The Education University of Hong Kong is a publicly funded university offering a diverse range of academic programmes at doctoral, master, bachelor and postgraduate diploma levels as well as other professional development programmes to over 11,000 students, serving teachers and professionals studying...

The Education University of Hong Kong is a publicly funded university offering a diverse range of academic programmes at doctoral, master, bachelor and postgraduate diploma levels as well as other professional development programmes to over 11,000 students, serving teachers and professionals studying in education and related humanities, social sciences, and arts and culture disciplines. The University has a Graduate School and three Faculties, namely, Faculty of Education and Human Development, Faculty of Humanities, and Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, comprising altogether 16 Departments, with about 470 academic/teaching staff. It now features four University-level research centres and thirteen Faculty-level research and development centres covering various areas of expertise in Education, Humanities, Social Sciences and Liberal Arts.

The University aspires to become a leading university in the Asia Pacific region, focusing on Education and complementary disciplines, and recognised for its excellence in nurturing competent and caring professionals and the impact of scholarship. If you are excited by the prospect of contributing your expertise to the development of a leading multidisciplinary University at the heart of East Asia, we would like to hear from you.

For further details about the University, please visit its website at http://www.eduhk.hk.

Senior Educational Development Officer (Holding a substantive rank of Project Manager)

Job level Senior
Education Bachelor Degree
Location Tai Po
Employment type Contract
Industry Education / Training
Job function Government / Social Service > Project / Program Development
Management > General Management
Education / Training > Management - Schools / University / Vocational
Published On 25/11/2016
ref. SEDO(PM)/LTTC/1116

Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology

The appointee will be responsible for providing strategic and management support to Centre. Major duties include providing support for  the development and implementation of strategic professional development of the University; coordinating the application of teaching and learning related initiatives aiming to strive for excellence in teaching; providing support for the development and accreditation of programmes catered to teaching in higher education; and working in collaboration with all academic and support units of the University to enhance the quality of learning and teaching, for example, through promotion of innovative learning and teaching approaches, e-Learning and application of technology-enhanced pedagogies.  The appointee will serve or join various Boards/committees as required, and should establish a sound network with external parties to promote joint collaboration with the Centre. The initial appointment will be for a period of 24 months with the possibility of renewal subject to mutual agreement.

 

Applicants should have a Bachelor's Degree, with substantial senior management experience in sizable organizations, preferably in tertiary institutions; strong leadership; excellent interpersonal and communication skills. They should also be proficient in both written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua), be highly self-motivated and able to work under pressure and lead in a multidisciplinary team environment.  Master’s Degree or Doctoral Degree holder in the area of Education would be an advantage.

 

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental benefits, and where applicable, housing benefits.

Application Forms are obtainable from (a) http://www.eduhk.hk/hro/applyfor.htm; or (b) the Human Resources Office, 3/F, Cho Kwai Chee Foundation Building, The Education University of Hong Kong, 10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong. The completed Application Form, together with full CV, should be sent to the Human Resources Office by email to hro1@eduhk.hk or by fax to (852) 2948 6005 or by post to the above address on or before 16 December 2016. Please quote the reference number of the position in the application and mark “Strictly Confidential – Job Application” on the envelope. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes. For details of the Personal Information Collection Statement, please refer to http://www.eduhk.hk/jobsopp/index.php?glang=en.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Only those who are shortlisted will be contacted. The University reserves the right not to fill the positions advertised.

EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.