LEISURE AND CULTURAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT
Non-Civil Service Vacancy
(When dollars are quoted in this web page, they are Hong Kong dollars. About HK$7.8 = US$1.)
Chief Music Officer
HK$92,450 per month
Candidates should have ¡V
(a) A Hong Kong degree, preferably in music, or equivalent;
(b) Not less than 12 years¡¦ full-time working experience in music or arts administration gained after obtaining the aforesaid qualification;
(c) Level 2 or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination or Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent (See Note); and
(d) Good command of spoken and written Chinese and English.
(Note: For non-civil service appointment purpose, ¡¥Grade E¡¦ in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 are accepted administratively as comparable to ¡¥Level 2¡¦ in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.)
(a) overseeing the operation and improving the services of the Music Office;
(b) overseeing all administrative matters including financial control, staff management/recruitment, etc.;
(c) developing and monitoring the Instrumental Music Training Scheme;
(d) overseeing the operation and co-ordination of music activities; and
(e) assisting in formulating policies and development plans.
(Note: May be required to work irregular hours.)
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be appointed on Non-civil Service Contract Terms for 2 years.
An end-of-contract gratuity may be granted to the appointee if the contract is satisfactorily completed with a consistently high standard of performance and conduct. Such gratuity, plus any contribution to be made by the Government to a Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) Scheme in respect of the candidates appointed as required by the MPF Schemes Ordinance, will be equal to 15% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period. Candidates appointed are also eligible for rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), annual leave, maternity leave and sickness allowance where appropriate, on the same basis as provided for under the Employment Ordinance.
How to Apply:
Application Forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 6/2012)] are obtainable from any Public Enquiry Service Centres of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centres of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau's web site ( http://www.csb.gov.hk
). Completed application forms should reach the enquiry address below on or before the closing date for application with the envelope clearly marked with ¡§For application of Chief Music Officer¡¨ (the postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of application). Late applications or applications through e-mails or fax will not be accepted. Any application which is incomplete may not be considered. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about six to eight weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Grade Management and Support Section, Cultural Services Branch, 5/F, Leisure and Cultural Services Headquarters, 1-3 Pai Tau Street, Sha Tin, N.T., Hong Kong.
Closing Date for Application:
1 February 2013
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