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Assistant Librarian (Ref.: 22/074/ADMIN/LIB/AL)

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 Librarian (Ref.: 22/074/ADMIN/LIB/AL)

The appointee will be required to 

  • oversee the fulfillment operations (including circulation, reserve and Interlibrary Loan services);
  • review library policies, procedures and regulations in relation to library access and collection services;
  • discharge duties in the reference section and provide timely responses to users’ enquiries;
  • maintain the effectiveness of library services by analyzing statistical data and compiling reports to inform the decision-making processes;
  • monitor the maintenance of the physical space and the improvement of the facilities so as to enhance user experiences;
  • formulate annual development plans and participate in library-wide projects;
  • supervise and provide training to support staff;
  • serve on institutional committees as appropriate;
  • undertake other duties as assigned by the Librarian or his/her delegates.

Applicants should have

  • a recognized degree and professional qualifications (e.g. MLS, MCLIP or equivalent);
  • at least 3 years of relevant experience, preferably with supervisory experience in libraries of higher education institutions;
  • practical knowledge of fulfillment, course reserves, Interlibrary Loan services and collection management;
  • a familiarity with library management systems and discovery tools;
  • strong coordination, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • an ability to work independently and as a team member;
  • a high level of proficiency in both written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua).

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

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.