Job ref no.: O/THEi-LC/OFF/02/19 (CT3119783-01#0101)
Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

Assistant Librarian

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
Department / Section : Learning Commons

The Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi) offers over 20 innovative degree programmes that are vocationally oriented and developed with significant industry input. All the programmes are accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications, and most are also accredited by the relevant professional bodies. In 2018/19 AY, twelve programmes are included in the Government’s Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions / Sectors (SSSDP), which provides subsidies to students varying from $41,000 to $71,700 per year. For more information about our Institute, please visit

Major Duties:
(a) To catalogue and classify Learning Commons (LC) resources;
(b) To acquire LC resources and perform serial management;
(c) To provide reference services;
(d) To manage circulation and inter-LRC/LC loan services;
(e) To plan and deliver library services orientations, workshops and instructional programmes;
(f) To tabulate and evaluate statistics on usage of LC service;
(g) To assist in planning and administering LC projects;
(h) To plan and deliver institute staff development programmes in teaching and learning; and
(i) To supervise and manage the educational support team to provide teaching and learning support, including course management and learning platfoms.

(a) A recognised degree, preferrably in Librarianship or related field, or equivalent;
(b) Possession of membership of Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (MCLIP), certificate in Librarianship, or post-graduate diploma in Librarianship will be an advantage;
(c) At least 2 years’ experience in academic libraries and cataloguing, preferably with hands-on experience in Alma Library System;
(d) Good communication, inter-personal, organisational and administrative skills; and
(e) Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese, preferably including Putonghua.

(1) The candidate may be appointed on temporary terms of appointment.
(2) The post is in the rank of Officer.
(3) The appointee may be required to perform duties at different sites and work irregular hours, shifts and on Saturdays and Sundays.
(4) The remuneration package will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 1/2018)], together with full curriculum vitae, should be sent to The Registry, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong, 14/F (South Block), 133 Shing Tai Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong, or by e-mail to Please specify on the envelope, or in the subject of the e-mail, whichever is appropriate, the reference of the post being applied for.

Candidates who would like to submit their applications through email are requested to take note of followings:
(1) Please cite “Application for the Post of Assistant Librarian, LC (Ref. No.: O/THEi-LC/OFF/02/19)" as the email subject;
(2) Completed application form (with file name as ‘VTC1-LC-OFF-applicant’s name’) and detailed curriculum vitae (CV) (with file name as ‘CV-LC-OFF-applicant’s name’) should be provided in PDF format with total file size below 10MB.

Closing date for application: 25 February 2019

The Institute reserves the right not to fill the post(s). Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only and will be destroyed 12 months after the completion of the recruitment exercise.

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Job ref no. O/THEi-LC/OFF/02/19 (CT3119783-01#0101)
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 0 year - 5 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree
  • Master's degree