The University of Pennsylvania (Penn) has a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and a multi-year contract with VinUniversity and Vinmec, entities that are subsidiaries of Vingroup, a multi-national conglomerate headquartered in Hanoi, Vietnam. This contract fully funded through 2020 commits Penn to provide advisory services to Vingroup to help create new medical and nursing schools as part of a nonprofit, private university in Vietnam. Accordingly, staff will be required to plan, implement and administer this partnership.
The Penn-Vingroup Project Coordinator will report to the Penn-Vingroup Project Operations Director and provides assistance to the Project Director, and the overall academic team who will provide the advice and deliverables as mutually agreed upon in the contract.
The Project Coordinator provides administrative and logistical support for the Penn-Vingroup Project and coordinates the day-to-day fiscal, administrative, and operational activities of this funded project. The project is focused on providing advisory services to the Penn-Vingroup project, as outlined in the approved and signed contract, which runs June 1, 2018 through October 1, 2020. Duties generally include providing analysis and support for projects, administrative, and general operations. Duties include logistical and travel support, notetaking, assistance with creating relevant reports and program marketing. This position is contingent upon funding and is currently funded through September 30, 2020.
Internal Number: 38458
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