Study Advisor

Study Advisor

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13 May 27 May Enschede

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Job description

Due to illness and maternity leave within the Education Service Centre (OSC) of the BMS faculty there is a vacancy for a (junior) study adviser for the BSc Psychology programme

The challenge

Students seek your help on study approach, study progress and study method. Answer students' questions by face-to-face meetings, video meetings or by using e-mail. Proactively, you make periodic digital study progress overviews of student cohorts based on the study tracking system and Excel and identify issues for study delay for individual students. You assist in requests to the Examination Board or Personal Circumstances Committee's for deviations in their program. In case of personal problems, you act as a confidential advisor of the student, you refer to student psychologists and student deans if this is needed. Meetings and e-mails with international students will be conducted in English. Furthermore, you translate signals from students about the study into recommendations to the programme management. You also participate in (setting up) information meetings and Open Days.


University of Twente (UT)


  • Preferably a completed academic education (MSc. or Drs.) in Psychology.
  • Preferably advisory and organisational skills based on some experience in education or related courses.
  • Very good social and communicative skills for working with students and lecturers.
  • Ample digital knowledge and skills regarding Ms Office (especially Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
  • Good command of the Dutch and English languages (preferably C1), both verbally and in writing.
  • Preferably a shown interest for the developments in academic education.
You master the following competencies: good stress resistance, proactive demeanour and possess management qualities.

Conditions of employment

  • We are offering a temporary contract (32-40 hours a week) for one year;
  • Depending on your training and experience, your salary will be up to scale 9 or 10;
  • Holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and a year-end bonus of 8.3%;
  • A solid pension scheme;
  • Minimum of 29 holidays in case of full-time employment.


For further information regarding the programme please refer to and


  • Education
  • 32—40 hours per week
  • €2979—€4490 per month
  • University graduate
  • 578


University of Twente (UT)

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