The Education University of Hong Kong is a publicly funded university offering a diverse range of academic programmes at doctoral, master, bachelor and postgraduate diploma levels as well as other professional development programmes to over 11,000 students, serving teachers and professionals studying in education and related humanities, social sciences, and arts and culture disciplines. The University has a Graduate School and three Faculties, namely, Faculty of Education and Human Development, Faculty of Humanities, and Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, comprising altogether 16 Departments, with about 470 academic/teaching staff. It now features four University-level research centres and thirteen Faculty-level research and development centres covering various areas of expertise in Education, Humanities, Social Sciences and Liberal Arts.
The University aspires to become a leading university in the Asia Pacific region, focusing on Education and complementary disciplines, and recognised for its excellence in nurturing competent and caring professionals and the impact of scholarship. If you are excited by the prospect of contributing your expertise to the development of a leading multidisciplinary University at the heart of East Asia, we would like to hear from you.
For further details about the University, please visit its website at http://www.eduhk.hk.
Assistant Librarian II (Information Management)
The Education University of Hong Kong Library is seeking a library professional with a strong background in bibliographic control and information management. The appointee will be working in the Information Management (IM) Section of the Library. He/she will assist the Section Head in managing the IM Section, including the supervision of the daily operations in creation, maintenance and enhancement of metadata of not just the Library’s print, media and digital collections but also a number of in-house developed databases, digital archives and the institutional repository. The appointee will supervise and train a team of library assistants in these areas; coordinate copyright clearance of teaching materials and production of course packs; perform reference duties at the Library’s Information Counter on a shift basis, including evenings, weekends and public holidays; and conduct special projects and any other duties as assigned by supervisors.
Applicants should have a recognized first degree plus a postgraduate qualification in librarianship or information science (MLS, MCLIP or equivalent), with at least two years’ post-qualification experience in an academic library. They should also have substantial knowledge and experience in technical services in academic libraries, and good knowledge in information organization with AACR2/RDA, MARC21, LCCS, LCSH, etc. Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese is necessary. Working knowledge in integrated library systems such as the Alma or INNOPAC system and fluency in Putonghua will be advantageous.