Assistant Technical Officer / Technical Assistant

Job level Entry
Work exp Minimum 2 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Information Technology > Help Desk / IT Support
Information Technology > Network / System Admin
Published On 23/11/2018
ref. 181123-01


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, offering quality sub-degree programmes for secondary school leavers; and the School of Professional Education and Executive Development, offering 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.

The College now invites applications for the following post:

CPCE Libraries

Assistant Technical Officer / Technical Assistant (Ref. 181123-01)


The appointee will (a) provide IT-related services and support to both CPCE Libraries offices and users; (b) maintain various library information systems, applications and databases; (c) assist in administration and preparation of statistical reports; (d) co-ordinate with other CPCE units/offices and external vendors; (e) take up various library operational duties, and (f) perform any other duties as assigned.

The appointee may be required to work on shift duties in evenings, weekends and on public holidays on either of the two campuses in West Kowloon and Hung Hom Bay.


Applicants should have (a) a recognized degree in Information Technology, Computing Studies or a related discipline; (b) at least two years’ relevant post-qualification work experience; (c) good knowledge and hands-on experience in PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, XML, MS Office, Windows and the tools for web developments; (d) good knowledge and hands-on experience in server administration of Linux operation system and VMware; (e) practical experience in provision of support services to users; (f) high proficiency in both written and spoken English and Chinese, and (g) good multi-tasking, interpersonal and communication skills.

Possession of knowledge and experience of INNOPAC Millennium system and discovery services will be advantageous. Preference will be given to those with knowledge in academic library operations.

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

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 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 For applicants who wish to provide a 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.