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Applications are invited for the following posts: 


Library Assistant (Law Library) in the University Libraries (Ref.: 201801285) (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. Strong customer service, problem-solving skills, and ability to work as part of a team are essential. The appointee will be responsible for a wide range of services to library users including counter duties, legal information services, tours and orientations, user training, shelving, shelf-reading, document delivery, research support, and any other duties as assigned by supervisors. Shift duty on evenings, weekends and public holidays is required. Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 201800926) need not re-apply.

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.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.    Closes September 1, 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