Established by the Government in 1989, The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) has five academic units, 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 academic units, 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 provide full-time and part-time programmes at undergraduate, post-graduate, and sub-degree levels.

Today we have over 9,500 full-time and 10,000 part-time students 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.

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.

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

Job level Middle
Education Master Degree
Location Kwai Hing
Employment type Contract
Benefits Dental plan, Gratuity, Insurance plan, Medical plan
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Higher Education
Published On 24/11/2016
ref. 16-SPM-338-O

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-338-O)

Duties

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

Requirements

Applicants should normally possess a higher degree and professional qualifications in education, languages or a related subject area. Relevant professional experience in related subject areas and/or teaching/administration experience in tertiary/continuing education is required. Applicants should be proficient in both Chinese (preferably including Putonghua) and English, possess very good communication skills, and have involvement in professional and community activities.

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 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:     7 December 2016

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 March 2017 may consider their applications unsuccessful.