Specialist (Teaching Technology & Multimedia Support) (Ref. 16092715-IE)

Job level Middle
Education Bachelor Degree
Location Hunghom
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Marketing / Public Relations > Marketing - General / Support
Education / Training > Tutor / Teaching Assistant
Information Technology > Help Desk / IT Support
Published On 27/09/2016

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES OFFICE

Specialist (Teaching Technology & Multimedia Support) (Ref. 16092715-IE) 

Duties

The appointee will be required to: 

(a)  carry out day-to-day management of The ZONE (Multimedia and Collaborative Centre); 

(b)  monitor and oversee the booking and use of both video-capture facility and collaborative learning stations; 

(c)  organise and facilitate demonstrations, open days, workshops and training sessions on the collaborative learning software and stations; 

(d)  support and develop teaching technology configurations;

(e)  oversee a team of part-time student instructors/demonstrators in The ZONE;

(f)   provide technical support for teaching technology; 

(g)  guide staff and students in the use of teaching technology equipment and resources; 

(h)  assist in the promotion of technology-assisted interactive and collaborative learning and teaching;

(i)   help evaluate the experience and effectiveness of teaching technology for staff and students; 

(j)   promote teaching technology installation including receiving visitors and organising tours; 

(k)  support development of other teaching technology needs, including live broadcasts of lectures, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and Small Private Online Courses (SPOCs); 

(l)   supervise part-time staff as and when required; 

(m) provide after-office-hour standby/emergency support duties as and when required; and 

(n)  perform any other duties as assigned by the Director of the Office or his delegates.

Qualifications 

Applicants should: 

(a)  have a recognised degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Multimedia Technology and with a background in education; 

(b)  have working experience in blended learning and/or involvement in educational technology projects is highly desirable; 

(c)  be proactive and able to work independently and as part of a team;

(d)  have strong analytical skills, good interpersonal and communication skills; and

(e)  be able to communicate effectively in both written and spoken English and Chinese.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service 

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.    Initial appointment will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract.  Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.  Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application. 

Application 

Please submit application form via email to hrstaff@polyu.edu.hk; by fax at 2764 3374; in person to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon; or by mail to the above address.  If you would like to provide a separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.  Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php.  Recruitment will continue until the position is filled.  Initial consideration of applications to commence on 22 October 2016.  Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php.