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2024 / 05 / 08

Assistant Library Officer (23240556)

The Library now seeks an enthusiastic team player to join the Special Collections and Archives team.  The successful candidate will be a proactive and eager learner, working in a small team responsible for managing and providing access to special and archival collections. The appointee will:

  • Provide user services at service counters and online;
  • Process archival and library materials in the University Archives;
  • Contribute to digitisation projects including scanning and indexing;
  • Contribute to preservation and conservation of archival and library materials; and
  • Contribute to the web archiving program.  

Applicants should possess at least a bachelor’s degree with preferably two years’ experience. This position requires a good eye for detail, excellent communication skills, good computer skills and a service-oriented attitude. A good command of English and Chinese (including Cantonese and Putonghua) and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team are important. Applicants will be required to undertake shift duties on user service counters in evening/weekend/public holidays.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to complete a written test.

The initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of two years. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System.  Those who are not invited for interview 8 weeks after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.  Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at

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 applicable at the time of offer. 

Closing date: 19 May 2024