Head of Department, Economics and Finance

Ho Chi Minh City (VN)
04 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Head of Department, Economics and Finance
Job no: 559564

Work type: Full time - Fixed term/Contract
Categories: Accounting, Economics / Business, Finance
RMIT Vietnam

RMIT Vietnam, an entity of RMIT University, has campuses in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi since 2001. We provide internationally recognised, high-quality, education and professional training for students, clients and the community, and assist in the development of human resources capability in Vietnam and the region by hosting students from Australia and many other countries.

School of Business and Management

RMIT Vietnam’s School of Business and Management has established a reputation for excellence in business and management education, providing high quality, industry responsive programs relevant to the national and global marketplace. Our business programs offer fresh perspectives on business problems and we inspire our students to think, challenge and create.

We deliver work ready graduates. In today’s competitive environment, professionals need the skills to adapt to an ever changing business world. With RMIT Vietnam's close partnerships with industry, our students are engaged with some of industry’s top business people, receiving knowledge and skills aligned directly with their specific career paths. At RMIT Vietnam, we give our students the skills to address real-world business issues. The role & key responsibilities

The role & key responsibilities

The Head of Department is responsible for the leadership, direction and management of the academic Department of Economics and Finance, including but not restricted to:

  • Integrating activities across organisational boundaries and disciplines to meet the needs of students, the University and industry, through tailored programs or outcome-related research;
  • Providing academic leadership in her/his discipline/professional field, with respect to teaching and learning, research, involvement with relevant professional groups, and community service;
  • Ensuring a consistent level of academic leadership is delivered across all disciplines under the management scope of the position;
  • Provide valuable input towards the strategic direction setting of the School by working collaboratively with other members of the School executive;
  • Planning and developing programs and managing commercial activities and ensuring the viability of the Department’s activity.

Key selection criteria

  • PhD or equivalent relevant Doctoral qualification;
  • At least 5 years’ demonstrated managerial level experience in a higher education institution, specifically within Economics and Finance disciplines;
  • Significant teaching experience in a higher education institution;
  • Successful experience in managing and developing large teams of  academic staff;
  • Excellent leadership capability with an inclusive and collaborative approach.

How to apply

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ link. Applications close on January 31, 2018.