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Welcome to Villa Colleges’ Job opportunities pages. Here you can view our current job openings along with the position descriptions in different faculties and departments within Villa College. You can also find all of the information you need about working for the leading higher education provider in the Maldives.

Current Openings

Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Psychology

QI Campus

Qualification: Master's Degree in Psychology or a relevant field Bachelor's Degree in Psychology
Experience: Minimum 1 year of experience in a relevant field is desired

How to Apply

We have two staff groups at the college: ● Academic ● Administrative When searching for a vacancy, we encourage you to look across our staff groups as the types of opportunities you are seeking may be found in different categories. The college values diversity and is committed to giving equal opportunity to all interested parties.

Our Staff Benefits

Our staff gets a lot of benefits.

Can staff get corporate health insurance?

All full-time staff at Villa College are eligible for corporate health insurance. Staff can, upon payment, apply for insurance for their dependents as well.

How are the leaves such as Annual, Medical, Maternity and other leaves offered at Villa College?

We offer leaves at Villa College in adherence to the Staff Leave Policy of Villa College and the Employment Act of Maldives.

Is there any bonus provided by Villa College?

We understand the importance of recognizing and appreciating staff for their hard work. Considering this, Villa College gives an attendance bonus for the staff with exemplary punctuality as per the terms and policies of VC.

What does Villa College offer as recognition for excellent staff?

At villa college, as a form of recognition and appreciation, we have a few awards that are given. They include Employee of the Month, an employee of the Year, and a staff excellence award.

What are my benefits if I am a student of VC who works at VC?

Villa College offers staff study leave and financial assistance to staff based on their years of service as per the staff study leave and financial assistance policy of Villa College.

Are staff working at Villa College eligible for the Maldives Retirement Pension Scheme?

All full-time employees will be eligible for the Maldives Retirement Pension Scheme as per the Maldives Pension Act (Act no. 8/2009). The Employee will be enrolled in the Maldives Retirement Pension Scheme wherein the Employee shall contribute a minimum of 7% of the Employee’s pensionable wage (i.e. net basic salary) and the Employer shall contribute a minimum of 7% of the Employee’s pensionable wage to the Employee’s pension account at the Maldives Retirement Pension Scheme. The Employee will receive the monthly remuneration subsequent to the deduction of the Employee’s monthly contribution to the Retirement Pension Scheme.

International Applicants

Before the arrival, VC will assist with visa processing. Once hired, VC offers airport pick-up and 14-day accommodation along with annual leave return tickets (when applicable) for the international staff.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here is a list of the most common questions. If you can't find an answer to your question, please don't hesitate to reach out to us.

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Why should I work at Villa College?

Working at Villa College will give the staff a very positive environment where they can be assured their hard work will be recognized and appreciated. Working in higher education is in itself, very rewarding as we are all working towards supporting the well-being of students; the future. It will also create great opportunities for staff to develop professional relationships and possibilities for career development.

What is the work environment like at Villa College?

Villa College maintains a very positive environment where you will be challenged in a way that paves a path for career development. It is a very engaging and rewarding work environment with supportive colleagues.

Are there development opportunities offered at Villa College?

Yes, Villa College encourages you to apply for promotions after a certain period of time (as per the policy) to ensure your work is recognized. The college also provides training based on the needs of staff as per analysis done at the beginning of every year.

Where can I find the job application forms?

When there is a vacancy, it will be announced on the website and various social media. On each respective advertisement, there will be a link to a Google form which is the application form.

If there are no openings and I am interested in future vacancies at Villa College, how do I proceed?

You can send an email of interest along with a CV and certificates to

How can I be notified of any new vacancies?

We recommend keeping a lookout for vacancies on our website, Jobsicle and VC social media platforms.

What do you look for when you review my application?

As part of the process, we will look at whether you meet the criteria for the role and are eligible to apply. We’ll also take a closer look at your CV, skills and experience and how you've answered your online application questions.

I am an international candidate and wish to be considered for a role. Can I apply?

Yes, you can apply.

Will interviews be held in person or virtually?

This will be decided based on where the applicant is at the time that the interview is scheduled.

How long do you keep my application?

As required by our recruitment policy, we keep the application for [6] months

Do you offer part-time contracts?

Yes. At villa college, we offer part-time contracts. Every semester, part-time lecturers, research consultants, and learning centre coordinators are hired.

When will I hear back from you?

As we have a 21-day recruitment process, you will hear from us within this period of time. If you have any queries, you may email us at

What kind of support do you offer to international applicants?

Before the arrival, VC will assist with visa processing. Once hired, VC offers airport pick-up and 14-day accommodation along with annual leave return tickets (when applicable) for the international staff.