Project Co-ordinator II (carrying the job title of ‘Programme Executive’), Doctor of Business Administration (Chinese) Programme

Project Co-ordinator II (carrying the job title of ‘Programme Executive’), Doctor of Business Administration (Chinese) Programme

The Chinese University of Hong Kong
1-4 years
Not Specified

Job Description

CUHK Business School

Project Co-ordinator II (carrying the job title of &lsquoProgramme Executive), Doctor of Business Administration (Chinese) Programme

The CUHK Business School is a leading business school and a pioneer in business education in Hong Kong. Since its establishment in Hong Kong in 1963, the CUHK Business School has gained world recognition of nurturing business leaders with immense contributions in the Asia Pacific. The School has been offering a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes with over 4,600 students, students from 20+ countries/regions, as well as executive education. It has one of the most extensive alumni networks in the region, with over 40,000 alumni around the world.

To support the strategic development, the School is looking for a seasoned Project Co-ordinator II to play a significant role in supporting the Doctor of Business Administration (Chinese) (DBA) Programme, a collaborative teaching programme with its partners.

Assisting the Programme Director and/or his/her delegate(s) to achieve strategic goals, the appointee will be responsible for (a) providing support to study journey of DBA candidates, in particular thesis supervisors interaction, thesis progress monitoring as well as other support for thesis completion (b) liaising with external/internal stakeholders to enhance students experience from admission, learning and development to graduation (c) co-ordinating with internal/external stakeholders for programme administration and management, such as resources planning, service providers sourcing, other liaison work, etc. (d) assisting in development of alumni network and strengthening connection with them, including having frequent communication, enhancing the programme&rsquos visibility via appropriate channels and activities, etc. and (e) leading and guiding other teaching support staff, supporting daily operations of the programme office, and other impromptu duties. Flexible work hours, and working in and travelling to mainland China and outside Hong Kong will be required.

Applicants should have (i) a Master&rsquos degree (ii) at least 1 year&rsquos relevant experience in the higher education sector, preferably in supporting business-related research and/or projects and good training in business research methodologies (iii) an excellent command of both spoken and written English and Chinese (Cantonese and Putonghua) (iv) strong relationship-building skills, and capability of communicating effectively with people of diverse background, including high-level executives in the business sector, business partners, prospects and current students, alumni and other relevant stakeholders (v) a self-motivated, collaborative, well-organised work attitude and (vi) a strong sense of ownership to strive for good quality of work, and capability of mastering various tasks independently and collaboratively under pressure and tight deadlines. Knowledge of business culture, higher education landscape, and connection with corporates and professional bodies in mainland China is an advantage. Shortlisted candidates may be invited to sit for a written test. Applicants must submit copies of certificates showing that they have fulfilled the academic qualifications stated above, otherwise their applications will NOT be considered.

Appointment will initially be made on a 2-year contract with contract-end-gratuity commencing as soon as possible, renewable subject to good performance and mutual agreement.

[The CUHK Business School is also known as the Faculty of Business Administration.]

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a public research university in Shatin, Hong Kong, formally established in 1963 by a charter granted by the Legislative Council of Hong Kong. It is the territory's second-oldest university and was founded as a federation of three existing colleges – Chung Chi College, New Asia College and United College – the oldest of which was founded in 1949.
CUHK is organized into nine constituent colleges and eight academic faculties, and remains the only collegiate university in the territory. The university operates in both English and Chinese, although classes in most colleges are taught in English. Four Nobel laureates are associated with the university, and it is the only tertiary institution in Hong Kong with recipients of the Nobel Prize, Turing Award, Fields Medal and Veblen Prize sitting as faculty in residence.

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