Assistant Officer (Research Office)
Job ID : 9178
The Research Office is looking for a highly-motivated Assistant Officer to provide all-round administrative support to various research-related programs and research grants in the Office. The appointee will be required to :
- assist with research grant applications and report submissions;
- maintain accurate and up-to-date databases and filing systems;
- liaise with internal and external stakeholders on research-related matters;
- provide logistics support for meetings and events;
- provide support on daily office administration work; and
- perform any other duties as assigned.
Applicants should have at least Level 2 or equivalent in 5 subjects in HKDSE or 5 passes in HKCEE including Chinese Language and English Language (min. Grade C if Syllabus A or level 2 if results were obtained from 2007 onwards) with substantial post-qualification work experience. Fresh graduates with a bachelor's degree will also be considered. The ideal candidate should be a well-organized person with good communication skills, service-oriented, attentive to details, and self-motivated. They should possess a proactive personality, a strong sense of responsibility and a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese (including Putonghua). Previous experience in administration and/or research grants management in tertiary education will be an advantage. Working outside normal office hours is occasionally required. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a written test. (Duration : 1-2 year(s), renewable)
(Applicants who have applied earlier to the same position need not re-apply.)
Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided where applicable. A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of a 2-year contract.
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 https://hkustcareers.ust.hk and return it online to the Human Resources Office. Screening of applications will begin on 11 September 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. 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.
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