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Library Assistant I/II (part-time) (several posts)

COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL AND CONTINUING EDUCATION

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 posts:

CPCE Libraries

Library Assistant I/II (part-time) (several posts) (Ref. 240308-04)
[Appointment period: three to six months]

Duties

Appointees will serve one of the following areas and will be required to:

A) Resource Management
(a) perform routine deduplication, seek quotations, place orders and process invoices for all library acquisitions;
(b) receive and inspect all materials purchased by the library;
(c) carry out simple copy cataloguing;
(d) handle administrative duties, including but not limited to taking care of library supplies, furniture and equipment in good condition and sufficient quantity, and
(e) perform any other duties as assigned.

B) Academic Support
(a) assist in the promotion of learning and teaching enhancement activities and workshops;
(b) assist in the promotion and use of the library’s printed and electronic resources, and
(c) perform any other duties as assigned.

C) User Services
(a) provide counter services and monitor turnstile access;
(b) assist in shelving and reorganisation of books;
(c) perform library patrol and in-library user counting;
(d) perform inventory check;
(e) provide support to new books processing, book display and other promotional activities, and
(f) perform any other duties as assigned.

Appointees will be required to work on shift duties in daytime/evening time on weekdays and/or Saturdays on either the PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus or PolyU West Kowloon Campus.

Qualifications

Applicants should have:

(a) at least Grade E/Level 2 or equivalent in five subjects in HKCEE or HKDSEE including English Language (at least Grade C if Syllabus A), Chinese Language and Mathematics;
(b) at least five years of relevant working experience in libraries;
(c) good proficiency in both written and spoken English and Chinese;
(d) good interpersonal and customer service skills;
(e) the quality of being attentive to details, self-motivated, organized, responsible and result-oriented, and
(f) proficiency in computer applications including MS Word, Excel and Chinese word processing.

Possession of related library qualifications and working experience in INNOPAC Millennium and in academic libraries will be advantageous.

Applicants with higher qualifications but less experience will also be considered.

Full-time students are welcome to apply.

Conditions of Service

An attractive remuneration rate will be offered.

Application

Please submit an application through CPCE’s career website https://jas.cpce-polyu.edu.hk/. Consideration of applications will commence on 22 March 2024 until the positions are filled. The College’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at https://www.cpce-polyu.edu.hk/chro/personal-information-collection-statement-(pics)-for-recruitment/.

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

Library Assistant I (several posts)

COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL AND CONTINUING EDUCATION

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 posts:

CPCE Libraries

Library Assistant I (several posts) (Ref. 240308-03)

Duties

Appointees will serve one of the following service areas and be required to:

A) Resource Management
(a) assist in the management of acquisition activities including deduplication, seeking quotations, placing orders, receiving and inspecting all materials purchased by the library;
(b) carry out simple copy cataloguing;
(c) liaise with library vendors and binders, and
(d) perform any duties as assigned.

B) Academic Support
(a) assist in the planning and implementation of learning and teaching enhancement activities and workshops;
(b) assist in the promotion and use of the library’s printed and electronic resources;
(c) provide administrative support for the technical processing of library materials, and
(d) perform any other duties as assigned.

C) Systems Support
(a) assist in maintaining library systems and databases;
(b) assist in designing, developing, and updating the library websites and web applications;
(c) prepare statistical reports, and
(d) perform any other duties as assigned.

D) User Services
(a) manage daily operational tasks including but not limited to performing user services comprising circulation, enquiry, shelving and collection maintenance,
(b) assist in the supervision of user area maintenance and promotion of library activities;
(c) assist users in the use of library services, resources and facilities, and
(d) perform any other duties as assigned.

Appointees will be required to work on shift duties in daytime/evening time on weekdays and/or Saturdays on either the PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus or PolyU West Kowloon Campus.

Qualifications

Applicants should have:

(a) at least Grade E/Level 2 or equivalent in five subjects in HKCEE or HKDSEE including English Language (at least Grade C if Syllabus A), Chinese Language and Mathematics;
(b) five years of relevant working experience or above;
(c) good proficiency in both written and spoken English and Chinese;
(d) good interpersonal and customer service skills, and
(e) proficiency in computer applications including MS Word, Excel and Chinese word processing.

Possession of good knowledge of graphic design or web development tools will be advantageous.

Applicants with higher qualifications but less experience will also be considered.

Conditions of Service

An attractive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointments will be made on a two-year contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.

Application

Please submit an application through CPCE’s career website https://jas.cpce-polyu.edu.hk/. Consideration of applications will commence on 22 March 2024 until the positions are filled. The College’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at https://www.cpce-polyu.edu.hk/chro/personal-information-collection-statement-(pics)-for-recruitment/.

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

Assistant Information Technology Officer

COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL AND CONTINUING EDUCATION

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 Information Technology Officer (Ref. 240308-02)

Duties

The appointee will be required to:

(a) participate in the deployment of in-house web applications and webservices;
(b) enhance and support the existing library information systems, applications and databases;
(c) carry out system testing, data migration, documentation and user training;
(d) explore new technologies applicable to new features, and
(e) 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 the PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus or PolyU West Kowloon Campus.

Qualifications

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 .NET, PHP, Angular, 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.

Conditions of Service

An attractive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment will be made on a two-year contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.

Application

Please submit an application through CPCE’s career website https://jas.cpce-polyu.edu.hk/. Consideration of applications will commence on 22 March 2024 until the position is filled. The College’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at https://www.cpce-polyu.edu.hk/chro/personal-information-collection-statement-(pics)-for-recruitment/.

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

Senior Assistant Librarian / Assistant Librarian I (Systems and Academic Support)

COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL AND CONTINUING EDUCATION

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

Senior Assistant Librarian / Assistant Librarian I (Systems and Academic Support)
(Ref. 240308-01)

Duties

The appointee will be required to:

(a) manage the Integrated Library System, discovery platform and other Library critical systems, including in-house developed databases;
(b) manage electronic resources, develop digital library applications, e-learning related systems and the Libraries website;
(c) oversee all library related information and communication technology applications;
(d) lead the Systems and Academic Support Section to provide a wide range of quality services;
(e) develop and implement new initiatives;
(f) liaise with internal and external service providers, and
(g) 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 the PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus or PolyU West Kowloon Campus.

Qualifications

Applicants should have:

(a) a recognized degree and a professional qualification in Librarianship (MLS or equivalent);
(b) minimum eight years of solid professional and supervisory experience, including experience in systems development and management in academic libraries;
(c) working knowledge of Integrated Library System, discovery platform, UNIX, Linux, MS Windows server operating systems;
(d) experience in networking, software and Web application development including open source software development and user-interface design;
(e) knowledge and experience of programming such as Perl, .NET, PHP, XML, CSS, HTML, MySQL, Angular, JavaScript and web services based on various APIs;
(f) demonstrated supervisory and project management skills;
(g) the quality of being mature, independent, responsible, a good team member and an effective team leader, and
(h) a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese.

Applicants with less experience will be considered for the post of Assistant Librarian I.

Conditions of Service

An attractive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment will be made on a two-year contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.

Application

Please submit an application through CPCE’s career website https://jas.cpce-polyu.edu.hk/. Consideration of applications will commence on 22 March 2024 until the position is filled. The College’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at https://www.cpce-polyu.edu.hk/chro/personal-information-collection-statement-(pics)-for-recruitment/.

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