Executive Secretary examination boards

Executive Secretary examination boards

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7 Jun 28 Jun Enschede

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Job description

Within the Education Service Centre (ESC) of the BMS faculty there is a vacancy for an Executive Secretary examination boards BMS (20-24 HRS). The ESC supports a total of 5 bachelors programmes and 12 masters programmes in the BMS faculty. The support includes, amongst others, programme coordination, internationalisation and quality assurance of programmes.


Are you committed to quality of education and safeguarding this quality? Do you know or want to know everything about examinations and rules and regulations in higher education? Become our linking pin between the chairs of our examination boards, our program boards and our Registry!

Your tasks

The Faculty of BMS has four examination boards in the field of Behavioural Sciences, Management Sciences, Governmental Sciences and Interdisciplinary Sciences. The examination boards of BMS are supported by the Registry. The Registry consists of three staff members that offer support on a legal, analytical, substantive and procedural level.

You are the contact for the chairs of the Examination Boards (and possibly Program Directors) in relation to the work of the Registry. You contribute to ensuring the quality and correct execution of the work of the Registry. You focus on harmonizing and also on optimizing the processes at the Registry. You play an active role in monitoring the year circle and you provide legal support for complex requests from students and appeals. You ensure good communication with the program boards, and you make an active contribution to quality assurance and quality assessment. You also have a supporting role in preparing annual reports, appointing examiners and compiling the Rules and Guidelines of the Examination Boards. You are aware of and follow developments in legislation in the field of higher education. If needed, you provide support with the accreditation of programs and you ensure training and supervision of newly appointed members of the examination boards.


University of Twente (UT)


  • You have completed higher vocational education with a focus on law and you have relevant work experience;
  • You have demonstrable knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations, in particular the Higher education and Research Act (WHW);
  • Given the international character of the UT, you are proficient in both Dutch and English, written and orally (C1 level);
  • You can quickly switch between various parties and subjects where you are focused on connection and collaboration;
  • You are analytically skilled and can convert your findings into advice;
  • You are conscientious and accurate and regard administrative processes as a natural part of your role;
  • You have a proactive and decisive attitude;
  • You can work well together in and with a multidisciplinary team, but you also like to work independently and proactively.

Conditions of employment

The University of Twente also offers an excellent range of fringe benefits, including:
  • A position for 20 -24 hours for one year with the aim to extend into a tenured position;
  • 60%/40% office vs working at home rule. You will be provided with working from home equipment;
  • Depending on qualifications and experience, your gross monthly salary will range from €3122-€5230) (based on full-time employment, scale 10 or 11);
  • Holiday pay 8% and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%;
  • ample opportunities for further professional development
  • an optionmodel for terms and conditions of employment
  • free of charge access to the campus sports centre
  • 29 days of annual leave and 12 days of compensatory time off for a fulltime appointment


  • Support staff (clerical, administrative, facility)
  • 20—24 hours per week
  • €3122—€5230 per month
  • Higher professional education
  • 585


University of Twente (UT)

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Drienerlolaan 5, 7522NB, Enschede

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