5.4.17 – Scholarly Communications Librarian
Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon, Hong Kong
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Closing date: 13 May 2017
The 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 required.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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 http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/applicationforms; 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.
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