Job ref no.: O/THEi-FMH/TECH(SRM)/02/19 (CT3119783-01#0102)
Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

Technician (Sports and Recreation Management)

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
Department / Section : Faculty of Management and Hospitality
O/THEi-FMH/TECH(SRM)/02/19

The Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi) offers over 20 innovative degree programmes that are vocationally oriented and developed with significant industry input. All the programmes are accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications, and most are also accredited by the relevant professional bodies. In 2018/19 AY, twelve programmes are included in the Government’s Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions / Sectors (SSSDP), which provides subsidies to students varying from $41,000 to $71,700 per year. For more information about our Institute, please visit https://www.thei.edu.hk.

The post is for the Human Performance Laboratory, or Sports Therapy Centre of the Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Sports and Recreation Management.

Major duties:
(a) To assist in the installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance of sports science and therapy equipment such as metabolic system, heart rate system, motion capture system, blood lactate, glucose, ketone system, electromyography system, ultrasonography system, shock wave and foot scanner, etc.;
(b) To assist in the day-to-day operation and management of the laboratory or centre;
(c) To provide technical support to staff in teaching and research related activities;
(d) To assist academic staff in preparation, demonstration of laboratory or practical classes and projects;
(e) To assist academic staff in designing and developing training materials, and conducting practical training or workshop(s);
(f) To assist in the development and implementation of projects assigned;
(g) To coordinate the procurement of consumables and equipment; and
(h) To assist in inventory estimate, control and storage.

Requirements:
(a) A recognised diploma or a higher certificate, preferably a higher qualification, in Sports Science, Sports Therapy, Sports Medicine, Biomedical Engineering, or related disciplines;
(b) At least 2 years’ relevant work experience, preferably in tertiary education institutions, or testing laboratories;
(c) Good knowledge of operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of relevant equipment;
(d) Good negotiation, problem-solving, management and interpersonal skills; and
(e) Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese.

Notes:
(1) Candidates may be appointed on temporary terms of employment.
(2) Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend and pass a trade test.
(3) The appointee may be required to perform shift duties, or work in irregular hours on a need basis.
(4) The remuneration package will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
(5) Candidates who have responded to the previous advertisements in the last 6 months need not apply.

APPLICATION
A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 1/2018)], together with full curriculum vitae, should be sent to The Registry, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong, 14/F (South Block), 133 Shing Tai Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong, or by e-mail to thei-jobs@vtc.edu.hk. Please specify on the envelope, or in the subject of the e-mail, whichever is appropriate, the reference of the post being applied for.

Candidates who would like to submit their applications through email are requested to take note of followings:
(1) Please cite “Application for the Post of Technician (Sports and Recreation Management), FMH (Ref. No.: O/THEi-FMH/TECH(SRM)/02/19)" as the email subject;
(2) Completed application form (with file name as ‘VTC1-FMH-TECH(SRM)-applicant’s name’) and detailed curriculum vitae (CV) (with file name as ‘CV-FMH-TECH(SRM)-applicant’s name’) should be provided in PDF format with total file size below 10MB.

Closing date for application: 18 February 2019

The Institute reserves the right not to fill the post(s). Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only and will be destroyed 12 months after the completion of the recruitment exercise.

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Job ref no. O/THEi-FMH/TECH(SRM)/02/19 (CT3119783-01#0102)
Salary
  • N/A
Job Function
Industry
Employment Term
  • Full-time
Experience
  • 2 years - 7 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
Education
  • Diploma or equivalent
  • Asso. Deg or High Dip
  • Degree