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Digital Scholarship Manager (23240642)

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Digital Scholarship Manager (23240642)

The Library now seeks an enthusiastic, communicative, and organised individual to join its Digital Initiatives and Research Cluster (DIR). The successful candidate will be a proactive champion of the Library’s leading role in supporting digital scholarship. They will:

  • Lead a small team comprising of programmers, database administrators, and visual designers to develop digital scholarship projects with faculty collaborators;
  • Effectively communicate with faculty collaborators to align project expectations, progress, and post-production promotions, and also be responsible for project management;
  • Administer the annual Digital Scholarship Grant and organise an annual digital scholarship conference;
  • Oversee the Library’s research data services by assessing latest research data tools, organising data tool workshops, and developing online self-learning materials;
  • Provide technical and data advice or support for other areas of the cluster including research data services and digitisation projects; and
  • Participate in any other tasks as assigned by supervisors.

Applicants should possess a master’s degree with 2 years of related experience or a bachelor’s degree in computer science or related disciplines with 6 years of related experience. Post-qualification working experience in a university setting is a plus. Sound knowledge of and practical experience in project management, training provision, digital system development, research cycles, and major coding systems (Python, MySQL, JavaScript, PHP, Google Maps API, etc.) are expected. Understanding of JSON-LD, RDF, schema.org, SPSS, ArcGIS, and Tableau is a plus. Strong written and oral communication skills in English and Chinese, as well as a collaborative spirit are expected.

Reference monthly salary range: HK$54,870-HK$90,255

The initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of up to three years.  Re-appointment thereafter is subject to performance review, mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System. Those who are not invited for an interview 8 weeks after submission of application may consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at https://hro.hkbu.edu.hk/en/worklife-at-hkbu/employee-favourable-environment.html#privacy-policy.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.

Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled.