Post Date: 11 Sep 2021

Functions: Education
Types: Contract
Education: Bachelor Degree
Salary: -
Location: Wan Chai

The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

Library Systems Services Officer


Reporting to the Assistant Librarian I (Systems), the postholder is required to assist in maintaining the integrated library system and other information systems of the Library. The postholder is also required to provide IT support in the library projects and services, assist in website and application program development as well as hardware and software support for library staff and users. He/she will also participate in the subject liaisons with Schools / Departments. The postholder might be required to work in the libraries at Wanchai and Bethanie campuses in evenings, on weekends and public holidays, and needs to react immediately to urgent events outside normal office hours, such as system outage.

Applicants should :

  1. Have a recognised bachelor degree in computer science, information system or related disciplines, with at least one year of post-qualification experience in systems supports and administrations;
  2. Have working knowledge of web application development and maintenance using HTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, MySQL, Oracle, etc;
  3. Have experience in managing Windows and Linux operating systems; and servers with VMware virtual machines;
  4. Have good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; and
  5. Be attentive to details and an active participant in a team.
Preference will be given to those who have working experience in academic libraries, the knowledge of Alma Library System, Primo Discovery Platform and EZproxy, and the knowledge in library standards, such as MARC, Dublin Core and OAI-PMH.

Terms of Appointment :
Appointment will be on a two-year contract with the possibility of renewal, subject to mutual agreement. A gratuity payment equal up to 10% of basic salary earned during the contract period will be payable upon satisfactory completion of contract. Fringe benefits include leave, medical, and dental benefits. Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Applications :
Please apply in writing with full résumé, expected salary and copies of academic qualifications. Applications with reference code 'LSSO' clearly marked on the envelope should be sent to the Human Resources Office, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, No. 1 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong, or email on or before 25 September 2021.

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