School Manager / Director of School Administration, Graduate School

Shenzhen, China
09 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
30 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Post Specification

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Managing routine administrative work (all registry functions, admission and graduation, programme service, student service, etc.) and administrative staff of the Graduate School (GS);
  2. Interpreting and implementing regulations, policies, rules, guidelines and funding models concerning graduate studies, and preparing revision or establishment of these when and where needed;
  3. Coordinating data collection and analysis, overseeing the development of GS’s IT system;
  4. Overseeing quality assurance matters and programme reviews, preparing the annual “Quality Report of GS”;
  5. Preparing reports or quota applications to the University Administration and government agencies such as the Ministry of Education;
  6. Coordinating with Schools, graduate programmes, and various administrative offices of the University, liasing with GS of  Chinese University of Hong Kong and other sister universities, communicating with government branches;
  7. Providing support to various university-level (graduate studies related) and GS-level committees;
  8. Coordinating publicity matters and overseeing the handling of emergencies and student grievances;
  9. GS’s budgetary planning and recruitment;
  10. Other duties as assigned by the School Dean.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  1. A master’s degree or higher, preferably with science and engineering background;
  2. At least 10 years of extensive administrative or relevant work experience, with at least 3-5 years at supervisory level  in higher education sectors, preferably in a graduate school;
  3. Excellent management and communication skills;
  4. Good command of written and spoken language skills in both English and Chinese, and familiarity with basic office software;
  5. Capability of working independently and as part of an integrated team in a fast-paced work environment, initiative and proactive.

Salary and Benefits

Salary will be competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointments will be made under the establishment of CUHK-SZ and statutory benefits will be provided according to the prevailing labor laws applicable in the PRC. The appointee will be based at the University campus in Shenzhen, PRC.

Application Procedure

Please send full curriculum vitae together with copies of qualification documents, and at least three references by email to:  

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