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Junior Study Adviser for the Bachelor International Business Administration and the Master Business Administration

Job description

Within the Education Service Centre (OSC) of the BMS faculty there is a vacancy for a junior study adviser for the BSc International Business Administration program and the MSc Business Administration program. 

The challenge
The tasks of the study advisor include informing, advising and guiding students on their study approach, study progress and study method. An important part of the job is answering students' questions by face-to-face meetings, video meetings or by using e-mail. Th meetings and emails with international students will be conducted in English. You will advise students on requests to the Examination Board or CPO s for deviations in the programs You will work as a linking pin between your colleagues from the BSc and MSc program. You also help in setting up information meetings and help during Open Days. In case of personal problems you are the confidential advisor of the student, and you refer to student psychologists and student deans if necessary. Furthermore, you translate signals from students about the study into recommendations to the programme management.

Your profile

  • Preferably you have a completed academic education (MSc. or Drs.)
  • You have proven advisory and organisational skills based on some experience in education or related courses.
  • In addition, you have very good social and communicative skills for working with students and lecturers.
  • You have ample digital knowledge and skills regarding MsOffice (especially Excel, Word and Powerpoint).
  • You have a good command of the Dutch and English languages (C1), both verbally and in writing.
  • Furthermore, you have a demonstrable interest for the developments in academic education.
  • To perform successfully in his function, you master the following competencies: good stress resistance, a proactive work attitude and management qualities.

Our offer

This is an employment contract for 24- 32 hours a week for the duration of 1 year with the perspective on a tenured position. Depending on experience, the maximum salary is (scale 9) 4.078,- gross per month for full-time employment. In addition, we offer excellent fringe benefits, including an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%.

Information and application

For more information about the position, please contact Rixt Zeelenberg, Head of Department, r.r.zeelenberg-bergsma@utwente.nl, telephone number 053-4895957. Your application, accompanied by a curriculum vitae, can be uploaded until 17 September 2021 via the link below. For further information regarding the programme please refer to https://www.utwente.nl/en/education/bachelor/programmes/international-business-administration/ and https://www.utwente.nl/en/education/master/programmes/business-administration/

About the organization

The Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social sciences (BMS) aims to play a pivotal role in understanding, co-engineering and evaluating innovation in society. Innovation is driven by advances in technology. By means of 'social engineering', we are here to integrate these advances in society. As a people-first tech university, we align these advances with the needs and behaviour of humans. We ensure proper public and private management as well as robust, inclusive and fair organisational structures. The faculty of BMS does this by developing, transferring and applying high-quality knowledge of Psychology, Business Administration, Public Administration, Communication Science, Philosophy, Educational Science, and Health Sciences. Our research and education in these disciplines is challenge-based. The BMS research programmes are directly linked to our research institutes: Mesa+ Institute for Nanotechnology, the TechMed Centre and the Digital Society Institute.

University of Twente (UT)

University of Twente (UT) has entered the new decade with an ambitious, new vision, mission and strategy. As ‘the ultimate people-first university of technology' we are rapidly expanding on our High Tech Human Touch philosophy and the unique role it affords us in society. Everything we do is aimed at maximum impact on people, society and connections through the sustainable utilisation of science and technology. We want to contribute to the development of a fair, digital and sustainable society through our open, inclusive and entrepreneurial attitude. This attitude permeates everything we do and is present in every one of UT's departments and faculties. Building on our rich legacy in merging technical and social sciences, we focus on five distinguishing research domains: Improving healthcare by personalised technologies; Creating intelligent manufacturing systems; Shaping our world with smart materials; Engineering our digital society; and Engineering for a resilient world.

As an employer, University of Twente offers jobs that matter. We equip you as a staff member to shape new opportunities both for yourself and for our society. With us, you will be part of a leading tech university that is changing our world for the better. We offer an open, inclusive and entrepreneurial climate, in which we encourage you to make healthy choices, for example, with our flexible, customisable conditions.

Junior Study Adviser for the Bachelor International Business Administration and the Master Business Administration
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