Vocational Training Council (VTC), established in 1982, has always been at the forefront of vocational and professional education and training (VPET). As a statutory body, we exist within Hong Kong education system to ensure the skills of the Hong Kong workforce remain fresh and future ready. Our mandate...

Vocational Training Council (VTC), established in 1982, has always been at the forefront of vocational and professional education and training (VPET). As a statutory body, we exist within Hong Kong education system to ensure the skills of the Hong Kong workforce remain fresh and future ready. Our mandate to provide VPET is vital in meeting industry needs, and in fulfilling the aspirations of the quarter of a million young people and in-service workers who attend a programme every year at one of our 13 member institutions. Join us if you share our mission.

Assistant Librarian

Job level Entry
Work exp Minimum 2 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Location
Tsing Yi
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Library Services
Education / Training > Others
Published On 07/11/2019
ref. C/LRC/ALIB/11/19-AP1

Learning Resources Centre

Major Duties:
(a) To catalogue and classify books and materials in printed and electronic formats, including original and copy cataloguing;
(b) To acquire resources of Learning Resources Centre (LRC) and development of different formats of learning resources;
(c) To perform serial management and assist in e-learning support;
(d) To provide reference services and manage circulation services;
(e) To plan and deliver LRC orientations, workshops, instructional programs and promote of literacy among users;
(f) To assist in planning, budgeting and administering LRC projects;
(g) To tabulate and evaluate statistics on usage of LRC service;
(h) To oversee operation of Technical or Reader Services of LRC; and
(i) To supervise and manage a team of supporting staff.

Requirements:
(a) A recognized degree in Librarianship, associateship of the Library Association, a post-graduate Diploma in Librarianship; or a Master’s Degree in Library Science; or equivalent;
(b) At least 2 years’ experience in original and copy cataloguing, preferably in academic libraries with hands-on experience in Alma;
(c) Good communication, interpersonal, administrative, problem solving and organization skills;
(d) Good command of spoken and written Chinese and English, preferably including Putonghua; and
(e) Proficiency in common office application software and knowledge of technical support in e-learning materials would be an advantage.

Notes:
(1) The appointee will be required to work irregular hours or shifts.
(2) The initial posting is in the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Tsing Yi).

Application Procedures:
A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 1/2018)], together with a full curriculum vitae, should be sent to the Human Resources Division, 18/F, VTC Tower, 27 Wood Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong. Please specify on the envelope the reference of the post being applied for.

Closing date for application: 25 November 2019

Applicants not invited for interview within 10 weeks from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.

The Council reserves the right not to fill the post(s). 

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only and will be destroyed 12 months after the completion of the recruitment exercise.