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 University also offers postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines. Applications are now invited for the following post:
Project Officer (IT support and general administrative support)
Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies
(Post Ref.: 18/192/CT)
Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies (APIAS) of Lingnan University is launching a new Chief Executive Community Project entitled “Social Innovation and Socialpreneurs: Smart Ageing with Gerontechnology" (The Project) as supported by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust. This project aims at addressing the ageing issues in Hong Kong by promoting public awareness and application of Gerontechnology, with a particular focus on social innovations and socialpreneurs development.
The appointee has to (i) promote Gerontechnology and Social Entrepreneurship by developing a Cloud-based Virtual Community: Social Enterprise Intelligent Hub (in short, SEI-Hub) for social enterprises, NGOs, project stakeholders, socialpreneurs and the HK community-at-large for communication, information dissemination, project collaboration and resources sharing (sharing economy); (ii) work and collaborate closely with SEI-hub developer to carry out system analysis, design, compile web-site coding, implementing, testing and prepare documentation for the Cloud-based Virtual Community SEI-Hub with emerging web technologies; and (iii) manage user feedback so as to improve user experience by optimizing web-applications on the SEI-Hub for maximum speed, scalability & usability.
Applicants should (i) be a bachelor’s degree or tertiary education graduates or equivalent in computer science, software engineering, multimedia, IT or related disciplines; (ii) have 3-5 years' relevant experience in web site design, develop, operation & maintenance and web-database programming; and (iii) have hands on experience with good knowledge in:
(b) Server side programming and database development: PHP, Python, ASP.NET, Ajax, SQL and database management systems (e.g. MS SQLServer, MySQL, etc.). Experience with Active Directory, Microsoft System Center, and Data Warehouses preferable;
(c) Mobile & Responsive website design: Good understanding of web analytics, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), iPhone, Android, social network and video streaming. Experiences on projects that require multi-devices support (desktop, tablets, mobile phones, etc.);
(d) Resolving cross-platform and cross-browser compatibility issues and design constraints via W3C standards would be an advantage; and
(e) Cognitive and Machine Learning Services (preferable): Knowledge in Microsoft Azure Machine Learning (Azure ML) Studio to enables data analytics & data mining for applications design and develop.
Applicants should (i) be highly self-motivated, mature with positive “can-do" attitude; (ii) have the passion on creative and innovative ideas; (iii) be capable of working independently under high pressure to meet tight deadlines; (iv) be a good team player with good command of written and spoken English, Cantonese, Mandarin and presentation skills to communicate design process, ideas and solution to stakeholders.
Salary and Benefits
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. Appointment will be normally made on a fixed-term contract of up to two years.
Applicants are invited to send a cover letter, a resume and a completed application form (Form R1 which is obtainable at http://www.LN.edu.hk/hr/employment-opportunities/application-forms) to the Human Resources Office, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong by post or email: recruit@LN.edu.hk (as attachment in MS Word format). Please quote the reference number of the post in all correspondence. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. For more information on APIAS, please visit the website: http://www.ln.edu.hk/apias/.
Review of applications will start from October 2018 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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