The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Officer (Venue Operations) (Ref. 16092306-IE)

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Full Time
Intermediate (3-6 years)
Higher Diploma / Foundation Year / Associate Degree
English, Cantonese

Job Description

Officer (Venue Operations) (Ref. 16092306-IE)

Location: Hunghom

CULTURE PROMOTION AND EVENTS OFFICE

Officer (Venue Operations) (Ref. 16092306-IE)

Duties

The appointee will be required to:

(a)       assist in the operation and facilities management of the two multi-purpose venues of the University, the 1025-seat Jockey Club Auditorium and the 244-seat Chiang Chen Studio Theatre, to ensure smooth running of all events in the venues;

(b)       serve both internal and external venue users, including departments, students, government offices, art and cultural groups, non-profit making, charitable and commercial organizations;

(c)       monitor the performance of contractors on venue guarding and cleaning services as well as repair and maintenance works;

(d)       serve as duty manager of the two venues;

(e)       ensure all operation arrangements of the two venues are in good order according to all licence and statutory requirements;

(f)        assist in the training of students to provide ushering and front-of-house services in a customer-oriented manner; and

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

He/She will be required to work on irregular hours and on Sundays/public holidays.

Qualifications

Applicants should:

(a)       have a recognised degree/diploma/certificate plus not less than three years of relevant experience preferably in managing performing venues;

(b)       have a good command of English and Chinese, with proficiency in Putonghua;

(c)       possess good communication and interpersonal skills, and be customer-oriented; and

(d)       have good computer literacy.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to sit for a written language proficiency test.  

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  Initial appointment 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.phpThe closing date for application isSaturday, 7 October 2016.  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