Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement. With three academic Faculties, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in arts, business and social sciences. Lingnan’s liberal arts education is characterised by a broad-based interdisciplinary curriculum with specialised disciplinary studies; close student-staff relationship; a vibrant residential campus; ample global learning opportunities; active community engagement and multifarious workplace experience. The University also offers postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines. Applications are now invited for the following post:
Chief Information Officer and Librarian
Library / Information Technology Services Centre
(Post Ref.: 17/167/EDUC)
Lingnan University is seeking an accomplished professional who can bring vision and provide effective leadership in information technology and library services. Reporting to the Vice-President of the University, the appointee will be responsible for the overall strategy and policy administration of the University’s Library and Information Technology Services Centre. He/She is expected to plan, direct and implement innovative library and information technology initiatives to optimize the use of information technology and resources to serve the teaching, learning, research and administrative needs of the University.
Applicants should have (i) a master’s degree in library science / information technology or equivalent qualifications with extensive relevant experience; (ii) a track record of directing and managing broad-based information technology operations and/or library services; (iii) extensive knowledge of emerging technologies and an understanding of their impact on the University’s information services and resources; (iv) excellent oral and written communication skills; (v) outstanding interpersonal skills; (vi) strong organizational, problem-solving and leadership skills with an ability to inspire and motivate others to address emerging challenges, and (vii) a proven ability to interact effectively and build positive relationships and collaborations with internal and external stakeholders.
Salary and Benefits
Commencing salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits, where applicable, include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, housing allowance, mandatory provident fund, gratuity, and incoming passage and baggage.