Post Date: 05 Oct 2018

Functions: Education
Types: Contract
Education: Certificate / Diploma
Salary: -
Location: Pok Fu Lam

The University of Hong Kong

Library Assistant (Special Collections) in the University Libraries


Library Assistant (Special Collections) in the University Libraries (Ref : 201801566) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal subject to mutual agreement)

Applicants should possess 5 passes in HKCEE including English (min. Grade C if Syllabus A / Level 2 from 2007), OR min. Level 2 or equivalent in 5 subjects in HKDSEE including English Language, OR a recognized certificate for library assistants OR a recognized certificate in the area of digital library / information centre management, preferably with some relevant library and counter services experience. They should be meticulous and have proficiency in spoken English, Cantonese and Putonghua; and basic knowledge of PC and software applications and bibliographic records of libraries. An enthusiastic, co-operative and service-oriented attitude is essential. Applicants with knowledge of copywriting would have an advantage. The appointee will perform counter duties, which include charging and discharging of library materials; supervising the use of restricted materials; answering general enquiries; assisting users to use microform machines, photocopiers and scanners; inputting and updating data for library records and databases; shelf-reading; promoting access to collections; supporting collection care and performing any other duties as assigned by supervisors. Shift duty on evenings, weekends and public holidays is required.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.


Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the University Libraries at

Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at . Further particulars can be obtained at . Closes October 20, 2018.

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

The University is an equal opportunities employer andis committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency.

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