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About EXCEL

Extending Performing Arts for All

Join Us

EXCEL (Extension and Continuing Education for Life) provides high quality performing arts education through short courses, full-time programmes, customised workshops, and performance-based productions.  We are now seeking high calibre candidates to join our growing team.  If you enjoy performing arts, good at administration, and share our vision in bringing community impact through performing arts and education, we would love to hear from you!

EXCEL is a non-profit making subsidiary of HKAPA.

PROGRAMME COORDINATOR

The Programme Coordinator plays a crucial role in ensuring the smooth execution and operation of EXCEL programmes. Their primary responsibility is to support the Programme Team in developing both on-site and online programmes. They will collaborate with internal and external parties to address various aspects of programme delivery, including venue arrangement, website and database updates, scheduling, and managing programme operation issues such as attendance records, publicity, notices, and promotion. The Programme Coordinator will also be responsible for planning and supervising programme assistants and part-time helpers. This entails coordinating their tasks and ensuring their smooth integration into the programme operations.

 

The ideal candidate should possess strong teamwork skills, excellent interpersonal abilities, and effective problem-solving capabilities. They should be adept at establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with all stakeholders, including tutors and students.

 

Requirements

 

  1. A university graduate with a degree in relevant discipline.

  2. Candidates should have at least two years of work experience in the arts, non-profit, or education sector. Candidates with less experience may be considered for the position of Programme Assistant.

  3. Possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  4. Demonstrates a strong sense of responsibility and attention to detail.

  5. Proficient in both spoken and written English and Chinese, with proficiency in Putonghua being an advantage.

  6. Proficient in computer software, including Zoom, Teams, and MS Office. Knowledge of image or video editing is a plus.

  7. Demonstrates an interest in the arts and culture sector.

  8. A good team player who can multitask and is available to work flexible hours, including Saturdays, Sundays, or public holidays, based on the programme's scheduling requirements.

 

Terms of Appointment

Appointment will be made on a two-year fixed-term contract. Contract may be extended at the end of two years with satisfactory performance. Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include:

  • Medical benefits

  • Annual Leave

  • Mandatory provident fund

  • End of contract gratuity 

 

Application:

Please send your application together with a CV, availability, and expected salary to the HR Manager, Extension and Continuing Education for Life (EXCEL) quoting “PC EXCEL” at hr.excel@hkapa.edu. Applications are open until the post is filled.  

 

EXCEL is an equal opportunity employer.

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment-related purposes only.

PROGRAMME ASSISTANT

The Programme Assistant will assist the Programme Team to assure the smooth execution and operation of EXCEL programmes. The Programme Assistant needs to perform general course administration and office duties, including but not limited to admission and enrollment services, venue scheduling, course promotion, arrangement of course materials and equipment, maintenance of student and tutor records, database management, handling enquiries, and other ad hoc duties as assigned. 

 

Requirements:

 

  1. A Higher Diploma or above.

  2. Preferably with one year work experience, but fresh graduates will also be considered.

  3. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  4. strong sense of responsibility and attentive to details.

  5. Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese, proficiency in Putonghua could be an asset.

  6. Excellent working knowledge of MS Office and Chinese word processing; and

  7. Available to work shifts on Saturdays and Sundays.

 

 

Terms of Appointment

 

Appointment will be made on a two-year fixed-term contract. Contract may be extended at the end of two years with satisfactory performance. Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include:

 

  • Medical benefits

  • Annual Leave

  • Mandatory provident fund

  • End of contract gratuity 

 

Application:

 

Please send your application together with a CV, availability, and expected salary to the HR Manager, Extension and Continuing Education for Life (EXCEL) quoting “PA EXCEL” at hr.excel@hkapa.edu. Applications are open until the post is filled.  

 

EXCEL is an equal opportunity employer.

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment-related purposes only.

Part-time Course Operation Assistants

Part-time Course Operation Assistants are needed to support the part-time performing arts learning courses provided by HKAPA EXCEL. 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Prepare and provide operational & logistical support such as class set up, equipment preparation, and live support to different courses and   programmes.

  2. Handle phone calls and walk-in enquiries

  3. Handle course enrolments

  4. Liaise with students, tutors, or parents on course arrangement.

  5. Provide general administrative and clerical support such as data entry, stock check, etc.

  6. Perform ad hoc task requests as assigned by supervisor.

 

Requirements:

  • Good command of English, Putonghua and Cantonese

  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (including MS Word, Excel and Chinese Word Processing)

  • Good Communication and Interpersonal Skills

  • Experience in learning centre support or knowledge in AV equipment

is an advantage

  • Work Place: HKAPA Wanchai Campus or other hired venue

  • Work Time: at least 3 hours each time in the evenings, Sat, Sun, or public holidays. 

 

Part-time Salary: $75 per hour

 

Please email your detailed CV to hr.excel@hkapa.edu

EXCEL is an equal opportunity employer.

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment-related purposes only.

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