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.