Director - School of Continuing and Professional Studies

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
Thursday, 15 October 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 16 November 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for:-

School of Continuing and Professional Studies

Director

(Ref. 200001LU) (Closing Date: November 16, 2020)

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies (CUSCS), founded in 1965, is a self-financing extension unit of the University with its mission to provide quality lifelong education to the community of all ages. The School offers a wide variety of full-time and part-time post-secondary, professional and continuing education programmes and general courses in diversified disciplines.

Reporting to Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education) while working closely with other members of the senior management, the appointee has oversight responsibility for the development and operation of the School. The Director must foster effective allocation and utilisation of human and financial resources of the School; maintain cost effective operations and programmes within budget; ensure strong enrolments and healthy financial position; supervise and nurture a sizeable internal workforce; develop and manage essential internal and external working relationships and partnerships that safeguard the success of the School; and support other key university functions.

The appointee should possess a higher degree, preferably a doctoral degree, and substantial management experience at senior level in professional and continuing education. The appointee must be visionary. He/She should have the competence and leadership to direct the strategic planning, management and development of the School including collaboration with reputable institutions internationally and industry partners locally, and delivery of quality service & programmes. He/She must have excellent communication skills with high level of proficiency in both English and Chinese (including Putonghua).

Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for up to three years, renewable subject to mutual agreement. The University reserves the right to fill the post by invitation.

Application Procedure

The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit http://career.cuhk.edu.hk.

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