Job Opportunity at Hong Kong Baptist University Library (Re-advertisement)

Scholarly Communications Librarian (PR325-2/16-17)

(29 May 2017) Hong Kong Baptist University Library now seeks an enthusiastic, out-going, and organised individual to join the team of Digital and Multimedia Services Section as Scholarly Communications Librarian (at the rank of Assistant Librarian).

The successful candidate will participate in the library’s training and consultation programmes to support faculty publishing, data management, and data curation, facilitate the use of bibliometrics and altmetrics within campus, work collaboratively with a library’s committee in developing, managing, and marketing the library’s IR system, coordinate the management of HKBU theses and dissertations. He/She will also assist in other areas of the section that include digital scholarship, digital technology to support data management and research processes, the facilitation of qualitative and quantitative research tools; and participate in the library’s reference services.

Applicants should have a good university degree with a recognised professional qualification in library and information science (e.g., MLIS or equivalent) OR a Master’s degree relevant to the position with at least two years of post-qualification and relevant experience in academic libraries. They must have sound knowledge and practical experience in training provision, research processes, copyright, and IR. Working knowledge of PlumX and major data software (such as SPSS, NVivo, GIS, etc.) is preferred. Strong written and oral communication skills in English and collaborative spirit in working with the university community and library colleagues is a must. Shift duties are required.

Applicants of the previous round will still be considered and do not need to re-apply.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and provide an updated curriculum vitae and/or fill in the application form which is obtainable (a) by downloading from; or (b) by fax at 3411-7799; or (c) in person from the Personnel Office, Hong Kong Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon. The completed application form should be sent to the same address. Please quote PR number on all correspondence. 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

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: 24 June 2017