Student Affairs Officer (0.6 fte) at the University College Maastricht (UCM)

Student Affairs Officer (0.6 fte) at the University College Maastricht (UCM)

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11 Nov 26 Nov Maastricht

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UCM is recruiting a Student Affairs officer to strengthen the Office of Student Affairs. Are you a motivated administrative professional, who likes to be the first point of contacts for students? Then we would like to get to know you!

Job description

The appointee will work within the Office of Student Affairs at University College Maastricht. UCM offers students a broad range of courses to choose from, covering all scientific disciplines. Due to this freedom of choice, all students have an individual curriculum and consequently scheduling and administration is a complex process.

To complement the team, we are looking for a motivated and preferably experienced educational administrative professional, who likes to be the first point of contact for students.


  • Working in close cooperation with the Board of Examiners, Curriculum Coordinator, as well as internal and external teaching staff.
  • Providing administrative assistance to the Board of Examiners (e.g. collecting assessment plans and credit transfer registration).
  • Processing the grades of all modules, including grades obtained at other programs domestic and abroad.
  • Maintaining and checking student transcripts and grade lists.
  • Assisting the preparation and final check of diplomas.
  • Facilitating the organization of introduction days and graduation ceremonies.
  • Answering questions of students either in person during open office hours or via email.
  • Support other member of the Office of Student Affairs team to facilitate the administration of educational processes where needed.


Maastricht University (UM)


  • Relevant MBO education and working level;
  • Experience with and affinity for students and educational administrative work;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English;
  • At least basic verbal and written communication skills in Dutch (including the willingness to learn);
  • experience with SAP-SLM/CORSA is an asset.


  • You are organized and able to work in a structured and accurate manner;
  • You are independent, flexible and you can complement the existing team;
  • You are self-motivated;
  • You have an eye for details and like keeping track of student data and records;
  • You can communicate clearly, concisely and tactfully in English (and in Dutch), verbally as well as in writing, taking relevant target groups into account;
  • You are service oriented and approachable.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 1 year.

  • Temporary appointment of 1 year.
  • After this period, an extension is possible.
  • Gross salary will be between € 2.471 and € 3.336 based on a full-time contract (38 hours/week) in accordance with scale 7 (UFO profile Student Affairs Officer, level 3).

The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website > About UM > Working at UM.


Maastricht University

Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 22,000 students and about 5,000 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience. For more information, visit


University College Maastricht

The University College of Maastricht University is an international Liberal Arts and Sciences Honours College that specializes in Bachelor education for circa 800 academically passionate and highly motivated students from a wide variety of backgrounds. Drawing on the strengths of Maastricht University’s faculties and its own core staff, it offers its students over 150 courses and an extensive skills training program, as well as a close-knit academic community. Academic freedom of choice and personal attention are hallmarks of the program. After completing their studies, many students go on to renowned graduate programs, and a wide range of careers.


  • Support staff (clerical, administrative, facility)
  • max. 22.8 hours per week
  • €2471—€3336 per month
  • Secondary vocational higher level
  • AT2022.449


Maastricht University (UM)

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