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Do you have a passion for education and innovation? Do you have a gift for inspiring those around you? Do you enjoy leading a team? Are you able to see the bigger picture, while ensuring operational excellence and delivery? Do you get a thrill out of seeing young, ambitious and talented professionals grow in a complex environment? Then you might become our new:
Manager Learning Innovation (0.8-1fte)
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM)’s Learning Innovation Team (LIT) is the primary innovation partner for all RSM educational programmes, ranging from large scale pre-experience programmes to exclusive executive teaching. In a partner role, LIT facilitates curriculum and course design and redesign projects and helps drive the school-wide educational quality, innovation and faculty development agenda.
This team is now looking for an ambitious manager to continue its successes and guide the team into the next phase of transforming RSM’s educational portfolio.
The LIT manager will hold line responsibility for a team of 6 to 10 educational psychologists, ensuring optimal value in all RSM education, while safeguarding a healthy culture, maintaining a good team atmosphere and stimulating further personal development.
Additionally, the LIT manager directs the financial viability of the team and is free to explore new opportunities for added value within the whole school.
Key characteristics of the job are:
Constant challenge to push innovation ambition, aiming for major innovations where possible and delivering on incremental improvements where necessary
Key opportunity to align innovation projects with both curriculum challenges and individual faculty ambitions
Great potential added value in optimizing school-wide learning and disseminating successes
Lead a dynamic and ambitious young team with great growth potential
Good opportunities to influence RSM policy development to further stimulate a fruitful educational innovation environment
Great innovation momentum with a large number of faculty
Strong organizational commitment to invest in educational innovation on both a university, school and programme level
Extensive opportunities to build and extend personal and team networks
Opportunity to also contribute at the university level and with other Erasmus faculties, amongst others through Erasmus’s Community for Learning and Innovation
A relevant qualification at least at MSc level. A PhD degree is considered a plus
Experience in line management, developing and inspiring teams
Experience with innovative curriculum or course (re)design
Experience working in higher education is a plus
Excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively manage and facilitate groups
Proven process optimization skills
Excellent command of both Dutch and English (CEFR C1)
What we have to offer.
We offer an ambitious, international and dynamic environment, in which we compete with the top business schools in Europe. You will be part of a close, innovation-driven team on a vibrant university campus. Your ambition and personal drive will be greatly valued and we invest in personal development.
RSM has attractive employment conditions, which include a holiday allowance of 8 per cent, an end-of-year bonus of 8.3 per cent, and a generous number of vacation days. We also offer ample opportunities for personal and professional development. Salary is subject to training and experience and may vary from a minimum of €60K to €86K per annum (CAO NU scale 12-13), based on a full-time contract of 38 hours.
Contract type: Initially 1 year, possibility for extension