Program Manager, Bachelor of Languages

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Ho Chi Minh City (VN)
Friday, 5 June 2020
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Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Program Manager, Bachelor of Languages

Job no: 588685
Work type: Full time - Fixed term/Contract
Location: Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh
Categories: Humanities Arts, Teaching and Research

School of Communication & Design, RMIT Vietnam

The School of Communication & Design is committed to providing an international learning environment that encourages cultural awareness, critical thinking, experimentation, and - above all - the ability to think differently. Our students develop the competence, confidence, and professionalism needed for successful careers in communication, design, fashion, film and video, and languages. The rapid growth of our programs means that the School of Communication & Design is at a particularly exciting time and is seeking a new team of program managers to drive us to our next stage of national development. See

The Bachelor of Languages program comprises strands in (a) translating and interpreting (T&I) and (b) Japanese language. The T&I strand offers both academic and vocational development to students supported by a learning management system, high-end hardware, and software and a professional-quality simultaneous interpretation booth. See

The role & key responsibilities

The Program Manager will be responsible for the Bachelor of Languages program offered by RMIT Vietnam. The appointee will line manage academic staff as required and will work closely with the Head of School. The scope of responsibilities includes teaching and learning activities, curriculum development and quality assurance, timetabling, student experience, resource planning, program promotion, industry engagement, staff workload planning, and professional development review. Proven success in language program marketing, promotion, innovation, and quality assurance is required. The appointee will contribute to the strategic direction of the School of Communication & Design by working collaboratively with other members of the School’s Leadership Team. This is an exciting position in a dynamic teaching-focused environment and will suit a flexible team leader who is committed to growing this young, industry-focused program.

Key selection criteria

  1. Relevant Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral qualification from a recognized institution.
  2. Minimum of five years' teaching experience of relevant programs/courses at the undergraduate level.
  3. Significant management experience in language education and training including demonstrable achievement in a course/program growth.
  4. Evidence of innovative, inclusive teaching approaches that meet the needs of student diversity. Track-record of high-quality curriculum development and delivery, teaching practice innovations, and developments.
  5. Demonstrated capacity to manage academic and professional teams and contribute to a collaborative, collegial, and productive workplace.
  6. Demonstrated range of skills relating to the conceptualization, execution, and evaluation of courses, including the capability and competence to teach a range of program-relevant courses. 
  7. Proven success in language program marketing, promotion, innovation, and quality assurance.

To find out more

For further information about this role, please check out the job description and information pack document for expatriate candidates below.

Download File JD_Program Manager, Bachelor of Languages.pdf

Download File NEW Information Pack - Foreign Candidates - Academic 2018.pdf

Please note

  • English is the language of teaching and communication at RMIT Vietnam. For this role, the minimum requirement is IELTS 7.0 (with no competency less than 6.5)
  • Non-Vietnamese candidates must also meet the requirements of the Vietnamese Work Permit process.

How to apply

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ link. Applications close July 05, 2020.

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