholarly communication; (iii) strong written and oral communication skills in Chinese and English; (iv) a collaborative spirit in working with staff within the Library and the University community at large; (v) sound knowledge and understanding of the scholarly research process; (vi) knowledge and experience in bibliometrics and citation analysis tools, and in major qualitative and quantitative data analysis software, such as NVivo, SAS, SPSS, MATLAB.

The Research and Data Services Librarian is a member of the Information Services Division. The appointee will (i) facilitate and monitor the library's programmes to support the University's research activities; (ii) oversee the development of the HKU Scholars Hub; (iii) work collaboratively with the Head, Technology Support Services (TSS) and other library colleagues in developing, managing and marketing the research data services; (iv) provide advice, training, and consultation services to researchers on data management issues; (v) represent the Libraries to liaise with other data archives; and (vi) provide information services through various channels as directed by the Head, Information Services.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.

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

 

 

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