Job ref no.: CT3118200-01#3955

Assistant Librarian (Full-time) (to start as soon as possible)

Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education Limited

  • Medical plan

Position Summary:
The post-holder is expected to support the operation of the College Library. He/She will be responsible for:

  • liaising with academic staff in collection development;
  • collaborating with academic staff to organize library activities;
  • cataloguing of library materials;
  • supervising paraprofessional staff in circulation, cataloging and organization of learning resource materials to assure maximum accessibility and usefulness;
  • designing and carrying out library training programmes for academic staff and students;
  • assisting students to devise and execute a search strategy;
  • selecting and sharing library and subject information via email, Facebook and other channels to both staff and students;
  • being familiar with the library management system to improve user experience;
  • providing statistics and reports for librarian on strategically planning;
  • providing information and feedback in the preparation of budget proposals, and for additional capital projects;
  • taking on any other duties as deemed necessary by the Librarian.

Applicants should meet the following requirements:

  1. be a holder of Bachelor Degree in Library & Information science or related discipline;
  2. have a minimum of three years’ experience in the academic library setting;
  3. have the ability to work meticulously and independently;
  4. be self-motivated, well-mannered and a team player;
  5. have good computer skills and knowledge of LMS, preferably of Koha;
  6. be good at both written and spoken English and Chinese; and
  7. be willing to work on staggered schedules to support the operation of the library. (The library opening hours will normally be between 8:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. on weekdays, and tentatively between 11:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturdays.)

Salary and Fringe Benefits:
Appointment will be made on fixed-term contracts commencing as soon as possible.

Remuneration is competitive and will be based on qualifications and relevant experience. The College offers group medical insurance, staff development support, research grant, annual leave and sick leave, and Mandatory Provident Fund to eligible appointee(s).

Application Procedure:

  1. Applicants are invited to:
  2. submit an application letter with a full curriculum vitae, and copies of all graduate transcripts, and the names and contact details of two references.
  3. specify in the application letter current/latest salary and expected salary.
  4. send applications to HR Office, Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education by email via Apply Now.
  5. The College will review applications immediately and applications will be accepted until the posts are filled.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Important notes to Applicants:
Appointees will be required to undergo a teacher registration process with the Education Bureau. In order to complete this process, the following are required:

  1. Applicants with overseas qualifications will have to go through qualification assessment to be conducted by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation and Vocational Qualifications.  The costs for the qualification assessment will be borne by the appointees.  
  2. Appointees will have to undergo a medical examination.  Reimbursement of costs subject to a ceiling is applicable.
  3. Appointees will have to undergo a Sexual Conviction Record Check before appointment can be confirmed.  The cost for the check will be reimbursable.

The College also reserves the right to make an appointment by invitation.

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Job ref no. CT3118200-01#3955
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Job Function
  • Tsimshatsui
Employment Term
  • Contract
  • Full-time
  • 3 years - 8 years
Career Level
  • Entry level
  • Degree