Ref.: 201701753
Posting Title: Executive Officer/Executive Assistant (at the rank of Clerk II)
Department: Faculty of Arts
Closing Date: January 22, 2018
 

 

Executive Officer/Executive Assistant (at the rank of Clerk II) (2 posts) in the Faculty of Arts (Ref.: 201701753) (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)

Applicants should have a recognized Bachelor's degree; at least 3 years' solid experience, preferably in tertiary education institutions; an excellent command of spoken and written English and Chinese; good interpersonal and organizational skills; a strong sense of responsibility and an ability to work independently and under pressure to meet tight deadlines. For post A, applicants should have a good sense of tact in dealing with sensitive and confidential issues, including discreet handling of personal and confidential files.  Those with experience in human resource management in tertiary education institutions are preferred. The appointee will be responsible for human resource matters of the Faculty. He/She will be required to work closely with School/Centre Offices and the central University units to handle the administrative work in relation to human resource management, and perform any other duties as assigned.  For post B, applicants should have a good sense in financial management, strong accounting and data analysis skills, and an appropriate level of IT knowledge. Those with experience in financial management in tertiary education institutions are preferred. The appointee will be responsible for financial matters of the Faculty.  He/She will be required to handle a wide range of financial matters in relation to administration, human resource, projects and development work of the Faculty, and perform any other duties as assigned. For both posts, those with lower academic qualifications and/or less experience may be considered for the post of Executive Assistant. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a written test and an interview.

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

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Faculty at artsfac3@hku.hk. Application form (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until January 22, 2018, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and hasin place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.