Executive Assistant (PR0195/18-19)
FACULTY OF ARTS
Department of English Language and Literature
The appointee will provide a range of administrative support for the Translation Programme, working alongside the Programme's existing administrative staff. Duties include drafting documents and correspondence, preparing meeting minutes, assisting in organising admissions, handling promotional activities, and delivering front-line support services to staff and students. He/She will be responsible for the running of the Translation Programme's undergraduate one-year Work Placement internship scheme, including the maintenance of contacts with Placement employers, advising students on their Placement choices, and making workplace liaison visits.
Applicants should possess a BA degree in a relevant subject with at least two years of relevant work experience. Excellent command of written and oral English and Chinese (both Cantonese and Putonghua) and strong interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively and build contacts with existing and prospective Work Placement employers are required. He/She is also expected to be self-motivated, able to work both independently and in a team, and to have strong time management skills. Knowledge or experience of the translation industry or related sectors would be an advantage.
Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of one year. Re-appointment thereafter is 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 http://jobs.hkbu.edu.hk . Applicants not invited for interview 8 weeks after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics
The University 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.
Closing date : 15 December 2018