RMIT Vietnam is a campus of RMIT University, a global university of technology, design, and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching, and engagement and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.
RMIT is a 5-Star university under the QS Stars international evaluation system and ranks in the world’s top 400 in the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities.
School of Communication & Design
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.
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The Bachelor of Communication (Professional Communication) is the largest undergraduate program within the School of Communication & Design.
The program teaches courses in communication including advertising, public relations, and media studies.
Role & key responsibilities
We seek an experienced Lecturer to help grow the public relations strand against the exciting background of Vietnam’s rapidly growing economy.
In response to sector trends, input from industry partners and as a result of a recent program review, we are particularly interested in applicants with up-to-date experience including any combination of social network strategy, SEO, metrics / analytics, content marketing, influence and / or other related specializations.
Skills in content creation for online / mobile / social will also be considered favorably. A strong understanding of the cultural context of communication and sensitivity to contemporary communication challenges - including social responsibility, ethics, and accountability - will also be considered.
A flexible attitude and a range of skills related to the conceptualization, execution, and evaluation of PR and communication courses are a must, as well as the capability and competence to teach and coordinate a range of relevant courses such as Foundations of Public Relations, Issues, Risk and Crisis Management, and Contemporary Research.
The appointee is expected to actively promote both the program and the School through membership of - and links to - academic and professional networks.
The appointee may be expected to contribute to other programs within the School of Communication & Design.
The appointee will be located at RMIT’s Saigon South campus and will be expected to travel to other RMIT Vietnam campuses as required.
Key selection criteria
In this instance, a relevant completed master’s degree from a recognized institution is required.
Skills in content creation for online / mobile / social will be considered favorably.