12/22/15 – Associate Librarian (Teaching and Learning Support)
City University of Hong Kong, China
Sarah P’s comments: This university lasted posted an open position in 12/14, however this is the 8th position to be listed this year for Hong Kong, and the 37th for Asia. This region is starting to outpace the Middle East in available international positions which is a notable dynamic. FYI: They advertised for a new library director in October of this year.
City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement.
Applications are invited for: Associate Librarian (Teaching and Learning Support)
Aspiring to be a valued learning partner in the 21st century, the Library of City University of Hong Kong is in the midst of an ambitious re-structuring.
Duties : Implement strategic plans to create innovative service models for users and to enhance the user experience; collaborate with stakeholders in and outside the University to fully integrate the Library into the University’s strategic planning efforts and to support the University Librarian in managing the Library operations.
Requirements : A good honours degree plus a recognized post-graduate professional qualification in Librarianship or Information Science (MLS or equivalent), with experience in managing public services in a large, complex organization including operations, facilities and human resources management. Candidates should demonstrate significant achievements and leadership in activities such as planning, initiation and management of long-term projects, consortium collaboration, staff development and assessment, and library research. Excellent analytical, communication (written and spoken) and interpersonal skills; and ability to work effectively with colleagues, students, faculty and staff in a rapidly changing, complex, diverse and multicultural environment are required. Candidates should also have a proven record of professional participation and knowledge of current issues in university library management. The appointee is expected to represent the Library at all levels.
Salary and Conditions of Service
Remuneration package will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract; fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and housing benefits.
Information and Application
Further information on the post and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : firstname.lastname@example.org/Fax : (852)2788 1154 or (852)3442 0311].
City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.
Worldwide recognition ranking 57th, and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2015); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (Shanghai Jiao Tong University survey 2015); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2014).