Library Assistant

Job Purpose

You will be joining a team of Christian professionals who will look for your passion to provide administrative and logistical support in the libraries to support the effective functioning of the ICS library collections and services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist users and circulations with answering library users’ enquiries, processing check-ins and check-outs of library resources, maintaining systematic circulation records including overdue and lost resources.
  • Systematically categorize, organize and maintain library resources in line with the professional criteria and guidelines provided.  Provide annual library resources stock taking, including the weeding out of old resources.
  • Promote and foster the enjoyment of reading for pleasure, contributing to the development of reading skills.
  • Provide support to library colleagues and division faculty in the promotion of reading, including activities such as Reading Olympics, Battle of the Books and author visits.

Requirements

  • A bachelor degree in any discipline from an accredited university.  Studies in Library Science or equivalent is strongly preferred. Holders of diploma or above in Teacher Librarianship would be an advantage.
  • Strong passion and commitment to Christian education, with a proactive attitude and a growth mindset.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to build trusting relationships with teacher librarians, faculty, staff, students and parents.Have a positive outlook and warm personality to manage confrontation and challenging situations.
  • Experience in using Google apps, MS Office, information database management systems and the like.
  • High levels of personal accountability, organizational skills and time management.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English (Cantonese and/or Mandarin is a plus.)

To apply

We offer a 5-day work week and attractive remuneration package to suitable candidates.  Join us through submitting an online application with your resume and salary expectations below:  


 

We are committed to providing a child safe environment safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  All applicants must be willing to undergo thorough background checks and child protection screening.

 

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