Careers

There are over 850 people working at HKU. Together, they make HKU an inspiring place that combines art, culture and design. HKU regards its staff as the organisation’s most important capital. That’s why we pay great attention to good recruitment and selection procedures, career guidance and training.

What can you expect of us?

Working at HKU means working for an organisation that revolves around inspiration, learning and openness. This is what you can expect of us:

  • A creative, informal and connecting work atmosphere
  • A focus on your permanent employability
  • Scope for personal development and professionalisation
  • A learning organisation with active contributions from the staff

Vacancies 

Diversity and inclusion 

HKU aims to be a university where everyone feels welcome, valued and at home. We believe the more inclusive we are, the better we can live up to our ambition to be an art university at the heart of society. That’s why we strive towards reflecting a diversity of backgrounds and perspectives in our organisation’s personnel policy.

Good terms of employment

HKU offers a good package of basic and fringe terms of employment. For example, you can expect – in line with the agreements from the higher professional education collective labour agreement – a competitive salary, a holiday allowance (8%) and an end-of-year bonus (8.3%). Additional options include buying a bike through the bike plan and getting a discount on your insurance policies. We also have various leave schemes, including an attractive parental leave scheme.