Library Assistant I/II (Systems and Electronic Services)


Library Assistant I/II (Systems and Electronic Services)


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

Library Assistant I/II (Systems and Electronic Services) (Ref. 220506-04)


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.

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.


Applicants should have (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 knowledge of web content management, graphics and interface design; (d) hands-on experience in PHP, SQL, JavaScript, XML, HTML, CSS, and the tools for web developments; (e) practical experience in provision of IT support services to users; (f) willingness to keep up with new technologies; (g) good proficiency in both written and spoken English and Chinese; (h) the quality of being self-motivated, organized, responsible and result-oriented, and (i) 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 less experience will be considered for the post of Library Assistant II.

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.


Please complete the job application form which is available on 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.