Library Assistant II – (240000ME)


Library Assistant II – (240000ME)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library invites applications for a Library Assistant II.

The appointee will be assigned to the Acquisitions Department of CUHK Library. Duties include (a) handling print books, audio-visual materials and serials ordering, receiving, maintaining holdings data and payment; (b) handling binding records for both monographs and journals; (c) handling weeding lists and records; and (d) other tasks as assigned. Shift duties in the evenings, at weekends or on holidays at library helpdesks are required. 

Applicants should have (i) completed secondary education; (ii) Grade E/Level 2 or above in at least 5 subjects in HKCEE, including Chinese and English (Syllabus B, or at least Grade C in Syllabus A); OR any combination of results in at least 5 HKDSE subjects (including Level 2 or above in Chinese and English): Level 2 or above in NSS subjects, “Attained” or above in ApL subjects (subject to a maximum of 2 subjects), and Grade E or above in Other Language subjects; (iii) a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; (iv) good knowledge of computer applications, including MS Office as well as fast and accurate Changjie Chinese character input; (v) attention to detail; (vi) strong interpersonal skills; and (vii) self-motivation. At least 2 years’ working experience in academic libraries and experience in using Integrated Library systems (ILS) such as Alma is preferred.

Applicants must submit copies of HKCEE/HKDSE certificates showing that they have fulfilled the language requirements and academic qualifications stated above, otherwise their applications will NOT be considered.

Appointment will initially be made on a 2-year contract with contract-end gratuity, renewable subject to mutual agreement.