Assistant Librarian II (Ref. 21022202-IE)


Assistant Librarian II (Ref. 21022202-IE)


Assistant Librarian II (Ref. 21022202-IE)


The appointee will work with a team of professional librarians and support staff to deliver quality library services in support of the University’s research and learning initiative.  He/She will be required to:

  • provide instructional and consultation services for students and faculty on finding, using and managing information effectively;
  • develop the Library’s information literacy programmes, and collaborate with Faculty to integrate these programmes into the academic curriculum;
  • support the scholarly communication needs of faculty and research students on dissemination and preservation of research output, enhancing research impact, and using bibliographical citation management tools;
  • create online guides, interactive contents, instruction videos and innovative services to enhance Library’s e-learning support services;
  • serve as the Faculty Librarian of the assigned Faculty/Schools to ensure Library’s resources and services meet their learning, teaching and research needs;
  • support collection development of print and online resources;
  • provide reference services; and
  • perform any other duties as assigned by the University Librarian or her delegates.


Applicants should have:

  • a recognised degree with postgraduate qualification in Library Science or Information Science, and preferably post-qualification experience in information work in an academic library setting;
  • experience in library instruction and reference services and information literacy, database searching, bibliographical management tools, and new forms of scholarly communication in a University setting; and
  • excellent interpersonal, presentation, and customer service skills in English and Chinese.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  Initial appointment will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract.  Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.  Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.


Please submit application form via email to [email protected], or by mail to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong.  If you would like to provide separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.  Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from  Consideration of applications will commence on 8 March 2021 until the position is filled.  The University Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.