Recruitment of Volunteers to Serve as (Senior) Hostel Tutors (Term 2, 2021/22 and 2022/23) for Lee Woo Sing College

Lee Woo Sing College is inviting interested full-time University staff and postgraduate students to join the College as (Senior) Hostel Tutors in the academic year (Term 2 of) 2021/22 and 2022/23.

Requirements:

  • Full-time degree-holding CUHK staff/ full-time postgraduate students in the academic year of 2021/22 (male applicants for application for Term 2, 2021/22) or of 2022/23 (male/ female applicants for application for 2022/23) in CUHK;
  • Excellent spoken English and Cantonese (Fluency in spoken Mandarin is an advantage);
  • Empathetic and passionate on student growth and development;
  • Good at organizing extra-curricular activities and good at inter-personal communication skills;
  • Mature, responsible and energetic;
  • Hands-on knowledge and experience in student hostel operation, organization of hostel activities, handling disciplinary incidents, peer/ professional counseling, study/career guidance, event planning and first-aid skills preferred;
  • Completed any counseling workshop offered by University departments or other comparable programmes recognized by the College. Otherwise, candidates will have to take one after enlistment.

Duties:

The Hostel Tutors shall report to the Wardens and Senior Hostel Tutor and discharge the following duties:

  • Be on duty at the hostel according to a roster schedule, including weekdays, Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays;
  • Directly report to the Senior Hostel Tutor and the Wardens for any hostel-related issues;
  • Provide guidance and support to students in organizing hostel activities to enhance communication and cooperation among students from various cultural background;
  • Be responsible for at least one year-round hostel campaign, such as mental health and green living programmes as assigned by the Wardens;
  • Provide counseling and guidance to students;
  • Provide emergency assistance to students when necessary;
  • Monitor students’ usage of hostel facilities and recommend improvement measures;
  • Provide support to the College General Education courses;
  • Be on duty at Information Counter during adverse weather or situations deemed appropriate by Wardens; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Hostel Tutor and the Wardens.

The Senior Hostel Tutor shall report to the Wardens and discharge the following duties:

  • Support the Wardens in hostel management and report to the Wardens for any hostel-related issues;
  • Enforce hostel regulations and assist the Wardens in handling student disciplinary incidents, and keep record of incidents or observation reports;
  • Be on duty at the hostel according to a roster schedule, including weekdays, Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays;
  • Issue hostel tutors’ monthly duty roster and coach the hostel tutors;
  • Coordinate hostel activities, including orientation activities as assigned by the Wardens and oversee the smooth operation of such activities;
  • Provide guidance and counseling to students, especially for non-local students;
  • Provide emergency assistance to students when necessary;
  • Provide support to the College General Education courses;
  • Be on duty at Information Counter during adverse weather or situations deemed appropriate by Wardens; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Wardens.

Important Points to Note:

  • Volunteer will be nominated as (Senior) Hostel Tutors. This is not an employment either on a full-time or part-time basis, and is not regarded as a concurrent employment with CUHK. There will not be any allowance/remuneration or any other employee benefits for provision of this volunteer service.
  • The (Senior) Hostel Tutors will serve the College from 1 Mar 2022 to 31 Jul 2022 (for application for Term 2, 2021/22) or from 1 Aug 2022 to 31 Jul 2023 (for application for 2022/23). The service is renewable subject to mutual agreement and good performance.
  • (Senior) Hostel Tutors will be provided with free accommodation (an en-suite tutor’s quarters) in the College campus during the service period.

Application:

Interested parties please submit the online application form (https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=13645701). Application deadline is on 13 Feb 2021 (11:59pm). Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a selection interview in three weeks’ time following the application deadline.

Inquiry:

For inquiries, please email us at wscollege@cuhk.edu.hk or call us at 3943 1504.

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