Officer (Information Technology)


Technical Skills

  • Product Design

Job Description

Officer (Information Technology)

In 2016/17, THEi is offering 20 degree programmes through three faculties.

Faculty of Design and Environment: Advertising, Fashion Design, Product Design, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Architecture (2-year professional programme), Horticulture and Landscape Management, and Surveying (jointly with the Faculty of Science and Technology).
Faculty of Management and Hospitality: Sports and Recreation Management, Culinary Arts and Management, Professional Accounting, Hotel Operations Management, Public Relations and Management, and Retail Management.
Faculty of Science and Technology: Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Management, Building Services Engineering, Health Care, Food Science and Safety, Multimedia Technology and Innovation, and Information and Communications Technology.

In 2016/17, seven programmes (Fashion Design, Product Design, Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Landscape Management, Culinary Arts and Management, Civil Engineering, and Environmental Engineering and Management) are in the Government’s Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions / Sectors, which provides subsidies to students varying from $40,000 to $70,000 per year.

All the programmes are accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications. Most of them are also accredited by the relevant professional bodies.

A new campus is being built on a site in Chai Wan next door to the Institute of Vocational Education (IVE) campus at Chai Wan. It is scheduled for completion in 2017/18.

Major Duties:
(a) In collaboration with the Information Technology Services Division, to design and document the LAN / telecommunication infrastructure of the new campus, and to oversee the configuration, testing and installation of equipment;
(b) In collaboration with the Information Technology Services Division, to produce design specifications for the WAN services, to manage the procurement of hardware, and to oversee the configuration, testing and installation of equipment;
(c) To assist in the development of a plan for the relocation of IT systems, including voice, data, network, servers and desktop systems;
(d) To coordinate and oversee the installation of the PABX and IP phone system, door access system, IP camera system for security surveillance, audio visual system and WiFi access at the new campus;
(e) To coordinate and oversee the installation of the subscription-based television services at the new campus;
(f) To arrange and coordinate the commissioning of the computer and language laboratories, and to oversee equipment configuration, testing and installation; and
(g) To assist in the evaluation of vendors and service contracts.

(a) A recognised degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electronics or equivalent qualification;
(b) At least two years’ relevant work experience, preferably with relevant experience in computing field in educational institutions or comparable organisations;
(c) Proven records in network design and implementation, enterprise infrastructure, data network, voice and PABX and IP phone systems;
(d) Good communication, inter-personal, organisational and administrative skills;
(e) Ability to work independently and be pro-active; and
(f) Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese, preferably including Putonghua.

(1) Candidate may be appointed on temporary terms of employment.
(2) The appointee may be required to perform duties at different sites and work irregular hours, shifts and on Saturdays and Sundays.
(3) The remuneration package will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
(4) Candidates who have responded to the previous advertisements in the last 3 months need not apply. 

A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 12/2012)], together with full curriculum vitae, should be sent to The Registry, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong, Room 315, 20A Tsing Yi Road, Tsing Yi Island, New Territories, Hong Kong. Please specify on the envelope the reference of the post.

Closing date for application: 12 November 2016

The Institute reserves the right not to fill the post(s). Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only and will be destroyed within 24 months.

Employment TypeFull-time
Education LevelHigher Diploma / Associate Degree
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese