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The Education University of Hong Kong

Founded in 1994 and attained its University title in 2016, the Education University of Hong Kong 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 on teacher education and complementary disciplines such as 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

We are looking for suitable candidate(s) to fill the following position(s). 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. 

Director of Estates

Job Ref.DE/EO/1117

Reporting to the Vice President (Administration), the Director of Estates oversees the strategic planning of the land use, capital and development project and facility management of the University to support its vision and missions. The appointee will lead a team of professionals to perform the various estates-related functions including campus planning, management of capital and development projects, additions, alterations, repairs and maintenance works, student hostels and staff quarters, sport facilities, transportation, facilities and associated logistic arrangements of the campus and its premises to ensure safe, efficient and effective utilization of the University’s space, physical and financial resources. He/she will represent the University in dealing with Government authorities, statutory bodies, organizations, consultants and the University community in fulfilling the duties of the Estate Office.

Applicants should have a recognized degree and relevant professional qualification in either architecture, engineering, building or surveying with substantial senior management experience in large-scale facilities management as well as managing development project works in sizable organizations; strong leadership; excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work with members of University-level committees, government officials and stakeholders of the University; deep understanding and appreciation of environmental protection and sustainable development as well as proficiency in both written and spoken English. Understanding of the strategic and operational issues and challenges in University management and administration would be advantage. 

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract. Fringe benefits include contract-end gratuity, leave, medical and dental benefits, and where applicable, housing benefits.

Application forms are obtainable from (a); 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 or by post to the above address. Review of applications will start from 15 December 2017, 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

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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DE/EO/1117 (CT3111361-01#0213)
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