Library Assistant II – (240001DV)


Library Assistant II – (240001DV)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library
Library Assistant II 

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Library invites applications for a Library Assistant II. The appointee will be initially assigned to the Learning Services Department of the CUHK Library. The Learning Garden is a technology-rich learning environment equipped with computer workstations, high-performance multimedia workstations designed for film View in SharePoint editing and graphic design, as well as comprehensive 3D printing and scanning facilities. The MakerSpace provides AR and VR facilities, creative media production space for video and VR content as well as maker workspace equipped with various production tools in the Learning Garden. 

Major duties include (a) providing front-line enquiry, counter and roving services; (b) offering clerical and administrative support to the Learning Garden and MakerSpace; (c) organizing events and workshops; (d) assisting users with the operation of MakerSpace equipment; (e) assisting in creating or maintaining library guides and instructional materials to support faculty and students; and (f) other tasks as assigned. Shift duties in the evenings, at weekends or on holidays 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 (minimum Grade C for 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) strong interpersonal skills and good customer service attitude; (v) the willingness to learn new skills, and work independently and as a team member; and (vi) good computer skills, including the use of MS Office applications and Chinese word-processing. Relevant work experience in libraries, including use of library management system, is preferred. 

Applicants must submit copies of HKCEE/HKDSE certificates showing that they have fulfilled the language requirements and/or 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.