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The YUFE Institutional Coordinator at Maastricht University (UM) is the main point of contact for the university’s strategic engagement in the Young Universities for the Future of Europe Alliance (YUFE), both for the UM community as well as for the other YUFE partners. The position is embedded in the YUFE UM team at Academic Affairs.
The YUFE Institutional Coordinator (IC) works closely with the Institutional Coordinators of the other YUFE partners in the YUFE Executive Committee. This Committee ensures optimal exchange, synergy and alignment between YUFE partners. Alongside the UM President, the YUFE IC functions as the face of YUFE at the highest institutional levels and acts as an inspiring ambassador to local students, staff, and external stakeholders.
The YUFE Institutional Coordinator at UM:
The ideal candidate is an individual with proven experience in strategic international policy-development and implementation combined with strong diplomatic and intercultural skills.
You are, or are able to quickly adapt to become, well-connected within the institution and equipped with excellent social and communication skills. You are able to initiate and carry out strategic policy advising, development and implementation within UM in collaboration with other relevant experts.
We are looking for a motivated senior candidate equipped with excellent management and intercultural communication skills. The IC is able to forge new collaboration and strengthen the existing relationships on multiple levels within the institution, within the Alliance, within the community and within the national and European political arena.
The successful candidate has:
As a Institutional Coordinator at Yufe, you will be employed by the most international university of the Netherlands, located in the beautiful city of Maastricht. In addition, we offer you:
The terms of employment at Maastricht University are largely set out in the Collective Bargaining Agreement of Dutch Universities. In addition, local provisions specific to UM apply. For more information, Click here
Why work at Maastricht University?
At Maastricht University (UM), everything revolves around the future. The future of our students, as we work to equip them with a solid, broad-based foundation for the rest of their lives. And the future of society, as we seek solutions through our research to issues from all around the world. Our six faculties combined provide a comprehensive package of study programmes and research.
In our teaching, we use the Problem-Based Learning (PBL) method. Students work in small groups, looking for solutions to problems themselves. By discussing issues and working together to draw conclusions, formulate answers and present them to their peers, students develop essential skills for their future careers.
With over 22,300 students and more than 5,000 employees from all over the world, UM is home to a vibrant and inspiring international community.
Are you drawn to an international setting focused on education, science and scholarship? Are you keen to contribute however your skills and qualities allow? Our door is open to you! As a young European university, we value your talent and look forward to creating the future together.
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The YUFE Alliance (https://yufe.eu)
The Young Universities for the Future of Europe (YUFE) is the top-scoring European University alliance, selected in 2019 by the European Commission to develop and implement one of the first models of a European University. The YUFE Alliance is bringing a radical change by becoming the leading model of a student-centered, non-elitist, open and inclusive European University based on the cooperation between higher education institutions, public and private sector, and citizens.
In the past two years, the YUFE Alliance has started to build the foundations for its European University, and has developed pilots of truly European study programmes, enhancing European career perspectives for staff, and contributing to solving important European regional challenges. In doing so, the YUFE European University is pursuing its vision of strengthening European collective identity and contributing to a more cohesive European society.
In the coming years, the YUFE alliance will continue to build the foundation for its European University, and will develop truly European study programmes for students, enhance European career perspectives for staff, and contribute to solving important European regional challenges. In doing so, the YUFE European University will pursue its vision of strengthening European collective identity and contributing to a more cohesive European society.
Maastricht University (UM)
MInderbroedersberg 4-6, 6211 LK, Maastricht
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