Equitable Learning Services Advisor

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
16 Jun 2021
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time


The role & key responsibilities

The Equitable Learning Service (ELS) Advisor will provide effective assessment and learning support services at both the Hanoi and Saigon South sites to enable students with disabilities, long term medical conditions and/or mental health conditions, to successfully, access their study program. The ELS Advisor will organise services to enable enrolled students to participate as fully and as independently as possible in their learning and university life.

Key selection criteria

  • Degree in education, human services or other relevant health studies
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an education support or related field
  • Experience working in a tertiary education or similar environment.
  • Previous experience supporting students with a wide range of conditions (medical, mental health, Sp LD’s, sensory impairments) as well as assessing the educational impact of their condition and evaluating supporting evidence.
  • Ability to develop an understanding of commitment to the RMIT Accessibility Action Plan.
  • Experience working with academic and professional staff to negotiate changes to learning and assessments in line with the RMIT Accessibility Action Plan.
  • Thorough understanding of the educational impacts across a broad range of disabilities in a transnational university setting with an international student and staff population.
  • Demonstrated capacity to assess educational needs, legislative requirements and educational practices.
  • Demonstrated capacity to foster independence, appropriate risk taking and learning skills amongst adult students.
  • Well-developed interpersonal communication skills, including cross cultural communication.
  • Excellent experience in using computer software such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills with the ability to set priorities and to work effectively to meet a variety of deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and provide valuable contribution to a team environment.
  • Skilled in the use of technology as a teaching and learning tool, including knowledge of Braille, and screen reading software.


  • Highly competitive VND salary (plus allowances) for local candidates or attractive USD salary package (plus benefits) for expatriate candidates depending on proven track record in meeting all the key selection criteria.
  • Expatriate candidates: Relocation allowance upon commencement of role (with support to relocate overseas candidate (and family) from home location to Vietnam under current global COVID19 restrictions) + private medical insurance
  • Local candidates: 13th month Tet bonus + private medical insurance (for you and your dependents) + annual health check.
  • 20 days annual leave plus 5 days paid leave Christmas closure, plus public holidays and paid sick leave.
  • Support and guidance from experienced Mobility Advisor to assist in work permit and visa application together with relocation to and settling into living and working in Vietnam.

To find out more

For further information about this role, please click on the Job Description document below.

English proficiency requirements

If English is not your native language then you will be required to demonstrate a minimum English language proficiency standard, equivalent to IELTS (General) 6.5.  RMIT Vietnam will require you to complete a Linguaskills test to assess your level of English before an offer of employment can be made.

How to apply

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ link. Applications close on June 30, 2021.

Applications Close:

29 thg 6 2021 11.59 pm

RMIT University Vietnam (RMIT Vietnam) is a campus of RMIT University. RMIT Vietnam is creating an innovative research, teaching and learning culture. We are committed to providing internationally recognised high-quality education and professional training for our students, clients and members of the community.  As an internationally recognised Australian university based in Asia, RMIT Vietnam is assisting in the development of human resources capability in Vietnam and the region.