Program Assistant

Program Assistant

Executive MBA & Master of HRM Programs in Vietnam
Shidler College of Business
University of Hawaii
Hanoi, Vietnam

Work type: Full-time, long-term

Work place: Hanoi

Deadline for application: 28th February 2018, please send application asap

About Vietnam Executive MBA (VEMBA) & Master of HRM Progams

Since 2001, we have been offering the only AACSB-accredited Executive MBA in Vietnam. This 21-month, executive format program allows participants living in Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to maintain full-time management positions while earning their degree. Students will learn from an integrated, modern curriculum that incorporates core business disciplines with cutting-edge business practices including: innovation and entrepreneurship, management of information technologies and e-business, supply chain management, wealth management, and branding. All classes are held in Vietnam with an optional summer study at the University of Hawaii at Manoa in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. A key feature of the program is the Business Practicum project allowing students to engage in real-life consulting.

MBA for Executives in Vietnam program (VEMBA) has already proven to be immensely successful in advancing many graduates’ careers for the last 16 years in Vietnam. With more than 600 alumni holding key business positions in all economic sectors in Vietnam and worldwide, MBA for Executives in Vietnam offers one of the most valuable business networks.

Thus, with their degree from the University of Hawaii, MBA for Executives in Vietnam graduates will be able to demonstrate that they have the confidence and skills to compete for top executive positions, not only in Vietnam but anywhere in the world.

For more information of Executive MBA, please visit:

For information of Master of HRM Program, please visit

Why us?

Highly ranked

The University of Hawaii Shidler College of Business is renowned for its expertise in international management and ranked among the top 25 graduate schools in the US for international business by U.S. News & World Report.


This is the only AACSB-accredited MBA program in Vietnam, which assures a high-quality, relevant, and internationally-recognized MBA.

Top Faculty

All classes are taught by world-class faculty with hands-on experience from the University of Hawaii and selected universities in the US. Our faculty use a variety of interactive teaching formats and methods designed to engage and challenge experienced business leaders.

High-caliber Executive Participants

Our students are from different countries with diverse professional backgrounds and solid work experience.

Asia-Pacific Focus

A pioneer among US business schools in international business, the University of Hawaii distinguishes itself with its focus on the Asia-Pacific Region.

Rigorous Curriculum

Students are challenged to solve complex business problems in a global environment, apply strong analytical and strategic thinking to multifaceted business issues, and to develop sophisticated management skills.

Extensive Alumni Network

There are nearly 30,000 University of Hawaii Shidler College of Business Alumni living in 40 countries around the world, including a senior alumni network (over 600) across Vietnam.

Flexible schedule

Executive MBA classes are conveniently scheduled in the evening and on weekends to allow busy professionals to attend class and continue working full-time.

Tuition subsidy

Thanks to the school donor, Mr. Jay Shidler, the tuition fees of the Shidler Executive MBA program in Vietnam are substantially subsidized, USD23,040 compared to USD49,500 for the same program in Hawaii.

Summer Study in Hawaii

Students may like to take up to two elective courses during the Summer terms in Hawaii.

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Director of Operations, Marketing and Recruitment, the Program Assistant manages the daily operations of the Executive MBA & Master of HRM Programs primarily in the areas of event preparation, support services management, student services and admissions.

Principal Duties And Responsibilities

  • Triage current student needs and coordinate appropriate resources
  • Coordinate logistics and preparation for Kick-Off Week, Graduation and other events
  • Support admissions information sessions, interviews and other admissions-related events as needed
  • Research and create student data, admissions, and marketing reports as needed
  • Create, manage, and maintain the methodology and execution of email list serves with students
  • Manage all office operations including ordering supplies, paying bills, handling maintenance requests, creating contracts for events, and ensuring daily office coverage
  • Handle exam preparation, seating charts
  • Coordinate special projects or tasks assigned
  • Serve as the primary customer-facing contact for the program


  • Bachelor's degree required.


  • A minimum two years in an administrative, customer service, or other position with similar responsibilities required.


  • English skill: IELTS 6.0 or equivalent
  • Excellent Interpersonal, Oral, And Written Communication Skills Required
  • Other skills and qualities:
    • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and information with absolute discretion required
    • Ability to maintain calm and courteous demeanor and to work productively despite heavy workload, competing priorities, complex problems, and/or tight deadlines required
    • Considerable skill in working both independently and as a team member required
    • Proficiency with MS Office package (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and databases required
    • Ability and willingness to work some evenings, some Saturdays and Sundays required

Typical weekly schedule:

Class Week

M-F* 1:00pm-8:30pm *(one of these days is an off day)
Sun & Sat 8:30am-5:00pm

Non-class Week

M-F 8:00am-5:00pm

Work place:

Suite 312, 3rd Floor, Office Center, Tower C, Udic Complex Building, Hoang Dao Thuy street, Thanh Xuan district, Hanoi, Vietnam

How to apply:

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send CV & cover letter to [email protected] specifying why you are suitable for this job, your current salary and your expected salary.

The subject of your email to us should be: Ref 150118 Program Assistant

For enquiries, please contact:

Vietnam Executive MBA & Master of HRM Programs
Shidler College of Business, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI'I
Address: Suite 312, 3rd Floor, Office Center, Tower C, Udic Complex Building, Hoang
Dao Thuy street, Thanh Xuan district, Hanoi, Vietnam
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +84 (0) 2473 042 688
Mobile: + 84 (0) 947 552 688

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
University of Hawai'i
Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2018-02-28