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Employer Ref: C/ST-HLS/L_AL(Tree)/06/22-AP1
Recruit Ref: L053930132
Posting Date: 2022-06-15
Vocational Training Council
Vocational Training Council

Vocational Training Council (VTC), established in 1982, has always been at the forefront of vocational and professional education and training (VPET). As a statutory body, we exist within Hong Kong education system to ensure the skills of the Hong Kong workforce remain fresh and future ready. Our mandate to provide VPET is vital in meeting industry needs, and in fulfilling the aspirations of the quarter of a million young people and in-service workers who attend a programme every year at one of our 13 member institutions. Join us if you share our mission.

Lecturer / Assistant Lecturer (Arboriculture, Tree Management and Urban Forestry)

Health and Life Sciences Discipline
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Major Duties for Lecturer:
(a)  To perform teaching duties in the areas of arboriculture, tree management and urban forestry including supervision of students’ projects and fieldwork placement;
(b)  To carry out duties in relation to student and academic administration;
(c)  To develop programme curriculum and teaching, learning and assessment materials;
(d)  To assist in the development of new services to meet the needs of the industry;
(e)  To assist in validation and accreditation of programmes;
(f)  To work closely with stakeholders to coordinate and support the Student Industrial Attachment Programme; and
(g)  To participate in networking with industry / industrial attachments, departmental projects and functions, including but not limited to consultancy services, research studies, seminars and exhibitions.
Requirements for Lecturer:
(a)  A relevant recognised degree, preferably with a post-graduate qualification;
(b)  At least 3 years’ relevant teaching and / or industry experience;
(c)  At least one of the below qualifications:
      -  Certified Arborist / Certified Arborist Municipal Specialist / Board Certified Master Arborist credential(s) of the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA);

      -  Technician Member, Professional Member / Fellow of the Arboricultural Association of the United Kingdom;
      -  European Tree Technician of the European Arboricultural Council;
      -  Registered Qualified Arborist, Registered Practicing Arborist, Registered Consulting Arborist / Registered Consulting and Practicing Arborist of Arboriculture Australia or equivalent;
(d)  Preferably possess one or more of the below qualifications:
      -  ISA Certified Tree Worker Climber Specialist credential;
      -  Tree Risk Assessment Qualification issued by ISA / Professional Tree Inspection certificate issued by Lantra Awards of the United Kingdom or equivalent; and
(e)  Good communication and presentation skills in both English and Chinese.
1.  Applicants with less experience and / or without professional qualification / credential may be considered for the post of “Assistant Lecturer” (in the rank of Teaching Associate).
2.  Shortlisted candidates will be required to take a written assessment in English.
3.  The initial posting is in IVE (Sha Tin). The appointee(s) may be posted to other work location(s) to suit the operational needs.
4.  The appointee(s) may be required to perform duties outside normal office hours and / or on different campuses.

Application Procedures:
Interested applicants should apply for the post via email.  A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 1/2018)], together with a full curriculum vitae, should be sent to   Candidates should take note of the following:

(1)  Completed application form (VTC-1) and detailed curriculum vitae (CV) should be combined into one file in PDF format with a file size below 10MB.
(2)  The file should be saved with the applicant's name as “your surname and given name”, e.g. “CHAN Tai-man.pdf”.
(3)  For the email subject, please cite “Application for the Post of Lecturer / Assistant Lecturer (Arboriculture, Tree Management and Urban Forestry) (Ref. No.: C/ST-HLS/L_AL(Tree)/06/22-AP1)".
(4)  Original and copy of other supporting documents are to be provided at a later stage upon request.

Closing date for application: 6 July 2022
Applicants not invited for interview within 10 weeks from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.
The Council reserves the right not to fill the post(s).
Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. Information on unsuccessful candidates will normally be destroyed 12 months after the completion of the recruitment exercise.    

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