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Applications are invited for the following posts: 

Library Assistant (Law Library) in the University Libraries (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 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 November 22, 2018.

 

IT Officer in the University Libraries (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 website (http://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Closes November 19, 2018.

 

Library Assistant (Scholars Hub) (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.

Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree and experiences in Institutional Repository and Bibliometric related topics are preferred.  They should also have excellent communication skills in written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua) and good knowledge in MySQL, PostgreSQL, XML, HTML, Access (including VBA programming). Good communication skills and problem-solving skills to work as an effective team member and on own initiative are required.  The appointee will assist the supervisor to import publications, patents, and other required data to the HKU Scholars Hub (institutional repository/CRIS of HKU), which includes creating researcher profiles, searching for and importing bibliometrics; liaising with vendors to request for data correction; handling enquiries of HKU faculties; making statistical reports, etc., and performing other duties as assigned by the supervisor.  Further information about the post can be obtained at http://lib.hku.hk/employment/LA(ScholarsHub).html.

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 November 19, 2018.

 

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