OFFICE OF STUDENT AFFAIRS

Assistant Director of Student Affairs (Administration and Head of Campus Life & Support) (PR0067/19-20)

With the mission to provide good quality whole person education to the younger generation of Hong Kong, the Office of Student Affairs of Hong Kong Baptist University is one of the key offices to facilitate the development of characters, leadership, social and psychological competencies of students, through providing proficient student services as well as cultivating an active learning campus environment.

The University is looking for a dynamic and innovative leader to assume the position of Assistant Director of Student Affairs.

Reporting directly to the Director of Student Affairs, the appointee will participate in the senior management team with the Office of Student Affairs to facilitate strategic planning, formulation and implementation of policies relevant to the whole person development of students, and assist the Director in overseeing administrative matters and in communication with students at all levels. He/She will also be responsible for serving committees, providing consultation and training to student leaders, engaging students in University's consultation and policy-formulation process, formulating policies and strategies of the development of student bodies, intervening and mediating crisis, handling student disciplinary cases, supervising external service providers, managing the Learning Commons and student amenities, as well as providing welfare and support to students including those with special educational needs.

Applicants should possess a good honors degree and preferably a postgraduate qualification in relevant discipline, extensive senior management experience, substantial knowledge in student affairs, and strong leadership with the ability to handle complex issues tactfully in a fast-changing environment. They should demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal, problem-solving and negotiation skills, and be highly proficient in both written and spoken English and Chinese (Cantonese and Putonghua).

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

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 4 months 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: 31 August 2019

 
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