Ref.: 201800121
Posting Title: Executive Officer
Department: School of Biomedical Sciences
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
 

 

Executive Officer in the School of Biomedical Sciences (Ref.: 201800121) (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)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree or a Master's degree, with basic knowledge of life and death education and at least 3 years' administrative experience preferably in tertiary institutions.  They should have excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, supervisory and event management skills; a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese (including Putonghua); good computer literacy (including Chinese word-processing); knowledge of social media; and the ability to work independently and multi-task.   They should also be a self-starter with an outgoing personality and a positive attitude. Those with basic counselling skills would be an advantage. The appointee will work with a team for the administration and development of the Body Donation Programme (http://www.med.hku.hk/bdp/index-e.html).  He/She is expected to liaise with body donors or their family members; handle various enquiries; engage in promoting the Body Donation Programme including liaison with external parties; manage publicity materials including brochures and websites; provide secretarial service to committees and meetings; supervise clerical staff; provide administrative support for research activities and the daily operation of the School; and perform any other duties as assigned.

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 a cover letter, a full C.V. indicating current and expected salary, and a reference letter to the School at sbmsaptj@hku.hk. Application forms (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 February 28, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University places great emphasis on staff developing staff potential, and has in 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.