Hung Hom Jobs Library Assistant (acquisitions) Position at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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  • Job vacancies posted on: 12 months ago


We are hiring! Our company is merrily looking for a candidate to fill the position of Library Assistant (Acquisitions). For those of you who live in Hung Hom and its surrounding areas, we need you to then join our company office, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and able to under a full time working hours.

As a professional business with expertise in the field we serve, we have specific standards for each candidates interested to join our company. If you have experience in the field of with at least School Certificate, professional, honest, and disciplined, we will enthusiastically hearing from you to join our company.

We offer you the salary rates ranging from HK$14,000 - HK$43,000. The provision pertaining to the average starting initial salary we offer may change if you meet or even beyond the minimum requirement we are looking for in accordance with our company HRD agreement.

Job Info

Company The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Position Library Assistant (acquisitions)
Region Hung Hom
Career Level Entry Level
Work Experience -
Qualification School Certificate
Type of Work Full Time
Minimum Salary HKD 14.000
Maximum Salary HKD 43.000
Library Assistant (Acquisitions) (Ref. 230504004-IE)
The appointee will be required to:
(a) perform duties relevant to the acquisition and subscription of library materials, including physical as well as electronic information resources;
(b) liaise with vendors on delivery of physical items and reliable access to electronic resources;
(c)  assist in invoicing, accessioning, RFID tagging and compiling financial reports and statistics;
(d)  answer user enquiries on the acquisition and subscription of library materials;
(e) perform counter and shift duties; and
(f) perform any other duties as assigned by the University Librarian or her delegates.
Applicants should have:
(a) five passes in HKCEE including English Language (at least Grade C if Syllabus A; Level 2 if results are obtained from 2007 onwards), Chinese Language (Level 2 if results are obtained from 2007 onwards) and Mathematics; or a combination of results in five HKDSE subjects of Level 2 in New Senior Secondary subjects / “Attained” in Applied Learning subjects / Grade E in Other Language subjects, and the five subjects must include English Language, Chinese Language and Mathematics with at least five years of relevant experience; or a recognized Certificate or Diploma or an equivalent qualification;
(b) proficiency in Microsoft Office software including Excel and Word;
(c) good customer service skills, interpersonal and communication skills, and be able to work within a team; and
(d) a good command of both spoken and written English and Chinese.
Preference will be given to applicant who has a Bachelor Degree and/or relevant work experience in academic libraries.
Conditions of Service
A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  Initial appointment will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract.  Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. 
Please submit an application through PolyU’s career website (  Consideration of applications will commence on 17 May 2023 until the position is filled.  The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at
PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.

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Country Hong Kong
Region Kowloon
City Hung Hom
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  • Perform duties relevant to the acquisition
  • Five passes in HKCEE including English Language
  • Answer user enquiries on the acquisition

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Company Description

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is a world-renowned higher education institution located in Hong Kong. It was established in 1937 and is now the largest government-funded tertiary institution in the city. As a research-led university, The Hong Kong Polytechnic offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs, covering disciplines from business, engineering, and science to humanities, design, and social sciences. With a highly qualified faculty, excellent learning resources, and outstanding research achievements, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University has become a leader in higher education in Hong Kong, building strong relationships with industry, business, and the community. The university strives to create a forward-thinking and diversified learning environment to foster students’ academic excellence and professional development.

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This vacancy is suitable for those of you who live in the following areas: Kowloon