If you are interested in joining our local team, apply today for this great opportunity.  

The application deadline for initial review is May 11, 2018 with applications accepted until filled.

Arizona State University seeks a Vietnam based Coordinator responsible for day-to-day support of the BUILD-IT (Building University-Industry Learning and Development through Innovation and Technology) Alliance including, but not limited: stakeholder communication and coordination, implementation of program activities, event planning, and implementation of training and workshop activities. He or she will work in close cooperation with ASU’s local team in Vietnam and the U.S. based project team.  The coordinator will report to the In-Country Program Manager.

A successful candidate will demonstrate experience in program coordination, logistics and event planning. Duties include coordinating appointments and meetings, working with partner institutions and industry officials to ensure program compliance, serving as the liaison between the ASU, faculty and program stakeholders, answering inquiries and requests for BUILD-IT program information, attending industry or school events on behalf of BUILD-IT, and ensuring all reporting duties are completed accurately and in a timely manner. Candidates should be capable of effective written and verbal communication with company and government executives, university faculty members and members of the private sector. 


Part-time BUILD-ITCOORDINATOR (50% position)




Essential duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Carrying out all relevant general administration tasks and processes, such as producing, checking and sending out paperwork and correspondence as directed and ensuring that all paperwork produced is accurate and of high presentation standard;
  • Corresponding and meeting face-to-face with target audience as assigned, keeping systems running smoothly, keeping records up to date, maintaining quality of office service, and ensuring positive relationships with clients, including constant and timely follow-up correspondence;
  • Supporting and arranging events, activities and logistics;
  • Assisting in developing reports and providing updates on project activities and other reports which are requested by ASU or government agencies;
  • Translating project activity related documents;
  • Travelling to project sites or meetings if assigned;
  • Assisting in the planning and preparation of meetings, conferences, and conference calls and in following the follow-up items as well;
  • Arrange logistics for the ASU events and activities, especially in Da Nang;
  • Updating contact database; and
  • Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies.


  • Knowledge of basic office work
  • Knowledge of basic project management and organizational practices
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with a diverse audience, mainly with faculty, education administrators, industry partners, government officials and potential students
  • Knowledge of education marketing and PR practices
  • Knowledge of Vietnam’s higher education system
  • Detail-oriented, with the ability to work in a fast-paced, multitasking environment
  • Flexibility, initiative and good problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and cross-cultural skills
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
  • Skill exhibiting sound and accurate judgment.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software, including Microsoft Office.
  • Confidentiality


  • Ability to write reports and business correspondences
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Fluency in English and Vietnamese required


  • This position receives regular review of objectives.
  • This position does not provide direct supervision of staff.


Bachelor's or Master’s degree (preferable) in Education, Business Administration, preferably with 4 years’ experience in education.


Any equivalent combination of experience, and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been acquired


ASU is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. 


To apply, please send your letter of application and an up-to-date resume to Ms. Phuong Anh Dang, (anhdang@asu.edu). Please put “BUILD-IT Coordinator” in the subject line of your message. In your application letter, please provide English writing samples, as well as examples from previous work experience that demonstrate how you meet the competencies described in the job description. 


Required information includes:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Three professional references (names, addresses, emails and phone numbers)