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The University of Hong Kong
Administrative Assistant II/Executive Officer (Manager/Assistant Manager)
Education | 2024-06-13 - 2024-07-12

Administrative Assistant II/Executive Officer (holding the functional title of Manager/Assistant Manager) in the Department of Computer Science  (several posts) (Ref: 526870) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability)

In view of the new establishment of the School of Computing and Data Science, we are looking to expand the administrative team to support various school level initiatives. Multiple positions are available in the areas of 1) Outreach Public Relations; and 2) Programme and Committee Support. The posts are well-suited for self-starters with a positive attitude, seeking a balanced work culture and opportunities to learn new skills for their career growth in higher education administration. The department/ new school offers supportive career advancement opportunities for its professional service staff.

For the roles in Outreach and Public Relations, the ideal candidates should have a Bachelor's or Master’s degree and at least 10 years of work experience, preferably in the fields of digital marketing and public relations. Proficiency in computer skills, graphic design, previous experience in undergraduate admissions and prior event management experience are desirable. They should possess the ability to work independently with initiative, multitask, be able to think strategically and have exceptional communication, social and interpersonal skills.  The appointee will lead a team and be responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive public relations/promotional strategies to support the goal and objectives of the new School.

For positions in Programme and Committee Support, applicants should preferably have a Bachelor's degree. Applicants with steady employment history in the related field of the education industry and academic secretarial committee support will also be considered. They should demonstrate exceptional organizational, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills, with attention to detail and self-motivation. Strong project management and organizational skills are preferred. Appointee will work closely with the outreach PR team, assist in the administration of academic programs, student admissions and academic committee matters. They will also provide logistical support for student and departmental/School events, and perform other duties as required.

Excellent command of spoken and written English and Chinese (including Putonghua) is required. Those with less experience may be appointed as Assistant Manager. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a written test then followed by an interview.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University’s career site (https://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start from June 5, 2024 and continue until July 12, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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