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Job Vacancies – Student Helpers

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


1) Resource Management Department Student Helper

Part-time appointments from Jun – 31 Aug 2024 (renewable)

Duties

  • Assist in updating and verifying records in the library system
  • Checking access of library e-resources and records
  • Unpacking/checking incoming materials, scanning invoices and filing
  • End-processing library materials, e.g. stamp and label
  • Assist in the preparation of journal binding
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Good command of Chinese and English and knowledge in 漢語拼音 & Chinese inputting
  • Responsible, well organized, attention to details and ability to work accurately
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word
  • Experience in searching Library Discovery Tool, databases and Internet
  • Chinese / English inputting

Salary

HK$65 per hour (10-17 hours/week)

Application

Please submit your CV and application form by email (lbcat@ust.hk) or in person (Library, 1/F Room 1346, attn: Ms. Angie Chung) before Saturday, 1 Jun 2024. Review of candidates will begin shortly and continue until the vacancies are filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.


2) Student Helper (Access Services)

Part-time appointments from 1 June – 31 August 2024.

Duties

  • Provide services 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
  • Sat: 9am – 12noon / 4:15pm – 7:15pm

Salary

HK$65 per hour (up to 17 hours per week)

Application

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

Return the completed form and summer class timetable if any to the Circulation Counter or e-mail to Ms. Julia Liu (lbcirc@ust.hk) on or before Friday, 24 May 2024. Shortlisted candidates will be notified to attend an interview.


3) Systems Project Assistant

Full-time appointments from June – August 2024.

Duties

  • Assist with general IT support. Such as software management on library computers and managing computing equipment.
  • Develop script or software for workflow automation.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Basic programming knowledge and experience in PHP or Python will be an advantage.
  • Be able to work independently, be responsible, creative, and willing to learn.

Salary

HK$10,915 per month

Application

Please e-mail your CV and portfolio (if any) to Mr. Martin So (lbmartin@ust.hk) with the subject “System Project Assistant” by Monday, 10 June 2024. Review of applications will begin shortly and continue until the post is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified to attend an interview.


4) Library E-Learning Production Assistant (Research & Learning Support)

Part-time appointments from June – August 2024.

Duties

Requirements

  • Good computer skills & Good command of written & spoken English
  • Experience in & knowledge of gaming production tools (e.g. Unity, 3D Vista) OR video production tools (e.g. Adobe Captivate, ActivePresenter, Adobe Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve)
  • Experience in graphic design tools (e.g. Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator) is highly desirable

Intended Learning Outcomes

  • Learn how to create interactive videos and games for educational purposes.
  • Develop e-learning objects to support student learning in the University

Salary

HK$65 per hour (up to a maximum of 17 hours per week)

Application

Please send the filled-in application form along with your CV or portfolio to Ms. Dorian Chow by e-mail (lbdorian@ust.hk), stating “Library E-Learning Production Assistant Application”) on or before Friday, 31 May 2024. Short-listed candidates will be notified to attend an interview.


5) Student Intern (Digital Humanities – VR)

Full-time appointments from 24 June – 31 August 2024.

We are seeking dedicated individuals to provide support for faculty members of the Division of Humanities and the Library in the development of digital projects. The primary focus of this position will be the VR project on Kowloon City. You may also need to contribute to other projects as needed.

Duties

  • Conduct on-site visits to Kowloon City
  • Capture high-quality photos and relevant materials of the old shops in Kowloon City to be used in the development of the VR sites
  • Create the VR scene using Unreal Engine or Unity or other applications as applicable
  • Collaborate with the project team to ensure accurate representation and preservation of cultural heritage through the VR experience
  • Perform ad hoc duties as needed

Requirements

  • Be able to work independently, be responsible, creative, and have the initiative on self-directed learning
  • Having experience in developing VR products, Unreal Engine, Unity, or web development will be an advantage

Remarks

  • Students from all disciplines are welcome.
  • Training on Unreal Engine will be provided.
  • We welcome individuals who are eager to contribute to the preservation and exploration of cultural heritage through the VR project on Kowloon City. Know more: https://digitalhumanities.hkust.edu.hk/vr/

Salary

HK$10,915 per month

Application

Please e-mail your CV and portfolio (if any) to Ms. Holly Chan (lbholly@ust.hk) with the subject “Student Intern (Digital Humanities – VR)” by Thursday, 20 June 2024. Review of applications will begin shortly and continue until the post is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified to attend an interview.


6) Student Helper (Research & Learning Support – SPD)

Full-time/Part-time appointments from June to August 2024

Duties

  • Maintain HKUST Scholarly Publication Database (SPD) https://repository.hkust.edu.hk/ir
  • Create and update publication records
  • Verify bibliographic sources, de-dup records and identify name disambiguation

Highly Desirable Qualities

  • Good command of written & spoken English and Chinese.
  • Familiar with database searching
  • Capable of working independently and in a team.
  • Attention to detail and the willingness to learn

Duration

  • Full-time (39 hours/week; Monday-Friday)
  • Part-time (17 hours/week; Monday-Friday; 9:00am – 5:00pm)

Salary

  • Full-time: HK$10,915 per month
  • Part-time: HK$65 per hour

Application

  • Please send the completed application form along with your CV to:
    • Miss Winny Mak by email (lbwinny@ust.hk)
    • Subject re: “Application for Library SPD Student Helper”
    • Application Deadline: 24 May 2024 (Friday)
    • Shortlisted candidates will be notified to attend an interview

7) Student Helper (University Archives and Special Collections)

Part-time appointments from June – 31 August 2024 (Summer term). Students from all years are welcome.

Duties

  • Monitor the Archives Office and KPS Gallery.
  • Assist with routine operational tasks, including answering walk-in enquiries, monitoring the exhibition environment, and taking care of dehumidifiers.
  • Assist with data input for collection processing and inventory stock-taking.
  • Assist with reshelving and moving collection items.
  • Perform ad hoc duties as needed

Highly Desirable Qualities

  • Strong sense of responsibility and punctuality
  • Attention to detail and the willingness to learn
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications

Salary

HK$65 per hour (up to 17 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)” by 31 May 2024 (Friday). Review of applications will begin shortly and continue until the post is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified to attend an interview.

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last modified 22 May 2024