Project leader Inclusive Education - Diversity and Inclusion Office (0,8 - 1 FTE)

Project leader Inclusive Education - Diversity and Inclusion Office (0,8 - 1 FTE)

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21 Dec 21 Jan Rotterdam

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The EUR-wide Programme Diversity and Inclusion is looking for a project leader Inclusive Education.
With its strategic, university-wide Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) programme, the Erasmus University Rotterdam strives to be an inclusive university that:

 attracts and retains talented students, faculty and staff broadly representative of the diverse perspectives in society.
 is active in eliminating implicit and explicit barriers that prevent the full participation of all members of the academic community.
 is active in developing policies, procedures and practices that promote that inclusive culture.

The D&I programme exists of five related pillars: Education & students, Monitoring and Research, HR, Academic Outreach and an institutional pillar.
For Inclusive Education, we are looking for a new colleague

Job description

The project leader Inclusive Education is to create a more inclusive curriculum and learning environment by:

1. Increasing individual inclusive awareness, attitudes and behaviours;

2. Building inclusive learning communities;

3. Creating and maintaining an inclusive curriculum and pedagogic practices

As a project leader your responsibilities will be to:

  • Involve all relevant stakeholders during the project.
  • Manage and achieve the objectives by taking responsibilities in guiding, coordinating , implementing and/or overviewing the activities and tasks necessary.
  • Ensure that all activities are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
  • Programming events in line with the activities of the project, for teachers and students, together with the communications advisor of the D&I programme and the student engagement officer
  • Perform other related duties as assigned, belonging to the tasks of the Diversity and Inclusion Office.


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)


  • An academic level of working and thinking in appropriate field of study, preferably with a PhD degree.
  • 2 to 5 years of experience of leading projects in academia and/or experience in educational management in field of Diversity and Inclusion.
  • Vision on, and experience with, higher education policy developments related to diversity and inclusion.
  • Strong communication skills in English and Dutch.

Competences and personality

We are looking for someone that is: result-oriented, creative, decisive, with networking and collaborative capacity. Someone who has solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills, able to keep overview.

Conditions of employment

Internationally-oriented and varied work within an enthusiastic team, with attractive fringe benefits in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO-NU). We offer a contract for 0,8 to 1 fte, initially for one year. Your remuneration will depend on the position, and within that your specific knowledge and experience, and will be calculated on the basis of full-time salary ranging between € 3,807 and € 5,211 gross per month (scale 11, CAO NU).

Erasmus University Rotterdam offers attractive terms of employment, including a holiday allowance of 8%, a year-end payment of 8.3% and 41 holidays per year based on a full-time appointment. In addition, EUR takes part in the ABP pension scheme, and we also offer partially paid parental leave. Moreover, EUR staff members are allowed to make use of the EUR facilities, including the Erasmus sports centre and the University Library.


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

Erasmus University Rotterdam is an internationally oriented university with a strong social orientation in its teaching and research. Our scientists and students work on solving global, social challenges, inspired by the always cosmopolitan and dynamic Rotterdam. Our mission is therefore ‘Creating Positive Societal Impact’. Our academic education is intensive, active and pragmatic. Our research increasingly takes place in multidisciplinary teams, which are strongly interwoven with international networks. With our research impact and educational quality, the EUR can measure up to the top of European universities. Important values for Erasmus University Rotterdam are daring, curiosity, social involvement, a focus on pushing boundaries.


The General Management Directorate (ABD) / Diversity & Inclusion Office

The General Management Directorate (Algemene Bestuursdienst, ABD) is the central staff organisation responsible for the organisation and support of EUR’s policy and administration at the institutional level. ABD supports the Executive Board in fulfilling its responsibilities with regard to the quality, accessibility and financing of EUR’s education and research programmes. ABD handles the joint design of integrated policy, ensures the timely submission of policy within decision-making procedures and the implementation of the adopted policy measures and constantly monitors and evaluates developments in the interest of further improvement. ABD comprises the departments of Academic Affairs (AZ), Corporate Planning & Control (CPC), Administrative Affairs (BZ), Legal Affairs (JZ) and the Chief Information Office (CIO). The independent university publication Erasmus Magazine also falls under ABD in organisational terms. The management directorate is headed by the Director of the General Management Directorate, who also serves as Secretary of the Executive Board.

Diversity & Inclusion Office

Erasmus University Rotterdam works hard on its ambitions regarding diversity and inclusion. That is why a central Diversity & Inclusion Office (D&I@EUR) has been created, with a D&I team which is committed to furthering diversity and inclusion at the university. In addition, each faculty has their own Faculty Diversity Officer (FDO). The D&I programme exist of five pillars: Education & Students, Academic Outreach Programme, Monitoring and Research, HR, and an Institutional pillar. The D&I team is a multidisciplinary team, consisting of 17 members and is characterized by a warm and friendly atmosphere, united in passion, ambition, and striving for results for creating an inclusive EUR. You will be a very welcome addition to the team.

University Rotterdam aspires to be an equitable and inclusive community. We nurture an open culture, where everyone is supported to fulfill their full potential. We see inclusivity of talent as the basis of our successes, and the diversity of perspectives and people as a highly valued outcome. EUR provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, functional impairment, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We look forward to welcoming you to our community.


  • Education; Policy and staff
  • Behaviour and society
  • 32—38 hours per week
  • €3807—€5211 per month
  • University graduate
  • D&I20211221


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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