Assistant Library Officer (Ref.: 22/089/ADMIN/LIB/ALO)


Assistant Library Officer (Ref.: 22/089/ADMIN/LIB/ALO)

Caritas Institute of Higher Education is currently offering Postgraduate, Undergraduate as well as Higher Diploma programmes in various disciplines. The Institute is devoted to educating our students to be responsible and respectable graduates who are academically and professionally well-educated and who can contribute to the social and moral well-being of the community. In the years to come, the Institute will be working vigorously towards establishing a self-financing Catholic University in Hong Kong.

Applications are now invited for the following post in the Library:

Assistant Library Officer (Ref.: 22/089/ADMIN/LIB/ALO)

The appointee will be required to

  • perform original and copy cataloguing, maintain the authority control for bibliographical records and provide support in the end-processing of library materials;
  • assist in collecting cataloguing statistics and compiling usage reports;
  • assist users in the use of library services, resources and facilities;
  • discharge operational duties relating to circulation, information enquiry, shelving and collection maintenance;
  • work at service counters on a regular shift basis, including evenings and weekends;
  • undertake other duties as assigned by the Librarian or his/her delegates.

Applicants should have

  • a recognized Degree or Higher Diploma, preferably in library information management related disciplines;
  • knowledge of Resource Description & Access, MARC21 and Library of Congress Subject Headings and LC Classification Scheme;
  • a familiarity with an Integrated Library System and discovery services;
  • practical experience in the provision of user support services;
  • a reasonably high level of proficiency in both written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua);
  • an ability to work independently and within a team in a self-motivated, collegial and responsible manner.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Notes for Applicants

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested parties are invited to submit

  • written application indicating expected salary;
  • CV; and
  • duly completed application form to the Institute Secretariat, 10/F, 18 Chui Ling Road, Tseung Kwan O, New Territories or email to: [email protected] before the application deadline. Candidates not invited for interview within 2 months after the application deadline may assume their applications unsuccessful.

All personal data provided by the applicants will be treated in strict confidence and used only for recruitment and employment-related purposes.