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Job Vacancies – Student Helpers

The Library is looking for students to fill the following positions:

1) University Archives and Special Collections Student Helper


Part-time appointments from 1 September – 31 December, 2022.

Duties

  • Assist staff with daily routine Gallery operations such as answering general enquiries, supporting Gallery users and tidying up when closing.
  • Assist in data input and digitization projects.
  • Monitor environmental conditions.
  • Assist staff with stack maintenance and processing of books and collections.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Strong sense of responsibility.
  • Ability to perform detailed and accurate work.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with team spirit.
  • Proficient in Chinese word processing and MS Office including Word and Excel.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat DC preferred.

Salary

HK$61 per hour (up to 10 hours per week)

Application

Please e-mail your CV to Ms. Fiona Ma (lbfiona@ust.hk) with the subject “Application for Student Helper (University Archives and Special Collections)”. Review of applications will begin shortly and continue until the post is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified to attend an interview.

 

2) Research Data Administrator


Part-time appointments from 15 August – 31 December, 2022.

The Library is looking for student helpers to review and validate the University’s research output records in various publication databases.

Duties

  • Checking the listing of HKUST publications in Scopus and HKUST Library’s Scholarly Publication Database against faculty’s CVs to ensure data accuracy.
  • Detecting and reporting any anomalies found in the databases to the databases administrators.
  • Maintaining and updating a database of faculty contacts.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Year 1 or above UG student or PG students (except for full-time MPhil and PhD students who are receiving postgraduate studentship).
  • Mature and responsible work manner; attention to details; accurate in data input.
  • Willing to handle tedious tasks in a meticulous manner.
  • Experience in utilizing library databases will be an advantage but not necessary
  • Training will be provided.

Salary

HK$61 per hour (up to 10 hours per week)

Application

Please e-mail your CV and expected number of working hours per week to Mr. Kevin Ho (lbkevin@ust.hk) with the subject “Application for Research Data Administrator Intern – Research Publication Data Cleansing Project”. Review of applications will begin shortly and continue until the post is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified to attend an interview.

 

3) Circulation Student Helper


Part-time appointments from 1 September to 31 December 2022.

Duties

  • Provide service at Circulation Counter. Duties include checking out and checking in library materials, answering general enquiries, helping users to search books and tidying up at library closing
  • Perform stacks duties, including shelving books and periodicals, shelf-reading, handling newspapers and patrolling
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Good communication, interpersonal skills and team spirit
  • Strong sense of responsibility
  • Work regular hours weekly

Available working time slots

  • Mon-Fri: 9am – 12noon / 2pm – 5pm / 9:15pm – 11:15pm
  • Sat: 9am – 1pm / 5:15pm – 9:15pm
  • Sun: 10am – 2pm / 6:15pm – 9:15pm

Salary

HK$61 per hour (Maximum 10 hours per week)

Application

Application form may be obtained at the Circulation Counter or by downloading this form.

Return the completed form and tentative class time-table to the Circulation Counter or e-mail to Ms. Julia Liu (lbcirc@ust.hk) on or before Wednesday, 17 August 2022. Shortlisted candidates will be notified to attend an interview.

 

4. Library E-Learning Production Assistant (Information Instruction & Collection Services)


Part-time appointments from 1 September 2022 – 31 January 2023

Duties

Highly Desirable Qualities

  • Good computer skills & Good command of written & spoken English
  • Good sense of humor & good graphical sense (layout, colors, etc.)
  • Some experience in graphic design tools (e.g. Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator)
  • Some experience in & knowledge of popular e-video & gaming software (e.g., Adobe Captivate, Video Editor)

Intended Learning Outcomes

  • Learn how to make interactive videos and games
  • Develop e-learning objects to support student learning in the University

Salary

HK$61 per hour (Maximum 10 hours per week)

Application

Please send the filled-in application form along with your CV to Ms. Kelly Yiu by e-mail (lbkelly@ust.hk), stating “Library E-Learning Production Assistant Application”) on or before Tuesday, 16 August 2022. Short-listed candidates will be notified to attend an interview.

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last modified 08 August 2022