Coordinator – Entrepreneurship Hub

Date posted

4 Mar 2024


31 Mar 2024


Commensurate with experience

Employment type





College of Business & Management


VinUniversity (VinUni: is the first private, not-for-profit Vietnamese university established based on international standards. The university integrates the models of excellent international universities with the unique cultural and economic characteristics of Vietnam, to make a breakthrough in Vietnamese higher education and to become a world-class university.

VinUni has strategic collaborations with the world’s leading universities, including Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania. These universities have become close advisors and crucial enablers in establishing the three colleges at VinUni: College of Business and Management, College of Engineering and Computer Science, and College of Health Sciences. Every aspect of the University: its curricula, research, faculty, student body, facilities, and campus life, is being developed to meet the highest standards set by the world’s leading accrediting and ranking organizations, such as ABET, AACSB, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) and Times Higher Education (THE).

VinUni’s founding benefactor Vingroup is one of the biggest private conglomerates in Asia with the largest market capitalization value in Vietnam. As a multisector corporation, Vingroup focuses on three main areas: Technology; Industrials; and Property Services. VinUni is proud to be a part of the Vingroup ecosystem, giving its students opportunities to connect with several high-quality research institutes (such as VinAI, VinBrain), pioneering industrial enterprises (such as VinFast), and leading Vietnamese companies (such as Vinpearl, Vincom Retail, Vinmec, and Vinhomes).


VinUniversity is seeking a motivated, organized individual who is passionate about entrepreneurship/startup and student development to mainly serve as the Coordinator for Entrepreneurship Hub at VinUniversity based in Hanoi Vietnam.

The Entrepreneurship Hub at VinUniversity’s main missions are to:

  • inspire, connect and empower students and faculties to develop entrepreneurial mindset and skills,
  • support and incubate early-stage student-led startups,
  • become a leading center for innovation and entrepreneurship in Vietnam and Southeast Asia.

Under the general direction and supervision of the Provost and working closely with Entrepreneurship Academic Lead, this individual will lead the execution and promotion of entrepreneurial development activities and services of the Entrepreneurship Hub, in alignment with the Entrepreneurship Hub’s missions.


  • Work closely with the Director of Entrepreneurship Hub, Entrepreneurship Hub team and Academic Faculty to provide leadership and oversight of innovation and entrepreneurship operations at VinUniversity.
  • Manage multiple ongoing projects (E.g: incubation/accelerator program, competitions, speaker series…etc) with differing degrees of complexity and varying scales.
  • Oversee budgeting processes, account management and human resources and admin tasks in Entrepreneurship Hub.
  • Establish and track metrics that illustrate Entrepreneurship Hub’s support and successes in developing entrepreneurship and innovation at VinUniversity and beyond.
  • Engage, foster, develop and grow strategic partnerships that enhance the University’s competencies, reputation and economic/social impact.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with external public- and private-sector entities including local and state agencies, research centers, foundations, business, and industry.
  • Manage the Entrepreneurship Hub’s facility including equipment, materials, resources, access and safety as necessary.
  • Maintain the Entrepreneurship Hub’s website and other communication outlets and ensure that communication is professional, accurate and up to date.
  • Organize and facilitate Entrepreneurship Hub related events; liaise with marketing department at VinUni to promote these events as needed.
  • Collaborate closely with other offices, centers, departments across the University to support and promote innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • Mentor students on educational and programming opportunities, including entrepreneurship options, conferences, competitions, and about the importance of innovation and entrepreneurial excellence through diversity.
  • Provide information, consultation, and direction to faculties who are part of or are interested in participating in Entrepreneurship Hub activities.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Entrepreneurship Hub.



  • Have a recognized University Degree, preferably with a master‘s degree.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in the management and operation of an organization or center with multiple functions, and staff, preferably in an education start-up setting OR owning/operating an entrepreneurial venture.
  • Demonstrated success in developing and delivering educational entrepreneurship activities/initiatives is preferred.
  • Strong network and connection with the startup ecosystem in Vietnam and Southeast Asia are preferred.

Skills/Abilities/Competencies Required

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills, with fluency in Vietnamese and/or English preferred.
  • Advanced skills with software applications such as Microsoft Office and Program/Project Management.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information with absolute confidentiality.
  • Ability to make decisions independently or to escalate issues as needed.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a diverse team.
  • Ability to conduct training/teaching in higher education is preferred.
  • Be independent and self-motivated.


The salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Please note that only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.