Manager (Sports Facilities)(Job ID: 5041)

Job level Middle
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 > Others
Health / Fitness / Beauty Care / Recreation > Sports / Fitness / Recreation
Published On 06/12/2019

Job Title:        Manager (Sports Facilities)
Department:   Dean of Students’ Office (Sports Development)
Job ID:            5041

Job Posting Details

The appointee will report to the Head (Sports Development) with primary responsibilities to oversee the facilities and operations of Water Sports Center as well as other sports facilities. Main duties include but not limited to (a) Preparing the opening of new sports facilities; (b) supervision of staff and handling financial and budget matters; (c) compiling and execution of operation policies and guidelines; (d) communication with internal units and external organizations to facilitate water sports development at HKUST; (e) serving as secretary to the Water Sports Center Steering Committee; (f) planning of water sports activities and operating power boat during the events; (g) serving as advisor to student clubs in developing sports interests; and (h) performing other duties as assigned.Shift duty and work on weekends and public holidays are required.

Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, Sports or Recreation Management with solid relevant work experience, preferably with management experience in sports/leisure field. Excellent command of spoken and written English and Chinese (Cantonese and Putonghua) is required. The ideal candidate should be holder of the following qualifications: (a) at least one water sport instructor certificate from related National Sports Association of Hong Kong or equivalent; (b) Pleasure Vessel Operator grade 2 certificate issued by the Marine Department of the HKSAR Government or equivalent; and (c) valid first-aid & AED certificates.  The appointee should have a passion in water sports and possess strong leadership and interpersonal skills.  Experience in operation of winch & power boat and management of water sports activities is an advantage.  On the job training for the acquisition of water sports qualifications/certificates may be provided to the appointee, if needed. (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 Monday, 23 December 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.