Manager (MBA Programs) (Job ID: 6607)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 7 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 Administration > Administration / Operation Manager
Education / Training > Management - Schools / University / Vocational
Marketing / Public Relations > Marketing - Communications
Published On 17/09/2021

Job Title:          Manager (MBA Programs) 
Department:     School of Business and Management
Job ID:              6607

Job Posting Details

The HKUST MBA Office is looking for a capable candidate to fill the position of Manager (MBA Programs). The appointee will oversee one of the assigned MBA programs and focus on the following areas: 

  • Program and Student Management: Oversee the student affairs operation of the assigned MBA programs to ensure efficiency; plan and implement student affairs strategically and effectively. The appointee may at times, need to streamline processes; coordinate with other teams; draw valid judgements; and uphold academic policies when necessary, to maintain and enhance students’ quality and readiness for post-MBA career development.

  • Student Engagement and Culture Building: Lead an assistant manager or an officer to act as the MBA students’ proxy of a dedicated MBA program; formulate annual communication plan with students. The appointee will need to actively engage students through various channels, such as in-person or online presentations; organization of enrichment activities that provide additional knowledge; professional email announcement; and individual or group chats, to build a professional and supportive student culture. He/She should be ready to work with various stakeholders to help students building a professional mindset for the post-MBA career.

  • New Initiatives and Ad-hoc Projects: Drive new initiatives that help creating value for the MBA programs; demonstrate flexibility and willingness to support ad-hoc projects or administrative tasks according to seasonal or new development needs.

  • Budgeting: Monitor the expenses on relevant student cohorts to ensure effective use of resources.

Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree, preferably a master’s degree, with substantial years of work experience. The ideal candidate should be proactive and ethical. He/She should also be a high-performer and an efficient problem-solver who can work under pressure in a fast-paced environment. The appointee must be hands-on at work and capable of leading and coaching a small team to drive results. Prior experience in global higher education; talents management; business development; and project planning would be an advantage. An excellent command of communication skill in both verbal and written English and Chinese (including Mandarin) is a must. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and CRM (Salesforce) is required. Working outside office hours and on occasional weekends will be required.
(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 Saturday, 16 October 2021. 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.

(Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes only.)


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