Founded in 1994 and awarded the University title in 2016, The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) is a publicly funded university, dedicated to the advancement of learning and teaching through a diverse offering of academic and research programmes up to doctoral level in teacher education and complementary...

Founded in 1994 and awarded the University title in 2016, The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) is a publicly funded university, dedicated to the advancement of learning and teaching through a diverse offering of academic and research programmes up to doctoral level in teacher education and complementary disciplines, such as the social sciences and humanities. The University aspires to further enhance its role as a leading university in the Asia Pacific region and beyond, with a focus on educational research, development and innovation, and recognized for its excellence in nurturing outstanding and caring professionals as well as the impact of scholarship.

The University has an academic/teaching staff strength of about 450 and total student headcount of about 11,000. It 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 16 academic departments, as well as various University-level and Faculty-level research and professional development centres. For more information about the University, please visit http://www.eduhk.hk.

We are looking for suitable candidate(s) to fill the following position(s). If you are excited by the prospect of contributing your expertise to the development of a leading university at the heart of Asia Pacific region and beyond, we would like to hear from you.

Director of Alumni Affairs and Development (Ref: 2200587)

Job level Senior
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Location
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Contract
Benefits Dental plan, Gratuity, Medical plan
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Others
Marketing / Public Relations > Management
Sales / Business Development / Customer Service > Business Development
Published On 24/06/2022
ref. 2200587

Alumni Affairs and Development Office 
 
The Alumni Affairs and Development Office is dedicated to the sustainable engagement of the University’s alumni members, donors and supporters to drive excellence in the development of the University.  Reporting directly to the President, the Director of Alumni Affairs and Development will provide strategic leadership to the Alumni Affairs and Development Office and be responsible for setting goals and developing strategies for the University’s fundraising programmes and activities in alignment with the University’s strategic development priorities.  The Appointee will establish relationships with individuals, corporate representatives, community leaders and government officials to increase awareness of the University’s missions, causes, activities and needs, identify and source potential donors, secure commitments of participation or donations from donors, develop proposals and projects for donors/philanthropists/funding bodies, and manage the whole fundraising or application process.  He/she will also develop strategies and implement plans and activities to garner support for the University, as well as be responsible for the planning and execution of alumni activities to foster a sustained sense of belonging, enhance engagement and establish long term connections with alumni for the development of the University.
 
Applicants should have a recognized degree with relevant experience, preferably in Marketing or Public Relations; substantial senior management experience in sizable/public organizations across diverse sectors; visionary leadership with strong business acumen; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to motivate, manage and work under pressure; and high proficiency in both written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua).  Experience in tertiary education will be an advantage. 
 
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
 
Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.  Fringe benefits include contract-end gratuity, leave, medical and dental benefits, and where applicable, housing benefits.
 
The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for this post.  Applicants should complete the online application form and upload a full CV on or before 8 July 2022.  Applications which are incomplete or without the required documents may not be considered.  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 position(s) advertised.  
 
Further information about the University is available at http://www.eduhk.hk.
 
EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.