Director, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

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In a city renowned for its international outlook and connections, the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts plays a unique and influential role in developing future generations of performing artists and practitioners in film & television and the theatre technical arts. The Academy's six Schools; Dance, Drama, Film and Television, Music, Theatre & Entertainment Arts, and Chinese Opera, make the Academy a vibrant centre of practice, production, teaching and practice-as-research. Its outstanding reputation is reinforced by the quality of its performers and its partnerships with other centres of excellence locally, regionally and internationally. With international residencies, visiting artists and alumni, which include some of the most respected professionals in their disciplines, the Academy is committed to the training of future world-class performers and practitioners.

The Position

Reporting to the governing Council of the Academy, the Director is the Chief Executive Officer of the Academy and the key person to lead the Academy to its next stage of development.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have a PhD or terminal degree in one of the disciplines of the Academy and other relevant professional qualifications.

He/She should be an experienced professional in performing arts, recognized for leadership in artistic and higher education fields, with a deep knowledge of at least one of the Academy’s major arts disciplines and a broad understanding of all.

He/She should possess excellent academic and/or significant professional credentials, displaying relevant administrative experience at a senior level in a tertiary institution, arts institute, or major organization relating to performing arts.

He/She is expected to have good understanding of international and local circumstances. The right candidate should be a leader with proven ability to effectively manage changes.

English is vital, Chinese language is a plus. Strong influential management skills, as well as excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrable track record of developing networks amongst peer institutions and the society at large, are critical.

Applications

A letter of application setting out in detail why the applicant considers himself or herself suitable for the corresponding post, together with a full curriculum vitae, to Asianet Consultants Ltd.

The closing date for application is 14 December 2019.  Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation about four to six weeks from submission of application.  For enquiries, please call:

Mr. Peter Liu
Managing Director, Asianet Consultants
Email: hkapa-d@asianetconsultants.com  Tel: (852) 2530-0137

To apply for this job please visit www.hkapa.edu.

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Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

In a city renowned for its international outlook and connections, the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts plays a unique and influential role in developing future generations of performing artists and practitioners in film & television and the theatre technical arts. The Academy's six Schools; Dance, Drama, Film and Television, Music, Theatre & Entertainment Arts, and Chinese Opera, make the Academy a vibrant centre of practice, production, teaching and practice-as-research. Its outstanding reputation is reinforced by the quality of its performers and its partnerships with other centres of excellence locally, regionally and internationally. With international residencies, visiting artists and alumni, which include some of the most respected professionals in their disciplines, the Academy is committed to the training of future world-class performers and practitioners.

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