Officer, Academic Quality - British University Vietnam (BUV) - The first QS 5-star university in Vietnam
Officer, Academic Quality
Officer, Academic Quality
Officer, Academic QualityJob Description

BRITISH UNIVERSITY VIETNAM (BUV)

British University Vietnam (BUV) is the first and only international university in Vietnam to directly award British degrees from the prestigious University of London and Staffordshire University. BUV is rated a 5 Star university of excellence by the world recognised QS accreditor, and is also recognised with a University-wide accreditation from the UK’s Quality Assurance Agency (QAA).

BUV has three main brand drivers:

  • Offering accredited British and international higher education and training in Vietnam.
  • Providing 5-star university campuses, learning spaces, and services.
  • Including a compulsory personal and social growth program that prepares students for the future of life and work.

Established in 2009, BUV provides teaching for undergraduate and graduate programmes. Employability rates for students are exceptionally high with 100% of graduates from BUV either employed or continuing higher education within 3 months after graduation.

With a wide network of more than 300 enterprise partners in various fields, and 12-week internship programmes, BUV helps students gain professional knowledge and practical skills to meet employers’ requirements as well as be ready to develop their careers immediately after graduation.

Students study at BUV’s award winning campus in the Ecopark township near Hanoi. With its state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities and an iconic design, BUV is recognised as one of the best educational environments in South East Asia.

POSITION PURPOSE

The Academic Quality Officer assists the Head of Academic Quality in ensuring adherence to academic policies, procedures, and quality assurance processes across all programs. Key responsibilities include supporting the implementation of academic policies, developing training materials, monitoring assessment and marking procedures, tracking faculty development initiatives, and overseeing Module Monitoring Report (MMR), Program Monitoring Report (PMR), and Assurance of Learning processes. The role also involves collaborating closely with the Registry and Course Office to coordinate academic quality efforts. The Officer plays a crucial role in maintaining academic standards, providing guidance to faculty and staff, analyzing data, and recommending improvements to enhance the overall quality of academic programs and processes.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

The Academic Quality Officer will play a vital role in supporting the Head of Academic Quality in ensuring the highest standards of academic excellence across all programs and initiatives.

The main responsibilities of this position include:

QAA Accreditation Support:

  • Assist the Head of Academic Quality in preparing documentation, evidence, and data required for QAA accreditation processes.
  • Coordinate with relevant stakeholders to gather information and ensure timely submission of accreditation materials.

Academic Governance Support:

  • Assist in the review and assessment of new program proposals.
  • Monitor and ensure the effective implementation of Assurance of Learning processes, tracking progress and identifying areas for improvement.
  • Support the design and development of training materials, workshops, and resources for the Higher Education Academy (HEA) Fellowship program.

Assessment Creation and Approval Process Management:

  • Oversee the assessment creation and approval process, ensuring adherence to established policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate with faculty members and academic staff to facilitate the timely creation and review of assessments.

Quality Assurance (Internal Audit) and Moderation:

  • Manage the internal audit process for marking and moderation, ensuring consistency and fairness across all programs.
  • Developing and Designing the training materials for various faculty training sessions.

Faculty Development and Quality Communication:

  • Maintain accurate records of faculty development outcomes, including peer pair observations.
  • Facilitate timely communication with faculty members regarding quality control matters, updates, and best practices.

Managing Accurate records of Program monitoring and Module Monitoring reports by working in close association with the Course office and faculty. And perform other related duties as required or directed by the Head Academic Quality.

This position description is intended to provide a broad outline of the main responsibilities of the post. The post holder is expected to be flexible in developing their role in agreement with their line manager.  The position description will be subject to regular review in consultation with the postholder, in accordance with the changing needs of BUV and the requirements of the role.

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

COMPETENCIES (knowledge, skills, and abilities)

Essential

  • Bachelors degree.
  • Strong experience in the area of Academic Quality management or transferable experience.
  • Excellent English and Vietnamese verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience of managing resources.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Desirable

  • Master degree
  • Familiar with QS & QAA standards, policy and procedures.

COMPETENCIES  (behavioural)

Essential

  • Strategic orientation & leadership
  • Effective Communication
  • Working in cross-disciplinary teams
  • Planning & organising
  • Problem solving & decision making

Desirable

  • Creative thinking & innovation
  • Customer & service orientation
  • Relationship building & networking
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BENEFITS

  • Highly competitive salary package (plus benefits) for Vietnamese and expatriate candidates depending on qualifications/experience;
  • 13th month Tet bonus (Vietnamese candidates);
  • Annual cost of living adjustment;
  • Annual salary increases and bonuses based on performance;
  • Recognition & awards programmes;
  • 20 days annual leave, plus Xmas closure, public holidays and 5 days paid sick leave;
  • Healthcare plan (Private accident, medical, and dental insurance, including annual health checks);
  • Education support for staff, spouse and children;
  • Relocation allowance to cover visa/flights/initial days accommodation
  • Support and assistance in work permit and visa application together with relocation to and settling into living and working in Vietnam;
  • Transportation support;
  • Business travel insurance;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Various staff events throughout the year (outings, year-end party, sports activities and other events);
  • Onsite fitness and sports centre;
  • Opportunity to work within a professional and multicultural environment.
Officer, Academic QualityApplication

Interested candidates should prepare an up-to-date CV and application letter indicating for which position you are applying. Please then select SUBMIT YOUR CV button on our JOBS AT BUV webpage or email to hr@buv.edu.vn. We will invite short-listed candidates for interviews. Recruitment will remain open until the position is filled.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES AND DIGNITY AT WORK POLICY

All staff are expected to understand and enact the University’s commitment to ensuring equality and diversity in all activities. This commitment is enshrined in the BUV mission statement and our core values.

Every member of staff has a responsibility to ensure colleagues are treated with dignity and respect. The University is committed to creating a work environment for all staff that is free from harassment, intimidation and any other forms of bullying at work, where everyone is treated with dignity, respect and professional courtesy.

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Contact details

  • Contact Name: Human Resources Department
  • Method of contact: Email or post
  • Address: Ecopark township, Van Giang, Hung Yen
  • Email: hr@buv.edu.vn
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