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  • Job Type
    Internship / Part Time
  • Category
    Administration & Operations
  • Languages
    English Dutch German
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      October 15,2021
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    Administrative Assistant for International & Admissions Office (0.5 FTE)

    Administrative Assistant for International & Admissions Office

    • Employment: 0.5 FTE
    • Gross monthly salary: € 2,367 - € 3,196
    • Faculty of Science
    • Required background: Higher Vocational Education Degree +
    • Application deadline: 31 October 2021

    Would you like to help students gain international experiences? As an Administrative Assistant, you administratively support the International & Admissions Office with attracting more international students and facilitating experiences abroad for our own students.

    The International & Admissions Office of the Faculty of Science is a dynamic and ambitious four-member team. We aim to attract more international students and support our own students in studying abroad. As liaison officers we are particularly concerned with building a network of international partners.

    We are looking for a proactive Administrative Assistant to join the International & Admissions Office at the Faculty of Science. You will mainly have administrative duties and provide all-round support to the team members.

    Your activities will include:

    • Registration of Erasmus+ agreements and handling of files of incoming and outgoing exchange students.
    • Administrative support of admissions officers in the admissions procedures for Bachelor's and Master's programmes.
    • Scheduling admissions interviews with candidates for selective Master's degree programmes and assisting in the selection process.
    • Answering standard admissions queries of prospective Bachelor's and Master's students.
    • Organisation of events for international students.
    • Managing various mailboxes.
    • All-round administrative support of student recruitment activities.
    • Management of websites and brochures.


    • Your educational level is senior secondary vocational education (MBO) or higher.
    • You are proficient in MS Office.
    • You have at least 4 years of experience with administrative work.
    • You are well organised and able to multi-task.
    • You have excellent command of English (B2) and Dutch.
    • You have the flexibility, willingness, and ability to work outside regular office hours.
    • You have the ability to manage deadlines effectively.
    • This position requires a hands-on and flexible mindset.. You will be introduced to the Osiris system, i.e. the administrative system that supports the processes at the International Office.
    • Experience working with databases, such as a customer relations management system, would be an advantage.
    • Fluency in the German language is an advantage.

    We are

    The Faculty of Science is a student-oriented science faculty where research and education are closely related. The faculty aims to be an academic community with an international character, where staff members and students from different backgrounds can combine their talents with the common goal of being a leading Faculty of Science in Europe. The Faculty has almost 1000 staff members and more than 3500 students.

    Radboud University
    We want to get the best out of science, others and ourselves. Why? Because this is what the world around us desperately needs. Leading research and education make an indispensable contribution to a healthy, free world with equal opportunities for all. This is what unites the more than 24,000 students and 5,600 employees at Radboud University. And this requires even more talent, collaboration and lifelong learning. You have a part to play!

    We offer

    • Employment for 0.5 FTE.
    • The gross monthly salary amounts to a minimum of €2,367 and a maximum of €3,196 based on a 38-hour working week, depending on previous education and number of years of relevant work experience (salary scale 7).
    • You will receive 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus.
    • It concerns a temporary employment for 1 year with the possibility of a permanent contract.
    • You will be able to use our Dual Career and Family Care Services. Our Dual Career and Family Care Officer can assist you with family-related support, help your partner or spouse prepare for the local labour market, provide customized support in their search for employment and help your family settle in Nijmegen.
    • Working for us means getting extra days off. In case of full-time employment, you can choose between 29 or 41 days of annual leave instead of the legally allotted 20.
    Additional employment conditions
    Work and science require good employment practices. This is reflected in Radboud University's primary and secondary employment conditions. You can make arrangements for the best possible work-life balance with flexible working hours, various leave arrangements and working from home. You are also able to compose part of your employment conditions yourself, for example, exchange income for extra leave days and receive a reimbursement for your sports subscription. And of course, we offer a good pension plan. You are given plenty of room and responsibility to develop your talents and realise your ambitions. Therefore, we provide various training and development schemes.

    Would you like more information?

    For questions about the position, please contact Dr Hub Nijssen, International Liaison Manager at +31 24 365 33 17 or Alternatively, you can contact Réka Goedhart-Kedves, MA, Internationalisation Officer at

    Practical information and applications

    You can apply until 31 October 2021, exclusively using the button below. Kindly address your application to Dr Hub Nijssen. Please fill in the application form and attach the following documents:
    • Letter of motivation.
    • CV.

    The first round of interviews will take place on 8, 9 and 10 November. The second round will take place on 16, 17 and 18 November.

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