(14 January 2019) Hong Kong University Library is currently seeking an Assistant Librarian (Information Services Section) (PR0247/18-19) to join its Information Services Section. Reporting to the Head of Information Services Section, a key responsibility of this professional position will be to serve as the liaison librarian for the School of Business. He/She will also provide high-quality instructional, research, and reference services in a variety of different modes. Special projects and a wide variety of public service duties will be integral to the role. Shift duties during evenings/weekends/public holidays are required.
Applicants should have a recognised professional qualification in librarianship (MLS or equivalent) and be able to demonstrate current knowledge of academic library resources, systems, services, and trends. A background or experience in business, economics, finance, or human resource management will be advantageous. He/She must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to work both independently and collaboratively with stakeholders within and outside of the Library. Excellent communication skills in English are required; additionally, proficiency in Chinese is highly desirable. Academic library experience, advanced technology skills, and/or instructional expertise will be beneficial. A genuine enjoyment of teaching and supporting students and researchers is essential.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.
The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.
Closing date: 2 February 2019