The Independent Schools Foundation Academy Ltd

Library Assistant – Secondary (Ref: SEC/LA/20201028_jdb)

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy Ltd
Salary negotiable
Posted on 28 Oct 2020

Library Assistant – Secondary (Ref: SEC/LA/20201028_jdb)

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy Ltd

Job Highlights

  • Provides exemplary customer service
  • Researches records and makes updates as needed
  • Holder of the Certificate of Library Assistant

Job Description

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provides exemplary customer service while working at checkout desk or as backup
  • Categorize and classify library materials, including books, CDs, films, newspapers, or other documents
  • Follow library standards and guidelines when classifying documents
  • Import bibliographic records from an external database of bibliographic records to internal library database
  • Researches records and makes updates as needed
  • Creates original records as required
  • Inputs data about materials into electronic catalogue to ensure users can locate books, serials, films, or other document
  • Ensure all material can be retrieved conveniently using standardized method
  • Consult with colleagues on improving cataloging process
  • Assist the Library Officer to work alongside subject specialists in developing the resources list for student and staff
  • Assists students, staff and parents with technology questions, locating materials and general library use
  • Determine appropriate treatments for series or multipart items
  • Assist the Library Officer to Organize large backlogs of materials
  • Organize materials according to highest priority
  • Assist in maintaining parts of the catalogue that pertain to collections under specific jurisdiction; Shuyuan, Chinese Cultural Centre, Archives
  • Report regularly to Library Officer and the Head Librarian Secondary
  • Conduct complex research that creates imaginative and inspiring library resources and displays
  • Any other duties as required by ISF Secondary
  • Holder of the Certificate of Library Assistant (or equivalent)
  • Work experience in a school library environment
  • Good knowledge of Chinese and English word processing, library information systems and other office software applications, e.g. Publisher
  • Good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)
  • Able to work independently, effective organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Provides exemplary customer service in Library at all times
The ISF Foundation, Academy & Pre-School are committed to ensuring safety and well-being of our students. We hold high standards of recruitment practices with the attention to child safeguarding.  All applicants to us must be willing to undergo background checks and child protection screening.
Free Shuttle Bus travelling to and from The ISF Academy will be provided:
Route: North Point > Admiralty Centre > Causeway Bay > Aberdeen > The ISF Academy
Application Deadline: 20 November 2020
Remuneration will commensurate with qualifications and experience. We will offer an attractive benefits package including medical, life insurance, professional development & continuing education as well as free shuttle bus service to the right candidate.  Please submit your application by completing the Application Form, Reference Check Statement which could be downloaded from our website: together with full Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter.  Please quote with our “Ref: no.” by clicking "Apply Now"
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Additional Information

Career Level
Entry Level
School Certificate
Years of Experience
Not Specified
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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Company Overview

The Independent Schools Foundation Academy (The ISF Academy) has a deep commitment to Hong Kong, inspiring Pre-Primary to Grade 12 learners to act as empowered global stewards since our establishment in 2003. As an internationally accredited private independent school, our unique student-focused academic curriculum and experiential learning programs are deeply rooted in Chinese culture combined with a truly bi-lingual and intercultural learning environment. ISF’s exceptional IB DP performance has promoted graduates to the world’s most prestigious universities to continue their next stage of learning. The school currently has around 2000 students and 400 employees. We are now seeking an energetic, qualified, and experienced candidate to fill the following position:

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Benefits & Others
Five-day work week, Life insurance, Medical insurance