Careers

Where Creative Minds Converge

The creative industries is taking off in a big way in Singapore. If you have a passion for the arts and would like to contribute to LASALLE’s vision as well as play a role in establishing Singapore as a global arts hub, here are some opportunities to join the family.

For Human Resource matters, please contact us:

1 McNally Street
Singapore 187940
Tel: (+65) 6496 5336/7
Email: hr_1@lasalle.edu.sg

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

Manager (Marketing Communications)

The Division of Communications is responsible for all the College’s marketing communications and public relations functions, to raise the profile of LASALLE to all relevant constituencies and strengthen its position in the arts higher education arena.

Reporting to the Director of Communications, you will assist to lead, develop and implement marketing communications activities that help the College to achieve institutional objectives, including the coordination of marketing communications materials that support the Division of Admissions in student recruitment for assigned market segments, as well as branding and strategic marketing campaigns and initiatives that will position the College for top-of-mind awareness and positive reference in the minds of its key stakeholders.

The ideal candidate should also be familiar with and have media experience and the ability to spot opportunities for integrated communications at the operational level, and must be able to take the lead in crisis communications when required. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing Communications or a relevant discipline from an established university
  • At least 9 years and above or equivalent of relevant experience in marketing communications and media relations, of which at least 3 years should be in a managerial capacity, with supervisory responsibilities
  • Adept at time and project management, including overseeing of PR, advertising, media and digital agencies
  • Strategic awareness of online marketing tactics, including social media tools/platforms, viral marketing, word-of-mouth, etc.
  • Ability to monitor post-event analytics and tracking of investments in marketing dollars, such as ROI and customer analytics
  • Knowledge of best practices in marketing communications, including the effective use of market research
  • Strong grasp of youth market dynamics and other relevant target market groups
  • Familiar with media environment that is relevant to target audience
  • Familiar with budget tracking and monitoring processes
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills. Proficiency in spoken and written Chinese would be an advantage
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent administrative, project and time management skills, and attuned to the importance of knowledge management
  • Good supervisory and interpersonal skills, with ability to interact at all levels and across cultures
  • Self-motivated, a multi-tasker and able to lead a team, be a team player within the larger division, as well as collaborate with international colleagues across the organisation
  • An appreciation of and sensitivity to arts and culture, as well as an interest in the development of young people through education, are highly desirable qualities
  • Ability to embrace a student-centric service culture

The Student Recruitment team plays a key role in raising awareness and creating interest for LASALLE’s wide range of diplomas and degrees programmes. Reporting to the Director, Division of Admissions and Assistant Manager (Student Recruitment), your responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Conduct local and international student recruitment activities in assigned markets to generate and convert leads into applications – e.g. open house, recruitment fairs and seminars, applicant preparation workshops, networking with school teachers and counsellors, and coordinating the preparation of marketing materials
  • Provide programme advice to prospective students (and their parents) via face-to-face counselling, email and telephone correspondence. This is a daily function that drives the energy and commitment of the Student Recruitment team as we seek to understand the needs of our customers
  • Keep abreast of developments in education and student recruitment in your assigned market segments
  • Maintain and update the prospective student database

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an established university and 3 years and above or equivalent of relevant experience in marketing, preferably in education/youth marketing is required. Diploma holder with at least 8 years of relevant experience may apply.
  • Empathises with today’s youth
  • Outgoing and dynamic with the ability to inspire and engage prospective students and convert them into applicants
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English
  • Excellent organisational, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Able to travel overseas for recruitment activities

The Division of Student Administration is seeking a highly driven individual with a passion for the arts and arts education to join us as Senior Executive for Academic Administration.  This position reports to the Director, Division of Student Administration and Senior Manager of Academic Administration.

You will be involved in the implementation of a wide spectrum of key student and academic administration activities including student records management, attendance monitoring, examination and results processing, enrolment and progression, course transfer and withdrawal, graduation, statistical reporting, as well as attending to student enquiries. You will also be required to ensure that processes are in compliance with the Institution’s policies and regulations.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an established university with at least 3 years of relevant experience in academic administrative processes within a tertiary education environment
  • Good interpersonal, communication (written and spoken), organisational and analytical skills
  • Meticulous, proactive and excellent follow-through capability
  • Ability to work independently within tight deadlines and to produce output of high accuracy and quality
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-cultural environment, both within the team and with the various faculties and divisions across the College
  • IT savvy and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to embrace a student-centric service culture

Reporting to the Director (Division of Information & Communications Technology) and the Manager (Enterprise Application), you will be involved in developing and supporting the College’s enterprise application systems by providing assistance and advice to users in the effective use of applications and information technology, to ensure operational efficiency and the smooth running of the systems to meet College’s business objectives. Your key responsibilities include but are not limited to: application system maintenance, new application system implementation which comprises of working with stakeholders on user requirement studies, application and/or database design, development, implementation and providing technical support to users.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent from an established university
  • Minimum 2 years and above of relevant experience, preferably in the web and/or mobile app development
  • Diploma holders with 5 years and above of relevant experience may apply
  • Must have experience in in-house web application development, preferably using MS .NET
  • Experience in developing portal using WordPress or similar technologies and environment is desirable
  • Some experience in integration to other in-house and/or COTS applications like Finance system and payment gateway is an added advantage
  • Ability to understand users’ requirement and develop a software solution from system design to implementation
  • Knowledge in architecting and designing web and/or mobile app solution using latest technologies
  • Knowledge in relational database design
  • Good organisational and administrative skills
  • Good customer service and communication skills, with good command of written and spoken English
  • Ability to work well as a member of a team and collaborate with colleagues at all levels
  • Ability to embrace a student-centric service culture

The Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore (ICA Singapore) is the curatorial division of LASALLE, dedicated to the research and exhibition of new and experimental art across the fine arts, design and media practices in Asia and internationally. We foster a culture of collaboration, risk and critical thinking and engage audiences in creative exchange through a programme of innovative exhibitions, programmes and publishing. 

Reporting to the Director, you will curate and coordinate curriculum-related (internal) as well as international exhibitions and associated activities. You will supervise three Exhibitions team members, volunteers and interns. Your key responsibilities include to:

  • Provide curatorial expertise for exhibitions, publications, public programmes, symposiums and workshops
  • Develop and coordinate exhibitions, and oversee installations
  • Liaise with academic staff to develop curriculum links and initiate interdisciplinary projects
  • Assist in managing the College’s permanent collections
  • Provide guidance and supervisory support to a small team which includes interns and volunteers
  • Assist the Director in fundraising, building international partnerships, and strategic and operational planning. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a visual arts-related discipline
  • At least 7 years’ experience in curating and coordinating contemporary visual art exhibitions in galleries or museums
  • Experience in liaising with multiple stakeholders
  • Good knowledge of contemporary art practices in Southeast Asia, and understanding of the international art scene
  • Good knowledge of collections management policies and procedures
  • Good verbal and written communication, interpersonal and planning skills, with the ability to work as part of a team
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Proficient computer skills including the use of Microsoft Office and preferably Adobe Creative Suite

Incumbent who has substantive relevant experience may be considered for higher-level appointment.

MORE INFORMATION

Please submit your letter of interest, current curriculum vitae and any relevant supporting materials, indicating current and expected salary and enclosing a recent passport-sized photograph, by e-mail to: hr_1@lasalle.edu.sg before closing date 3 February 2017 or in writing (stating clearly the position applying in the envelope) to:

Director – Division of Human Resources 
LASALLE College of the Arts Ltd 
1 McNally Street, Singapore 187940 

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

MORE INFORMATION

Please submit your letter of interest, current curriculum vitae and any relevant supporting materials, indicating current and expected salary and enclosing a recent passport-sized photograph, by e-mail to: hr_1@lasalle.edu.sg before closing date 3 January 2017 or in writing (stating clearly the position applying in the envelope) to:

Director – Division of Human Resources 
LASALLE College of the Arts Ltd 
1 McNally Street, Singapore 187940 

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

MORE INFORMATION

Please submit your curriculum vitae indicating current and expected salary and enclosing a recent passport-sized photograph, indicating clearly the position you are applying, by e-mail to: hr_1@lasalle.edu.sg before closing date 3 February 2017 or in writing (stating clearly the position applying in the envelope) to:

Director – Division of Human Resources 
LASALLE College of the Arts Ltd 
1 McNally Street, Singapore 187940 

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

MORE INFORMATION

Please submit your letter of interest, current curriculum vitae and any relevant supporting materials, indicating current and expected salary and enclosing a recent passport-sized photograph, by e-mail to: hr_1@lasalle.edu.sg before closing date 3 February 2017 or in writing (stating clearly the position applying in the envelope) to:

Director – Division of Human Resources 
LASALLE College of the Arts Ltd 
1 McNally Street, Singapore 187940 

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

MORE INFORMATION

Please submit your letter of interest, current curriculum vitae and any relevant supporting materials, indicating current and expected salary and enclosing a recent passport-sized photograph, by e-mail to: hr_1@lasalle.edu.sg before closing date 13 January 2017 or in writing (stating clearly the position applying in the envelope) to:

Director – Division of Human Resources 
LASALLE College of the Arts Ltd 
1 McNally Street, Singapore 187940 

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Dean - Faculty of Fine Arts, Media & Creative Industries

The Faculty of Fine Arts, Media & Creative Industries incorporates three schools: McNally School of Fine Arts, Puttnam School of Film & Animation and School of Creative Industries.

The McNally School of Fine Arts continues to lead fine arts education in Asia-Pacific and to produce internationally renowned contemporary artists. It offers Diploma, BA (Hons) and MA programmes in Fine Arts, and the world’s first Masters degree in Asian Art Histories. The School promotes innovation and experimentation in arts practice and research, collaboration across art forms and a critical engagement with Southeast Asia.

The Puttnam School of Film & Animation offers Diploma and BA (Hons) programmes in Film, Animation, and Broadcast Media. These emphasise effective storytelling, multidisciplinarity, and the integration and utilisation of emerging technologies. 

The School of Creative Industries covers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, from Arts Management to Art Therapy, as well as preparatory arts programmes. The School engages in a close and proactive relationship with the creative industries sector, which is growing rapidly in Singapore and attracting significant public and private sector investment.

You will have experience in and commitment to research and artistic experimentation, and proven engagement with the international visual arts community and the creative and professional studies sector. You will have a strong record in teaching, and academic leadership and management roles within higher education.

The Dean of Faculty position provides an exceptional opportunity to contribute to the formulation and development of new strategic initiatives and postgraduate programmes, and to lead outstanding teams of local and international academic staff.

You will be responsible for developing and sustaining an environment of academic and professional excellence; for championing strategic interdisciplinary initiatives; and for nurturing a research culture encompassing both practice-as-research and publication-based outputs. You will foster a positive and collaborative working environment within the Faculty and across the College, develop networks, partnerships and projects with the visual and creative industries, manage financial performance and resource planning, and promote the Faculty’s programmes actively in Singapore and internationally.

Requirements:

  • Relevant postgraduate qualification at PhD level, or equivalent
  • A distinguished specialist in the relevant field
  • Strong Academic leadership and management experience
  • More than 15 years teaching experience at higher education level or equivalent
  • A demonstrable commitment to research, preferably through a successful record of research publications and/or practice-based research outputs
  • Experience as an external examiner in higher education and/or an external advisor to arts agencies and organisations
  • Strong leadership, organisational and interpersonal skills
  • A demonstrable ability to initiate interdisciplinary projects/collaborations and partnerships, and to form and lead successful teams.
  • Extensive understanding of academic quality assurance frameworks for learning and teaching within higher education
  • Ability to work successfully within a multicultural context
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective planning and resource management skills

The fashion programmes at LASALLE aim to focus on the developments of the Asian and International fashion industries. The philosophy of the programmes centers on the contrasting artistic practices of the creative industries as well as on the dynamism of the evolving fashion culture in Singapore, the region and worldwide. The School of Fashion offers a Diploma in Fashion programme and two distinct Fashion Degree programmes in BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Textiles and BA (Hons) Fashion Media and Industries.

Reporting to the Dean, Faculty of Design and Programme Leader, you will teach predominantly the Diploma in Fashion programme in the Faculty of Design.

As Lecturer, your key responsibilities include academic preparation, teaching and delivery of specialised knowledge/skills and cognitive based contents to ensure students’ learning objectives are met. You will report to the Programme Leader and work collaboratively with teams within/across programmes and Faculty in enhancing the strategic and organisational plans and ensuring that the programme achieves its strategic ambitions and objectives.

Other responsibilities include coordination of academic learning activities, academic administration and organisation, feedback on assignments, conducting assessments and marking, student mentoring and recruitment. You will also contribute to the academic development of the programme and work as a team and be involved in specific programme activities/projects/exhibitions and other cross faculty initiatives.

Requirements:

  • Postgraduate qualification, preferably at PhD level, or equivalent in a relevant discipline
  • At least 5 years of tertiary-level teaching experience with knowledge of Higher Education Quality Assurance Framework and at least 3 years of full-time of relevant professional practice
  • Relevant professional experience in the fields of Fashion Management and Industries
  • Knowledge of current fashion industry practices and an awareness of contemporary fashion trends
  • Possess good knowledge of cultural and contextual studies and regular research practices in higher education specifically in fashion related areas
  • Good understanding of current educational and creative industry topics and issues
  • A passion for teaching with ability to nurture and encourage excellence in teaching and student learning
  • Possess excellent communication, organisational and team working skills and academic administration skills
  • A positive attitude to research, and preferably a personal research profile

The Interior Design programmes at LASALLE have a focus on the creation of experiential environments from the perspective of users, and the discovery of new typologies of space. It looks to the conceptual to challenge convention, habits, and trends, and seek to explore the controversial, unexpected, and emergent, with the onus on critical design thinking and intense involvement in the design process.

The curriculum is based on a number of key design principles. Design processes and conceptual thinking methodologies are explored in a practice-based studio environment and supported with core discipline skills that involve a critical understanding of design history and contemporary theory; technical knowledge on building materials and technology; traditional drafting and modelling techniques, as well as the latest in computer-aided drawing and visualisation.

Reporting to the Programme Leader and Dean of Design, you will teach both the Diploma and Degree programmes

As Lecturer, your key responsibilities include academic preparation, teaching and delivery of specialised skills and cognitive based contents to ensure the students’ learning objectives are met. You will work collaboratively with teams within the programme and faculty in enhancing the strategic and organisational plans and ensuring that the programme achieves its strategic ambitions and objectives.

Other responsibilities include coordination of academic learning activities, academic administration and organisation; conduct assessments and marking, student mentoring and recruitment. You will also implement research practices to extend knowledge of an appropriate subject area for the benefit of the programme and the students. We particularly encourage applications from individuals with a developing or established research profile. You will also contribute to the academic development of the programme where establishing an interdisciplinary curriculum is crucial; work as a member of the programme team to support the overall administration of the programme and be involved in specific programme activities, projects, exhibitions and other cross faculty initiatives. You will be expected to maintain an active and relevant research profile.

Requirements:

  • Postgraduate qualification, preferably at PhD level, or equivalent in a relevant discipline with substantial professional practice in the areas of Interior Design or related fields
  • At least 5 years of tertiary-level teaching experience with knowledge of Higher Education Quality Assurance Framework and at least 3 years of full-time relevant professional practice
  • A passion for teaching with ability to nurture and encourage excellence in teaching and student learning
  • Possess excellent communication, organisational and team working skills and academic administration skills
  • A positive attitude to research, and preferably a personal research profile

Position 1 – Specialisation in Acting 
Position 2 – Specialisation in Voice

The Faculty of Performing Arts seeks to appoint two full-time Lecturers in Theatre to teach into all three performance-based programmes, the BA(Hons) Acting, BA(Hons) Musical Theatre and Diploma in Performance programmes, which are part of the School of Dance & Theatre.

Each position will report to a separate Programme Leader (one to the Diploma in Performance and the other to the BA(Hons) Acting), and will bring different teaching expertise to the team of Theatre teachers, with one position focused on delivering Acting skills and the other focused on delivering Vocal skills. Students in the School of Dance & Theatre are introduced to a variety of methodologies and performance styles (Asian and Western). The Lecturer (Theatre) with Acting expertise will teach students improvisation, acting, characterisation and scene work, drawing from a Stanislavsky-based technique. The Lecturer (Theatre) with Voice expertise will teach from one or more contemporary vocal techniques, and will also develop students in the use of accents and dialects, and microphone techniques.

The Lecturer (Theatre) positions will have extensive knowledge of theatre and film/television repertoire, professional experience as an actor or vocal coach, and the capacity to teach, mentor and motivate young people. The Theatre programmes teach extensively by engaging students in performances and collaborative projects.  The Lecturers in Theatre will have professional experience in live and/or screen performance, and will coach students in their acting and vocal performances and may be invited to direct or devise some student performances, where appropriate. 

As a Lecturer at LASALLE, your key responsibilities include academic preparation; teaching and delivery of specialised knowledge/skills and cognitive based content to ensure the students’ learning objectives are met. You will work collaboratively with the teams within/across programmes and Faculty in enhancing the strategic and organisational plans and ensuring that the programme achieves its strategic ambitions and objectives.

Other responsibilities include coordination of academic learning activities, academic administration and organisation, feedback on assignments, conducting assessments and marking, student mentoring and recruitment. You will also contribute to the academic development of the programme and work as a team and be involved in specific programme activities/projects/performances and other cross faculty initiatives.  In particular, you will support the Programme Leader to deliver student learning outcomes through high-quality performances. You will also implement research/professional practices to extend knowledge of an appropriate subject area for the benefit of the programme and the students. We particularly encourage applications from individuals with a developing or established professional and/or research profile.

Requirements:

  • Postgraduate qualification, preferably at PhD level, or equivalent substantial professional experience as an actor or vocal coach
  • At least 5 years of tertiary-level teaching experience with knowledge of Higher Education Quality Assurance Framework and ability to teach within a multicultural context, and an awareness of the performing arts industry in Singapore
  • At least 3 years of full-time relevant professional experience/practice with strong specialist knowledge of live and screen performance
  • A passion for teaching with ability to nurture and encourage excellence in student learning
  • Possess excellent communication, organisational and team working skills and academic administration skills
  • A positive attitude to research, and preferably a personal research profile

LASALLE’s Arts Management Programmes are dynamic and interdisciplinary, incorporating a nationalregional and international outlook and a commitment to energizing academic inquiry in the fieldWe run a BA(Hons) Arts Management and an MA Arts and Cultural Management programme, which aim to develop highly skilled professional arts managers with leadership qualities and a strong commitment to the arts.Weare seekingan individual with a proven track record in the theory and practice of Arts Management and Cultural Policy. The ideal candidate will possess practical arts management and teaching experience, with an international perspective of the subject and a commitment to research.  

Reporting to the Head, School of Creative Industries and the Programme Leader, you will be predominantly responsible for teaching, research and development of arts management modules in both BA and MA programmes, including supervision of student theses and projects. You will be a team player, possess good interpersonal skills, and be willing to advise and mentor students.

In addition to teaching and scholarly activities, and involvement in programme administration, your key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Plan, prepare and teach students, using an appropriate range of modes of delivery and methods to meet aims and learning outcomes
  • Undertake continuous assessment of student progress and performance and contribute to assessment methodologies and mechanisms
  • Mentor and supervise students in their research projects, in addition to assisting in the development of student research skills
  • Proactively contribute to curriculum development, programme review and validation of programme, and maintaining consistent quality assurance standards
  • Undertake academic administration duties such as semester/lesson planning, monitoring of student attendance records, internal and external reporting, project management, when required
  • Establish links with established academic institutions of higher learning/ related industries and/or professional bodies in relation to recent developments in teaching, subject developments and/or research, where appropriate 

Requirements:

  • Postgraduate qualification, preferably at PhD level or equivalent in Arts Management or a relevant discipline with substantive research
  • At least 5 years of tertiary-level teaching experience in a practice-based arts institution or at least 5 years and above of post-graduate experience in teaching and proven research assistance as a mentor
  • Proven track record or preferably at least 4 years of full-time professional experience in arts management
  • Good knowledge of the academic framework of higher education, including quality assurance
  • Ability to mentor/supervise student research projects
  • Good pastoral care skills in relating to issues concerning students and provide the necessary support
  • Possess excellent communication, organisational and team working skills and academic administration skills
  • A positive attitude to research, and preferably a personal research profile

MORE INFORMATION

Please submit your letter of interest, current curriculum vitae and any relevant supporting materials, indicating current and expected salary and enclosing a recent passport-sized photograph, by e-mail to: hr_1@lasalle.edu.sg or in writing (stating clearly the position applied for on the envelope) to:

Director – Division of Human Resources
LASALLE College of the Arts 1 McNally Street,
Singapore 187940

Closing date is 6 November 2016 OR until position is filled.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

 

MORE INFORMATION

Please submit your letter of interest, current curriculum vitae and any relevant supporting materials, indicating current and expected salary and enclosing a recent passport-sized photograph, by e-mail to: hr_1@lasalle.edu.sg before closing date 3 December 2016 or in writing (stating clearly the position applied on the envelope) to:

Director – Division of Human Resources
LASALLE College of the Arts 1 McNally Street,
Singapore 187940

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

MORE INFORMATION

Please submit your curriculum vitae indicating current and expected salary and enclosing a recent passport-sized photograph, indicating clearly the position you are applying, by e-mail to: hr_1@lasalle.edu.sg before closing date 3 December 2016 or in writing (stating clearly the position applying in the envelope) to:

Director – Division of Human Resources
LASALLE College of the Arts 1 McNally Street,
Singapore 187940

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

MORE INFORMATION

Please submit your letter of interest, current curriculum vitae and any relevant supporting materials, indicating current and expected salary and enclosing a recent passport-sized photograph, by e-mail to: hr_1@lasalle.edu.sg before closing date 2 December 2016 or in writing (stating clearly the position applying in the envelope) to:

Director – Division of Human Resources 
LASALLE College of the Arts Ltd 
1 McNally Street, Singapore 187940 

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

MORE INFORMATION

Please submit your curriculum vitae indicating current and expected salary and enclosing a recent passport-sized photograph, indicating clearly the position you are applying, by e-mail to: hr_1@lasalle.edu.sg before closing date 3 January 2017 or in writing (stating clearly the position applying in the envelope) to:

Director – Division of Human Resources
LASALLE College of the Arts 1 McNally Street,
Singapore 187940

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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