Assistant Librarian I/II (Research and Learning Support) – Library (Ref. ALI/II-RLS (LIB) 2021-04-30)


Assistant Librarian I/II (Research and Learning Support) – Library (Ref. ALI/II-RLS (LIB) 2021-04-30)

The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK) is a non-profit private liberal-arts-oriented university.  It has five Schools (Business, Communication, Decision Sciences, Humanities & Social Science, and Translation & Foreign Languages), with around 6,000 full-time students and 200 full-time faculty members.  Adopting the unique “Liberal + Professional” education model, HSUHK is a residential institution which puts quality teaching and students’ all-round development as its highest priorities.  Aspiring to be a leading private university in the region, HSUHK features top-quality faculty members, award-winning green campus facilities, innovative degree programmes, impactful research, and excellent student development/support services.  Our aim is to nurture young talents with critical thinking, innovative minds, human caring attitude, moral values and social responsibilities.

The University now invites application for the following position:


Assistant Librarian I/II (Research and Learning Support) – Library (Ref. ALI/II-RLS (LIB) 2021-04-30)



  • plan the development of information literacy, reference and research consultation services to support teaching, learning and research;
  • collaborate with faculty members to design library classes for students;
  • promote the use of library resources and assist in building library collections in support of academic curriculum;
  • participate in the development of strategic plan, library website, online tutorials, subject guides, and etc.;
  • monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the services by preparing statistics and reports; and provide user education and perform reference duties.

Applicants should:

  • possess a recognized university degree and professional qualification in librarianship (MLS or equivalent);
  • have at least 5 years of post-qualification experience with supervisory responsibilities;
  • have knowledge of information literacy and experience in teaching library instruction classes;
  • have basic knowledge in learning technologies and their applications to instruction;
  • have ability to effectively respond to and resolve library issues for a wide variety of library users with strong service attitude; and
  • have excellent planning, organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

The appointee will be required to work shifts in evenings and on weekends.  Applicants with work experience in the higher education sector will be an advantage.  Applicant with less years of experience may be considered for the post of Assistant Librarian II.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Applicants should send a full resume with expected salary by email to [email protected] or by post to Human Resources Office, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, Hang Shin Link, Siu Lek Yuen, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong on or before 16 May 2021.  Please indicate the post applied for and mark ‘Application – Confidential’ and the reference number on the cover.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in this exercise.

Applicants who are not invited to an interview within three months may consider their applications unsuccessful.  All information received will be treated in strict confidence, and the data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.  The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request.

The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, incorporated in Hong Kong with limited liability by guarantee, is an equal opportunity employer.