Help us reimagine the university

Fulbright University Vietnam is a Vietnamese university, drawing on the American liberal arts model, and committed to serving Vietnamese society through innovation in teaching, learning, and discovery.

Located in Ho Chi Minh City, Fulbright provides a world-class education to undergraduate and graduate students from Vietnam and beyond. We seek outstanding academic and professional staff to join our growing team.

Fulbright’s team thrives on a passion for educating the next generation; we are creative, adaptive, determined, and must have a good sense of humor.

If you want to see Vietnam’s youth meet their greatest potential, join us! Our Crescent Campus is located in Crescent Plaza, Phu My Hung, in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 7. We will call this home while we develop our flagship campus, which will open in the coming years.

 

Open positions

  • Multiple Open Faculty Positions: Fulbright Undergraduate Program

    Who we are: We are Fulbright University Vietnam, Vietnam’s first independent, non-profit, liberal arts, sciences and engineering university. We are an expanding international team of educational innovators, with deep roots in Vietnam, strong political and financial backing, and connections to educational institutions around the world.

    We believe in the power of collaboration, active learning, transdisciplinary thinking, and risk-taking, and we understand that effective education requires putting students at its center.

    What we are doing:  We are creating Fulbright University Vietnam’s flagship undergraduate program: a 21st century liberal arts education that spans engineering, arts and letters, and the sciences.  Fulbright’s undergraduate program is currently in its first year of operation, with a founding class of 115 students. The program is being developed with a spirit of co-design,” where teams of faculty, staff and students enhance features of the university in processes of user-centered design.

    We are creating an institution that transforms the lives of young people, addresses the pressing needs of Vietnam, and ultimately points the way toward a new approach to high quality education in developing countries. You can learn more about our institution at www.fulbright.edu.vn.

    The opportunity:   Join Fulbright as a Faculty Member to be part of the team building a new approach to university education from the ground up.  Fulbright seeks scholars and educators who care deeply about developing students as engaged learners and citizens, working in a transdisciplinary environment without traditional departments, and participating in a student-centered start-up university environment. Our diverse body of students is exceptional, both within Vietnam and internationally.  The admissions process is highly competitive, with students selected on the basis of academic excellence, community-mindedness, eagerness to learn, independence, innovation, and autonomy.

    Located in Ho Chi Minh City, our institution is in one of Southeast Asia’s most rapidly developing and dynamic cities, offering a blend of traditional and modern cosmopolitan life.

    To apply: If you share our values, are up for the rewards and challenges of working in a non-traditional environment, and have or expect to have a terminal degree or equivalent experience in the arts, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, computational sciences or engineering, we would love to hear from you. We are particularly seeking applicants with the disciplinary backgrounds listed below, but will consider all qualified applicants.

    computer science • a social science field with an emphasis on Vietnam or Southeast Asia • mechanical or electrical engineering • art history and/or curatorial studies • applied mathematics • general humanities

    Applications are welcome on a rolling basis, however those received before December 8 will receive primary consideration for this hiring cycle. Please apply at this website:

    https://fulbright.submittable.com/submit

  • Academic Affairs Associate

    We are seeking an Academic Affairs Associate to join our Academic Affairs team. The position is expected to report directly to Dean of Undergraduate Programs.

    Scope of Work

    The Academic Affairs Associate, with the support of other Academic Support Assistants, will provide administrative support to the faculty of Fulbright University Vietnam in their day-to-day activities at University for Undergraduate Programs. The position will be expected to report to the Dean of Undergraduate Programs.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    The position’s duties and responsibilities include:

    • Support on budgeting and financial processes
    • Assist the Dean of Undergraduate Programswith budget tracking, and follow up with academic financial processes — including purchasing, reimbursement, and other coordination of non-individual expenses
    • Provide support for the academic team on the procurement of equipment and infrastructure

    Oversee general administrative tasks

    • Oversee the general administrative tasks and supervise other Academic Support Assistants to support the Undergraduate program
    • Serve as the overall academic administrative contact in liaison with fundraising team, the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI”), facilities and other department
    • Support with the management of institutional memberships
    • Serve as a public contact for the Undergraduate program and answer general enquiries from faculty members, students and other departments regarding the program
    • Work with other team members to help schedule faculty meetings, scheduling, room arrangements, prepare materials, take and distribute minutes
    • Prepare needed academic materials (print, scan, copy, etc.) and provide support in management of program document and files
    • Provide administrative support to the faculty

    Perform academic affairs support

    • Oversee and support the Academic Support Staff members in providing support for courses or academic activities, including field trips, experiential learning, course material production and distribution, or equipment management. Alert faculty of problems in this area
    • Oversee and support the Academic Support Staff members in assisting faculty and staff with operations, management and coordination among Wellness, Learning Support, Sandbox functions
    • Support faculty by forwarding translation requests to Translation team.
    • Collate feedback from students, faculty, alumni and other stakeholders to pass on to relevant persons at the University.

    Support on organizing academic events

    • Coordinate with other departments to organize academic events by preparing and distributing invitations, and tracking participants’ confirmation, and other relevant activities
    • Support other departments for major Fulbright events including interviews, workshops, conferences, seminars, admissions, and graduations.

    Assist with overflow work for Dean of Undergraduate Programs

    Other duties

    Contribute to team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements; explore new opportunities to enhance the services of the department; help others accomplish related job results as and where needed.

    Qualifications

    Education and experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
    • 1-3 years of working experience at a similar position for a multinational organization.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and Vietnamese
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications
    • Excellent organizational capability and time management skills, highly organized multitasker who works well in a fast-paced environment
    • High sense of customer service and interpersonal skills, including tact, discretion, empathy, and cooperation
    • Ability to control emotions and remain calm at all time
    • A keen understanding of the duties and competencies of different roles
    • Positive contribution to the team and willing to take various tasks as required
    • Willingness to problem-solve and propose more effective procedures and protocols for improving academic operations.

    How to Apply

    Please email a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. The position will remain open until filled. Applications must be received by November 25, 2019 for fullest consideration. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Student Experience Coordinator

    We are seeking a Student Experience Coordinator to join Student Life team. The position is expected to report directly to the Director of Student Life.

    Scope of Work

    The Student Experience Coordinator will work closely with colleagues across the University to promote a student-centered, customer-focused, and service-oriented culture. Key to this goal is the development of student satisfaction metrics and associated reports, as well as the facilitation of face to face student feedback channels.

    The incumbent will be responsible for developing a virtual one stop shop which will include an online knowledge base and access options that enable the University to be more responsive to student enquiries.

    Effective communication with students is essential for a positive student experience. The incumbent will coordinate the maintenance of Student Life content on the public web site, as well as implement tools and processes to evaluate the effectiveness of student communication.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    The position’s duties and responsibilities include:

    • Collaborate with student facing colleagues, in particular those in the Registrar’s Office, Financial Aid, Student Engagement, Residential Life, Wellness Center, Career Services, as well as Faculty, to promote a customer-focused, service-oriented environment, and ensure the success of a consolidated enquiry management approach.
    • Develop processes leading to the implementation and maintenance of a knowledge base of resources intended to address the majority of enquiries received from students. Coordinate the deployment of this knowledge base as a virtual one stop shop service for answering students frequently asked questions.
    • Develop metrics and KPIs related to key business drivers to consistently and effectively measure, benchmark, and report on the effectiveness of, and student satisfaction with facilities, student communications, student support services, and co-curricular activities.
    • Organize the Student/Staff Liaison Committee (SSLC). As secretary of the SSLC, prepare agendas, papers, and maintain the rolling action sheet.
    • Coordinate with Communications and IT Services on the development and maintenance of Student Life content on the public web site and the internal Community platform. Coordinate production of the quarterly Parents Newsletter.
    • Keep up to date with current developments regarding customer service in the HE sectors, identify trends, research good practice, identify service shortfalls and anticipate service requirements accordingly, and then formulate and propose innovative solutions to optimize service quality, efficacy, and efficiency.
    • Contribute to and influence the development of institutional policies and practices that support the continuous improvement of the student experience and therefore the retention of students. Use students as co-designers to achieve this objective.
    • Contribute to the development of the Student Life budget for the coming year. Track expenditure against budget for the current budget period.
    • Develop new and innovative technology ideas and/or process solutions to enhance student support services that meet the changing needs of students.

    Other duties

    • Contribute to team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements; explore new opportunities to enhance the services of the department; help others accomplish related job results as and where needed.

     Qualifications 

    Education and experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree. Master’s degree in a related discipline is preferred.
    • Demonstrated experience in program evaluation in a customer service focused environment.
    • Demonstrated experience in working with individuals and groups representing a wide range of diverse cultural, geographical, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
    • Experience working with diverse college students in an advisory capacity.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Proficiency in both English and Vietnamese languages.
    • Proficiency with MS Office to include Word, Excel, Outlook, as well as Salesforce and other database software.
    • Interest in contributing to the design, implementation and evaluation of evidence-based student service initiatives.
    • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills including tact, discretion, empathy, and cooperation to effectively handle highly stressful situations, make good decisions, work calmly and accurately, help to calm others, and listen to people’s ideas and concerns.
    • Ability to be an active team member not only providing co-workers with information, technique, instruction, feedback and encouragement to maximize their success on the job; but also fostering teamwork; promoting cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve goals.
    • Ability to communicate concisely and effectively; and work collaboratively and cooperatively with diversity of stakeholders.
    • Ability to complete tasks and projects on time; check for accuracy of own and others’ work.
    • Ability to use a constructive, positive approach to change.

    How to Apply

    Please email a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. The position will remain open until filled. Applications must be received by November 25, 2019 for fullest consideration. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Student Accounts Coordinator

    We are seeking a Student Accounts Coordinator who be responsible for overseeing all transactions, communications, and management regarding student billing and transactions resulting from student organized activities.

    Scope of Work

    Working within Student Life Office, the Student Accounts Coordinator will serve a critical role in supporting students and their families in processing student financial requirements. The Student Accounts Coordinator will also collaborate closely with the Finance team.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    The position’s duties and responsibilities are:

    • Combinee strong customer service skills together with capabilities in accounting, ensure that Fulbright students’ interactions with the University’s financial and accounting processes are as efficient, transparent, and as customer friendly as possible
    • Collaborate with the Registrar and Student Life to calculate tuition, residential, and other fees based on financial aid packages and other financial information
    • Generate requests for payment for students according to the billing cycle of their respective program
    • Collaborate with the Finance team to confirm payments received. Work with late paying students and their families to ensure timely payment according to a payment plan
    • Notify the Registrar and Residential Life of late payment status in order to determine eligibility for course and residential enrollments
    • Work with the Registrar to handle any requests for special circumstances, leave of absence or withdrawals, and manage students’ financial liability accordingly
    • Help monitor and refine the effectiveness and appropriateness of the student billing system and processes so that they best meet the needs of the Finance team and of students and their families
    • Support Student Life teams, including Student Engagement and Residential Life, to ensure that transactions resulting from student organized activities are processed in an efficient manner, and students are shielded from the complexities of Fulbright’s internal financial processes
    • Contribute to the development of policies and processes associated with student financials.

    Other duties

    • Contribute to team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements, explore new opportunities to enhance team’s services, and help others accomplish their jobs satisfactorily as and when needed.

    Qualifications

    Education

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Education or other relevant fields

    Experience

    • 1-3 years previous work experience, preferably in a university setting
    • Prior experience in a student services environment at a university or other educational organization is preferred

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Proficiency in spoken and written Vietnamese and English
    • Knowledge of financial management functions
    • Strong administrative and project management skills
    • Customer-service orientation, with strong communication skills to work with students and their families on sensitive financial matters
    • Flexibility and adaptability to thrive in our start-up environment

    How to Apply

    Please email a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. The position will remain open until filled. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Academic Affairs Manager

    The Academic Affairs Manager will be responsible for the management of day-to-day academic affairs functions of FSPPM and the quality of FSPPM student experience.

    The position is expected to act as liaison between faculty and administration, and works closely with the Dean of FSPPM and other relevant parties to address academic concerns, policies, and procedures for the School.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    The position’s duties and responsibilities include:

    • Faculty and Staff – Related Administration
    • Monitor compliance with FSPPM and Fulbright policies for program directors, faculty search committees, and academic affairs administrators.
    • Be responsible for the maintenance report for NASPAA accreditation.
    • Manage the faculty search process which includes placement of announcements, handling correspondence, schedule interviews, coordinate campus visits and job talks, coordinate search committee and faculty discussions, archive search materials, and prepare subsequent search reports.
    • Manage the administration of visiting and adjunct appointments, residential and non-residential fellows program, and internship programs.
    • Coordinate faculty and staff meetings, create agendas, organize meeting schedules, track attendance, take minutes, and distribute summaries and action points to faculty and staff members.
    • Maintain timetable of FSPPM activities, working with faculty and staff to develop and maintain systematic follow-up systems to ensure that deadlines are met.
    • Communicate the activities of faculty meetings with staff so they are in a good position to implement changes accordingly. Follow up with staff to ensure new initiatives have been effectively executed.
    • Serve as point person for important events such as Opening and Commencement Day and provide event support for occasions such as guest lectures, conferences, and student orientation.
    • Work with Fulbright Communications Manager to ensure that the School website is updated with information on faculty, visitors, guests, special events, and relevant news. 

    Student-Related Administration

    • Supervise the student recruiting processes for the Master of Public Policy programs and executive programs under the direction of corresponding program directors.
    • Oversee the student registration process and provide assistance for students regarding FSPPM academic policies
    • Supervise the production of various written materials such as faculty and student handbooks, annual reports, School and program brochures, and other program descriptions.
    • Maintain alumni records and files and conduct regular tracking” activities to follow career development of graduates.

    Administrative Support to the Dean

    • Draft and edit academic-related correspondence, speeches, memos, reports or manuscripts on behalf of Dean.
    • Serve as liaison and primary resource to internal and external offices, visitors, and alumni.
    • Monitor Dean deadlines and memos to keep up-to-date on new standards and requirements for FSPPM. Maintain appropriate and timely follow-ups of the faculty and staff.
    • Ensure the smooth interaction between FSPPM, Undergraduate programs and its counterparts.

    Other duties

    Contribute to team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements; explore new opportunities to enhance the services of the department; help others accomplish related job results as and where needed. 

    Qualifications 

    Education and experience

    • Master’s degree at least and five years of experience working with administrative processes
    • Having working experience in a university is an advantage.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and Vietnamese
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
    • Excellent organizational capability and time management skills, highly organized multitasker who works well in a fast-paced environment
    • High sense of customer service and interpersonal skills, including tact, discretion, empathy, and cooperation
    • High level of independent judgment and sensitivity
    • Ability to work collaboratively with diversity of stakeholders
    • Ability to engage complex, multiple perspectives, build consensus and to mediate different approaches and viewpoints; ability to troubleshoot and problem-solve professional development issues related to program management.

    How to Apply

    Please email a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. The position will remain open until filled. Applications must be received by October 28, 2019 for fullest consideration. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Associate Registrar

    We are seeking an Associate Registrar in the department who is expected to lead the broad array of activities related to development and management of student enrollment and learning. The position will interact with a variety of constituents and report to the Provost.

    Scope of Work

    The Associate Registrar will work in a broad array of activities that support the development and management of student enrollment and learning at Fulbright University Vietnam, including: course registration, scheduling course offerings, grade records and transcripts, degree progress assessment and final degree audit, advising of students, managing student leaves, policy creation and administration, institutional research, student record maintenance, and related functions. Given the start-up nature of Fulbright, this position encompasses a wide range of roles, including creation and implementation of several new processes, oversight and planning, front-line service, behind-the-scenes processing, research and reporting, as well as administrative tasks.

    The Associate Registrar interacts with a variety of constituents at the University, providing information, reports and recommendations for students’ assessment to the Director of Student Life; working closely with the faculty on academic and advising matters; collaborating with other staff members across all areas of the university; serving as a principal source of information on academic and procedural matters to students (prospective, current, and former) and parents; networking with counterparts at other universities; and coordinating with external agencies.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    The Associate Registrar’s duties and responsibilities include:

    Student enrollment and learning:

    • Work closely with faculty members to develop and implement academic policies, taking into consideration the individual needs of students and the unique nature of Fulbright’s academic programs.
    • Work with the Deans for longer term course planning.
    • In conjunction with the Deans and Academic and Student Affairs Coordinator, create the teaching schedules for academic classes and schedule classroom assignments.
    • Help set up and implement the degree audit system and verify degree completion for graduating students.
    • Monitor student records to ensure compliance with academic regulations and program requirements for graduation.
    • Administer the student evaluation of instruction process at the conclusion of each course period.
    • Manage the transfer credit application, routing, and posting process.
    • Process transcript and enrollment verification requests.
    • Participate on faculty and other internal administrative committees.

    Reporting & System:

    • In collaboration with the Director of Student Life, and Deans, establish a work plan for the implementation of the Registrarial systems for the Undergraduate Program in 2019-20.
    • Take the lead in the development, implementation and supervision of student information systems.
    • Take the lead in developing new systems and processes for supporting student information tracking, course scheduling, and learning experiences for all members of the community.
    • Maintain the systems for course registration and course offerings.
    • Create a system to facilitate student leaves of absence and withdrawals.
    • Implement a management system to collect and maintain Fulbright’s student records, ensuring the integrity and privacy of student information, and that all records are kept current and accurate.
    • Maintain the system to collect and archive student grades and course syllabi.
    • Help to develop and maintain a Registrar’s Office portal page and all associated information, forms and documents.
    • Assist in the collection, compilation, and analysis of institutional information and generate internal and external reports on student data.
    • Oversea the student billing process in association with the Student Account Coordinator and the Finance Team.

    Other duties 

    Contribute to team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements; explore new opportunities to enhance the services of the department; help others accomplish related job results as and where needed.

    Qualifications

    Education

    • A Bachelor’s degree (or beyond) is required.

    Experience

    • 3 years of progressively responsible experience in either an Associate Registrar’s Office or a similar record-management position, including direct supervision and development of staff.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Proficiency in Vietnamese and English communication skills (both verbal and written)
    • Efficiency in using Microsoft Excel, Sales Force, and data management and/or customer relations management software
    • Value challenges, and demonstrate ability to come up with ways to create or improve processes
    • Demonstrate ability of working with a wide variety of individuals and teams
    • Strong alignment with Fulbright’s educational mission and a passion for education and learning process
    • Value a creative and start-up work environment
    • The ideal candidate will have a background in project management and process design.

    How to Apply

    Please email a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. The position will remain open until filled.

    Applications must be received by October 28, 2019 for fullest consideration. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

     

     

     

     

     

  • Registrar

    We are seeking a founding Registrar who is expected to lead the broad array of activities related to development and management of student enrollment and learning.

    As the founding member in the department, the position will interact with a variety of constituents and report to the Provost.

    Scope of Work

    The Registrar will provide leadership, creativity and strategic direction in a broad array of activities that support the development and management of student enrollment and learning at Fulbright University Vietnam, including: course registration, scheduling course offerings, grade records and transcripts, degree progress assessment and final degree audit, advising of students, managing student leaves, policy creation and administration, institutional research, student record maintenance, and related functions.

    Given the start-up nature of Fulbright, this position encompasses a wide range of roles, including creation and implementation of several new processes, oversight and planning, front-line service, behind- the-scenes processing, research and reporting, as well as administrative tasks.

    The Registrar interacts with a variety of constituents at the University, providing reports and recommendations to the President and Executive Team; providing information for institutional assessment to Provost; working closely with the faculty on academic and advising matters; collaborating with other staff members across all areas of the university; serving as a principal source of information on academic and procedural matters to students (prospective, current, and former) and parents; networking with counterparts at other universities; and coordinating with external agencies.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    The Registrar’s duties and responsibilities include:

    Student enrollment and learning:

    • Work closely with faculty members to develop and implement academic policies, taking into consideration the individual needs of students and the unique nature of Fulbright’s academic programs.
    • Work with the Provost and Deans for longer term course planning.
    • In conjunction with the Deans, create the teaching schedules for academic classes and schedule classroom assignments.
    • Carry out degree audit and verify degree completion for graduating students.
    • Monitor student records to ensure compliance with academic regulations and program requirements for graduation.
    • Administer the student evaluation of instruction process at the conclusion of each course period.
    • Manage the transfer credit application, routing, and posting process.
    • Process transcript and enrollment verification requests.
    • Participate on faculty and other internal administrative committees.

    Reporting & System:

    • Assume leadership in the development, implementation and supervision of student information systems.
    • Take leadership in developing new systems and processes for supporting student information tracking, course scheduling, and learning experiences for all members of the community.
    • Create and maintain systems for course registration and course offerings.
    • Create a system to facilitate student leaves of absence and withdrawals.
    • Implement a management system to collect and maintain Fulbright’s student records, ensuring the integrity and privacy of student information, and that all records are kept current and accurate.
    • Create a system to collect and archive student grades and course syllabi.
    • Manage and maintain a Registrar’s Office portal page and all associated information, forms and documents.
    • Collect, compile, and analyze institutional information and generate internal and external reports on student data.

    Developing and managing the Registrar’s Office:

    • Oversee the hiring, training and supervision of new team members who join the Registrar’s Office, including the Student Accounts Coordinator.
    • Track lieu and vacation for the Registrar team, conduct performance reviews, provide guidance, give periodic feedback and be a source of support.

    Other duties

    Contribute to team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements; explore new opportunities to enhance the services of the department; help others accomplish related job results as and where needed.

    Qualifications

    Education

    • A Bachelor’s degree (or beyond) is required.

    Experience

    • 5 years of progressively responsible experience in either a Registrar’s Office or a similar record-management position, including direct supervision and development of staff.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Proficiency in Vietnamese and English communication skills (both verbal and written)
    • Efficiency in using Microsoft Excel, Sales Force, and data management and/or customer relations management software
    • Value challenges, and demonstrate ability to come up with ways to create or improve processes
    • Demonstrate ability of working with a wide variety of individuals and teams
    • Strong alignment with Fulbright’s educational mission and a passion for education and learning process
    • Value a creative and start-up work environment
    • The ideal candidate will have a background in project management and process design.

    How to Apply

    Please email a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. The position will remain open until filled.

    Applications must be received by October 28, 2019 for fullest consideration. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

     

  • Director or Assistant Director of Design and Fabrication Operations

    We are seeking a Director or an Assistant Director of Design and Fabrication Operations who would be a member of Academic Affairs. The position is expected to report to Provost, Vice President of Academic Affairs.

    Scope of Work

    The Director of Design and Fabrication Operations ensures that students, faculty and staff are connected to a variety of fabrication tools in the curriculum and across the learning continuum.

    The Director oversees ongoing development of Fabrication spaces and their culture, organizational structure, and processes to support the institutional mission for building student engagement, creating a culture of stewardship and increasing safety and awareness across the college.

    The Director is also expected to take initiative in connecting Fulbright with the larger maker communities in Ho Chi Minh City and beyond, where we will invest effort to run community activities for the education of Vietnamese students in general.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    The position’s duties and responsibilities include:

    Building the University

    • Assist and advise administration in matters of budget, policy, facilities or facility modifications, and program implementation and support for the fabrication and design operations.
    • Manage all aspects of fabrication spaces at Fulbright and responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations, trainings and other curricular activities at the designated facilities. Supervises instructional staff and students and oversees onboarding of all personnel.
    • Oversee activities to ensure the health and safety of those engaging in Shop operations including all procedures and regulations related to use of any toxic or hazardous materials in the Shop.
    • Create strategic priorities and plan for design and fabrication innovation across Fulbright with faculty support. Provide coordination for the implementation of new fabrication initiatives and associated programs. Organize fabrication support for the faculty and other academic programs and activities.
    • Work closely with Academic Affairs on matters relating to budget i.e. staff compensation, summer support, etc. Work closely with Facilities on matters relating to physical spaces.

    Developing Students

    • Identify and pursue opportunities for courses and other academic initiatives at the Shop, focused on creating impactful student educational experiences.
    • Serve as a liaison to student organizations for any fabrication related activities.
    • Attend open houses, orientations and other events for new and prospective students to educate them about the Shop.

    External Impact

    • Play a role in fundraising for the Shop and its programming. This includes identifying and facilitating outreach to potential supporters across a range of giving levels; creating communications related to fundraising; and managing ongoing stewardship communications.
    • Cultivate and manage Shop relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. Build strategic alliances with the makerspace community and industry in Ho Chi Minh City to achieve collaboration in accordance with the goals and objectives of the Shop.

    Other duties

    Contribute to team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements; explore new opportunities to enhance the services of the department; help others accomplish related job results as and where needed.

    Qualifications

    Education

    • An undergraduate background in a hands-on engineering field with a graduate degree in Mechanical, Mechatronics, or Robotics Engineering from an accredited institution.

    Experience

    • 10+ years of working experience at design, engineering and prototype manufacture in industry or relevant professional organizations (5-10 years for Assistant Director level)
    • Experienced in working in a multi-cultural environment of international/overseas companies
    • Experienced in providing training, onboarding to staff, students and/or to practicing engineers
    • Experienced in managing makerspace, workshops, R&D laboratories including an impeccable safety record at a level on par with international standards

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Proficiency in English
    • Knowledge of Vietnamese is an asset
    • Good teaching ability is an asset
    • Management and maintenance of machine shop and electronic shop equipment including advanced tools such as 3-D Printers, Laser Cutters, CNC Mills and other heavy machinery
    • Managing building projects maintenance including scheduling of space improvements

    How to Apply

    Please email a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. The position will remain open until filled. Applications must be received by October 15, 2019 for fullest consideration. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Academic Administrative Assistant

    We are seeking an Academic Administrative Assistant to perform administrative support duties common to the faculty of Fulbright University Vietnam.

    Scope of Work

    The Academic Administrative Assistant will provide administrative support to the faculty of Fulbright University Vietnam in their day-to-day activities at University for undergraduate program. The position will be expected to report directly to the

    Duties and responsibilities

    1. Execute general administrative tasks
    • Serve as a public contact for the Undergraduate program and answer general enquiries from faculty members, students and other departments regarding the program.
    • Assist to schedule faculty meetings, scheduling, room arrangements, prepare materials, take and distribute minutes.
    • Liaise with facilities to provide support on faculty space and student space management
    • Prepare needed academic materials (print, scan, copy, etc.).
    • Liaise with course coordinators and fellow administrators in sending information to students.
    • Provide administrative support to the faculty.
    1. Perform academic affairs support
    • Providesupportfor courses or academic activities, including field trips, experiential learning, course material production and distribution, or equipment management.Alert faculty of problems in this area.
    • Assist faculty and staff with operations, management and coordination among Wellness, Learning Support, Sandbox functions
    • Support faculty by forwarding translation requests to Translation team.
    • Collate feedback from students, faculty, alumni and other stakeholders to pass on to relevant persons at the University.
    1. Support on organizing academic events
    • Coordinate with other departments to organize academic events by preparing and distributing invitations, and tracking participants’ confirmation, and other relevant activities.
    • Support other departments for major Fulbright events including interviews, workshops, conferences, admissions, and graduations.
    1. Assist with overflow work for Chief Academic Officer

    Other duties

    • Contribute to team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements; explore new opportunities to enhance the services of the department; help others accomplish related job results as and where needed.

    Qualifications

    Education

    • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline

    Experience

    • 1-3 years of working experience at a similar position for a multinational organization
    • Having working experience in a university is an advantage

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and Vietnamese
    • Excellent organizational capability and time management skills, highly organized multitasker who works well in a fast-paced environment
    • High sense of customer service and interpersonal skills, including tact, discretion, empathy, and cooperation
    • Ability to control emotions and remain calm at all time
    • Positive contribution to the team and willing to take various tasks as required
    • Willingness to problem-solve and propose more effective procedures and protocols for improving academic operations
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

    What we offer

    • A full network of supportive colleagues
    • A dynamic, innovative and professional working environment
    • English-speaking environment
    • Competitive salary and high-end insurance schemes
    • Generous annual leave entitlement
    • Opportunities to participate in public talks, workshops, seminars, as well as other fun activities at Fulbright
    • Opportunity to be one of passionate team members who share the same belief in the transformative power of education and see the unique opportunity in creating a new university

    How to Apply

    Please email a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. The position will remain open until filled. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

  • Communications & Event Officer

    We have an immediate opening for a talented Communications & Event Officer working in our Communications Team. The position will report to the Director of Communications.

    Scope of Work

     The Communications & Event Officer will be responsible for executing internal and external communications and events to support our brand and recruitment objectives. If you are an event coordinator who is both analytical and creative, and highly self-motivated, we would encourage you to refer to the information below and apply.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    Activities & Events

    • As directed by the Communications Director and Communications Manager, work with relevant parties/departments to coordinate and implement any internal and external events to support the wider objectives of the University (e.g., Convocation Ceremony, Graduation Ceremony, Speaker Series, etc.).
    • Program Campaigns: Assist in the creation and implementation of program-specific campaigns (e.g., recruitment events, Open Days, etc.).
    • Assist the Communications team with public relations events and activities (e.g. photography, liaison, tour guide etc.) when required.

    Communications

    • Assist Communications efforts, helping identify newsworthy items and prepare briefings / draft articles if required.
    • Assist the Communications Director and Communications Manager with other marketing projects as required.
    • Research:
      • Undertake competitor analysis, reporting findings concisely as directed by the Communications Manager
      • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of target markets and relevant demographics relating to key projects.
    • Collateral: Assist in the development of communication materials e.g. brochures, advertisements, newsletters, gift packs etc.
    • Gifts: Source and coordinate University gifts. Provide suggestion for new, innovative products for the University.

    Administration

    • Manage Communications Team administrative tasks such as mail-outs, invitations, follow-ups, drafting of correspondence, telephone communications, enquiry management, and other associated duties as directed by the Communications Manager.
    • Accurately maintain databases for collaterals.
    • Carefully manage third-party contracts and payment requests as required and at the request of the Communications Manager.

    Other duties

    • Assist in the development of positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Ensure actions and interactions are consistent with the University’s objectives.
    • Contribute to team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements; explore new opportunities to enhance the services of the department; help others accomplish related job results as and where needed.

    Qualifications

    Experience

    • A minimum of 1-2 years’ experience required

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Fluency in English and Vietnamese
    • Excellent oral and written communications skills and ability to work harmoniously in a team environment contributing to team outcomes.
    • Strong event management skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Proven problem solving and analytical skills
    • Proven ability to manage projects and concurrent priorities, as well as work independently and apply continuous improvement principles

    What we offer

    • A full network of supportive colleagues
    • A dynamic, innovative and professional working environment
    • English-speaking environment
    • Competitive salary and high-end insurance schemes
    • Generous annual leave entitlement
    • Opportunities to participate in public talks, workshops, seminars, as well as other fun activities at Fulbright
    • Opportunity to be one of passionate team members who share the same belief in the transformative power of education and see the unique opportunity in creating a new university.

    How to Apply

    Please email a cover letter explaining your interest in the position, resume and portfolio to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. The position will remain open until filled. Applications must be received by September 2, 2019 for fullest consideration. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

     

     

  • Financial Aid Officer

    We are seeking aFinancial Aid Officer to support the establishment and operations of Fulbright’s need-based financial aid program.

    This is a unique opportunity to help craft Vietnam’s first fully need-based financial aid program, an integral component of Fulbright’s educational mission. The position will report directly to the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid.

    Scope of Work

    The Financial Aid Officer is expected to work collaboratively with colleagues in the admissions and financial aid teams, as well as colleagues from other teams such as outreach, communications, and academics and student life.

    The Financial Aid Officer’s main responsibility is supporting the life-cycle of Fulbright’s need-based financial aid program.

    In addition, the Financial Aid Officer will also support other teams as needed in projects and tasks related to student outreach and admissions.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    Support the life-cycle of Fulbright’s need-based financial aid program including:

    • Communicating Fulbright’s financial aid approach to prospective students, families, and the public through school visits, public events, and social media
    • Analyzing financial aid forms and interviewing families to assess applicants’ financial circumstances
    • Managing data confidentiality and security
    • Providing reporting to philanthropic donors
    • Conducting post-mortem reviews of the financial aid process to identify ways to improve subsequent cycles

    Support other teams as needed, especially on projects and tasks related to student outreach and admissions.                                                           

    Other duties

    Contribute to team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements; explore new opportunities to enhance the services of the department; help others accomplish related job results as and where needed.

    Qualifications

    Education

    • A Bachelor’s degree

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Excellent Vietnamese and English communication skills (both verbal and written), especially the ability to communicate effectively with students and families
    • Strong alignment with Fulbright’s mission and a passion for working with students
    • Effective project and process management skills
    • A good understanding of the socioeconomic context within Vietnam
    • Ability to analyze complex qualitative and quantitative data to assess financial need
    • Willingness to travel extensively to meet with prospective students and families
    • Willingness to work collaboratively and flexibly on projects beyond their work scope

    How to Apply

    Please email a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. The position will remain open until filled. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

     

  • Legal Counsel

    We are seeking a Legal Counsel who will be responsible for providing a variety of legal services to the institution’s executives. The position will report directly to the President.

    Scope of Work

    The Legal Counsel will be expected to provide representation and advice on a variety of in-house legal matters in regulatory compliance and risk management, policy formulation and training, contract review and drafting, intellectual property, litigation management, and other areas of higher education law.

    The Legal Counsel will be expected to exercise a high degree of independence, excellent judgment, communicate effectively with high-level officials and stakeholders, address programmatic and operational issues, and advance the mission of Fulbright to foster diversity, equity, and inclusivity in access to opportunities throughout the Fulbright community. Given the start-up nature of Fulbright, the position encompasses a wide range of roles from front-line services to behind-the-scenes processing.

    The Legal Counsel is also required to effectively communicate the risks and legal issues involved in any decision to management. This enables the Executive Committee to make informed strategic choices within an acceptable legal risk profile.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    The Legal Counsel’s duties and responsibilities include:

    • Steer, lead, and coordinate daily in-house matter management
    • Ensure, monitor and oversee compliance with general NGO and Education law, as well as Corporate, Tax, and Employment law requirements.
    • Draft, negotiate, maintain, and oversee contracts, including professional service agreements, non-disclosure agreements, facility use agreements, and independent contractor agreements for all areas of Fulbright.
    • Research and anticipate unique legal issues that could impact the institution
    • Provide legal awareness training and legal subject-specific training for all employees. Effectively communicate the importance of legal documents such as contractual requirements, preservation notices, etc.
    • Play a key role in collaboration, negotiations and managing costs with law firms and experts.

    Provide legal mater management

    • Provide accurate and timely counsel and guidance on legal implications of matters involving Fulbright, including contractual matters, legal compliance, dispute resolution, coordination with auditors, and supervision of outside counsel.
    • Work collaboratively with Executive Committee, and/or outside counsel to define a strategic plan to any, and all legal matters involving Fulbright.

    Other duties

    Contribute to team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements; explore new opportunities to enhance the services of the department; help others accomplish related job results as and where needed.

    Qualifications

    Education

    • A Bachelor’s degree (or beyond) in law is required

    Experience

    • From 4 to 7 years of experience working in a law firm, in-house or legal practice at foreign organization(s)
    • Member of a local bar association
    • Familiarity with construction approval process is preferable

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Proficiency in both English and Vietnamese languages
    • Knowledge and understanding of alterations in legislation
    • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills with diversity of stakeholders
    • Ability to work independently and to be self-motivated while handling multiple assignments in an array of substantive areas with moderate supervision
    • High ethical standards that reflect honesty, integrity, and reliability
    • Good judgment, patience, calm demeanor under pressure, and even temperament in the face of adversity and conflict
    • Having technical insights in education and legal matters applicable to higher education is a strong advantage

    How to Apply

    Please email a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and resume to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn. The position will remain open until filled. Applications must be received by September 9, 2019 for fullest consideration. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

     

  • English and Academic Skills Instructor

    We are seeking a full-time English and Academic Skills Instructor who will be responsible for providing English language and academic skill support to the student body. The position will report to the Director of English Bridge Program and Learning Support.

    Scope of Work

    In joining our start-up university for its inaugural year, the English and Academic Skills Instructor will have the opportunity to develop curriculum within the English Bridge Program and Learning Support from the ground up. The English and Academic Skills Instructor is primarily a student-facing position, but many opportunities to collaborate with teaching faculty and other staff members will be available.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    The English and Academic Skills Instructor’s duties and responsibilities include:

    • Teach intensive English and academic skills focused classes as part of the summer Bridge Program
    • Work closely with individual Bridge students to create individualized learning plans” for continuing study during the academic year
    • Provide ongoing learning support during the academic year, including embedded learning support workshops for core courses, 1-1 advising support, organizing and supporting study groups, peer mentoring, or other forms of peer-to-peer support
    • Work closely with the Director of English Bridge Program and Learning Support to develop and implement English language and learning support curricula and programming, develop authentic English learner assessment materials, and perform other duties related to English language and academic support, as needed

    Other duties

    Contribute to team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements; explore new opportunities to enhance the services of the department; help others accomplish related job results as and where needed.

    Qualifications

    Education

    • Master’s degree in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, Second Language Studies or other related field (e.g. MFA Creative Writing, MA in Education or English Literature)

     Experience

    • 3 years of experience English as a foreign language instruction, English writing instruction (e.g. composition), academic advising, or learning/academic skills support.

    Preference will be given to candidates with education or experience in both English language instruction and learning support.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Fluency in English language
    • Knowledge of authentic methods of language assessment is preferred
    • Demonstrated ability of working with a wide variety of individuals and teams
    • Strong alignment with Fulbright’s educational mission and a passion for education and learning process

    How to Apply

    Please submit a cover letter explaining your interest in the position, resume and one-hour lesson plan for the ideal class you would dream to teach (dream big!) on https://fulbright.submittable.com/submit. Applications that do not include a lesson plan as part of their portfolio will not be considered.

    The position will remain open until filled. Applications must be received by September 15, 2019 for fullest consideration. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for further process.

    Fulbright University Vietnam is dedicated to building a pluralistic learning community that in its composition reflects the diversity of Vietnam and the world. Our commitment to diversity is rooted in our respect for the dignity of the individual and in our dedication to fostering mutual understanding.

    We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

     

  • Volunteer

    Fulbright benefits from the passion of many volunteers, who provide pro bono services in strategic and administrative capacities. We welcome short and long term volunteers.

    If interested, please submit a CV and brief note indicating your interests and areas of expertise to jobs@fulbright.edu.vn.

  • Multiple Faculty Positions, Open Rank: Fulbright School of Public Policy And Management

    Fulbright University Vietnam (Fulbright) seeks applications and nominations for two faculty positions in the Fulbright School of Public Policy and Management (FSPPM).

    The positions are open with respect to rank and field. Preference will be given to applicants in the following three categories:

    • Public management, administration and leadership (including negotiation and communication)
    • Macroeconomics
    • International trade policy