Project Member Student Engagement (0,8-1 fte)

Project Member Student Engagement (0,8-1 fte)

Published Deadline Location
30 Jul 29 Aug Rotterdam

Job description

With its strategic EUR-wide Diversity and Inclusion programme, EUR strives to be an inclusive university:

  • that attracts and retains talented students, faculty and staff broadly representative of the diverse perspectives in society.
  • that is active in eliminating implicit and explicit barriers that prevent the full participation of all members of the academic community
  • that is active in developing policies, procedures and practices that promote that inclusive culture.

The programme falls under Academic Affairs which is part of the General Management Directorate, the unit that supports the Executive Board.

Within the EUR-wide Diversity and Inclusion programme, the project Education and Students is focused on creating an, among others, inclusive classroom, campus and student life. Working within this project, the project member Student Engagement focusses on bringing about an inclusive student community.

Your duties as project member Student Engagement will include:

  • Organizing regular debates and (structured) dialogue concerning the challenges and best practices around D&I topics on campus and in society
  • Setting up and coordinating a student panel and volunteer group
  • Liaising with and supporting (student) grassroots initiatives
  • Connecting and engaging with students, study associations and student associations for instance by organizing activities and facilitating meetings.
  • Providing advice to relevant parties and activities within the university on how to foster student engagement and inclusiveness (e.g. Eurekaweek)
  • Promote and give advice on how to implement an inclusive first day of university for first year students
  • Signaling developments relating to D&I within the student community, identify areas for improvement and collaboration
  • Support the project lead Education & Students

Specifications

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

Requirements

For this position, we are looking for a project member with experience in the university setting, proven affinity with the student community and engagement and who meets the following requirements:

  • Completion of a Master’s degree
  • Relevant experience in higher education (as a student or professional) with one or more of the tasks mentioned above
  • Very good command of spoken and written Dutch and English (C1 level)
  • Result-oriented, decisive, creative, proactive, with networking and collaborative skills
  • Excellent organizational skills including attention for detail and multitasking skills, able to keep overview and handle various projects simultaneously.
  • A team player, and able to work in an autonomous way and take initiative
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to interact and communicate efficiently with diverse stakeholders
  • Affinity with student community

Conditions of employment

Internationally-oriented and varied work within an enthusiastic team, with attractive fringe benefits in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO-NU). We offer a contract that is initially for one year based on 1,0 FTE, with a possibility of extension.

Your remuneration will depend on your specific knowledge and experience, and will be calculated on the basis of full-time salary ranging between € 2.790,- and € 4.402,- gross per month (scale 10, CAO NU).

Erasmus University Rotterdam offers attractive terms of employment, including a holiday allowance of 8%, a year-end payment of 8.3% and 41 holidays per year based on a full-time appointment. In addition, EUR takes part in the ABP pension scheme, and we also offer partially paid parental leave. Moreover, EUR staff members are allowed to make use of the EUR facilities, including the Erasmus sports centre and the University Library.

Projected starting date: as soon as possible

Employer

Erasmus University Rotterdam

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is an internationally oriented university with a strong social orientation in its teaching and research. Our scientists and students work on solving global, social challenges, inspired by the always cosmopolitan and dynamic Rotterdam. Our academic education is intensive, active and pragmatic. Our research increasingly takes place in multidisciplinary teams, which are strongly interwoven with international networks. With our research impact and educational quality, the EUR can measure up to the top of European universities. Important values for Erasmus University Rotterdam are daring, curiosity, social involvement, a focus on pushing boundaries.

Department

Diversity & Inclusion Office

Erasmus University Rotterdam works hard on its ambitions regarding diversity and inclusion (D&I). That is why a central Diversity & Inclusion Office has been created, with a D&I team which is committed to furthering diversity and inclusion at the university. In addition, each faculty has their own Faculty Diversity Officer (FDO). The D&I programme exist of four pillars: Education & students, Monitoring and Research, HR and an Institutional pillar. The diversity team is a multidisciplinary team, consisting of 10 members and is characterised by a warm and friendly atmosphere, united in passion and ambition for creating an inclusive EUR. You will be a very welcome addition to the team.

Additional information

If you have any questions or require additional information, please contact prof. Semiha Denktas Chief Diversity Officer EUR (denktas@essb.eur.nl) or dr. Gwen de Bruin manager Diversity & Inclusion Office (gwen.debruin@eur.nl).

First round of interviews will take place in the first two weeks of September.

Specifications

  • Policy and staff

Employer

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3062PA, Rotterdam

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Please submit your application before 30 august, 2020 by emailing your CV and motivation letter to brenda.karsan@essb.eur.nl.

Make sure to apply no later than 29 Aug 2020 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).