Senior Research Assistant in Education

University of Hong Kong Faculty of Education

Senior Research Assistant (holding the functional title of Project Development Officer)

The University of Hong Kong

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Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Education (10000)

Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Senior Research Assistant (holding the functional title of Project Development Officer) in the Faculty of Education (Ref.: 509164) (to commence as soon as possible until August 31, 2024, on a fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary) 

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above in Social Science, Marketing, Journalism, Communications, Language or a related discipline with at least 5 years’ project management experience, or a Master’s degree in the above field with at least 3 years’ project management experience, preferably in educational projects.  Preference will be given to those with experience in working with school engagement and coordination, local schools and teachers, marketing and promotion, media and communications, and project dissemination.  They should have strong communication and interpersonal skills, an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese, and the ability to complete multiple assignments concurrently while balancing priorities and meeting deadlines. They should also possess good stakeholder management skills, being detailed-oriented with an analytical mindset; the ability to work independently, as a team, under pressure and multi-task; and advanced computer skills in MS Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint) and Chinese word processing. Familiarity with Premier Pro, Illustrator, Photoshop or similar tools is an advantage.   

The appointee will work on a large-scale project on learner diversity, being primarily engaged in project-related activities. He/She will be responsible for providing developmental and implemental assistance to the project; coordinating with and engaging different teams and school stakeholders in terms of project implementation and dissemination; maintaining a good network of project school stakeholders; assisting the Project Manager in terms of planning and executing strategies to promote the project and dissemination; ensuring consistent and effective communication of the project’s positioning; preparing promotional and dissemination events and materials; managing social media/newsletter platform (including but not limited to content creation, in-house photo and video editing, working with agencies and freelancers); assisting in daily operations and performing other duties as assigned. Immediate availability is preferred. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. 

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until January 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Dec 8, 2021 (HK Time)
Applications close:Jan 31, 2022 (HK Time)

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