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    RPL Assessment Writer (Freelance) (Ref.: 17-RPLAW-273-J)

    RPL Assessment Writer (Freelance) (Ref.: 17-RPLAW-273-J)

    School of Science & Technology

    Established by the Hong Kong Government in 1989 as a provider of distance education, OUHK began offering full-time face-to-face degree programmes in 2001. Over the years we have grown into a leader in open and flexible education in the Asia Pacific region, and our full-time face-to-face programmes for qualified secondary school leavers are on par with other established universities across Hong Kong. OUHK today is a young, dynamic, full-fledged university.
    The University strives to be a leader in providing open and flexible education to all, and to excel as a provider of higher education. To advance learning, knowledge, and research that meet students’ learning aspirations and society’s talent needs, focusing on practical and professional programmes. As a multi-mode university, we use innovative teaching and the latest education technology to offer world class education, guided by our core values of fairness, integrity, perseverance, and innovation.
    Today we have over 9,500 full-time and 10,000 part-time students in the four Schools at the OUHK with about 220 programmes of studies.  In addition, there are about 2,500 full-time/part-time students studying in LiPACE.
    We are now inviting application(s) for the following freelance appointment in the School of Science & Technology:
    RPL Assessment Writer (Freelance) (Ref.: 17-RPLAW-273-J)
    The appointee is responsible for the following duties:
    1. To prepare the questions and assessment scripts used in the interview, written test and practical assessment respectively in advance during the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)* Assessment.
    Assessment topics include the following:
    • Measurement Uncertainty (Chemical Testing)
    • Measurement Uncertainty (Microbiological Testing)
    • Chemical Testing (Organic Analysis)
    • Physical and Mechanical Testing (Bituminous Materials)
    • Chemical Testing on Construction Materials
    • Care Performance Tests (Textiles and Garment Products)
    • Testing Quality Assurance
    • Measurement Traceability (Chemical Testing)
    • Measurement Traceability (Microbiological Testing)
    • Inspection of Waterworks Products
    *Please visit for further information of RPL.
    Applicants are required to possess the following:
    1.  a)    At least a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) plus at least five years of relevant industrial experience in the corresponding discipline, OR
        b)    At least a Higher Certificate (or equivalent) plus at least ten years of relevant industrial experience in the corresponding Testing/Inspection/Certification discipline;
    2.    Good command of English and Chinese; and
    3.    Experiences in conducting technical assessment preferred.
    Terms of Appointment
    Successful candidates will be appointed on a freelance basis.
    Application Procedures
    Please send your full curriculum vitae to RPL Office, School of Science & Technology, The Open University of Hong Kong, Room D1144, The Jockey Club Campus, 81 Chung Hau Street, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon, Hong Kong or by E-mail: For further information, please contact RPL Assessment Secretary (Email:; Tel: 3120 2710) (Please quote the reference number in your application).
    Deadline: 6 October 2017
    General information about the University is available on the University’s website  Personal data provided by job applicants will be handled strictly in accordance with the University’s Personal Data Privacy Policy.  The “Personal Data (Privacy) Notice for Job Applicant” is also available on the above website.  Applicants who are not contacted by the University within eight weeks from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.

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    Modified Date: Sep 07, 2017

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