Established by the Government in 1989, The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) has five schools, namely the School of Arts & Social Sciences, Lee Shau Kee School of Business & Administration, School of Education & Languages, School of Science & Technology, and the Li Ka Shing Institute...

Established by the Government in 1989, The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) has five schools, namely the School of Arts & Social Sciences, Lee Shau Kee School of Business & Administration, School of Education & Languages, School of Science & Technology, and the Li Ka Shing Institute of Professional & Continuing Education. Through them, we have been providing full-time and part-time programmes at undergraduate, post-graduate, and sub-degree levels.

Today we have over 9,000 full-time and 10,000 part-time students at OUHK with more than 220 programmes of studies. The OUHK spirit is a culmination of a relentless pursuit of academic excellence and a creative approach to learning and teaching. Reaching out to our next generation and across the borders through advanced web technologies has been our principal goal in the past years.

Associate Programme Director (Education and Languages) (at the rank of Senior Programme Manager)

Job level Senior
Education Master Degree
Location Kwai Hing
Employment type Contract
Benefits Dental plan, Gratuity, Insurance plan, Medical plan
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Management - Schools / University / Vocational
Published On 22/09/2016
ref. 16-SPM-281-O

As one of the five academic units of the OUHK, the LiPACE is a dynamic, market-oriented and fast growing continuing education provider. With the mission of promoting life-long learning, the LiPACE offers a variety of flexible and high-quality educational opportunities, with an emphasis on face-to-face teaching, to the public for personal development, career advancement and appreciation of life. These include professional and training programmes, full-time programmes (e.g. Diploma Yi Jin, Diploma and Higher Diploma), full-time/part-time degree and masters programmes in collaboration with overseas institutions, and the Capacity Building Mileage Programme (a flexible learning project designed to equip women with a positive mindset and develop their potentials) in collaboration with the Women’s Commission.

We are now inviting application(s) for the following post in the LiPACE:

Associate Programme Director (Education and Languages) (at the rank of Senior Programme Manager) (Ref: 16-SPM-281-O)

Duties

The appointee will be the Leader of the Division of Education and Languages at LiPACE. He/she will participate in Institute/University administration as well as provide leadership and support in relevant subject/programme teams, where necessary. He/she is required to be engaged in professional/scholarly activities and undertake programme/course planning, development, coordination and delivery (including classroom teaching).

Requirements

Applicants should normally possess a higher degree and relevant professional qualifications in related subject areas. Relevant experience in related subject areas and/or teaching/administration in tertiary/continuing education is required. Applicants should be proficient in both Chinese (preferably including Putonghua) and English, possess very good interpersonal skills, and have involvement in professional and community activities. Strong network in the sector of Early Childhood Education or possessing of a professional qualification in Play Therapy recognised by the British Association of Play Therapy (BAPT) will be an advantage.

Terms of Appointment

Successful candidate will be appointed on a full-time fixed term contract. Fringe benefits will include annual leave, medical & dental benefits, life insurance coverage and gratuity, where applicable. A variable pay may also be granted on the basis of performance.

Application Procedures

Please complete the “Application Form”, which is obtainable from the University's website (http://www.ouhk.edu.hk/jobs), and send it together with your CV and names of 3 referees to the Human Resources Unit, The Open University of Hong Kong by e-mail (hruhrs3@ouhk.edu.hk) (Please quote the reference number in your application).

Deadline:     5 October 2016

(Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement posted in August 2016 need not re-apply.)

General information about the University is available on the University’s website http://www.ouhk.edu.hk. Personal data provided by job applicants will be handled strictly in accordance with the University’s Personal Data Privacy Policy. The “Personal Data (Privacy) Notice for Job Applicant” is also available on the above website. Applicants who are not contacted by the University by the end of January 2017 may consider their applications unsuccessful.