CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Head of Chan Feng Men-ling Chan Shuk-lin Language Centre

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
Friday, 27 March 2020
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 26 April 2020
Ref
[Ref. B/362/09]
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement.

Applications and nominations are invited for the above post:

Duties

The University strives to enhance the multilingual ability of its students. In the summer of 2020, the University is establishing the Chan Feng Men-ling Chan Shuk-lin Language Centre to provide programs and courses, support services and facilities to students at the University. 

The mission of the Centre is to equip students with the academic literacy skills they need to succeed in their education, and with skills in a range of languages in preparation for their participation in the increasingly globalized, fast-changing society, in line with the University’s strategic objective of internationalisation. It aims to enhance multilingualism and multiculturalism amongst students of the University, and to promote and support the learning of different languages for academic, professional, and personal development. The Centre will offer instruction and support in English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, French and German.

The Head of the Centre will be responsible for providing academic leadership in the planning and development of the Centre’s teaching, learning and assessment processes, and ensuring that the Centre’s educational strategies are aligned with the goals of the University’s Strategic Plan.


Requirements

Candidates are expected to possess a postgraduate degree, preferably a doctorate, with experience in language teaching and educational management.  Candidates should have experience in and qualifications for teaching at least one of the Centre’s languages. Other essential qualities include proven expertise in programme management, financial management and human resource management; familiarity with working practices in language centres in higher educational institutions; an ability to work with stakeholders at all levels within the University; and excellent technology, communication and interpersonal skills.

Salary and Conditions of Service

Remuneration package will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract; fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes.

Information and Application

Further information on the post and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : hrlcsearch@cityu.edu.hk/Fax : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311]. 

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk, and include a current curriculum vitae.  Nominations can be sent directly to the Human Resources Office, or email to "hrlcsearch@cityu.edu.hk".  The closing date is 30 April 2020.  Applications and nominations will receive full consideration and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity.  Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Worldwide recognition ranking 52nd, and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2020); 1st in the World’s Most International Universities (THE survey 2020); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2017).

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