Job Opening: Centre Manager, Hong Kong History Centre (Maternity Cover)

Centre Manager, Hong Kong History Centre (Maternity Cover)

The role

The School of Humanities is seeking to recruit a Centre Manager for the Hong Kong History Centre. Led by Prof Robert Bickers, Dr Vivian Kong and Prof Ray Yep, the Centre will develop into a flagship research centre within the University and within the field of Hong Kong/China studies in the UK and internationally.

What will you be doing?

The role of the Centre Manager is to support the full range of activities of the Hong Kong History Centre.  In particular, the post-holder will lead planning and policy development in respect of all matters relating to the activities of the Centre, including a substantial programme of historical research, engagement, outreach, and training. Working with partners in the UK and internationally, communications, profile-raising, policy and public engagement will be key.

You should apply if

  • You have experience and skills to play a central role in driving forward research centres within Higher Education and of responding to funder requirements.
  • You are confident working independently and be able to deal with ambiguity, as well as working effectively with others in a busy team environment.
  • You possess excellent organisation and prioritisation skills, able to delegate effectively, are analytical and have strong attention to detail.
  • You are an effective communicator with strong liaison skills and an excellent track record of working effectively across a range of stakeholders to develop and manage academic research.
  • Fluency in Cantonese and advanced reading knowledge of Chinese may be an advantage.

Please check University website for details. The job posting will end at 2nd April 2024.