Deputy University Librarian

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Hong Kong,
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 08 Dec 2023

Hong Kong Baptist University Library aspires to be a vibrant and dynamic information hub, devoted to facilitating knowledge creation within the HKBU community. We are deeply committed to providing collections and creating environments that empower our users to explore, discover, and create. Our dedicated team is working on projects and strategies to develop state-of-the-art facilities and services to redefine the boundaries of traditional libraries.

The University Library is now searching for a visionary leader with a strong commitment to redefining the role of libraries in the digital age to take on the role of Deputy University Librarian. The successful candidate will be pivotal in driving innovation and shaping the future of the Library.

The appointee will work closely with the University Librarian, providing leadership and operational oversight for the entire library.

Responsibilities:

• Collaborating with the University Librarian and other senior librarians to formulate and implement library strategic plans, policies, and regulations;
• Participating in collective decision-making relating to Library services, resource allocation, budgeting, and staffing;
• Providing oversight for the day-to-day management of library operations, ensuring the effective delivery of collections, services, and programs;
• Directly supervising two Branch Libraries, in addition to jointly supervising the Library Administrative Office, Library Systems, and User Experience & Assessment; and
• Assuming the responsibilities of the University Librarian in his/her absence.



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