Research Services Librarian (at the rank of Assistant Librarian I) (Ref.: 497048)

Research Services Librarian (at the rank of Assistant Librarian I) (Ref.: 497048)

Applicants should have

(i) a good Bachelor’s 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 University’s careers site and upload an up-to-date C.V. 

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

Job region
The University of Hong Kong
Full time
Closing date
Friday 09 August 2019