International Admissions Officers

International Admissions Officers

Published Deadline Location
20 Jun tomorrow Tilburg
We are searching for an international minded, pro-active person with excellent administrative and communication skills. Someone who thrives on peaks and loves a challenge. Working in International Admissions means that you ensure that students with a non-Dutch diploma can be admitted to a bachelor or master program in a timely and correct way.

Job description

Within the International Office, you will work in the International Admissions team. A team that was established in 2019 and comprises of 12 people. As a team we are responsible for processing and evaluating more than 10.000 applications of students with a non-Dutch diploma per year. A task that requires of us to combine hard work, speed and accuracy all at the same time. Your main duties will be to assist the International Admissions Coordinators and Credential Evaluators by 

  • Confirming the completeness of applications and verifying test results online
  • Sending, receiving, and processing (hard) documents for diploma validation
  • Answering questions via e-mail and phone from applying students
  • Archiving; and
  • Assisting with other administrative tasks that come along

With our main peak being from March until October it is important for the team that you are flexible during this period and that you are available in the months July and August. During the peak periods you will receive extra help from two student assistants who you, together with your fellow International Admissions Officer, will train and divide the work with. Almost every day we start with a day start to inform each other of issues and manage the workload at hand. 

In a team member we search for someone who is actively contributes to the development and description of our admissions procedures and work instructions, and who is committed to and socially active within our team. It is a team effort that ensures we meet our yearly goals!

Specifications

Tilburg University

Requirements

Your qualifications 
Our ideal candidate would bring with him/her the following qualities:

  • Intellectual and professional level at least equivalent to having completed Dutch Higher Professional Education (HBO)
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills
  • Familiarity and confidence with different computer systems
  • Tilburg University is an international university, firmly rooted in the region and therefore bilingual. We expect our employees to meet the language level appropriate for the position. For administrative staff working at the International Office, a good command of both English (CEFR level C1) and Dutch (NT2 or equivalent) is required.
  • Ability to work within a multi-cultural environment

Your talents

  • You show personal leadership: you take responsibility for your work and career and have good self-knowledge.  
  • You have a sense of team spirit: you feel part of a team and express this through collaboration, sharing knowledge and experiences, and contributing to an open and inclusive work environment. 

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 1 jaar met uitzicht op onbepaalde tijd.

Our offer 
This is a position for 0.7 FTE (28 hours per week) of the full-time working week. 

The salary amounts to a minimum of € 2.376 and a maximum of € 3.208 gross per month for full time employment contract, based on UFO profile Medewerker Studentenzaken 3 and salary scale 7 of the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities. Tilburg University uses a neutral salary system for scaling that is based on relevant education and work experience. 

This is a vacancy for a structural position in accordance with Article 2.3, paragraph 1 of the CLA for Dutch Universities. You will be given a temporary employment contract for the duration of 12 months. After this period, if your suitability has been proven and you continue in the same position, you will receive an employment contract for an indefinite period. 

You are entitled to a vacation allowance of 8% and a year-end bonus of 8.3% of your gross annual income. If you work 40 hours per week, you will receive 41 paid days of leave per year.

Tilburg University offers excellent employment conditions. We think flexibility, professional and personal development, and good employee benefits important. We make clear agreements about career paths and offer all kinds of facilities and schemes to maintain an optimal balance between work and private life. You can also follow numerous training courses, for example in the areas of leadership skills, personal effectiveness, and career development. 

Tilburg University values an open and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity and encourage the mutual integration of groups of employees and students. We focus on creating equal opportunities for all our employees and students, so that everyone feels at home in our university community.

Tilburg University has a lively campus in beautiful green surroundings that is easily accessible by public transport. We are committed to a sustainable society and challenge you to make an active contribution.

Please visit working at Tilburg University for more information on our terms of employment. 

Employer

Tilburg University / University Services

Service society and making it better for its citizens. That is what drives us. Tilburg University's founder, Martinus Cobbenhagen, believed that anyone who wants to understand society must be actively and consciously involved in it. These ideas still form the basis of our university.

Under the motto Understanding society, our more than 2,800 employees develop and transfer knowledge and bring people from different disciplines and organizations together. In this way, we want to contribute to solving complex social issues. In doing so, we work from the fields of economics, business and entrepeneurship, social and behavioral sciences, law and administration, humanities and digital sciences, and theology.

We educate our 20,000 students of 132 nationalities to become Tilburg University Shaped Professionals: responsible and entrepeneurial thinkers, driven by solidarity, a sense of responsibility and empathy, who are able to influence and give direction to a rapidly changing society in an innovative way.

University support is invested in University Services, organized into seven divisions:

1. Academic Services
2. Marketing & Communication
3. Human Resources
4. Finance & Control
5. Library & IT Services
6. Facility Services
7. Executive Services

Additional information

More information about the vacancy can be obtained from Kim Horsten, team lead International Admissions at +31(0)13 466 8753 or K.E.E.M.Horsten@tilburguniversity.edu.  

Specifications

  • Support staff (clerical, administrative, facility)
  • max. 28 hours per week
  • Higher professional education
  • 20202

Employer

Location

Warandelaan 2, 5037 AB, Tilburg

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Application procedure

We invite you to apply for this position before 4 July 2022; this can only be done online. Please address your motivation letter to Kim Horsten (Team Lead International Admissions) and attach a CV and at least one reference (organization, contact person, phone number, and e-mail address). We will only approach referees for candidates who proceed to the second selection round. 

Letter selection will take place on 5 July; you will receive notification from us shortly thereafter. The first selection interviews are scheduled on 11 July and the second interviews on 18 July. The selection committee for the first selection interviews consists of: 

1.    Kim Horsten (Team Lead International Admissions)
2.    Karin Carter (International Master Admissions Coordinator)
3.    Christa Suos (International Bachelor Admissions Coordinator)

You will ideally start working for Tilburg University on 1 September

This vacancy has been published internally and externally simultaneously. In case of equal suitability, our preference will go to an internal candidate. 

Application procedure

Application procedure

We invite you to apply for this position before 4 July 2022; this can only be done online. Please address your motivation letter to Kim Horsten (Team Lead International Admissions) and attach a CV and at least one reference (organization, contact person, phone number, and e-mail address). We will only approach referees for candidates who proceed to the second selection round. 

Letter selection will take place on 5 July; you will receive notification from us shortly thereafter. The first selection interviews are scheduled on 11 July and the second interviews on 18 July. The selection committee for the first selection interviews consists of: 

1.    Kim Horsten (Team Lead International Admissions)
2.    Karin Carter (International Master Admissions Coordinator)
3.    Christa Suos (International Bachelor Admissions Coordinator)

You will ideally start working for Tilburg University on 1 September

This vacancy has been published internally and externally simultaneously. In case of equal suitability, our preference will go to an internal candidate. 

Make sure to apply no later than 3 Jul 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).