Technical Assistant (PR0149/22-23)

September 21, 2022

Job Description


Technical Assistant (PR0149/22-23)

The Department of Government and International Studies is looking for an experienced person to provide IT support to the Department and the Faculty of Social Sciences (if necessary), and to manage the Self-Access Learning Unit (SALU) for the European Studies programme.


  • Installing, maintaining and troubleshooting PC hardware and software;
  • Providing technical support for live, hybrid and virtual meetings and conferences;
  • Maintaining and updating the departmental website and social media applications;
  • Preparing user guides on IT and Data collection usage;
  • Delivery of technical workshops; and
  • Other assignments to be given by the Department and/or the Faculty.


  • Advanced Diploma in Computer Science / Information Technology or related disciplines, with at least 3 years of relevant experience in IT support;
  • have good computer and website editing skills such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Chinese word processing, Photoshop and Illustrator;
  • Experience in end-user hardware and software for MS Windows, Mac OS and Office365;
  • Experience in managing multi-media lab and AV facilities in the meeting room;
  • Experience in installation of structured cabling systems and network equipment;
  • Knowledge in Zoom, Cisco WebEx, MS Team video conference tools; and
  • A good command of spoken English and Cantonese.

The initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of one year. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:
Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System ( Those who are not being invited for interview 8 weeks after submission of the application may consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.

Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled.

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