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Head of Department - RMIT Asia Graduate Centre (RMIT Vietnam)

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RMIT Vietnam, an entity of RMIT University (Melbourne, Australia), has campuses in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. 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. RMIT Vietnam's focus is around three main goals; growth in student numbers, quality of programs, staffing and infrastructure, and differentiation in the way that it teaches digital engagement, fostering industry relationships and providing international opportunities.

All degree programs are recognised by the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) and are subject to regulation by the Australian Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). RMIT Vietnam is an English speaking university.



Reporting to the Head of School, School of Business and Management, the Head of Department is responsible for the leadership, direction and management of the academic department, 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 projects;
  • Providing academic leadership in the University, in her/his discipline/professional field, in respect of teaching and learning and involvement with relevant professional groups, and community service;
  • Ensuring a consistent level of academic leadership is delivered across all disciplines under their management;
  • Contributing to the strategic direction setting of the School by working collaboratively with other relevant members of the School executive;
  • Planning and developing programs and commercial activities and ensuring the viability of the Department’s activity.


  • Candidates must hold a relevant PhD to be appointed. 
  • Your appointment, title, and salary will depend on your skills, level of experience, and research contributions. 
  • Appointment and promotion processes align with RMIT University globally.
  • To meet Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) requirements, all non-Vietnamese academic candidates must have at least 5 years relevant experience, teaching in a University environment.
  • English is the language of teaching and communication at RMIT Vietnam. For this role, the minimum requirement is IELTS 7.0 (or equivalent).
  • Non-Vietnamese candidates must also meet the requirements of the Vietnamese Work Permit process.


Please read the attached documents to find out more about the role, including detailed information on the job description, benefits, and our recruitment process.

Download File RAGC_Head of Department, RAGC_2017July.pdf

Download File Information Pack - Head of Department.pdf

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