Careers

We are constantly looking for suitable people to join us.  Please check this page for current openings.

Due to the nature of our operation in the performing arts industry, over 90% of our colleagues are working on a part-time basis.  They include creative professionals, performing arts teachers, and stage and technical arts management people.

Our full-time team includes course management executives and assistants, and custom-made gig executives and assistants.

Apart from work-related experience, EXCEL team members have the following qualities:
  Passion, drive and determination
  Responsible and reliable
  Highly organised
  Experienced in dealing with people and situations and always with professionalism
  A questioning mind with a natural problem-solving flair

For any enquiries, please direct them to marychan.ex@hkapa.edu and marked for the attention of the General Manager.

CURRENT OPENINGS

MANAGER / ASSISTANT MANAGER TO THE GM

EXCEL is looking for a manager / assistant manager to the General Manager.  The incumbent will hold the job title of Programme Manager / Assistant Programme Manager, but must possess diverse skills to effectively provide adequate assistance to the General Manager.  The ideal candidate should have sales and marketing practicing knowledge and background, and should possess effective leadership skills.  He/She will be responsible for and contribute to the success of HKAPA EXCEL’s continuing education programmes and customised portfolios for individual clients. He/She must be very organised, possess good and logical system thinking, and have very good people skills and maintain a very good working relationship with tutors and all parties.

Applicants should have:

  1. A degree, preferably in business administration, marketing or related disciplines.
  2. At least 5 years of managerial and supervisory experience. Outstanding candidates with lesser experience may be considered for the position of assistant manager.
  3. Excellent command of spoken and written English and Chinese, proficiency in Putonghua could be an asset.
  4. Good analytical skills and reporting skills as a manager.
  5. Good leadership qualities, including good judgement, and abilities to work independently, think systematically, supervise, coach, motivate, and help colleagues grow.
  6. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  7. Strong sense of ownership and responsibility, organisation skills and attentiveness to details are requisite.
  8. Excellent working knowledge of MS Office and Chinese word processing.

TERMS OF APPOINTMENT
Appointment will be on a two-year fixed-term contract. Contract may be extended at the end of two years when satisfactory performance has been demonstrated. Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Fringe benefits include:
medical benefits
annual leave
mandatory provident fund
bonus
gratuity

APPLICATIONS

Please submit your application, with full résumé, availability and expected salary to the General Manager, Extension and Continuing Education for Life (EXCEL), Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts via emails to alicevankapel@hkapa.edu, marychan.ex@hkapa.edu and blankachan@hkapa.edu.

PART-TIME PROGRAMME ASSISTANTS

HKAPA EXCEL runs evening and weekend courses and PROGRAMME ASSISTANTS are needed to provide support to these courses. Responsibilities include class setup, providing support to teaching staff and students, handling enquiries, and administrative work. Conscientious university students with some working experience are welcome to apply.

Requirement

– Fluent in Chinese and English
– Good command of Microsoft Office, English and Chinese word processing
– Good interpersonal and communication skills
– Strong sense of responsibilities

Suitable candidates can work with us in one of the following appointment formats:
(1) Part-time employment with regular evening and / or weekend work
(2) Part-time employment with ad-hoc evening and / or weekend work (Salary: HK$50-60)

Please submit your application, with full résumé, and whether you are seeking (1) or (2) above to gracehui@hkapa.edu. Applicant applying appointment format (1), please indicate your expected salary.