Assistant Manager (at the rank of Executive Officer) in the Urban Systems Institute (Ref: 525718) (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 possess a good university degree preferably in Urban Studies/Urban Planning/Urban Science and a minimum of 3 years’ working experience in the higher education sector or a related field. They should have an excellent command of spoken and written English and Chinese (including Putonghua and Cantonese). They should also have good organisational and problem-solving skills, and the ability to multitask. Applicants should possess an outgoing personality with attention to details and self-motivated to work independently. Expertise and professional/research experience in Urban Studies/Urban Planning/Urban Science are desirable. Strong administration and communication skills are essential for this role. Experience in marketing/media design, finance management and/or research administration would be an advantage.
The appointee is expected to be an all-around, hands-on administrative colleague responsible for supporting the Director/Executive Deputy Director in various tasks, including HR, finance, research, administration and event management (such as public lectures or conferences), and other duties as assigned. He/She may be required to work outside normal office hours.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a written test and an interview. Information about the Institute can be obtained at www.usi.hku.hk.
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 application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until March 17, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.