Assistant Technical Officer (Ref. 21020207-E)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 3 Years
Education Associate Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, English
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Information Technology > Engineering - Hardware
Information Technology > Network / System Admin
Information Technology > Software Development
Published On 02/02/2021

Assistant Technical Officer (Ref. 21020207-E) 


The appointee will be required to:

(a) provide technical support to computer facilities of the Department;

(b) be responsible for commissioning, maintenance and development of departmental cluster servers, student servers and departmental Internet Web Server;

(c) provide inventory control support to the Department;

(d) support, maintain and install all the PC facilities in computer room, staff and research offices;

(e) obtain quotations for PC hardware/software and multimedia from suppliers, and make qualified recommendation; and

(f) perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Department or his delegates.


Applicants should have:

(a) at least a higher diploma or an equivalent qualification in relevant discipline;

(b) at least three years’ relevant post-qualification experience;

(c) experience in setting up and maintaining Network and Server. Experience in repairing electronic instruments would be an advantage;

(d) sound knowledge of PC hardware, O/S and most commonly used applications;

(e) sound knowledge of AutoCAD and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software;

(f) a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese, with fluency in Putonghua; and

(g) good communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills.

Preference will be given to those with a recognised degree.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service 

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment will be made 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.


Please send a completed application form by post to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or by clicking  . Application forms can be downloaded from If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Consideration of applications will commence on 19 February 2021 until the position is filled. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.