South Island School Website: Island School is a secondary school with approximately 1,400 students.

South Island School      Website:
South Island School is a secondary school with approximately 1,400 students.

Library Assistant

Job level Entry
Education Not applicable
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Construction / Property > Operations / Facility / Property Management
Education / Training > Library Services
Information Technology > Network / System Admin
Published On 03/02/2020

Job Purpose
The school is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and suitably qualified person for the position of Library Assistant to assist the Librarian in providing relevant resources & Library services to support teaching and learning.

General duties including but not limited to :
• Design and maintain Library webpages/VLE to deliver online resources & services to support e-learning.
• Produce library publications & displays to promote library resources, programs & activities
• Order, process, catalogue and maintain of all Library resources
• Produce Library statistics and various reports for evaluation and different purposes.
• Research information from various sources to support teaching & learning.
• Administer and maintain Library software/systems to ensure the effective use of all functions.
• Support the Librarian in the delivery of Library research workshops, programs and activities
• Administer & maintain magazine & newspaper subscriptions to ensure continuous supply.
• Administer overdue reports & send reminders to students and parents to maintain an efficient flow of library resources.
• Manage the circulation counter and provide clerical & customer service in the Library.
• Shelve books & maintain the general tidiness of the Library.


• Recognised qualification in Librarianship
• Experience of working with students or young adults (desirable)
• Fluency in spoken English
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Apps). Knowledge and experience with Mac environment is desirable.
• Good knowledge of using specific databases and Library systems (Softlink Oliver, RFID)
• Knowledge of specific applications for publishing & web design
• Good ICT, media and design skills (desirable)
• Capable of data input in different languages/characters e.g. Chinese
• Good knowledge in Information research
• Good customer service skills and effective communication (including good written English) & interpersonal skills
• High initiative and adaptability
• Organized and innovative

Applications must be submitted online through

Applicants must possess a permanent Hong Kong resident or possess a valid visa to work in Hong Kong.

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Closing Date: 09 Feb 2020
For enquiries, please contact Brondy Poon at +852 22406763 or

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Applicants must be a permanent Hong Kong resident or possess a valid visa to work in Hong Kong.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and offers may be extended prior to the job closing date

By applying for this position, your application may be considered for other opportunities within ESF.

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