Assistant Library Officer (Research Support & Archives)


Assistant Library Officer (Research Support & Archives)

Lingnan University is one of the eight publicly funded institutions in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) with the longest established tradition among the local institutions of higher education.  Lingnan University is a global leader in providing quality education focusing on whole-person development and conducting high-impact research for a better world.  Moving forward, Lingnan University aspires to become a leading research-intensive liberal arts institution in the digital era.

Lingnan University’s Faculties of Arts, Business, Social Sciences, School of Graduate Studies, and School of Interdisciplinary Studies run undergraduate, taught postgraduate and research postgraduate programmes.  Its liberal arts education model blends the arts, science, and elements around human and humanities.  Anticipating the establishment of the School of Data Science, Lingnan University strives to enhance innovation and technology research to drive a positive impact in the society and the world.  Building upon Lingnan University’s existing strength combining the best of the Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions, the University will leverage its geographical strength in the Northern Metropolis and pioneer the liberal arts education model in the Greater Bay Area (GBA) and beyond.    Further information about Lingnan University is available at

Applications are now invited for the following post:

Assistant Library Officer (Research Support & Archives)
(Post Ref.: 24/50)


  • Support the provision and implementation of a suite of services to support activities arisen throughout the research lifecycle, including but not limited to research consultation, open access, researcher identity management, research impact and analytics
  • Assist to manage University’s Research Information Management System (RIMS) and Digital publishing platform
  • Assist to design and develop graphical or multi-media materials to support training events, webpage development or other public showcases
  • Perform counter and shift duties on regular basis, including evenings, weekends and public holidays
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor(s)


  • A recognized degree in any discipline
  • Good knowledge of metadata handling, data analytics & visualization
  • Graphical design ability with knowledge of software (e.g. Illustrator, Photoshop or InDesign)
  • Knowledge with web development technology (e.g. Drupal, PHP, MySQL, XML/XSLT, API) or Power Platform Technologies (e.g. Power Apps, Power Automate, PowerBI, Dataverse) will be an advantage
  • Attentive to details
  • Good command of both written and verbal English and Chinese
  • Ability to work in teams and independently with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Working experience in an academic library setting will be an advantage

Candidates with less/more experience will also be considered for appointment at the relevant rank.

Salary and Fringe Benefits

The rank and commencing salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits, where applicable, include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund and gratuity.

Application Procedure
(online application only)

Please click “Apply Now” to submit your application.  Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

We are an equal opportunities employer.  Review of applications will continue until the post is filled.  Qualified candidates are advised to submit their applications early for consideration.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, or to fill the post by invitation or by search.  We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.