International Affairs Officer

International Affairs Officer

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14 Nov 28 Nov Breukelen

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Do you have a strong interest in the internationalization of higher education? Do you want to celebrate diversity and foster inclusion with us? Than this is your job.

Job description

The Challenge:

The Academic Services Center of Nyenrode Business Universiteit is looking for an International Affairs Officer (IAO) for four to five days (32-40 hours per week). This opening is positioned within the International Office.

As an IAO you have a strong interest in the internationalization of higher education. Together with the International Relations Manager and program directors you will contribute to the execution and implementation of the internationalization in various programs. It’s an exciting position where you are the linking pin between the programs and the International Office. You act as the sparring partner to program management and run hands on projects to contribute to an international and inclusive university and community in- and outside the classrooms.

Main Tasks:

  • support the International Relations Manager and program management in the implementation of the Internationalization Policy and partnership activities;
  • design and execution of the onboarding program for all internationals at Nyenrode in collaboration with student associations and program management;
  • develop activities to strengthen the international community and campus culture;
  • responsible for exchange mobility for students and staff within Erasmus+ framework;
  • to fulfill the role of secretary of the International Steering Committee and to organize all activities accordingly;
  • translate trends & developments in internationalization into opportunities for Nyenrode;
  • contribute to strengthening a diverse and inclusive community together with director ASC and other colleagues;
  • data management related to mobility and internationalization policy;
  • organize high-profile incoming and outgoing visits linked to the development and maintenance of institutional partnerships and diplomatic relations;
  • administrative and operational tasks to ensure IO operations to run smoothly.


Nyenrode Business University


Skills & background:

  • At least two years work experience at a higher education institution in an international context is highly desired;
  • Strong knowledge of issues pertaining to the international performance of higher education institutions;
  • A strong and culturally sensitive communicator with a proven track record of successfully connecting and involving various stakeholders;
  • Driven and enthusiastic to contribute and co-create an international community that is diverse and inclusive;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills including drafting policies and the ability to convey complex issues concisely and clearly;
  • The ability to balance multiple projects and have a hands-on mentality;
  • Experience in drafting reports, briefing materials and presentations for a range of audiences, including Rectors, Deans and Heads of departments;
  • Business fluency in Dutch and English, proficiency in additional languages is appreciated.

Conditions of employment

What do we have to offer?

Nyenrode is a knowledge institute that is characterized by a personal, informal atmosphere and a professional approach. Result-oriented work methods and attention to personal development go hand in hand; for instance, you can participate in exclusive seminars and lunch classes. Nyenrode has a dynamic work environment in which you are given a lot of responsibility and the opportunity to contribute to objectives in your own way.

  • A gross salary between €2.904, - and €4.605, - depending on your seniority and work experience, in the case of ft employment (Scale 10)
  • You have 30 days off (with the possibility of five more) 
  • Fixed 5,1 % end of year bonus
  • Flexible end of year bonus, up to 4,5%
  • € 850 to be spend with Coolblue to facilitate a home office
  • Reimbursements for, internet, working from home, travel allowance
  • Pension scheme is through ABP


Nyenrode Business University offers a combination of sound theoretical framework, practical relevance and personal development. Thanks to this combination, students and participants develop sustainable added value for themselves, for their company and for society. Nyenrode is a small-scale private university, founded in 1946 for and by business, with an international orientation. Nyenrode offers degree and executive education programs in business, management, accountancy and controlling, and conducts research in these disciplines. The mission of Nyenrode is: ‘Serving society by shaping responsible leaders’.

With partner universities worldwide NBU is continuously investing in internationalization to strengthen education and research. Nyenrode is locally anchored in the Netherlands, but an international player on the world stage. Nyenrode and its programs are national and internationally accredited. A diverse and inclusive culture in class and on the campus, where everybody feels at home and appreciated, is highly valued by Nyenrode.

Our employees believe in cooperation and innovation which brings their students and clients to the next level. Therefore, they are always one step ahead by being flexible, open and curious.  

Our staff and management are passionate about their profession and resilient in challenging times.


  • Policy and staff; Research, development, innovation
  • 32—40 hours per week
  • €2904—€4605 per month
  • University graduate
  • SP NY 20221114-1


Nyenrode Business University

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