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Executive Assistant (at the rank of Clerk II)


Applications are invited for the appointment as an Executive Assistant (at the rank of Clerk II) in the HKU Musketeers Foundation Institute of Data Science (HKU-IDS) (Job Ref.: 517033), (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totally up to 10% of basic salary, and with the possibility of renewal).


Applicants should possess a good Bachelor’s degree with at least 3 year’s work experience preferably in tertiary institutions. They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; accounting knowledge and experience, good interpersonal, communication and organisational skills, computer literacy; with the ability to multitask under pressure and work independently as well as in a team. They should also be detail-oriented and self-motivated with a strong sense of responsibility. Those who are strong in IT knowledge will be highly preferable. Non-degree holders with substantial relevant working experience will also be considered.

The appointee will assist in financial accounting matters, inventory and budgetary control. H/she will provide administrative and clerical support for events and updating of social media platforms about the Institute’s news, daily operations including matters related to human resources, finance and research, secretarial support for faculty members, and perform other duties as assigned. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a written test and an interview.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.


The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until November 18, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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