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Officer, Digital Resources
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Officer, Digital ResourcesJob 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 iconic design, BUV is recognised as one of the best educational environments in Southeast Asia.

POSITION PURPOSE

This position is responsible for the management, development, promotion of learning resource centre to ensure that faculty and students have access to resources including e-material and printed material.

This role encompasses sourcing educational materials, delivering training sessions, and fostering an environment conducive to independent learning.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Provide access of materials to students, lecturers and colleagues including eBooks, e-library, databases, printed reference books and other facilities. Solve complex and diverse problems relating to circulation and information services on a daily basis. Ensure the library maintain a welcoming atmosphere for users and visitors.

  • Resource Accessibility: Provide ongoing support to students, lecturers, and colleagues in accessing a wide range of learning materials, including eBooks, e-library databases, printed reference books and other library facilities. Address diverse challenges related to circulation and information services on a daily basic.
  • Training and documentation: Develop comprehensive documentation and training materials to facilitate the effective utilization of learning materials and library facilities by students, lecturers, and staff. Deliver training sessions to various user groups as needed.
  • Procurement and Coordination: Collaborate with faculty, departments, and external suppliers to procure textbooks, databases, iPads, and other educational materials in a timely manner. Manage relationships with suppliers and publishers, ensuring smooth acquisition processes and timely payments.
  • Collaboration and Reporting: Collaborate with partner universities and faculty members to manage blackboard accounts, library usage and integrate materials into learning management systems (LMS). Prepare, maintain, and provide statistical reports on resource usage and other relevant metrics.
  • Budget Management: Manage and utilise budget to ensure the provision and delivery of learning materials.
  • Operational Duties: Operate Library Management System (Koha) effectively, including data input, resource issuance and return, reservations management, and stock checks. Ensure the learning resource center maintains a modern, inviting environment for users and visitors.
  • Library Projects: Participate in library projects as assigned by the line manager.
  • Perform other duties as directed by the management team.

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

COMPETENCIES (knowledge, skills, and abilities)

Essential

  • Vietnamese national
  • Holder of bachelor’s degree preferably in Education/relevant subject
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, both in English and Vietnamese
  • Computer literacy – MS office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) and library management software and digital resource platform
  • Good team worker
  • An appropriate manner for dealing with staff and students

Desirable

  • At least 1-year experience in similar position or in educational organisation or in a service institution
  • Able to work under high pressure
  • An ability to cope with interruptions while concentrating on diverse task

COMPETENCIES  (behavioural)

Essential

  • Careful
  • Hard working
  • Responsible
  • Active

Desirable

  • Pro-active
  • Flexibility
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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, Digital ResourcesApplication

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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