Research Services Librarian

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Services Librarian (at the rank of Assistant Librarian I) in the University Libraries (Ref.: 497048), to commerce as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have (i) a good university degree and a recognized professional qualification in library and information science (e.g. MLS or equivalent) OR a Masters degree or advanced degree relevant to the position; (ii) 5 years' post-qualification relevant experience in academic libraries OR an equivalent combination of relevant experience in working with research processes and scholarly communication; (iii) strong communication skills preferably in both English and Chinese; and organization skills; (iv) collaborative spirit in working with staff within the Library and the University community at large (v) excellent organizational and project management skills; (vi) sound knowledge and understanding of the scholarly research process and research performance tools.

The Research Services Librarian is a member of the Information Services Division. The appointee will (i) facilitate and monitor the library's programmes to support the University's research activities; (ii) work collaboratively with the Head, Technology Support Services (TSS) and Branch/ Faculty Librarians in developing, managing and marketing the HKU Scholars Hub and research data services; (iii) provide advice, training, and consultation services on scholarly communication issues, research performance assessment and research data management; (v) represent the Libraries to liaise with other data archives; and (vi) provide information services through various channels as directed by the Head, Information Services.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salary tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 15% of basic salary.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Closes (1 month from the advertisement date).

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Services Librarian (at the rank of Assistant Librarian I) in the University Libraries (Ref.: 497048), to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have (i) a good Bachelors degree and a recognized professional qualification in library and information science (e.g. MLS or equivalent) or an advanced degree relevant to the position; (ii) at least 5 years of relevant post-qualification experience in academic libraries or an equivalent combination of relevant experience in working with research processes and scholarly communication; (iii) strong communication skills preferably in both English and Chinese; (iv) a collaborative spirit in working with staff within the Library and the University community at large; (v) excellent organizational and project management skills; (vi) sound knowledge and understanding of the scholarly research process and research performance tools.

The Research Services Librarian is a member of the Information Services Division. The appointee will (i) facilitate and monitor the Library's programmes to support the University's research activities; (ii) work collaboratively with the Head, Technology Support Services and Branch/Faculty Librarians in developing, managing and marketing the HKU Scholars Hub and research data services; (iii) provide advice, training, and consultation services on scholarly communication issues, research performance assessment and research data management; (iv) represent the Libraries to liaise with other data archives; and (v) provide information services through various channels as directed by the Head, Information Services.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salary tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the Universitys careers site (https://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V. Closes August 9, 2019.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and
is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency

 
 
Job level Entry
Work Exp.
Education Diploma / Certificate
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Administration (Others)
Published On 05/07/2019