Library Assistant of STL Law Library

Peking University School of Transnational Law (STL)is unique in China and unique in the world, offering an American-style J.D. degree completely in English, alongside a Chinese J.M. degree. Both curriculums are rich in courses emphasizing transnational law and practice, Chinese law and legal traditions, and other cutting-edge courses designed to equip STL graduates of all nationalities for leadership in the 21st century.

Position Objective

Under the supervision of the Head of Circulation performs a variety of circulation tasks related to the operation of the library.


  • Performs circulation desk procedures, such as check-in/check-out materials, renewal, holds, patron registration and collects fines.
  • Sorts and routes mail.
  • Organizes library materials and files.
  • Orders library supplies.
  • Photocopies and/or scans materials.
  • Delivers library materials to faculty and checks in deliveries of interlibrary loan materials.
  • Assists in the processing (labelling, tagging, etc.) of library materials
  • Assists in enforcing library circulation policies and library rules and regulations.
  • Supervises and works with student assistants.
  • Responds to telephone inquiries about library programs and services.
  • Assists patrons with mechanical operations of library equipment.
  • Answers directional questions and refers patrons to appropriate personnel.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with fellow employees, supervisors and the public.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

Necessary Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Fluent in Mandarin Chinese.
  • Working proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A degree in Library and Information Science.
  • Knowledge of basic library materials, policies and procedures.
  • Previous work experience in an academic institution.
  • Knowledge of Chinese and/or US law.

We will receive applications until the position is filled. A bilingual resume with an accompanying bilingual cover letter should be submitted to Visit the Peking University School of Transnational Law website at

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Peking University School of Transnational Law

Room 410, School of Transnational Law
Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School,
University Town, Xili, Nanshan District,
Shenzhen, China 518055