Job ref no.: 19080902-E2 (CT3122414-01#0029)
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Assistant Information Technology Officer

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Office of Student Resources and Residential Life

Assistant Information Technology Officer (Ref. 19080902-E2)


The appointee will be required to:

(a) administer and manage various network platforms and devices in the residential halls;

(b) maintain and support various systems, databases and application servers in the residential halls;

(c) implement and support various web-based database applications;

(d) work in different sites including residential halls and the University’s campus to provide IT support for the Office;

(e) liaise with internal and external parties to ensure the provision of quality IT services; and

(f) perform any other duties as assigned by the Dean of Students or his/her delegates.

The appointee may be required to work beyond normal office hours for IT troubleshooting and technical support when needed.


Applicants should have:

(a) a recognised degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related discipline;

(b) at least one year’s post-qualification working experience; 

(c) a proven track record of managing network devices, such as firewalls, routers, switches, wireless access points, unified communication manager, VPN gateways and voice gateways;

(d) experience in implementing and supporting web-based database applications using SQL, ASP, C#, .Net, CSS, PHP, J-Query and JavaScript;

(e) experience in maintaining and supporting database servers such as MySQL, MSSQL and Oracle applications servers, Linux Servers and Windows Servers;

(f) strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications; and

(g) strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills.

[Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement(s) need not re-apply.]

Remuneration and Conditions of Service 

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. 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. The closing date for application is Friday, 23 August 2019. Applicants who are not invited to an interview within two months from the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.

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Job ref no. 19080902-E2 (CT3122414-01#0029)
  • N/A
Job Function
  • Hunghom
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 1 year
Career Level
  • Entry level
  • Degree