Job Properties
  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Education & Instruction
  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    Entry
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Groningen
    • Date Posted
      September 01,2022
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    Admissions Officer Bachelor programmes Campus Fryslân

    The Admissions Officer will, together with the Admissions Officer Master’s, be in charge of the admissions processes for the degree programmes of Campus Fryslân, with a specific focus on the bachelor’s programmes. You will work closely together with the student recruitment team, to ensure a warm transfer of prospective students from recruitment to application and enrollment. Furthermore you will collaborate with the student administration, to make sure that newly enrolled students will be informed properly about the start of the academic year, and with the facilities department to inform UCF-students about the (on-campus) housing.

    The following tasks will be part of the job:

    • guide prospective students through the application process: from first contact to enrolment
    • be the first point of contact for prospective students with questions about the bachelor’s programmes and/or the application procedure (email inbox, phone)
    • plan, prepare and organise the selection interviews for UCF together with other professional and academic staff members
    • act as point of contact between Campus Fryslân and the (bachelor team of the) Admissions Office of the University of Groningen
    • support the Admissions Boards (AB) of the bachelor’s programmes and as such draft application summaries for the AB members and prepare decision statements
    • be responsible for drafting regular updates of enrollment numbers and details
    • coordinate a student assistant to support with administrative tasks
    • coordinate the organisation of pre-departure webinars and meet & greet for prospective bachelor students
    • during ‘low season’ (October - January): provide support in a range of running projects/tasks related to recruitment and/or education administration.

    You will be part of the Education Support and Development team, which consists of 7 enthusiastic and committed staff members. Together with the Admissions Officer Master’s you will be dedicated to maintain and optimize the admissions processes of the degree programmes of Campus Fryslân.

    Qualifications

    We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague with demonstrated organisational skills and strong affinity with student affairs.

    The ideal candidate has:

    • completed a bachelor degree at an institute of higher education (hbo/wo)
    • excellent organisational skills
    • affinity with student admission and/or recruitment and student affairs
    • having worked in a similar position in higher education is an added value, yet not a requirement
    • the ability to work in a dynamic situation while maintaining attention to detail
    • excellent written and oral communication skills in Dutch and English
    • the ability to relate to a wide range of audiences from different cultural backgrounds
    • developed sensitivity to privacy and security matters when dealing with personal information from applicants.

    Organisation

    Working for UG/Campus Fryslân means working for the ambitious and newest faculty of the University of Groningen, located in the center of Leeuwarden at walking distance from the train station. Our faculty is dedicated to interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary education and research. It is strongly connected to regional and (inter)national partners. Our philosophy is: finding local solutions for real-world global challenges.

    Campus Fryslân currently offers one Bachelor and five Master degree programmes in Leeuwarden. The largest programme is the Bachelor Global Responsibility & Leadership of the University College Fryslân (UCF). A new bachelor programme in Data Science & Society will start in September 2022. Our research institute covers five research domains (‘flagships’): Governance, Sustainable Economy, Language, Technology & Culture, Sustainable Health and Knowledge Infrastructures. There is a vibrant and growing PhD community at the Graduate School of Campus Fryslân, distributed over the different flagships. Our scientific and professional staff (± 65 FTE) work closely together in a true academic community, to fulfill Campus Fryslân’s mission based on everyone’s individual expertise and dedication.

    Due to the start of a new degree programme, the restructuring of the organization of our recruitment and admissions activities and sick leave of one of our colleagues we are looking for an Admissions Officer for the Bachelor’s programmes. UCF offers a distinctive programme with admission via a two-step selection procedure. This means the majority of the work will likely be for the college.

    Conditions of employment

    We offer you in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities:

    • a salary depending on qualifications and work experience of minimum € 3,098 and maximum € 4,257 gross per month (salary scale 9) for a full-time position
    • excluding 8% holiday allowance and 8,3% end-of-year bonus and participation in a pension scheme for employees
    • minimum of 29 holidays and additional 12 holidays in case of full-time employment.

    The contract for this position will initially run for a period of 12 months, with the possibility of an extension. By the end of the first year, an evaluation will take place to decide upon the extension.

    Start date: 1 October 2022

    Application

    Do you want to become a member of our team? Please send your application to us, by submitting the following documents:

    • letter of application
    • curriculum vitae.

    You may apply for this position until 11 September 11:59pm / before 12 September 2022 Dutch local time (CET) by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below on the advertisement on the university website).

    Interviews will take place on Friday morning, 16 September 2022.

    The University of Groningen strives to be a university in which students and staff are respected and feel at home, regardless of differences in background, experiences, perspectives, and identities. We believe that working on our core values of inclusion and equality are a joint responsibility and we are constructively working on creating a socially safe environment. Diversity among students and staff members enriches academic debate and contributes to the quality of our teaching and research. We therefore invite applicants from underrepresented groups in particular to apply. For more information, see also our diversity policy webpage: https://www.rug.nl/about-ug/policy-and-strategy/diversity-and-inclusion/

    Our selection procedure follows the guidelines of the Recruitment code (NVP): https://www.nvp-hrnetwerk.nl/sollicitatiecode/

    Unsolicited marketing is not appreciated.

    Information

    For information you can contact:

    • Chantal Vrijhof, Team manager Education Support and Development, 06-31982420, c.t.vrijhof rug.nl

    Please do not use the e-mail address(es) above for applications.

     
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