Assistant Technical Officer (Information Technology) [Re-advertisement]


Assistant Technical Officer (Information Technology) [Re-advertisement]


Founded by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), the College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE) oversees the operations of the Hong Kong Community College which offers quality sub-degree programmes for secondary school leavers and the School of Professional Education and Executive Development which offers professionally oriented academic award programmes for persons at various stages of their career, including top-up degree awards for associate degree and higher diploma graduates. There are four Academic Divisions in CPCE, namely Division of Business and Hospitality Management, Division of Languages and Communication, Division of Science, Engineering and Health Studies and Division of Social Sciences, Humanities and Design.

The College now invites applications for the following post:

CPCE Libraries

Assistant Technical Officer (Information Technology) (Ref. 211022-06) [Re-advertisement]


The appointee will (a) provide IT-related services and support to both CPCE Libraries offices and users; (b) maintain various library information systems, applications and databases; (c) assist in administration and preparation of statistical reports; (d) co-ordinate with other CPCE units and external vendors; (e) take up various library operational duties, and (f) perform any other duties as assigned.

The appointee may be required to work on shift duties in evenings, weekends and on public holidays on either PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus or PolyU West Kowloon Campus.


Applicants should have (a) a recognized degree in Information Technology, Computing Studies or a related discipline; (b) at least two years of relevant post-qualification work experience; (c) hands-on experience in PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, XML and the tools for web developments; (d) hands-on experience in server administration of Linux operation system and VMWare; (e) practical experience in provision of support services to users; (f) high proficiency in both written and spoken English and Chinese, and (g) good multi-tasking, interpersonal and communication skills.

Possession of knowledge and experience of INNOPAC Millennium system and discovery services will be advantageous. Preference will be given to those with knowledge of academic library operations.

Shortlisted candidates may be invited to sit for a written test.

Applicants who have responded to previous advertisement need not re-apply.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Initial appointment will be made on a two-year contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.


Please complete the job application form which is available on For applicants who wish to provide separate curriculum vitae, they should still complete the job application form for facilitating the recruitment process. Recruitment will continue until the position is filled.

Note: College of Professional and Continuing Education Limited is an affiliate of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.