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Learning Support Librarian

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Learning Support Librarian

Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions.  It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement.  With three academic Faculties, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in arts, business and social sciences.  Lingnan’s liberal arts education is characterised by a broad-based interdisciplinary curriculum with specialised disciplinary studies; close student-staff relationship; a vibrant residential campus; ample global learning opportunities; active community engagement and multifarious workplace experience.  The School of Graduate Studies also offers postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines and provides professional education for the wider society.  Applications are now invited for the following post:

Learning Support Librarian (at the rank of Assistant Manger I/II)
Library                                                                                                                                             (Post Ref.:21/122)

The appointee will work in the Learning Support team of the Library. He or she is required to a) provide leadership and direction 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 faculty; b) create and deliver digital learning objects, subject guides and other information literacy related web content through different online platforms; c) partner with faculty and other offices to embed library instruction and support into the curriculum as well as to foster collaboration between academics and the Library; d) oversee the operation of the Learning Support team including usage statistics, reporting, staff supervision, training and budget management, etc; e) derive innovative measures to promote the information literacy programs, and related library services and facilities; f) represent the Library in different committees and task forces both internally and externally; and g) perform other duties as assigned by supervisors and University Librarian. Shift duties on evenings, weekends and public holidays will be required.

Requirements

Applicants should have (i) a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, particularly in the humanities, business or social sciences; (ii) recognized professional qualifications in Librarianship (MLS or equivalent); (iii) at least five years of relevant working experience in libraries, preferably in academic libraries; (iv) sound knowledge of information literacy, current and emerging trends in reference services, research support, intellectual property and copyright issues; (v) a good command of English and Chinese (Cantonese and Putonghua); and (vi) the ability to work independently and in teams. Candidates with prior working experience in academic libraries or reference and instructional services will have added advantages.

Candidates of high caliber with less/more experience will also be considered for appointment at a relevant rank.

Salary and 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.

(April 2021)