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President

Employer
The Education University of Hong Kong
Location
Hong Kong
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
May 30, 2022

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Position Type
Executive, Chancellors & Presidents
Employment Level
Executive
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Education University of Hong Kong

Founded in 1994 and awarded the University title in 2016, The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) is a publicly funded university, dedicated to the advancement of learning and teaching through a diverse offering of academic and research programmes up to doctoral level in teacher education and complementary disciplines, such as the social sciences and humanities.  The University aspires to further enhance its role as a leading university in the Asia Pacific region and beyond, with a focus on educational research, development and innovation, and recognized for its excellence in nurturing outstanding and caring professionals as well as the impact of scholarship.

The University has an academic/teaching staff strength of about 450 and total student headcount of about 11,000.  It has a Graduate School and three Faculties, namely, Faculty of Education and Human Development, Faculty of Humanities, and Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, comprising 16 academic departments, as well as various University-level and Faculty-level research and professional development centres.  For more information about the University, please visit http://www.eduhk.hk.

If you are excited by the prospect of contributing your expertise to the development of a leading university at the heart of Asia Pacific region and beyond, we would like to hear from you.

President

As chief executive of the University, the President will be responsible to the Council for the management and administration of the University.  In addition, the President will also be responsible for the effective implementation of the Strategic Plan of the University. 

The ideal candidate should be a scholar with a track record of performance and achievements in the higher education sector. He/She should have passion for education in leading the University to realise its unique mission; visionary and innovative leadership, management and organisational skills. Good academic training, professional qualifications, strong interpersonal, presentation and communication skills are important.  A good knowledge of the Chinese culture and values, the Hong Kong education system and the local context and strong connection to the education sectors in Hong Kong, mainland China and overseas are preferred.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Remuneration package will be highly competitive and attractive fringe benefits will be offered.

The terms for the initial contract will normally be five years, which will be renewable by mutual agreement.

Application and Nomination

The University is being represented in this search by Asianet Consultants. Interested parties are invited to submit applications/nominations, together with a full curriculum vitae, to Mr. Peter Liu of Asianet Consultants by email to: eduhk-president@asianetconsultants.com (tel: (852) 2530-0137).

The University reserves the right not to fill the position or to fill the position by invitation.  Only those who are shortlisted will be contacted. Applications and nominations will be considered until the position is filled. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.  For details of the Personal Information Collection Statement, please refer to http://www.eduhk.hk/jobsopp/index.php?glang=en.

Since the incumbent may engage in work involving contacts with persons aged under 18 and/or mentally incapacitated persons, prospective employee(s) will be required to undergo Sexual Conviction Record Check operated by the Hong Kong Police Force if applicable.

EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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