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Assistant Librarian I/II (User Services)

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 Librarian I/II (User Services) (Ref. 220930-05)

Duties

The appointee will (a) manage the effective delivery of quality services; (b) be responsible for the line management and staff supervision; (c) act as the communication link between senior management and operational staff; (d) review, recommend/develop and implement service policies and practices as appropriate; (e) lead/participate in project groups and initiatives; (f) compile and analyse key statistics to allow informed decision making, and (g) perform any other duties as assigned.

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

Qualifications

Applicants should have (a) a recognized degree plus a professional qualification in Librarianship (MLS or equivalent); (b) five years of solid professional and supervisory experience; (c) practical experience in the provision of support services to users; (d) strong organization and prioritization skills; (e) excellent multi-tasking, interpersonal and communication skills, and (f) high proficiency in both written and spoken English and Chinese.

Possession of knowledge and experience of the INNOPAC Millennium system and discovery services will be advantageous.

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

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 complete the job application form which is available on http://www.cpce-polyu.edu.hk/chro/app_form/ and send it to the Human Resources Office, College of Professional and Continuing Education via email [email protected]. 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.

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. 220923-03)

Duties

Appointees will be required to perform duties in one of the following service areas and any other duties as assigned:

Cataloguing
(a) perform copy cataloguing and classify library materials in various formats;
(b) maintain authority control for bibliographic records, and
(c) perform end-processing of new library materials.

Resources and 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 printed and electronic resources, and
(c) provide administrative support for technical processing of library materials.

Systems and Electronic Services
(a) assist in maintaining library systems and databases;
(b) assist in designing, developing, and updating the library websites and web applications, and
(c) prepare statistical reports.

User Services
(a) perform user services comprising circulation, enquiry, shelving and collection maintenance,
(b) assist in user area maintenance and promotion of library activities, and
(c) assist users in the use of library services, resources and facilities.

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

Qualifications

Applicants should have the following qualifications and qualities:

(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 complete the job application form which is available on http://www.cpce-polyu.edu.hk/chro/app_form/ and send it to the Human Resources Office, College of Professional and Continuing Education via email [email protected]. Applicants who wish to provide separate curriculum vitae should still complete the job application form for facilitating the recruitment process. Recruitment will continue until the positions are filled.

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

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

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. 220715-07)
[Appointment period: three to six months]

Duties

Appointee will serve one of the following areas:

A) Acquisitions
The appointee will (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) User Services
The appointee will (a) provide services at the library counter; (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 PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus or PolyU West Kowloon Campus.

Qualifications

Applicants should have the following qualifications and qualities:

(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) be 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 a recognised degree/associate degree/higher diploma but less experience will also be considered.

Full-time students are welcome to apply.

Remuneration

Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application

Please complete the job application form which is available on http://www.cpce-polyu.edu.hk/chro/app_form/ and send it to the Human Resources Office, College of Professional and Continuing Education via email [email protected]. 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 positions are filled.

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

Library Assistant I/II (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 (several posts) (Ref. 220809-01)

Duties

Appointees will serve one of the following areas:

A) Resources and Academic Support
The appointee will (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 printed and electronic resources; (c) provide administrative support for technical processing of library materials; (d) provide customer services, and (e) perform any other duties as assigned.

B) Systems and Electronic Services
The appointee will (a) assist in maintaining library systems and databases; (b) assist in designing, developing, and updating of the library websites and web applications; (c) assist in maintaining the access of electronic database services; (d) provide administrative support, prepare statistical reports; (e) provide customer services, and (f) perform any other duties as assigned.

C) User Services
The appointee will (a) perform high quality user services comprising circulation, enquiry, and information services, shelving and collection maintenance, user areas maintenance and promotional activities; (b) assist users in the use of library services, resources and facilities, and (c) 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 PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus or PolyU West Kowloon Campus.

Qualifications

Applicants should have the following qualifications and qualities:

(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) be self-motivated, mature, organized, responsible and result-oriented, and (f) proficiency in computer applications including MS Word, Excel and Chinese word processing.

For the posts A) and B), applicants should also have (a) good knowledge of graphics design and hands-on experience of the Adobe create suite of tools, such as InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, etc.; (b) good knowledge of web content management, graphics and interface design; (c) hands-on experience in PHP, SQL, JavaScript, XML, HTML, CSS, and the tools for web developments; (d) the qualities of being attentive to details and being to transcribe information with high accuracy, and (e) a strong technical aptitude to quickly learn new software and hardware.

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.

Remuneration

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.

Application

Please complete the job application form which is available on http://www.cpce-polyu.edu.hk/chro/app_form/ and send it to the Human Resources Office, College of Professional and Continuing Education via email [email protected]. 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 positions are filled.

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

Senior Assistant Librarian / Assistant Librarian I (System and Electronic Services)

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 (System and Electronic Services)
(Ref. 220617-13)

Duties

The appointee will (a) manage the Integrated Library System, discovery platform and other Library mission 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 System and Electronic Services 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 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, HTML, PHP, XML, CSS, MySQL, 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.

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.

Application

Please complete the job application form which is available on http://www.cpce-polyu.edu.hk/chro/app_form/ and send it to the Human Resources Office, College of Professional and Continuing Education via email [email protected] 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.

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. 220909-02)

Duties

The appointee will (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 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 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.

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.

Application

Please complete the job application form which is available on http://www.cpce-polyu.edu.hk/chro/app_form/ and send it to the Human Resources Office, College of Professional and Continuing Education via email [email protected]. 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.