The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Associate Physical Education Officer (Ref. 17010308-E)

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Full Time
Intermediate (3-6 years)
Bachelor
English, Cantonese

Job Description

Associate Physical Education Officer (Ref. 17010308-E)

Location: Hunghom

OFFICE OF COUNSELLING AND WELLNESS

Associate Physical Education Officer (Ref. 17010308-E)

Duties

The appointee will be required to:

(a)  teach physical education courses and fitness training courses;

(b)  coach and manage sports teams;

(c)  perform the role of a team leader to accomplish assigned tasks/projects;

(d)  plan and co-ordinate in the launching of Wellness in Action programme;

(e)  serve as secretary to committees/sectional and departmental meetings/focus groups;

(f)  be responsible for the administration of various areas of physical education and sports function including:

  • organizing sports team training and physical education courses for students;
  • managing part-time coaches and part-time instructors;
  • organizing the Sports Team Annual Prize Presentation;
  • launching the Outstanding Sportsmen Recommendation Scheme (OSRS);
  • assisting in the implementation of Student Athletes Development Programme and organizing various tailor-made workshops for the student athletes;
  • coordinating and organizing competitions and sports exchange projects with local, regional and international universities;
  • promoting and enhancing the quality of physical education courses and related programmes to students by conducting surveys with detailed analysis and recommendations;
  • organizing Fitness Assessment Programme for students;
  • acting as editorial member of physical education related publications and providing expert knowledge from the academic angle; and
  • being adviser to the Student Union’s sports bodies and related activities.

(g)   perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Office or his/her delegates.
    
Qualifications

Applicants should have:

(a)  a recognised university degree with at least five years’ solid post-qualification working experience in physical education and sports;

(b)  the ability to communicate effectively in both written and spoken English and Chinese, including fluency in Putonghua;

(c)  sound knowledge of computer applications; and

(d)  good communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.

Remuneration and Condition of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  Initial appointments will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract.  Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.  Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

Application

Please submit application form via email to [email redacted, apply via Jobable]; by fax at 2764 3374; in person to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon; or by mail to the above address.  If you would like to provide a separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.  Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php.  The closing date for application is Thursday, 19 January 2017.  Applicants who are not invited to an interview within two months of the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.  Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php.


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