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Job Opportunity at Hong Kong Baptist University: Associate Librarian (Technical and Collection Services) Woo Wing Yan 19 Sep 2016 05:48 UTC

Associate Librarian (Technical & Collection Services) (PR090/16-17)

Hong Kong Baptist University Library invites applications for a
creative, forward-thinking, energetic and collaborative Associate
Librarian to lead, coordinate, and manage the Library's Technical &
Collection Services Division. This person will lead the transformative
efforts to enhance and streamline Technical & Collection Services
processes and services to aim at developing practical solutions and
creative problem-solving, workflow analysis, assimilation of multiple
perspectives and continual exploration and adoption of new technological
skills and tools.

Reporting to, as well as advising and assisting, the University
Librarian, the successful candidate will serve as a key member of
Library's senior leadership team and, assume a vital role in the
development and implementation of strategic initiatives, the
coordination and leading of cross-functional project teams for enhancing
the services, operations and developing library policies, while
overseeing several technical services functions of the Library.

Applicants should possess a recognised degree plus an MLS or equivalent
qualification, with at least ten years' appropriate post-qualification
experience in academic libraries, of which at least five years at a
managerial level, carrying considerable responsibility. He/She must be
able to demonstrate updated knowledge of academic library resources,
systems, services, and trends. Applicants should also possess strong
interpersonal skills and be able to work both independently and
collaboratively with a diverse range of people within and outside the
Library. Strong service orientation, ability to manage multiple
department operations in a dynamic and changing environment,
demonstrated excellent leadership and supervisory skills, solid project
management experience, as well as experience performing research,
compiling and analysing data, and preparing reports & recommendations
are essential. Excellent communication skills in English are required;
additionally, proficiency in written Chinese, spoken Putonghua /
Cantonese are desirable.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and
provide an updated curriculum vitae and/or fill in the application form
which is obtainable (a) by downloading from; or (b) by fax at 3411-7799
(local line only); or (c) in person from the Personnel Office, Hong Kong
Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration
Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon. Completed
application form should be sent to the same address. Please quote PR
number on all correspondence. Applicants not invited for interview 4
months after the closing date may consider their applications
unsuccessful. Details of the University's Personal Information
Collection Statement can be found at

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the
post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms
and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 15 October 2016



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