Academic Compliance Officer - British University Vietnam

Academic Compliance Officer

Posted on: 27/12/2021

British University Vietnam (BUV) is the first and only international university in Vietnam to award direct degrees from the prestigious University of London and Staffordshire University. BUV’s mission has two foci which are to provide high-quality British degrees and a world-class campus in Vietnam, and to create a new generation of discoverers, explorers and creative thinkers who are educated, trained and prepared to thrive in future (4IR) fields of work and life.

Established in 2009, BUV provides teaching for 11 undergraduate programmes and an MBA. 100% of graduates from BUV have a job or continue higher education within 3 months after graduation. With a wide network of more than 300 enterprise partners in various fields and internship programmes from the first year, BUV helps students gain professional knowledge and practical skills to meet employers’ requirements as well as be ready to develop their careers right after graduation.

Students will study at BUV’s new campus in the Ecopark township, with facilities funded by an investment of US $36 million for the first phase accommodating up to 2,000 students. BUV’s new campus, with state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities and an iconic design, is indicative of 4IR and is being recognized as one of the best educational environments in Asia. Upon completion of the three phases, the entire BUV campus at Ecopark will have a total investment of US $80 million, meeting the training needs of 7,000 students. For more details, please visit our website at:

Due to the expansion of the British University Vietnam, we are recruiting the following role(s):

Job title : Academic Compliance Officer
Report to : Academic Compliance Manager
Job type : Fixed term contract  
Location : Ecopark Township, Van Giang, Hung Yen


Job Objectives

The Academic Compliance Officer plays an integral role in the enforcement and communication of compliance issues at academic service units and faculty. S/he will assist in the development of a set of academic-related policies, procedures, and guidelines designed to manage or address compliance issues within the university as well as their operation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assists and works collaboratively with operational officers and managers of all academic units in order to ensure that compliance matters are promptly handled or referred for follow up or response.
  • Works closely with Academic Compliance Executive, to ensure that EC and AM procedures for large number of students are completed precisely, fully comply with procedure and within very limited time.
  • Manage the records of Academic Misconduct results of students. Provide timely delivery of reports and decision to students, parents and other academic departments. Actively advise Academic Compliance Manager and senior leaders of ACA any issue with AM and EC procedures and results.
  • Fully in charge of tracking AM and EC process and results of MBA programme, including all cohorts.
  • Draft training materials, support and deliver training and other forms of capacity building to ensure that students, members of the faculty and academic department understand their compliance responsibilities and the policies, procedures that are relevant to their work.
  • Prepares materials on compliance topics on the operational effectiveness of the University’s compliance efforts as requested by Academic Compliance Manager for report to senior leaders.
  • Draft standard templates, letters, forms and other correspondences with students, parents and external contacts for academic service units to ensure the consistency and professionalism of the university regulations.
  • Provide administrative, logistic and procurement support for Academic Compliance Manager during the exercise of opening new degree programmes or other large projects
  • Performs other related duties as required or directed by the Academic Compliance Manager.

Job Requirements

  • Holder of bachelor’s degree
  • Fluent in English and Vietnamese
  • Having experience working in an academic environment
  • Strong presentation and writing skills, including the ability to develop and draft guidance, templates and briefings.
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, PowerPoint
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines with limited supervision
  • Good knowledge and understanding of university structure, regulations and policy
  • Have working experience in compliance area and/or project delivery.


  • Careful
  • Hard-working
  • Responsible and service-oriented
  • Active
  • Pro-active
  • Initiative
  • Good team player
  • Honest


  • Competitive gross salary package (gross)
  • Recognition and Reward Programs
  • 13th month Tet bonus
  • Performance bonuses
  • Paid Time-off (annual leave, sick leave, holidays)
  • Healthcare plan (Private premium accident, medical insurance, dental insurance, free assessment to medical suite)
  • Business travel insurance
  • Onsite fitness and sport center
  • Education support for staff and children
  • Transportation support
  • Flexible working arrangement
  • Opportunity to work within a professional and multi-cultural environment
  • Various staff events through the year (outing, year-end party, sport activities and other events recommended by staff committee)

Interested candidates should send an updated CV with recent photo, a Cover letter in English, and supporting documents to the HR Department. We will invite short-listed candidates for interviews.

Contact details

Contact Name   :Human Resources Department
Method of Contact :Email or post
Address :Ecopark township, Van Giang, Hung Yen

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