Senior Programme Officer/Programme Officer, Taught Postgraduate Programmes Office

Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
01 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
29 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement. With three academic Faculties and the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in the areas of Arts, Business and Social Sciences, and the broad curriculum covers an array of general education, interdisciplinary and science courses. The School of Graduate Studies offers research and taught postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines, and provides professional education for the wider society. Lingnan’s liberal arts education is characterised by a broad-based interdisciplinary curriculum with specialised disciplinary studies; close student-staff relationship; a vibrant residential campus; ample global learning opportunities; active community engagement and multifarious workplace experience.

Applications are now invited for the following post:

Senior Programme Officer / Programme Officer
Taught Postgraduate Programmes Office
Faculty of Business

(Post Ref.: 22/179)

The Faculty of Business is an AACSB-accredited one aiming at continuous improvements of our academic level and education service in the liberal arts setting. The Faculty plays an important role in educating students about cutting-edge, practical knowledge and skills, improving students' academic and professional capabilities, as well as enhancing students' awareness on social responsibilities. The Taught Postgraduate Programmes Office (TPO) of the Faculty oversees and manages seven taught postgraduate programmes in a wide range of discipline areas, aiming to build talent pools that the society needs.

The appointee is expected to take up a wide range of administrative duties to the operation of a self-financed programme of the Faculty of Business.

Major duties include but not limited to:


  • Provide a wide range of administrative support to the operation of a self-financed programme, with a focus on programme operation
  • Provide administrative support to courses/seminar delivery, timetabling, and other tasks pertaining to course operations
  • Coordinate administrative processes for course arrangement, examinations, student activities, course evaluations and events
  • Handle purchase, reimbursement, payments, other financial and budgeting matters
  • Liaise with internal and external parties
  • Handle quality assurance related matters such as duties related to various committees
  • Prepare annual programme report and other required reports as well as data reporting to various units of the university
  • Lead programme team members for overall programme management and smooth operation
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Occasional travel to the Mainland or other countries, and work outside normal office hours (including weekends) may be required.


  • A recognized Bachelor’s degree with at least TWO years of relevant experience, preferably in the tertiary education sector
  • For Senior Programme Officer rank, the candidate should possess a master’s degree and have at least FOUR years of relevant working experience
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua)
  • High level of competence in computer literacy and report writing skills
  • Good team spirit with a strong sense of responsibility, and is willing to go the extra mile to complete tasks before deadlines
  • Great willingness to assume various responsibilities with a passionate attitude
  • Initiative and analytical ability to carry out duties independently and efficiently with minimum supervision

Salary and Benefits

The commencing salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits, where applicable, include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund, and gratuity.

Application Procedure (online application only)

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We are an equal opportunities employer. Review of applications will continue until the post is filled. Qualified candidates are advised to submit their applications early for consideration.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, or to fill the post by invitation or by search. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.