Coordinator, Internship & Industry Engagement (shortterm & contracted through 3rd party)

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
April 18, 2024
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About RMIT Vietnam

RMIT is a global university of technology, design, and enterprise. We are global in footprint and even more importantly, we are global in mindset. We are committed to making a positive impact wherever we go. The wider our reach, the deeper our connections, the greater our impact.

RMIT University Vietnam (RMIT Vietnam) is a campus of RMIT University with over 1,200 staff and 15,000 students, in three locations, and recently awarded one of the Best Companies to work for in Asia 2023. From a media perspective RMIT Vietnam enjoys a 40% share of voice in the sector. It brings a world- class education and globalised study environment to the heart of Asia, offering programs in business, technology, communication, design, fashion, and English language. It boasts an impressive range of extra-curricular activities that encourage students to innovate and network globally.

Degrees are awarded by RMIT in Australia and taught in English, enabling Vietnamese students (and visiting international students) the opportunity to receive an international education without having to leave home.

Your role

The Internship & Industry Engagement Coordinator is responsible for coordinating SSET internship programs as well as all industry engagement activities to support the promotion of our academic programs across all RMIT Vietnam campuses. The appointee will work closely with the External Engagement & Event Senior Coordinator, Senior Program Managers/ Program Managers and multiple stakeholders including students, industry partners, academic and professional staff to ensure that students are successfully placed into high- quality internships. The role will also focus on building collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of School's strategic engagement & events.

Key Accountabilities

Internship coordination:

  • Collaborate with and support the Career Department in planning, identifying and delivering suitable new internship opportunities and update industry contact databases for SSET accordingly.

  • Meet with current intern students and their internship supervisors at workplaces to monitor and report on internship progress.

  • Liaise with the lecturer to double-check and get the lecturer's approval for internship descriptions proposed by students and Career Department, prior to internship commencements.

  • Identify, prioritise and address action points or issues arising from internships through liaison with all stakeholders, including SSET Senior Program Managers, Career Department, and other student support services at RMIT.

  • Report and make recommendations to academic and professional teams on a regular basis regarding the progress and outcomes of all relevant internship activities.

  • Consult students on professional issues regarding internships and remind students of assignment requirements and deadlines, regularly monitor their internship progress.

  • Maintain relationships with industry partners via company visits, Industry Advisory Committee meetings and other industry engaging activities.

  • Industry Engagement coordination:

  • Identify & develop industry partners for new programs

  • Maintain relationships with industry partners via company visits, Industry Advisory Committee meetings, and other industry-engaging activities.

  • Coordinate data on key stakeholder management and industry engagement.

  • Collaborate with Career Department in planning, identifying, and delivering suitable new internship opportunities.

  • Coordinate with industry partners to find projects for Capstone students. Managing Work-Integrated- Learning (WIL) Agreement between RMIT Vietnam, Company & students for Capstone projects. Support Capstone Course Coordinator in all processes of Capstone Projects (08 months/ year).

  • Coordinate all strategic engagement activities under the School Strategic Plan.

  • Undertake other duties as required by the line manager.

  • Key Selection Criteria

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant fields such as project management, engineering management or business management.

  • Knowledge of the Science, Engineering and/or Technology sector in Vietnam including market trends is preferrable.

  • Mature, self-motivated, results-oriented individual who enjoys working with both students and employers.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including negotiation, liaison, cross-cultural communication and report writing skills.

  • Outstanding time management and meticulous organization skills.

  • Proven ability to work under pressure and respond to multiple changing priorities while demonstrating sound judgment and exercising prudent decision making.

  • Significant expertise and experience in the coordination of people and projects, and excellent management skills including the ability to plan and manage activities, to provide advice and to prioritise, monitor and evaluate work performance and flow.

  • Other Information

  • Contract duration: 08 months

  • Highly competitive gross salary

  • Annual leave: 1 day per working month

  • Private Insurance

  • Free use of onsite sports and fitness facilities

  • Library on campus and online - access to RMIT Australia online library

  • English Proficiency

    English is the language of teaching and communication at RMIT Vietnam. For this role, the minimum requirement is IELTS General 6.0 (or equivalent Linguaskill 160).

    To be eligible for this position you must be a Vietnamese citizen. Applications received from non-Vietnamese candidates will not be considered.

    To Apply

    Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the ‘Apply' link below

    Applications Close:

    7 thg 4 2024 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.

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