Founded in 1994 and awarded the University title in 2016, The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) is a publicly funded university, dedicated to the advancement of learning and teaching through a diverse offering of academic and research programmes up to doctoral level in teacher education and complementary disciplines, such as the social sciences and humanities. The University aspires to further enhance its role as a leading university in the Asia Pacific region and beyond, with a focus on educational research, development and innovation, and recognized for its excellence in nurturing outstanding and caring professionals as well as the impact of scholarship.
The University has an academic/teaching staff strength of about 450 and total student headcount of about 11,000. It has a Graduate School and three Faculties, namely, Faculty of Education and Human Development, Faculty of Humanities, and Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, comprising 16 academic departments, as well as various University-level and Faculty-level research and professional development centres. For more information about the University, please visit http://www.eduhk.hk.
We are looking for a suitable candidate to fill the following position. If you are excited by the prospect of contributing your expertise to the development of a leading university at the heart of Asia Pacific region and beyond, we would like to hear from you.
The appointee will assist the Vice President (Academic) in facilitating academic advancement and leadership, preparing and refining position papers, drafting public speeches, reviewing documentation to and from the Office of the Vice President (Academic), and overseeing administration related to academic development, quality assurance, academic affairs, teaching and learning, the planning and coordination of resources and budget as well as research and development projects; and supporting the launching of new initiatives. He/She is expected to provide secretarial support in committees, and coordinate and work closely with internal departments and external organizations, such as tertiary institutions, government bodies, as well as public organizations.
Applicants should have a recognized university degree with normally 12 years or more of relevant post-qualification working experience in tertiary institutions at managerial / supervisory levels. Excellent interpersonal, organization and communication skills, a high level of proficiency in both English and Chinese including Putonghua, and proven ability in committee work are required.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract for a period of not less than 2 – 3 years with the possibility of renewal subject to mutual agreement. Fringe benefits include contract-end gratuity, leave, medical and dental benefits, and where applicable, housing benefits.
Application Forms are obtainable from (a) http://www.eduhk.hk/hro/applyfor.htm; or (b) the Human Resources Office, 3/F, Cho Kwai Chee Foundation Building, The Education University of Hong Kong, 10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong. The completed Application Form, together with full CV, should be sent to the Human Resources Office by email to email@example.com or by post to the above address. Review of applications will start from 20 June 2018, and will continue until the post is filled. Please quote the reference number of the position in the application and mark “Strictly Confidential – Job Application" on the envelope. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes. For details of the Personal Information Collection Statement, please refer to http://www.eduhk.hk/jobsopp/index.php?glang=en.
All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Only those who are shortlisted will be contacted. The University reserves the right not to fill the position(s) advertised.
EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
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