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 School of Graduate Studies also offers postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines and provides professional education for the wider society. Applications are now invited for the following post:
Assistant Administrative Manager II, Department of Economics
(Post Ref.: 21/238)
The appointee will supervise and work with other administrative staff in the Department’s Taught Postgraduate Programme Office to provide administrative and operational support to the Master of Science in International and Development Economics (MIDE) Programme and the Master of Science in International Banking and Finance (MIBF) Programme. The appointee shall oversee a wide range of duties pertaining to Department’s taught postgraduate programmes including, but not limited to, (a) programme promotion, administration and operations; (b) teaching and learning activities; (c) liaison with University’s internal units and external parties; (d) quality-assurance measures like Five-year Programme Review and Annual Programme Report; (e) support for programme-level committees; and (f) any tasks as assigned by the supervisor.
Applicants should have (i) a bachelor’s degree; (ii) at least seven years’ work experience, preferably in higher education sector at officer rank or above; (iii) proven record in supervising and developing administrative team; (iv) good interpersonal and communication skills, (v) strong analytical thinking and problem solving ability; (vi) excellent proficiency in English and Chinese (fluency in Putonghua a must); (vii) high competency in MS office applications; (viii) a great sense of responsibility; (ix) strong desire to learn and improve; and (x) good team spirit to work with colleagues with different backgrounds and styles.
Previous experience in taught postgraduate programme administration in the university setting and/or knowledge of the higher education sector in Mainland China will be an advantage.
Salary and Benefits
Commencing salary, from $ 31,750.- to $ 50,840.-, will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The salary range is based on the current University salary scale which may be adjusted by the University, as appropriate. Fringe benefits, where applicable, include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund and gratuity.
Application Procedure (online applications only)
We are an equal opportunities employer. Review of applications will start from September 2021 and continue until the post is filled. Qualified candidates are advised to submit their applications early for consideration.
The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, or to fill the post by invitation or by search. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
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