Assistant Technical Officer

Hong Kong (HK)
07 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Language Centre

Assistant Technical Officer (PR350/17-18)

The appointee is expected to

(i) provide technical support to the HKBU Putonghua Training and Testing Centre;
(ii) develop and manage web applications and databases;
(iii) conduct statistical analysis for courses and examination data;
(iv) conduct testing and bug fixing on web applications;
(v) provide technical support to classes, functions and activities;
(vi) provide internal training to staff; and
(vii) perform other duties as assigned by the supervisors and the Head of the Language Centre.

Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree in Computer Studies or a relevant subject with at least one year of relevant post-qualification experience. Expertise in PHP and relational databases including SQL Server is mandatory. Experience in using Python, HTML5, XML, jQuery, R, SPSS or other statistical analysis software is an added advantage. A good command in Chinese and English is required.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a technical test and an interview.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of one year. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to performance review, mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Reference salary range: HK$19,000 - HK$31,000

Those who have responded to the advertisement posted in April 2018 need not re-apply.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). Applicants not invited for interview 8 weeks after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 23 June 2018