Job ref no.: 21/318
Lingnan University

Director of Student Affairs (Post Ref.: 21/318)

Lingnan University

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 and the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in the areas of Arts, Business and Social Sciences, and the broad curriculum covers an array of general education, interdisciplinary and science courses.  The School of Graduate Studies offers research and taught postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines, and provides professional education for the wider society.  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.  Applications are now invited for the following post:

Director of Student Affairs
Office of Student Affairs
(Post Ref.:21/318)

Responsibilities
Reporting to the Associate Vice-President (Student Affairs), the appointee will be responsible for the overall management of the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) of the University. The OSA is responsible for the planning and implementation of integrated student development programmes in support of the whole-person development of students of the University and the provision of services to students. The appointee will manage a team of professional and administrative staff to ensure effective planning and delivery of a comprehensive suite of support and services to nurture students’ development, including co-curricular programmes, extra-curricular activities, fully-integrated residential education, wellness and counselling support, internship placement and career development opportunities.  The OSA also serves as a bridge between the University and various student societies.

Requirements
Applicants should have (i) a solid academic background, preferably with a postgraduate degree; (ii) substantial management experience and a proven track record of working with students in a higher education setting; (iii) a strong passion for student development; (iv) outstanding verbal and written communication skills in both English and Chinese (including Putonghua); (v) strong organizational, problem-solving and leadership skills with an ability to inspire and motivate others to address emerging challenges; and (vi) excellent interpersonal skills to interact effectively and build positive collaborative relationships with various stakeholders.

 

Salary and Fringe Benefits
The commencing salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits, where applicable, include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund and gratuity.

Application Procedure
The University is being represented in this search by Asianet Consultants (HK) Ltd.  Please submit nominations or applications to:

Mr. Peter Liu
Managing Director

702-704, 7/F Wilson House, 19-27 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
Email: LN-DSA@asianetconsultants.com  Tel: (852) 2530-0137

Review of applications/nominations will continue until the position is filled. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

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.