Manager Learning Innovation (0.8-1fte)

Manager Learning Innovation (0.8-1fte)

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29 Apr 19 May Rotterdam

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Job description

Do you have a passion for education and innovation? Do you have a gift for inspiring those around you? Do you enjoy leading a team? Are you able to see the bigger picture, while ensuring operational excellence and delivery? Do you get a thrill out of seeing young, ambitious and talented professionals grow in a complex environment? Then you might become our new:

Manager Learning Innovation (0.8-1fte)

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM)’s Learning Innovation Team (LIT) is the primary innovation partner for all RSM educational programmes, ranging from large scale pre-experience programmes to exclusive executive teaching. In a partner role, LIT facilitates curriculum and course redesign projects and helps drive the school-wide educational quality, innovation and faculty development agenda.

This award-winning team is now looking for an ambitious manager to continue its successes and guide the team into the next phase of transforming RSM’s educational portfolio.

Job description

The Learning innovation team manager will hold line responsibility for a team of 6 to 10 educational psychologists, ensuring optimal added value in all RSM education, while safeguarding a healthy culture, maintaining a good team atmosphere and stimulating further personal development.

Additionally, the learning innovation team manager directs the financial viability of the team and is free to explore new opportunities for added value within the whole school.

Key characteristics of the job are:

  • Constant challenge to push innovation ambition, aiming for major innovations where possible and delivering on incremental improvements where necessary

  • Key opportunity to align innovation projects with both curriculum challenges and individual faculty ambitions

  • Great potential added value in optimizing school-wide learning and disseminating successes

  • Dynamic and ambitious young team with great growth potential

  • Good opportunities to influence RSM policy development to further stimulate a fruitful educational innovation environment

  • Great innovation momentum with a large number of faculty

  • Strong organizational commitment to invest in educational innovation on both a university, school and programme level

  • Extensive opportunities to build and extend personal and team networks

  • Opportunity to also contribute at the university level and with other Erasmus faculties, amongst others through Erasmus’s Community for Learning and Innovation

Specifications

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

Requirements

  • A relevant qualification at least at MSc level in educational psychology or similar. A PhD degree is considered a plus
  • Experience in line management, developing teams

  • Experience in higher education

  • Experience with education related research

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively manage and facilitate groups

  • Strong process optimization skills (like Lean)

  • Experience with educational innovation processes

  • Experience with educational innovations

  • Excellent command of both Dutch and English (CEFR C1).

Conditions of employment

What we have to offer.

We offer an ambitious, international and dynamic environment, in which we compete with the top business schools in Europe. You will be part of a close, innovation-driven team on a vibrant university campus. Your ambition and personal drive will be greatly valued and we invest in personal development.

RSM 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. We also offer ample opportunities for personal and professional development. Salary is subject to training and experience and may vary from a minimum of €60K to €80K per annum (CAO NU scale 12), based on a full-time contract of 38 hours. 

Contract type: Initially 1 year, possibility for extension

Specifications

  • Research, Development, Innovation; Education
  • Economics
  • max. 38 hours per week, temporary
  • University Graduate
  • RSM/LIT

Employer

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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Location

Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3062 PA, Rotterdam

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