The post-holder is expected to support the operation of the College Library. He/She will be responsible for:

  • Liaising with academic staff in collection development;
  • collaborating with academic staff to organize library activities;
  • supervising paraprofessional staff in circulation, cataloging, classification and other organization of learning resource materials to assure maximum accessibility and usefulness;
  • designing and carrying out library training programmes for academic staff and students;
  • assisting students to devise and execute a search strategy;
  • selecting and sharing library and subject information via email, Facebook and other channels to both staff and students;
  • being familiar with the library management system to improve user experience;
  • providing statistics and reports for librarian on strategically planning;
  • providing information and feedback in the preparation of budget proposals, and for additional capital projects;
  • taking on any other duties as deemed necessary by the Librarian.

Requirements

Applicants should meet the following requirements:
1. Be a holder of Bachelor Degree in library and information services or related discipline;
2. Have a minimum of three years’ experience in the academic library setting;
3. Have the ability to work meticulously and independently;
4. Be self-motivated, well-mannered and a team player;
5. Have good computer skills;
6. Have knowledge of LMS Koha;
7. Be good at both written and spoken English and Chinese; and
8. Be willing to work on staggered schedules to support the operation of the library. (The library opening hours will normally be between 8:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. on weekdays, and tentatively between 11:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturdays.)

Salary and Fringe Benefits

Appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract, renewable subject to performance.
Remuneration is competitive and will be based on qualifications and relevant experience. The College offers group medical insurance, staff development support, research grant, annual leave and sick leave, and Mandatory Provident Fund to eligible appointee.

Application Procedure

Applicants are invited to:
1. Submit an application letter with a full curriculum vitae, and copies of all graduate transcripts, and the names and contact details of two references.
2. Specify in the application letter current/latest salary and expected salary.
3. Send application to HR Office, Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education by email (recruit@yccece.edu.hk).

Application closing date: The College will review applications immediately and applications will be accepted until the post is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Important notes to Job Applicants

  1. Applicants will have to undergo a Sexual Conviction Record Check before appointment can be confirmed.
  2. Appointees will be required to undergo a teacher registration process with the Education Bureau. In order to complete this process, applicants with overseas qualifications will have to go through qualification assessment to be conducted by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation and Vocational Qualifications. The costs for the qualification assessment will be borne by the appointees.

The College will review applications immediately and applications will be accepted until the posts are filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The College also reserves the right to make an appointment by invitation.

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment-related purposes only.

Personal Data Collection Statement in relation to Job Application

  1. Application documents submitted by job applicants are used for recruitment and other
    employment-related purposes by the College.  It may be accessible to offices, committees or
    persons who will process recruitment and employment-related matters.  Should similar
    vacancies in the College arise, your application may also be forwarded to relevant units for
    consideration.
  2. Provision of full and complete information in support of your application is necessary for
    selection purposes. Failure to provide any of these data may affect the processing and outcome
    of your application.
  3. The unsuccessful applicants’ application papers and other personal data will be destroyed not
    later than one year after the recruitment process is completed.
  4. Job applicants who wish to have access or to make corrections to any information they have
    provided to the College can write to the Head (Administration & Development).