Ref.: 201800158
Posting Title: Library Assistant (Special Collections)
Department: University Libraries
Closing Date: March 2, 2018
 

 

Library Assistant (Special Collections) in the University Libraries (Ref.: 201800158) (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, preferably with some relevant library and counter services experience. They should also have proficiency in spoken English, Cantonese and Putonghua; and basic knowledge of PC and software applications and bibliographic record of libraries. An enthusiastic, co-operative and service-oriented attitude is essential. Applicants with knowledge of HTML/XHTML, HTML5, XML, CSS or JavaScript would have an advantage. The appointee will perform counter duties, which include charging and discharging of library materials; supervising the use of restricted materials; answering general enquiries; assisting users to use microform machines, photocopiers and scanners; inputting and updating data for library records and databases; shelf-reading; supporting collection care and performing any other duties as assigned by supervisors. Shift duty in the evenings, on weekends and public holidays is required.

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.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc.  Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Closes March 2, 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.