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Learning Support Librarian (at the rank of Assistant Manager I / II)

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Learning Support Librarian (at the rank of Assistant Manager I / II)

Lingnan University is one of the eight publicly funded institutions in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) with the longest established tradition among the local institutions of higher education.  Lingnan University is a global leader in providing quality education focusing on whole-person development and conducting high-impact research for a better world.  Moving forward, Lingnan University aspires to become a leading research-intensive liberal arts institution in the digital era.

Lingnan University’s Faculties of Arts, Business, Social Sciences, School of Graduate Studies, and School of Interdisciplinary Studies run undergraduate, taught postgraduate and research postgraduate programmes.  Its liberal arts education model blends the arts, science, and elements around human and humanities.  Anticipating the establishment of the School of Data Science, Lingnan University strives to enhance innovation and technology research to drive a positive impact in the society and the world.  Building upon Lingnan University’s existing strength combining the best of the Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions, the University will leverage its geographical strength in the Northern Metropolis and pioneer the liberal arts education model in the Greater Bay Area (GBA) and beyond.    Further information about Lingnan University is available at https://www.ln.edu.hk/.

Applications are now invited for the following post:

Learning Support Librarian (at the rank of Assistant Manager I/II)
Library
(Post Ref.: 24/49)


Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Associate Librarian or his/her delegate, the candidate will work in the Learning Support team of the Library
  • Oversee the operation of the Learning Support team including usage statistics, reporting, staff supervision, training and budget management, etc.
  • Assist in the planning, implementation, coordination, promotion, and evaluation of the library’s information literacy programs including orientations, workshops, cultural events and all other reference and instruction services in both online and in-person formats for students and faculties
  • Create and deliver digital learning objects, subject guides and other information literacy related web content through different online platforms
  • Serve as library liaison to work with faculties and library Collection Development team to build and manage library collection in different subject areas
  • Partner with faculties and other offices to embed library instruction and support into the curriculum as well as to foster collaboration between academics and the Library
  • Derive innovative measures to promote the information literacy programs, and related library services and facilities
  • Represent the Library in different committees and task forces both internally and externally
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor(s) and University Librarian
  • Shift duties in evenings, and on weekends and public holidays will be required

 

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, particularly in the Humanities, Business or Social sciences
  • A recognized professional qualification in Librarianship (MLS or equivalent)
  • At least five years of relevant working experience in libraries, preferably in academic libraries
  • Sound knowledge of information literacy, current and emerging trends in reference services, research support, intellectual property and copyright issues
  • A good command of English and Chinese, including Cantonese and Putonghua
  • Ability to work well under pressure, independently and in teams
  • Candidates with prior working experience in reference and instructional services will have added advantages

Candidates with less/more experience will also be considered for appointment at the relevant rank.

 

Salary and Fringe Benefits

The rank and commencing salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits, where applicable, include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund and gratuity.

 

Application Procedure (online application only)

Please click “Apply Now” to submit your application.  Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

We are an equal opportunities employer.  Review of applications will continue until the post is filled.  Qualified candidates are advised to submit their applications early for consideration.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, or to fill the post by invitation or by search.  We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.