Term / Temporary Officer


Technical Skills

  • Product Design

Job Description

Term / Temporary Officer

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.

The appointee shall:
(a) perform administrative duties in one or more of the following areas:
(i) student administration and support services;
(ii) human resources management and support services; and
(iii) secretariat and central services;
(b) supervise and co-ordinate the work of clerical and supporting staff and ensure the effective delivery of services;
(c) assist in the formulation, implementation and review of operational policies, systems and procedures;
(d) undertake committee work in various meetings, committees and boards;
(e) help formulate and implement the quality assurance policy; and
(f) provide executive and secretarial support to projects, functions and events.

The successful candidate should have:
(a) a recognised degree or equivalent qualification;
(b) at least two years’ post-degree relevant work experience at supervisory or executive level, preferably in educational institutions or comparable organisations;
(c) good communication, inter-personal, organisational and administrative skills;
(d) a pro-active approach and ability to work independently; and
(e) good command of spoken and written English and Chinese, preferably including Putonghua.

(1) Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend and pass a written test in Chinese and English.
(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 6 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 TypeContract
Education LevelHigher Diploma / Associate Degree
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese