Education co-ordinator

Education co-ordinator

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25 Nov 5 Dec Rotterdam

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Are you ready to support and co-ordinate educational processes for 17 higher education programmes? The Education Services Department and the Department of Business-Society Management of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) are looki...

Job description

As education co-ordinator you support teaching faculty in programmes and courses offered by the Department of Business-Society Management.

Your main tasks
  • You support the preparation of the academic year by:
    • Collecting and providing information and updates about the department's curricula, courses, electives, instructors, credits, and student eligibility criteria
    • Ensuring the timely delivery of complete and accurate course catalogue entries for all courses of the programme
    • Ensuring timely and complete delivery of scheduling requests to the schedulers and keeping track of the courses' timetables
  • You support education delivery by:
    • Ensuring that the syllabi are of good quality and accessible for students on time
    • Ensuring that course-level support is provided; where applicable, managing teaching assistants
    • Ensuring that education material and teaching cases used in the department's courses are registered in a complete, correct, and timely manner
    • Organising technical support for instructors in the classroom where required
  • You support student assessment by:
    • Supporting the creation and documentation of the programme assessment plan
    • Ensuring that assessment policies and guidelines are observed
    • Ensuring timely, accurate, and confidential logging of exam questions for all courses in the relevant exam software
    • Supporting instructors with grade registration and the exam perusal
  • You support quality assurance by:
    • Regularly hosting student feedback meetings
    • Maintaining an overview of the quality of the courses, the programme, and the thesis trajectory
    • Exchanging best practices within the RSM education co-ordinator community
    • Working with the Learning Innovation Team/Risbo to identify opportunities for innovation
    • Working to align the education to vision(s) for programme(s)
    • Creating reports for accreditations and rankings
  • You support resource co-ordination by:
    • Tracking and planning teaching and teaching support to identify resource needs, and creating a longer-term resource plan
    • Co-ordinating recruiting, training and contracts for teaching assistants (TAs)
    • Working with academic directors (ADs) to ensure that teaching resource needs are met
    • Working with ADs and head of department to create long-term resource plans for the department


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)


  • Higher education degree, preferably university (Dutch wo), at least university of applied science (Dutch hbo)
  • Excellent command of English (minimum CEFR level C1, speaking and writing)
  • Advanced knowledge of and experience with the MS Office suite (especially Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and ideally Teams and SharePoint)
  • Ability to handle multiple stakeholders, processes and projects in parallel
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Customer-friendly, optimistic, and strong problem-solving attitude
  • Affinity with international higher education.

Your required competencies
  • Accuracy
  • Planning and organising
  • Monitoring
  • Commitment to the client

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 12 month with prospect of permanent employment.

We support the educational processes of around 3,000 international and Dutch students and around 300 faculty members in two bachelor of science (BSc) and 15 master of science (MSc) programmes. You will work in an international, diverse environment where you will report both to the Head of the Department of Business-Society Management as well as a team leader in the Education Services department. Work from campus is expected at least two days per week; on the other days, work from home is possible if desired. A notebook computer and accessories will be provided.

The conditions of employment comply with the collective labour agreement for Dutch universities (CAO NU). We offer a temporary contract of 30.4 - 38 hours per week (32-40 working hours)

Salary is subject to training and experience and may vary from a minimum of € 2,960 up to a maximum of € 4,670 gross per month (scale 10 CAO NU), based on a full-time contract of 38 hours per week.

Erasmus University has attractive employment conditions, which include a holiday allowance of 8 per cent, an end-of-year bonus of 8.3 per cent, and a generous number of vacation days.

EUR offers all employees an annual personal career budget which can be used to advance your skills and competences. There are lots of training, development, and coaching opportunities at EUR too.


Rotterdam School of Management Erasmus University

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is one of Europe's top-ranked business schools. RSM provides ground-breaking research and education furthering excellence in all aspects of management and is based in the international port city of Rotterdam - a vital nexus of business, logistics and trade. RSM's primary focus is on developing business leaders with international careers who can become a force for positive change by carrying their innovative mindset into a sustainable future. Our first-class range of bachelor, master, MBA, PhD and executive programmes encourage them to become critical, creative, caring and collaborative thinkers and doers. Study information and activities for future students, executives and alumni are also organised from the RSM office in Chengdu, China.

RSM is an equal opportunity employer and explicitly encourages applications from candidates of all genders, ethnicities, and nationalities.


The operative administration of the different study programmes is organised via programme management teams, headed by an Executive Director. The tasks of these teams include educational logistics, finances, quality assurance, portfolio innovation, and programme-related communication. The teams are also responsible for the functional liaison with the academic directors, the course instructors, the examination board, the study advisers, the international office, and the programme committees, as well as with the corporate units recruitment & admissions, career centre, corporate & alumni relations, and corporate marketing & communications.


  • Support staff (clerical, administrative, facility); Education
  • Behaviour and society
  • 32—40 hours per week
  • €2960—€4670 per month
  • Higher professional education
  • 3740


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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