Library Assistant I/II (Acquisitions) (part-time) [Appointment period: six months]

Job level Entry
Education F.5 - F.7 or DSE
Location Kowloon
Employment type
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Library Services
Published On 18/11/2016
ref. 161118-02


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

Library Assistant I/II (Acquisitions) (part-time) (Ref. 161118-02)
[Appointment period: six months]


The appointee will be required to:

(a) perform routine deduplication, seek quotations, place orders and process invoices for all library acquisitions;
(b) receive and inspect all materials purchased by the library;
(c) carry out simple copy cataloguing;
(d) be responsible for the administrative duties of the Team as assigned, including but not limited to taking care of library supplies, furniture and equipment for good physical conditions and/or sufficient quantity, and quality assurance; and
(e) perform any other duties as assigned.

The appointee will be required to work in daytime and/or in evenings and on weekdays and/or on Saturdays on either of the two campuses in West Kowloon or Hung Hom Bay.


Applicants should have the following qualifications and qualities:

(a) at least Grade E/Level 2 or equivalent in five subjects in HKCEE or HKDSEE including English Language (at least Grade C if Syllabus A), Chinese Language and Mathematics;
(b) at least five years’ relevant working experience;
(c) be attentive to details and to transcribe information with high accuracy;
(d) be able to work independently and meet deadline; and
(e) be mature, courteous, organized, responsible, and result-oriented. 

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

Full-time students are welcome to apply.


Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 


Application forms are obtainable by downloading from  Please quote the reference number, unit and post in the application.  Completed application forms should be returned to the Human Resources Office, College of Professional and Continuing Education, Room 1710, 17/F, PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus, 8 Hung Lok Road, Hung Hom, Kowloon by post/fax (2364 0098)/e-mail ( on or before Monday, 5 December 2016.  Applicants who are not invited to an interview within two months of the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.

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