Senior Academic English Manager

RMIT University

Vietnam: Vietnam - Hanoi
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Education & Training

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About RMIT Vietnam

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.

Degrees are awarded by RMIT University in Australia, allowing Vietnamese students to receive an overseas education without having to leave home. Given its international profile, RMIT Vietnam is also host to students from Australia and many other countries.  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. The academic programs span from vocational English through to undergraduate, post-graduate and Ph.D. programs. All teaching at RMIT Vietnam is in English.

The Role

The Senior Academic Manager is responsible for the management of various English programs offered in Hanoi, including but not restricted to:

• Providing academic leadership in the School of English & University Pathways, in respect of teaching and learning, and; daily operations and staff performance.

• On ground human resources management support including, performance management, scheduling classes timetabling, teaching and non-teaching hours tracking and supporting teacher recruitment interviews.

• Ensuring that academic quality, consistency and achievement of learning outcomes is evident in all classes.

• Contributing to the strategic direction setting of the School by working collaboratively with other relevant members of the School’s Executive group to plan and develop programs.

• Supporting development of professional learning and commercial activities and ensuring the viability of the School's PL activities.

• Contributing to the growth of the School through supporting all relevant sales and marketing activities related to both English for University and New Initiatives Programs.

Skills & Experience

  • Relevant Master’s Degree or Postgraduate qualification plus CELTA or equivalent.
  • Experience in delivering professional development in an ELT university environment 5 years’ teaching experience (post qualification)
  • At least three years of experience operating at a management level in a language teaching organisation
  • Experience as a teacher in a range of English for University settings.
  • Demonstrated capability in effective leadership and management of language teaching programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and manage courses and administrative systems.
  • Ability to contribute to and support the strategic and operational directives for RMIT University.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, including negotiation, liaison, cross cultural communication and report writing skills.
  • Demonstrated capability to be an effective member of a management team where responsibilities span multiple locations and where delivery of programs involves collaboration with fellow managers in a matrix reporting structure.
  • A commitment to quality higher education and an understanding of contemporary approaches to teaching and learning that underpin English language programs at RMIT Vietnam.


Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices

English Proficiency

English is the language of teaching and communication at RMIT Vietnam. For this role, the minimum requirement is IELTS (Academic) with a score of at least 8.5 (or equivalent as per RMIT Vietnam Recruitment and Selection policy).

To Apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter outlining your experience by clicking on the ‘Apply now’ link.  For further information about this position, please see Position Description below.

 JD - HN Senior Academic English Manager - Nov 2019.pdf

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