Department of Biology

Executive Officer (PR0236/18-19)  

The appointee is expected to provide administrative and secretarial support to all aspects of work of the Department. Duties include assisting the Head of Department in a secretarial role to coordinate day-to-day appointments, organising daily itinerary, performing administrative duties related to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and research related matters, handling financial and personnel matters, serving as secretary for departmental committees, arranging departmental activities, assisting in the preparation of various annual reports plus any other duties as assigned.

Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree with at least seven years of relevant work experience, preferably in tertiary institutions. Effective communication skills with excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua) is essential.  He/She should have good interpersonal and organisational skills.  Proficiency in computing applications, particularly MS office and Chinese work processing, is required.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of two years. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

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 applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 19 January 2019

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