FACULTY OF ARTS

Language Centre

Executive Assistant (PR0089/18-19) 

The appointee is expected to provide general administrative support to the Centre’s programmes and projects. The main duties include: (a) providing administrative support to the arrangement of Putonghua Requirement courses and tests; (b) serving as secretary of committees and meetings; (c) handling confidential files and correspondences; (d) preparing and monitoring the budget; (e) delivering front-line support services to and liaising with staff, students or external bodies; (f) compiling data for statistical analyses and reports; and (g) performing other duties as assigned.

Applicants should possess a recognised Bachelor’s degree with preferably three years of post-qualification work experience in the tertiary education sector. The ideal candidate should have excellent written and oral communication skills in English, Chinese and Putonghua, as well as good hands-on computer skills. The candidate should also be organised, efficient, highly motivated, and have the ability to work independently. Solid analytical skills and strong interpersonal skills are required for the post.

Applicants are required to write a cover letter in English detailing how they meet the job requirements and fill in the application form. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a written test in English and Chinese.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of one year. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to performance review, mutual agreement and funding availability.

Those who have responded to the advertisement posted in September 2018 need not re-apply.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). Applicants not invited for interview 8 weeks after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 22 December 2018

 
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