Assistant Director of Human Resources (Academic) 人力資源助理處長(學術) (Job ID: 5496)

Job level Senior
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Clearwater Bay, Guangzhou (廣州)
Employment type Full Time
Benefits Medical plan
Industry Education / Training
Job function Administration > Administration / Operation Manager
Human Resources > HR Director / Manager
Management > General Management
Published On 27/08/2020

Job Title: Assistant Director of Human Resources (Academic) 人力資源助理處長(學術)

Department:  The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou) 香港科技大學(廣州)

Job ID:  5496

Job Posting Details

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is seeking a high caliber executive to assist in the formulation and implementation of academic personnel matters for the University’s branch campus in Guangzhou, i.e. HKUST (GZ).

The appointee will be required to station and work in the Mainland (initially in Nansha, then on GZ campus which is planned to officially open in the fall of 2022). During the transition period, the appointee will report directly to the Head of Academic Personnel Administration of HKUST Clear Water Bay campus until the Director of Human Resources (GZ) comes onboard. The appointee will be a key member of the team responsible for the planning, coordinating, and processing of academic hiring under the 4 Hubs of the HKUST (GZ) campus. Frequent business travelling to CWB Campus has to be made as required. English is the administration language of HKUST(GZ).

Job Duties

  • ŸAssists to develop and establish academic hiring policies and procedures;
  • ŸHelps to formulate initiatives to attract, develop and retain the best academic talents, enhance diversity, and faculty members’ engagement and success;
  • ŸPlans and coordinates academic hiring matters under the 4 Hubs at HKUST (GZ);
  • ŸAssists to lead a team of professional and support staff to provide support in faculty appointments, as well as substantiation, promotion and consulting activities of faculty etc.;
  • ŸServes on relevant GZ committees for the setting up of policies, procedures and regulations for the recruitment of faculty members. 


  • ŸA good bachelor’s degree or above with excellent language skills in English and in Chinese (Putonghua), both in writing and in speaking;
  • ŸSubstantial administrative experience in academic personnel matters, preferably with experience from tertiary education institutions in the Mainland;
  • ŸProven track record of leadership and experience in relevant policies and procedures set up;
  • ŸProficiency with the Mainland relevant legal and regulatory requirements;
  • ŸPossesses good leadership, outstanding interpersonal, engaging and influencing skills and be able to communicate effectively at all levels and across cultures; and
  • ŸDemonstrates capability of working efficiently and collaboratively in a diverse work environment is desirable.

This is a Mainland appointment and the appointee will be offered a contract by HKUST Mainland entity in accordance with the local labor laws and regulations. Appointment will initially be made on a 2-year contract, renewable subject to mutual agreement.

Application Procedure
To apply, please submit a full curriculum vita in English to  . Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled. We thank applicants for their interest, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.




  • Ÿ協助制定和建立學術人員招聘的政策和程序;
  • Ÿ幫助制定政策以吸引,培養和保留最佳學術人才,增強多樣性並促進學術人員的敬業度和成功;
  • Ÿ計劃及協調四樞紐招聘學術人員;
  • Ÿ協助領導辦公室的專業和支持人員團隊,提供學術人員任命, 評核與晉升安排等相關工作;及
  • Ÿ協助相關廣州校園的委員會,以製定學術人員相關的人事政策和法規。


  • Ÿ具有良好的學士學位或以上學歷,並且具有出色的英語和中文(普通話)書寫和語言能力;
  • Ÿ擁有豐富學術人事行政經驗, 特別曾有在中國高等教育機構相關工作經驗為佳;
  • Ÿ具建立政策及制定程序相關成功經驗,熟悉內地相關法律法規要求;
  • Ÿ良好的領導才能,出色的人際關係,互動能力,並能夠在各個層面和跨文化進行有效溝通;及
  • Ÿ在各種工作環境中高效且協同工作的能力。


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