Tuesday, February 18, 2014

City University of Hong Kong: subject librarian

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement.

Applications are invited for:Assistant Librarian II (Teaching and Learning Support) in the Library [Ref. B/972/00]

Duties : As a subject librarian for the designated departments/programs, the appointee is required to work closely with faculty and students to support the teaching, learning, and research needs of the University. Main duties include to: provide information literacy instructions and reference consultation, collaborate with faculty to develop course-related instructions, organize academic exchange and outreach activities, collaborate with staff in other relevant units to develop collections in the assigned subject areas. Evenings and/or weekend shifts may be required.

Requirements : A good honours degree plus a recognized postgraduate professional qualification in librarianship or information science (MLS or equivalent). Good planning and organizational skills; ability to work independently, cooperatively and collegially; excellent interpersonal skills and written English; demonstrable professionalism with strong motivation, innovation, flexibility and commitment are required. Candidates with undergraduate/postgraduate degree in Law/Science, working experience in library instructional design and delivery in academic setting, familiarity with current instructional technologies and social networking, and fluency in Putonghua are preferred.

(Further enquiries can be directed to Ms. Sheena SHUM of Library at email: sheena.shum@cityu.edu.hk.)

Salary and Conditions of Service
Remuneration package will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract; fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes.

Information and Application
Additional information and application form are obtainable at http://www.cityu.edu.hk or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong. The closing date is 31 March 2014.
Please quote the reference number in the application and submit via email at hrojob@cityu.edu.hk, fax at 2788 1154/3442 0311 or by post to the Human Resources Office. Applications will receive full consideration and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. We encourage applications  from all qualified candidates, especially those who will enhance the diversity of our staff.