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Director of Library Services 香港科技大學(廣州)圖書館館長 (Job ID: 6036)

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Director of Library Services 香港科技大學(廣州)圖書館館長 (Job ID: 6036)

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) invites applications for the position of Director of Library Services in Guangzhou campus (GZ).

The HKUST (GZ) Library

HKUST(GZ), situated in Nansha District, Guangzhou, is under construction and is planned to open in 2022. Please visit http://hkust-gz.edu.cn/ for details. This new campus offers a unique educational environment with four transdisciplinary hubs and sixteen thrust areas. The GZ Library, a smart library with mainly electronic resources, is equipped with technology-enriched spaces and services. It is the common place for the community to explore with emerging technology and to gather, learn, create, and collaborate.

The Role

The appointee will closely work with Hong Kong Clear Water Bay Library in building development, strategic planning of the GZ Library and overseeing its operations. He/She is expected to lead the functions, to manage resources and to deliver services of the HKUST GZ Library to achieve the missions in supporting teaching, research, and student experience within the University.

The appointee will be required to station and work in the Mainland (initially in Nansha prior to the official opening of the GZ campus in the Fall of 2022). Frequent business travels between Mainland and Clear Water Bay campus will have to be made as required. English is the administration language of HKUST (GZ).

Duties

  • To establish a new Library in the GZ campus and manage the Library’s functions through effective strategic planning;
  • Provide an inspiring and technology-enriched facility and develop a collection of resources for study, research, and enrichment;
  • Oversee the technological development that facilitates information access and discovery;
  • Guide all information, access, technical, and user services and offer user education to build up students’ competency for life-long learning;
  • Plan exhibitions, displays and co-curricular activities to nurture students’ holistic development; and
  • Lead the budgeting process, recruit, and develop staff to ensure productivity and deliver quality services.

Requirements

  • A master’s degree in Library or Information Science or related field; advanced degrees in relevant fields will be an advantage;
  • A proven record of successful management and effective leadership in an academic library setting; candidates with less experience will be considered for the positions of Associate Director;
  • Ability to effectively navigate within a large and complex organisation;
  • Effective people management and team-building skills particularly in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Knowledge of emerging trends in scholarly communication and information and digital media technologies with evidence of continuing participation and professional growth; and
  • Excellent oral and written communication; good command of English and Putonghua is required.

招聘詳述
香港科技大學現正招聘圖書館館長一職,工作地點在香港科技大學(廣州)。

香港科技大學(廣州)圖書館
位於廣州市南沙區的香港科技大學(廣州)目前正在建設中,計劃於2022年秋季校舍正式啟用。詳情請參考 http://hkust-gz.edu.cn/。廣州新校區設置了四個跨學科樞紐和十六個學域,能為學生提供獨特的教育環境。香港科技大學(廣州)擁有以電子資源為主的智能圖書館,館內設有配備了先進技術服務的學習空間。圖書館是校園裡探索發展新興科技的公共區域,師生會在此匯聚、學習、創新和合作。

工作角色
此職位將負責廣州校區圖書館的戰略規劃、建設發展、運作監督,並與清水灣校區圖書館緊密合作。受聘者負責領導館內功能設置、管理資源及提供服務,以完成支持大學內教學、研究及學生體驗的使命。

受聘者需在內地工作,並必須按需要經常到清水灣校區出差。英語是香港科技大學(廣州)的行政語言。

工作職責

  • 在廣州校區建立新圖書館,通過高效的戰略規劃管理圖書館的各項功能;
  • 提供富啟示性的、技術便利性高的學術場所,為學習、研究和知識增長開發學術資源;
  • 監管信息獲取和搜索的技術發展;
  • 引導整合所有信息、訪問渠道、技術和用戶服務,提供用戶教育,培養學生終身學習的能力;
  • 監管展覽和聯課活動的策劃,以培養學生的整體發展;及
  • 領導預算制定流程,招聘、培訓員工,保證生產力及提供高質量的服務。

任職條件

  • 圖書館學、信息管理或相關領域的碩士學位;具有相關領域的高等學位尤佳;
  • 有管理和領導學術圖書館的經驗;資歷和經驗較淺的申請人將被考慮擔任副館長(圖書館服務)或副館長(行政服務);
  • 能夠在大型複雜組織架構里高效工作;
  • 能在多元文化環境下高效地管理人員及建設團隊;
  • 對學術交流的新趨勢和信息、數字化媒體技術方面有豐富的知識,並有在該領域持續參與和專業成長的佐證;
  • 優秀的表達和書寫能力; 良好的英語和普通話。

此職位是內地的委任,受聘者會根據內地的勞動法及規例簽署合同。首次合同期為3年,經雙方同意後可續聘。

此職位將持續接受申請,直至招聘完畢。

This is a Mainland appointment and the appointee will be offered a contract by HKUST Mainland entity in accordance with the local labor laws and regulations. Appointment will initially be made on a 3-year contract, renewable subject to mutual agreement.

Application Procedure

In support of a green work environment, we accept applications submitted online only. To apply, please complete an online application form through the HKUST Careers website (https://hkustcareers.ust.hk) and return it online to the Human Resources Office. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Applicants will receive an acknowledgement by email upon successful submission. We thank applicants for their interest, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.