Job Opening: Scholarly Communications Librarian -- Hong Kong Baptist University Wing Woo 03 May 2017 04:28 UTC

Scholarly Communications Librarian (PR325/16-17)

Hong Kong Baptist University Library now seeks an enthusiastic,
out-going, and organised individual to join the team of Digital and
Multimedia Services Section as Scholarly Communications Librarian (at
the rank of Assistant Librarian).  The successful candidate will:
(i)    oversee for the library’s training and consultation programmes to
support faculty publishing, data management, and data curation;
(ii)    facilitate the use of qualitative and quantitative research
tools, bibliometrics, and altmetrics within campus;
(iii)    work collaboratively with a library’s committee in developing,
managing, and marketing the library’s IR system;
(iv)    coordinate the management of HKBU theses and dissertations;
(v)    explore digital technology to support data management and
research processes;
(vi)    assist in other areas of the section that include digital
scholarship; and
(vii)    participate in the library’s reference services.

Applicants should have (i) a good university degree with a recognised
professional qualification in library and information science (e.g.,
MLIS or equivalent) OR a Master’s degree relevant to the position; (ii)
two years of post-qualification and relevant experience in academic
libraries; (iii) sound knowledge and practical experience in training
provision, research processes, copyright, IR, PlumX, and major data
software (such as SPSS, NVivo, GIS, etc.); (iv) strong written and oral
communication skills in English; and (v) collaborative spirit in working
with the university community and library colleagues.  Shift duties are

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; 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.  The 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

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: 20 May 2017

Wing WOO (Ms.)
Technical and Collection Services Coordinator
& Head of Collection Management and Development
Hong Kong Baptist University Library
34 Renfrew Road
Kowloon Tong
Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 3411-7965
Fax:     (852) 3411-5590



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