Officer/Assistant Officer
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Kowloon, Hong Kong

In the rapidly changing environment of the 21st century, there is an increasing need to forge bridges across disciplines to address emerging challenges and problems.

Through its commitment to academic excellence, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has developed world-class strengths in many subjects over its short 30-year history.

With a strong track record of cultivating high end talents and nurturing future leaders for academia and industry, HKUST is well positioned to craft an innovative approach to cross-disciplinary education and research in its Guangzhou campus, HKUST(GZ), and meet the needs of an ever- evolving world.

As one of the four Academic Hubs at the GZ Campus, the Systems Hub hosts a cluster of cross-disciplinary Thrust Areas in Bioscience and Biomedical Engineering, Intelligent Transportation, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, and Smart Manufacturing.

Based on the fundamental research in various technical fields, the Systems Hub will facilitate the integration of multidisciplinary technologies and explore their applications.

The ROAS Thrust of Systems Hub now invites applications for one non-academic position, with the title of Officer / Assistant Officer, to accomplish daily administrative and outreach work of ROAS Thrust.


The appointee will have the opportunity to be involved in a range of administrative duties including but not limited to faculty recruitment, student admission, curricula management, project application, public relationship and outreaching, inter-office liaison and general office administration of the ROAS Thrust.

Major duties include :

  • Assist in faculty hiring / on-boarding process;
  • Provide administrative support in student-related issues, for instance, admission, class enrollment, placement and internship etc.;
  • Assist in program / curriculum maintenance;
  • Coordinate seminars, student activities and meetings;
  • Liaise with internal and external parties in response to inquiries and requests on the Thrust;
  • Render logistics support in the Thrust daily operation; tracking and purchasing of office inventories; processing the purchase and reimbursement in compliance with the University’s regulations;
  • Assist in all kinds of paperwork; handle related documents filing and database maintenance; and
  • Other duties assigned by the Thrust Head.
  • The appointee will be stationed in the HKUST(GZ) campus and may be required to attend activities scheduled outside regular office hours occasionally.

    For integration and coherence of both campuses of HKUST, the appointee may be required to travel to the Clear Water Bay campus in Hong Kong from time to time, as needed.

    Qualification Requirements

  • A good bachelor's degree with relevant knowledge and experience in technology (preferably robotics related field) is necessary.
  • Experience in design and branding preferred. Working experiences in the higher education sector or a public / quasi-public organization are helpful.
  • Candidates with more experience will be considered as Officer.

  • The appointee should be self-motivated and act as a team player with a solution-driven mindset. He / she should possess a strong sense of responsibility and the ability to mobilize working partners to produce quality work under pressure and tight timelines.
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Chinese is required. English is the medium of instruction and administration at the HKUST(GZ) campus.
  • It is best that candidates can present relevant test scores to demonstrate English proficiency.

    This is a Mainland appointment and the appointee will be offered a contract by HKUST Mainland entity in accordance with the Mainland labor laws and regulations.

    Appointment will initially be made on a 2-year contract, renewable subject to mutual agreement. Salary is highly competitive and will be commensurate with appointee’s professional qualifications and experiences.

    Application Procedure

    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. and submit (i) a full curriculum vita in English; (ii) a statement of career objectives online to the Human Resources Office.

    Review of applications will continue until all positions are filled.


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