Executive Director (at the rank of Senior Assistant Registrar)

Hong Kong University
May 02, 2024
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Executive Director (at the rank of Senior Assistant Registrar)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 526156 Work type: Full-time Department: Joint University Programmes Admissions System Office (99806) Categories: Professional & Management Hong Kong

Executive Director (at the rank of Senior Assistant Registrar)

in the Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS) Office

(Ref.: 526156)

JUPAS Office

The JUPAS Office (JO) is an agent for handling applications for admission to programmes offered by the 9 JUPAS participating-institutions and the SSSDP institutions. JO reports to the Committee on JUPAS Operations (CJO) and the JUPAS Board of Management (the Board).

Executive Director

JO is looking for an Executive Director (ED) to head up its operations and lead its various teams to provide quality service to all JUPAS's stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications

Applicants should possess a good Master's degree from a recognised University in a related discipline, and possess: at least 10 years in a senior management position in an established organisation preferably in the education sector. Applicants should also be highly familiar with committee secretarial work.

Key responsibilities

JO Operations (Overall)

1.1. lead, coach and develop all teams in JO to accomplish the Office's mission to provide quality service to all stakeholders;

1.2. set quality service standards for all of JO's operations, and to manage and supervise its various teams to meet such standards on a daily basis;

1.3. enhance JO's operational and IT systems to ensure consistent, seamless and efficient operation;

Committee on JUPAS Operations and the JUPAS Board of Management

1.4. serve as Secretary to the CJO, the Board and their Working Groups;

Key Attributes and Talents

Knowledge of JUPAS and JO

1.5. possess a comprehensive perspective of JUPAS's and JO's evolution and deploy such knowledge to understand and fulfil the requirements of JUPAS's stakeholders;

Managerial and Operational Skills, Personal Attributes

1.6. possess excellent creative problem-solving, multi-tasking and project management skills;

1.7. lead by example, foster teamwork, and create synergy across JO's various functions;

1.8. possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, be able to make articulate, multi-media presentations in large forums;

External Liaison

1.9. be able to foster and maintain excellent rapport and a close working relationship with partners;

IT Knowledge

1.10. to take genuine interest in, or be equipped with at least a functional knowledge of, IT and the latest technological developments and keep abreast of the latest IT trends relevant to JO's operations.

Applicants may be selected to take a written test.

What We Offer

The appointment will be made on fixed-term full-time contract for 3 years, to commence as soon as possible with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance. A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, together with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme at 15% of basic salary. Other benefits include annual leave and medical benefits. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

How to Apply

The University only accepts online application for the above posts. Applicants should apply online at the University's careers site (https: // jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date CV. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until May 2, 2024 , or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a written test.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency

Advertised: Mar 28, 2024 (HK Time) Applications close: May 2, 2024 (HK Time)

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