Education Development Officer (Job ID: 4319)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 3 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Clearwater Bay
Employment type Full Time
Benefits Dental plan, Gratuity, Medical plan
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Higher Education
Education / Training > Tutor / Teaching Assistant
Published On 21/12/2018

Job Title:        Education Development Officer
Department:   Center for Education Innovation
Job ID:            4319

Job Posting Details

The Center for Education Innovation seeks to hire an Education Development Officer to support the implementation of teaching development projects, development of active learning pedagogies, and training of teaching skills. The appointee will be responsible for (i) coordinating the implementation of teaching development grant projects and related activities; (ii) working collaboratively with the project team members to develop active learning strategies to create active learning environment; (iii) supporting course instructors to incorporate interactive and innovative learning pedagogies into their courses and problems; (iv) facilitating the development of teaching skills for graduate students including conducting workshops in the Graduate Teaching Assistants Training Program; and (v) performing any other duties as assigned by the Center Director from time to time.

Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in education or related disciplines with at least 3 years of post-degree instructional experience, preferably in higher education. Up-to-date knowledge of active learning pedagogies; experience in experiential learning in courses/programs; and a good understanding of assessment techniques in higher education will be advantageous. A high level of proficiency in both spoken and written English is essential, and conversational Cantonese is preferred. The appointee must be a dynamic learner with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, willing to take initiative to move the projects forward and can concurrently manage multiple assignments. (Duration: 2 years, renewable)

Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided. A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.

Application Procedure
In support of a green work environment, we accept applications submitted online only. To apply, please complete an online application form through the HKUST Careers website ( and return it online to the Human Resources Office on or before Wednesday, 9 January 2019. Applicants will receive an acknowledgement by email upon successful submission. We thank applicants for their interest, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.