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    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Food & Beverage
  • Languages
    English Dutch
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      October 01,2021
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    Temporary employee Early Warning Signals

    The EWS employee will:

    • check and / or analyse student progress reports
    • send emails to give selected students a heads up
    • assist academic advisors with the use of student progress reports
    • serve as a sparring partner in the team
    • host / run the FSE online accountability group (OAG)
    • act as trainer of webinar corresponding to the OAG
    • forming ideas to improve the OAG and webinar in the future
    • together with the project managers and the academic advisors develop ideas for additional student support within the FSE
    • together with the project managers write and improve communication to students and staff (emails, student portal information, website)
    • support academic advisors with the workshops they host at the FSE (act as a sparring partner for academic advisors, communication with participants, registrations, waiting list, location, act as moderator, occasionally act as co-trainer).


    We are looking for a team player with a high degree of flexibility and creative thinking. From the description above it should be clear that the tasks are very diverse, and as we are developing new tasks might come up. Therefore it is important that you are willing to learn together with the team.


    • you have completed your Masters degree
    • you have ideas on training university students (preferably in STEM) on study skills, learning; strategies and / or other student related topics
    • you preferably have experience with conversation techniques and with individual coaching of students
    • you have experience in, or knowledge on, education support
    • you are good at and enjoy working with and interpret large data sets in Excel
    • experience in working with is an asset
    • you are a team worker who can work independently and has good organizational skills
    • you are stress resistant and can easily switch between different tasks
    • you have good communication skills
    • you have an excellent command of the English language, spoken and written (CEFR C1).


    The Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE) is home to a wide variety of science disciplines. Research and education programmes range from nanomaterials and biomachines to astronomy, from mathematics to pharmacy, from neuroscience to computing science, and from molecular and evolutionary biology to marine biology.

    Education support within FSE is provided by the School of Science and Engineering (SSE). The Early Warning Signals (EWS) team is a subteam of the Data team which is positioned within the Office of the SSE. It currently consists of two project managers and two team members. One of the project managers is education focussed and the other student support focussed. They oversee and coordinate the project and also perform day to day activities. The aim of our team is to optimize our academic advice, prevent early dropout, and improve the education at FSE through feedback to teachers. Because of maternity leave of one of our team members we are looking for a temporary employee who can cover for our team member during the leave.

    Conditions of employment

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

    • on age, education and experience, a salary of a minimum of € 2,968 to a maximum of € 4,078 (salary scale 9) gross per month for a full time appointment
    • a holiday allowance of 8% gross annual income and an 8.3% end-of-the-year allowance
    • a temporary position for a period of 5 months, from 1 January 2022 until 31 May 2022. The first two months will serve as a probationary period. The position is classified in UFO profile Administrative processes and Systems Officer 3.

    Date of employment: 1 January 2022


    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 can submit your application until 6 October 11:59pm / before 7 October 2021 Dutch local time (CET) by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below on the advertisement on the university website).

    The interviews will take place on Thursday 12 October 2021.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our University. We are committed to building a diverse faculty so you are encouraged to apply. Our selection procedure follows the guidelines of the Recruitment code (NVP),

    Unsolicited marketing is not appreciated.


    For information you can contact:

    • Drs. A. (Loes) Schaafsma, Director SSE (for HR issues), loes.schaafsma
    • Lydian Medema (for questions on the job requirements and the team goals), l.medema
    • Jan-Willem Brijan, (for questions on the job requirements and the team goals), j.w.a.brijan

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

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