Admissions officer (0.8 Fte)

Admissions officer (0.8 Fte)

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1 Feb 15 Feb Rotterdam

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Job description

Does working in an international, dynamic environment excite you? Do you like working with young adults? Are effective communication and good organisational skills your strong points? Then you might be the next … 

Admissions officer (0.8 Fte)

 … within the Recruitment & Admissions Department (bachelor, pre-master and master programmes) of Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM).

RSM’s Recruitment & Admissions (R&A) department is a young and dynamic shared service department within BSc & MSc Programme Management at RSM. The R&A office aims to further increase enrolment by attracting a high-quality and international student body on behalf of the bachelor programme International Business Administration (IBA), two pre-master and 14 master programmes.

Your main tasks

The admissions officer works within a team of nine people and reports to the Assistant Director of Recruitment and Admission.

As one of our admissions officers, you will be responsible for a variety of tasks including: 

  • evaluating the often complex applications for admission to the BScIBA, pre-master and MSc programmes

  • providing excellent customer service as well as accurate and timely advice to our applicants regarding the admission to our programmes

  • actively contributing to the continuous development and optimisation of the admissions and scholarship processes

  • leading the evaluation, decision-making and administrative process for scholarship applications in collaboration with various colleagues and stakeholders

  • staying up-to-date of new scholarship schemes and designing new application procedures

  • planning and organising selection interviews for selective MSc programmes

  • representing RSM at (international) student recruitment fairs

  • updating various web pages and mailings

  • participation in national networks on credential evaluation

  • keeping up with national and international laws and policy on student mobility.


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)


Required qualifications and competencies

The ideal candidate has:

  • a higher professional or academic degree

  • preferably two years’ experience with the evaluation of international education credentials

  • a strong client focus; demonstrable experience of providing first-class customer services

  • prior working experience within higher education, especially the use of Osiris is a plus

  • demonstrable verbal and written communication skills in Dutch (level B2 minimum) and English (level C1 minimum)

  • well-organised, detail- and result-oriented, accurate and efficient

  • flexible, creative and able to function under the pressure of tight deadlines and large volumes of applications

  • strong interpersonal skills

  • team player

  • effective communication skills to handle admission enquiries and financial support requests from prospective students, also under time pressure.

Conditions of employment

The conditions of employment of Erasmus University Rotterdam comply with the collective labour agreement for Dutch universities (CAO NU). We offer a part-time contract, initially for one year. Salary is subject to training and experience and may vary from a minimum of € 2,579 (scale 8) up to a maximum of € 3,895 (scale 9) gross per month, based on a full-time contract of 38 hours. The attractive employment conditions 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.

As the admissions officer will mainly work at our Woudestein campus, we expect our new colleague to reside in or close to Rotterdam.


  • Support staff (Clerical, Administrative, Facility)
  • Economics
  • max. 30.4 hours per week
  • Higher Professional Education +
  • RSM/R&A


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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