Employer Ref: 240422001-IE
Recruit Ref: L0589421
Posting Date: 2024-04-22
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Assistant Officer (Ref. 240422001-IE)


The appointee will be required to provide secretarial support to the Director of Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence of Things (RIAIoT), one of the constituent research units under the PolyU Academy for Interdisciplinary Research.  The appointee will also be required to:

(a)  provide administrative support to RIAIoT’s day-to-day operation

(b)  coordinate visits, scholarly events and other occasions

(c)  handle information flow and maintain an effective record and filing system;

(d)  handle sensitive and confidential matters in a professional manner;

(e)  update the website and publicise the updated information of RIAIoT through different media;

(f)  provide secretarial support to committees and meetings;

(g) liaise effectively with internal and external stakeholders; and

(h) perform any other duties as assigned by the Director of RIAIoT or his/her delegates.


Applicants should :

(a) have a recognised degree and at least three years of relevant post-qualification experience;

(b) have good communication and interpersonal skills;

(c) be well-organised and attentive to details;

(d) be able to work independently and handle sensitive matters with alertness and prudence;

(e) have good computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Chinese word processing; and

(f) be able to communicate effectively in both written and spoken English and Chinese, with fluency in Putonghua being an advantage.

Preference will be given to those with solid relevant work experience in tertiary institutions.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to sit for a written test

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.


Please submit an application through PolyU’s career website (https://jobs.polyu.edu.hk/general).  Consideration of applications will commence on 6 May 2024 until the position is filled.  The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at https://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/careers/pics_for_recruitment/.

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.

Education / Training 
Job Position Level:
Employment Term:
Full Time 
Min. Edu. Level Req:
Minimum QF Level attained:
Total Working Exp:
3 or above 
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