THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Associate Project Director

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
29 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Aug 2022
Ref
515887
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Social Sciences (30000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Associate Project Director (at the grade of Lecturer) in the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 515887), to commence on December 1, 2022, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

The appointee will work in the Jockey Club End-of-Life Community Care Project (JCECC) under the Faculty of Social Sciences. The Project, started in 2016, aimed at improving the quality of End-of-Life Care (EoLC), enhancing the capacity of service providers, as well as raising public awareness on life and death issues. Details of the Project could be found at http://www.JCECC.hk

Applicants should possess a good Master’s degree in Social Work, Mental Health, Psychology, Behavioral Health, Counselling, Management or a related discipline; and preferably at least 8 years’ relevant work experience in managing professional and public education project. Expert competence includes, but not limited to, family counselling, palliative care, use of play, use of therapeutic groups and bereavement care will be an advantage.

The appointee is expected to lead a team of training officers and research officers in the project and to make sure all the training and research deliverables are delivered on time; perform administrative roles and prepare regular reports to the funder, collaborators and directors, as well as perform other duties as assigned. 

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At the current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.

The University only accepts online applications for the above post.  Applicants should apply online, upload a covering letter and an up-to-date CV.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until August 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.