Assistant Librarian I/II (User Services)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Library Services
Published On 30/09/2022
ref. 220930-05


Founded by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), the College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE) oversees the operations of the Hong Kong Community College which offers quality sub-degree programmes for secondary school leavers and the School of Professional Education and Executive Development which offers professionally oriented academic award programmes for persons at various stages of their career, including top-up degree awards for associate degree and higher diploma graduates. There are four Academic Divisions in CPCE, namely Division of Business and Hospitality Management, Division of Languages and Communication, Division of Science, Engineering and Health Studies and Division of Social Sciences, Humanities and Design.

The College now invites applications for the following post:

CPCE Libraries

Assistant Librarian I/II (User Services) (Ref. 220930-05)


The appointee will (a) manage the effective delivery of quality services; (b) be responsible for the line management and staff supervision; (c) act as the communication link between senior management and operational staff; (d) review, recommend/develop and implement service policies and practices as appropriate; (e) lead/participate in project groups and initiatives; (f) compile and analyse key statistics to allow informed decision making, and (g) perform any other duties as assigned.

The appointee may be required to work on shift duties on evenings, and weekends on either PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus or PolyU West Kowloon Campus.


Applicants should have (a) a recognized degree plus a professional qualification in Librarianship (MLS or equivalent); (b) five years of solid professional and supervisory experience; (c) practical experience in the provision of support services to users; (d) strong organization and prioritization skills; (e) excellent multi-tasking, interpersonal and communication skills, and (f) high proficiency in both written and spoken English and Chinese.

Possession of knowledge and experience of the INNOPAC Millennium system and discovery services will be advantageous.

Applicants with less experience will be considered for the post of Assistant Librarian II.

Conditions of Service

An attractive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment will be made on a two-year contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.


Please complete the job application form which is available on and send it to the Human Resources Office, College of Professional and Continuing Education. For applicants who wish to provide separate curriculum vitae, they should still complete the job application form for facilitating the recruitment process. Recruitment will continue until the position is filled.

Note: College of Professional and Continuing Education Limited is an affiliate of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.