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Assistant Librarian (User Services) in the Library

Hong Kong Shue Yan University Library is inviting applications for the Assistant Librarian position. The appointee reports to the University Librarian.

 

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Overseeing circulation services, course reserves, and user management;
  • Developing circulation regulations, policies, and services to enhance user access to library materials;
  • Coordinating counter services and staff roster;
  • Managing user space areas within the Library and participating in space planning;
  • Collaborating with the Facilities Management Office to ensure smooth library operations;
  • Promoting and overseeing Alumni Services within the Library;
  • Supervising book preservation activities;
  • Providing training and supervision to support staff and student helpers;
  • Acting as the Liaison Librarian for academic departments;
  • Compiling statistics and reports related to User Services;
  • Performing any other duties assigned by the University Librarian.

 

Candidates for this position should possess the following qualifications:

  • A recognized Master’s degree in Library Science/Information Science or a related field;
  • Relevant work experience in academic libraries, with knowledge of Alma and Primo VE;
  • Practical experience in access services, alumni services, circulation, course reserves, and facilities management;
  • The ability to work independently and collaboratively with colleagues in the Library and the University;
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills in both English and Chinese.

 

The appointee will be required to work shifts in the evenings and on weekends.

 

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

Applicants should email the Application Form, Resume, and Cover Letter to the University Librarian at [email protected] or mail to:

 

Hong Kong Shue Yan University,
Library Complex
12 Wai Tsui Crescent, Braemar Hill,
North Point, H.K.

The application form can be accessed at:

https://www.hksyu.edu/download/Application%20Form%20for%20non-Academic%20Positions.doc

All application materials will be held in strict confidence. Only those who are short-listed will be contacted. The position is open for application until 31st May 2024.

IT Officer / Assistant IT Officer

Hong Kong Shue Yan University Library is inviting applications for the IT Officer / Assistant IT Officer position. The appointee reports to the Head of System Services.

 

Responsibilities:

  • assist in the development and maintenance of web applications and websites;
  • assist in the administration of Library servers (RHEL, Ubuntu);
  • provide IT-related services and support to both library office and users;
  • take up various library operational duties;
  • perform other tasks as assigned; and
  • shift duties on evenings, weekends will be required.

 

Candidates should possess:

  • a higher diploma or above in Computer Science or IT-related discipline, or having proven working experience in IT field;
  • working experience in HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, AngularJS, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Java, JSP, Python;
  • working experience of implementation/customization of various open source applications, for example: DSpace-CRIS, Blacklight, Islandora, Omeka, SubjectsPlus
  • good command of spoken and written English and Chinese;

 

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

Applicants should email the Application Form, Resume and Cover Letter to the University Librarian at [email protected] or mail to:

 

Hong Kong Shue Yan University,

Library Complex

12 Wai Tsui Crescent, Braemar Hill,

North Point, H.K.

 

The application form can be accessed at:

https://www.hksyu.edu/download/Application%20Form%20for%20non-Academic%20Positions.doc

 

All application materials will be held in strict confidence. Only those who are short-listed will be contacted.

The position is open for application until 23 May 2024.

Assistant Librarian (University Archives and Digitization)

Hong Kong Shue Yan University Library is inviting applications for the Assistant Librarian position. The appointee reports to the University Librarian.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Process, describe and preserve the archival collection;
  • Manage and update the online archives system;
  • Publicize and expand awareness of the archives collection through written materials, exhibits, tours or perform other activities as needed;
  • Coordinate the digitization of university publications and materials;
  • Train and supervise the staff on archival projects;
  • Manage budget and perform administrative tasks regarding the operation of the University Archives;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the University Librarian.

 

Candidates should possess:

  • A recognized Master’s degree in Information Management or Archives Study or related disciplines;
  • Relevant work experience in cultural organizations (archives, library, or museum) or related fields;
  • Knowledge of standard archival practices and principles;
  • Experience in using AtoM or other collection management systems;
  • Experience in managing and implementing digitization projects;
  • Ability to work independently, as well as work collaboratively in a team with colleagues in the Library and the University;
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills in English and Chinese.

 

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

Applicants should email the Application Form, Resume, and Cover Letter to the University Librarian at [email protected] or mail to:

 

Hong Kong Shue Yan University,

Library Complex

12 Wai Tsui Crescent, Braemar Hill,

North Point, H.K.

 

The application form can be accessed at:

https://www.hksyu.edu/download/Application%20Form%20for%20non-Academic%20Positions.doc

All application materials will be held in strict confidence. Only those who are short-listed will be contacted. The position is open for application until 23 May 2024.