Back to search results
Header Image

Acquisitions Librarian (at the Rank of Assistant Librarian I/II)

The University of Hong Kong - University Libraries

Acquisitions Librarian (at the rank of Assistant Librarian I/II) in the University Libraries (Ref.: 517573) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should possess

  1. a Bachelor’s degree and a recognized professional qualification in library and information science (e.g. M.L.S. or equivalent) with at least 5 years’ post-qualification working experience at a professional level in academic libraries (a higher degree in a second subject relevant to the position is preferable);
  2. profound knowledge of acquisition issues, trends, workflows, and best practices in an academic library and experience in budget analysis;
  3. demonstrated knowledge of electronic resources licensing and the legal framework in which it takes place (as an advantage);  
  4. excellent spoken and written communication skills in both English and Chinese (essential); and
  5. good analytical and problem-solving skills, excellent interpersonal skills, with flexibility to work both independently and collaboratively with students and staff of the University, vendors and all levels of Library staff.  They should also be detail-oriented with the ability to organize and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.  

Applicants with less professional experience in library and information science may be considered for appointment at the rank of Assistant Librarian II.

Reporting to the Head of Technical Services, the appointee will oversee the strategies, processes and workflow of acquisition and payment for content in all formats for the library while ensuring that resources are obtained in a timely, fiscally responsible and effective manner.  He/She will work closely with the Cataloging & Metadata Librarian and maintain close relationship with subject Librarians and Systems Librarian. The appointee is encouraged to pursue further development and to make contributions to the profession. 

Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref: 517152) for the post need not re-apply.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries 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, by clicking the ‘Apply’ button and upload an up-to-date C.V.  

Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until December 16, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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

Location: Hong Kong - Hong Kong
Salary: A highly competitive salary
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 30th November 2022
Closes: 16th December 2022
Job Ref: 517573
 
   
We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please send us your feedback
Show all jobs for The University of Hong Kong …
Advert information

Type / Role:

Subject Area(s):

Location(s):

* Salary has been converted at the prevailing rate on the date placed
Job tools
 

PhD Alert Created

Job Alert Created

Your PhD alert has been successfully created for this search.

Your job alert has been successfully created for this search.

Ok Ok

PhD Alert Created

Job Alert Created

Your PhD alert has been successfully created for this search.

Your job alert has been successfully created for this search.

Manage your job alerts Manage your job alerts

Account Verification Missing

In order to create multiple job alerts, you must first verify your email address to complete your account creation

Request verification email Request verification email

jobs.ac.uk Account Required

In order to create multiple alerts, you must create a jobs.ac.uk jobseeker account

Create Account Create Account

Alert Creation Failed

Unfortunately, your account is currently blocked. Please login to unblock your account.

Email Address Blocked

We received a delivery failure message when attempting to send you an email and therefore your email address has been blocked. You will not receive job alerts until your email address is unblocked. To do so, please choose from one of the two options below.

Max Alerts Reached

A maximum of 5 Job Alerts can be created against your account. Please remove an existing alert in order to create this new Job Alert

Manage your job alerts Manage your job alerts

Creation Failed

Unfortunately, your alert was not created at this time. Please try again.

Ok Ok

Create PhD Alert

Create Job Alert

When you create this PhD alert we will email you a selection of PhDs matching your criteria.When you create this job alert we will email you a selection of jobs matching your criteria. Our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy apply to this service. Any personal data you provide in setting up this alert is processed in accordance with our Privacy Notice

Create PhD Alert

Create Job Alert

When you create this PhD alert we will email you a selection of PhDs matching your criteria.When you create this job alert we will email you a selection of jobs matching your criteria. Our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy apply to this service. Any personal data you provide in setting up this alert is processed in accordance with our Privacy Notice

 
 

Browser Upgrade Recommended

jobs.ac.uk has been optimised for the latest browsers.

For the best user experience, we recommend viewing jobs.ac.uk on one of the following:

Google Chrome Firefox Microsoft Edge