The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK) is a non-profit private liberal-arts-oriented university. It has five Schools (Business, Communication, Decision Sciences, Humanities & Social Science, and Translation & Foreign Languages), with around 6,000 full-time students and 200 full-time faculty...

The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK) is a non-profit private liberal-arts-oriented university. It has five Schools (Business, Communication, Decision Sciences, Humanities & Social Science, and Translation & Foreign Languages), with around 6,000 full-time students and 200 full-time faculty members. Adopting the unique “Liberal + Professional” education model, HSUHK is a residential institution which puts quality teaching and students’ all-round development as its highest priorities. Aspiring to be a leading private university in the region, HSUHK features top-quality faculty members, award-winning green campus facilities, innovative degree programmes, impactful research, and excellent student development/support services. Our aim is to nurture young talents with critical thinking, innovative minds, human caring attitude, moral values and social responsibilities.

The University now invites application for the following position:

Associate Librarian – Library (Ref: AssoL (LIB) 2021-07-23)

Job level Senior
Work exp Minimum 7 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, English
Location
Shatin
Employment type Full Time
Benefits 5-day week, Gratuity, Medical plan
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Library Services
Education / Training > Others
Information Technology > Information Services
Published On 23/07/2021
Tags
ref. AssoL (LIB) 2021-07-23

 

Responsibilities:  

  • provide vision, direction and leadership in the formulation of library strategic planning, policies and guidelines;
  • oversee Library collections including budget planning and management, collection development and assessment, acquisition and description of library collections, job standards establishment and quality assurance;
  • oversee the development and operations of Library systems including library integrated management system, access management, and discovery tools;
  • prepare timely reports, financial and statistical analysis to support decision making;
  • advocate for library initiatives, develop and maintain collaborative relations with library stakeholders; and
  • lead special projects, supervise subordinates and serve on library-wide committees and task forces.

 

 

Applicants should: 

  • possess a recognised university degree and professional qualification in librarianship (MLS or equivalent);
  • have at least 7 years of experience at supervisory level in academic libraries;
  • have solid working experience in library operations and management in collection development, technical services and/or library information systems, etc.;
  • have excellent planning, analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with the ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks;
  • be familiar with current library profession trends, applications of advanced technology, theories and best practices for the delivery of user services in academic libraries; and
  • have the ability to work in a collegial environment to provide excellent library services.

 

 

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Applicants should send a full resume with expected salary by email to hr@hsu.edu.hk or by post to Human Resources Office, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, Hang Shin Link, Siu Lek Yuen, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong on or before 22 August 2021.  Please indicate the post applied for and mark 'Application - Confidential' and the reference number on the cover.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in this exercise. 

Applicants who are not invited to an interview within three months may consider their applications unsuccessful.  All information received will be treated in strict confidence, and the data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.  The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request. 

The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, incorporated in Hong Kong with limited liability by guarantee, is an equal opportunity employer.