Administrative Assistant I/II in the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine (Ref.: 201601365)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Others
Administration > Clerical / Admin / Operation
Published On 20/10/2016
Applications are invited for appointment as Administrative Assistant I/II (AAI/II) in the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a good university degree, with at least 5-8 years’ relevant hands-on managerial experience at supervisory level in business development and communication in the higher education sector or a related field. They should also be an entrepreneurial self-starter with an excellent command of written and spoken English (with an overall band score of 7.5 or above in IELTS; or equivalent) and Chinese; strong communication, organizational and problem-solving skills; the ability to work independently and under pressure to meet tight deadlines, as well as an appropriate level of IT skills. Knowledge of Putonghua would be an advantage. They should also be a good team player with the ability to multi-task and be attentive to details. Those with less experience may be appointed at the level of AAII. The appointee will provide a high level of administrative and secretarial support to strategic development initiatives, including preparation of presentation materials, meeting papers, reports and proposals, conducting research, developing management strategies and tactics, as well as devising and delivering operational plans.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary for AAI, and 10% of basic salary for AAII.

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to medhr1@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Closes November 12, 2016.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency