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Applications are invited for the following posts:

Part-time Junior Library Assistant (Education Library) in the University Libraries (Ref.: 494089) (to commence as soon as possible until May 30, 2019)

Applicants should possess Form 3 standard or equivalent, preferably with 5 passes in HKCEE including English and Chinese (min. Grade C if Syllabus A/Level 2 from 2007) OR min. Level 2 or equivalent in 5 subjects in HKDSEE including English Language and Chinese Language.  They should also have good communication skills in English and Chinese (Cantonese and Putonghua), positive customer service attitude and basic knowledge of PC, Mac and software applications.  The appointee will provide various services to library users, including counter duties, charging and discharging of library materials, answering general enquiries, shelving and shelf-reading, gathering and recording statistics, and performing other duties as assigned. 

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 February 28, 2019.

 

Library Assistant (Law Library) in the University Libraries (Ref.: 494046) (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, 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 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, shelf-reading, document delivery, research support, and performing 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.: 492498) 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 February 28, 2019.

 

Library Assistant (Information Services) in the University Libraries (Ref.: 493969) (to commence as soon as possible for one year)

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. They should also have 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 providing counter services and a wide range of duties 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 (http://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Closes February 15, 2019

 

Library Assistant (Technology Support Services) in the University Libraries (Ref.: 493962) (to commence as soon as possible for one year)

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 experience. They should have excellent communication skills in written and spoken English and Chinese; and good working knowledge in MS Office, Photoshop and bibliographic record of libraries. The ideal candidate should be a good team player, detail-oriented, self-motivated and have a strong sense of responsibility. The appointee will be responsible for importing data and digitized records into a digital repository, which also requires searching and importing metadata, data correction, image editing, converting materials into digital format, and performing other duties as assigned by supervisors.

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 February 15, 2019.

 

Library Assistant I (Music Library) in the University Libraries (Ref.: 493938) (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 recognized university degree OR a diploma in librarianship with relevant post-qualification experience, preferably in a supervisory position. They should have excellent communication skills in written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua), counter services experience, computer literacy, and the ability to provide support in the use of PC and Mac software applications as well as multimedia equipment. A self-motivated, co-operative and service-oriented attitude is essential. The appointee will be expected to work independently and in a team environment, and be responsible for the daily operation of the Library in a supervisory role.  Duties include counter services and stack management; providing administrative support including preparation of staff duty rosters and statistical reports, overseeing accounting tasks, liaising with internal and external parties, participating in special projects; and performing any other duties as assigned by the supervisor. Shift duty 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 site (http://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V.   Closes February 22, 2019.

 

IT Officer in the University Libraries (Ref.: 493904) (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.

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 site (http://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V.   Closes February 15, 2019.

 

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