Officer (Open Access) / Assistant Officer (Open Access) (PR0424/22-23)
The Library now seeks an enthusiastic team player to join the Digital Initiatives and Research Cluster (DIR). The successful candidate will provide substantial support for the University's open access (OA) projects and initiatives. Through close collaboration with HKBU departments and academics, the appointed person is expected to: • Provide support for the University's actions in response to the RGC's Open Access Plan; • Coordinate OA workshops and provide consultations to the University community; • Check OA status of HKBU research output and lead a one-off project to collect full-text papers from various sources; • Expand the Library's e-journal publishing service; • Perform shift duties as required; and • Any other service and clerical duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Applicants should possess at least a bachelor's degree with 3 years' relevant experience. This position requires a solid understanding of OA, as well as strong project management experience and proven communication skills. They should have a good eye for details and a service-oriented attitude. A good command of English and Chinese (including Cantonese and Putonghua) and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team are important. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an Excel and English written test.
Candidates with less experience would be considered for the Assistant Officer position.
The initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of two years. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to performance review, mutual agreement and availability of funding.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (https: // jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). Those who are not invited for interview 8 weeks after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at https: // hro.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.
The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.
Closing date: 13 February 2023
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