Introduction

Hang Seng Management College (HSMC) was restructured from the former Hang Seng School of Commerce in 2010 as a non-profit, self-financed university-level institution, with five Schools (Business, Communication, Decision Sciences, Humanities & Social Science, and Translation) and around 5,000 full-time students and 190 full-time faculty members. Adopting the unique “Liberal + Professional” education model, HSMC is a residential institution which puts quality teaching and students’ all-round development as its highest priorities. Aspiring to be a leading private liberal-arts-oriented university in Hong Kong, HSMC features top-quality faculty members, award-winning green campus facilities, innovative degree programmes, impactful research, and excellent student support services, with the aim of nurturing young talents with independent thinking, innovative minds, human caring and social responsibilities.

The College now invites applications for the following position:

Associate Librarian – Library
(Ref: AL (LIB) 2017-11-10)

Responsibilities
  • provide leadership in the development of strategic planning and formulation of policies for the library user-centered services;
  • develop and implement innovative approaches for effective scholarly communication, instruction activities, reference and access services;
  • evaluate and develop library outreach and public services strategies;
  • cultivate strong liaison relationships with faculty to design library instruction classes and develop information literacy programmes in academic curriculum;
  • prepare timely reports, financial and statistical analysis to support decision making; and
  • serve on library-wide committees and lead special projects.

 

Applicants Should
  • possess a recognized university degree and professional qualification in librarianship (MLS or equivalent);
  • have at least 7 years of experience at supervisory level in academic libraries;
  • have working knowledge in developing scholarly communication programmes, information literacy skills, library services and outreach;
  • have knowledge of library profession trends, theories and best practices for the delivery of innovative user services;
  • have the ability to work independently with initiative as well as a member of a team; and
  • have excellent planning, analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

Applicants with work experience in the tertiary education sector will be an advantage.  Applicant with less experience will be offered another title.

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Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Applicants should send a full resume with expected salary via email to hr@hsmc.edu.hk or by post to Human Resources Office, Hang Seng Management College, Hang Shin Link, Siu Lek Yuen, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong on or before 3 December 2017.  Please indicate the post applied for and mark 'Application - Confidential' and the reference number on the cover.

Applicants who are not invited to an interview within three months may consider their applications unsuccessful.  All information received will be treated in strict confidence, and the data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.  The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request.

Hang Seng Management College, incorporated in Hong Kong with limited liability by guarantee, is an equal opportunity employer.