Job ref no.: CT3116693-01#0065
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Academic Counsellor

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Academic Counsellor (Ref. 19022501)

[Appointment period: twelve months]

Academic advising is one of the core businesses of the Office of General University Requirements (GUR), in which we would assist degree students to plan their study in fulfillment of University requirements and to adjust to University life and learning.


The appointee will be required to: 

(a) advise students particularly in the area of GUR;

(b) plan, manage, and promote academic advising activities in the University;

(c) develop and organize programmes/seminars/workshops for students and training workshops for academic staff in the areas of GUR and academic advising;

(d) collect and analyse relevant data on student needs, preferences and performance for use in institutional decisions and policy;

(e) liaise and collaborate with academic and administration departments, and other student services in planning and implementation of academic advising in the University; 

(f) contribute to the administration of GUR subjects;

(g) contribute to developmental projects of the Office (e.g. e-Advising, Healthy Lifestyle 
Programme and Academic Advising); and

(h) perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Office or his/her delegates.


Applicants should have: 

(a) a recognised degree or above; 

(b) at least five years of relevant working experience;

(c) experience in student service, teaching, student advising or career guidance, education or training, human or social service;

(d) good communication and interpersonal skills; and

(e) an excellent command of both written and spoken English and Chinese, with fluency in Putonghua being an advantage.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a test on language proficiency.


A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.



Please send a completed application form to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Consideration of applications will commence on 1 Mar 2019 until the position is filled. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at


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Job ref no. CT3116693-01#0065
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Contract
  • Temporary
  • 5 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree