Career Development Officer

Job level Middle
Education Bachelor Degree
Location Kowloon
Employment type
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Training & Development
Published On 02/12/2016
ref. 161202-02


Founded by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), the College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE) oversees the operations of the Hong Kong Community College, offering quality sub-degree programmes for secondary school leavers; and the School of Professional Education and Executive Development, offering professionally oriented academic award programmes for persons at various stages of their career, including top-up degree awards for associate degree and higher diploma graduates. 

The College now invites applications for the following post:

CPCE Student Affairs Office (CSAO)

Career Development Officer
(carrying the concurrent post title of Student Development Officer) (Ref. 161202-02)


The appointee will be required to:

(a) maintain good relations and act as a coordinator with different work partners, both internal and external, including but not limited to employers, professional bodies, public enterprises, as well as local and overseas institutes;
(b) contribute to the planning, development and implementation of the career development and support services for students;
(c) organize career talks, company visits and internship programmes;
(d) conduct career training workshops, provide advice on career development and further studies;
(e) contribute to the development of an online platform for job posting and career resources;
(f) organize outbound and inbound programmes to encourage students’ global exposure;
(g) plan and implement student development activities; and
(h) perform any other duties as assigned.

The appointee may station on either of the two campuses in West Kowloon and Hung Hom Bay, and be required to take up assignments and work outside Hong Kong occasionally.


Applicants should have:

(a) a recognised degree;
(b) at least five years of solid career advisory experience in education, public or social service sector; exposure in various business fields or in human resources and training will be an advantage;
(c) excellent communication and interpersonal skills, mature personality, and the abilities to handle administrative work efficiently and work under pressure are essential;
(d) a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese, fluency in Putonghua will be an advantage; and
(e) the calibre of a team leader as well as a team player.

Shortlisted candidates may be invited to sit for a written test.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Initial appointment will be made on a two-year contract.  Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.


Application forms are obtainable by downloading from  Please quote the reference number, unit and post in the application.  Completed application forms should be returned to the Human Resources Office, College of Professional and Continuing Education, Room 1710, 17/F, PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus, 8 Hung Lok Road, Hung Hom, Kowloon by post/fax (2364 0098)/e-mail ( on or before Saturday, 17 December 2016.  Applicants who are not invited to an interview within two months of the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.

Note:  College of Professional and Continuing Education Limited is an affiliate of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.