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Executive Officer (Ref. No.: 23240280)

29 JAN 2024



The School of Continuing Education, one of the eight Faculties/Schools of the University and a major provider of continuing and professional education in Hong Kong, offers a wide range of full-time and part-time programmes at the post-secondary, undergraduate and postgraduate levels for young learners and working adults. It also offers in-house training and short courses to meet the community needs and market demands. Operated on a self-financed basis, the School and its College of International Education currently employ about 400 full-time staff and 550 part-time instructors. The School is inviting applications for the following position:


Executive Officer (Ref. No.: 23240280)


The appointee is expected to provide administrative and executive support to research activities and strategic initiatives of the School. Duties include a) assist the Director of Research Management Office to oversee the implementation and administration of development plan on Research; b) initiate, plan and implement activities in relation to research administration; c) coordinate research grant applications and post-grant management; d) provide administrative support including the compilation of papers and writing up of reports, and the formulation/review of management and operation guidelines, workflows and procedures in related areas; e) undertake liaison with internal and external units/parties; and f) supervise, motivate and provide guidance to the team and to serve as secretary for committees.


Applicants should possess a bachelor’s degree with at least four years of relevant experience, preferably in research administration and related co-ordination work. They should have an excellent command of both written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua), effective communication, multi-tasking and analytical skills. They should also have a strong sense of responsibility, good team spirit, be detailed-minded and highly self-motivated. Essential competency in computer application including MS Office application (Chinese and English), databases and spreadsheets are required. Experience in compiling statistical data, managing social media platforms/website, organising activities, and knowledge of using Adobe Illustrator/Adobe Photoshop and webpage design will be an advantage.


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

The initial appointment for the above post will be made on a fixed-term contract of two years. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System. Those who are not invited for interview 8 weeks after submission of applications may consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at


The School reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.


Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled.


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