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Team leader academic advising

Team leader academic advising

Position
Non academic staff (supporting staff)
Department(s)
Mathematics and Computer Science
Service(s)
Education and Student Affairs
FTE
1,0
Date off
15/08/2022
Reference number
V32.5779

Job description

We find it easy to be proud of the extraordinary people we have at Eindhoven University, especially at the department of Mathematics & Computer Science. We invite you to join our enthusiastic Education Student Affairs team as Teamlead for 1fte.

As a team we are responsible for all support of all education (both Bachelor's and Master's) of the department. Behind the scenes, it provides a well-coordinated curriculum, study schedule, evaluation and improvement of subjects, organization and coordination of education and, of course, academic advising.

In this position you will be part of the Education and Student Affairs (ESA) team of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science (M&CS). The ESA team is responsible for support of all education (both Bachelor's and Master's) of the department. Behind the scenes, it provides a well-coordinated curriculum, study schedule, evaluation and improvement of subjects, organization and coordination of education and, of course, academic advising.

The Team Lead of the Center for Academic Advising M&CS reports to the Manager ESA of M&CS.

Job description

As a team leader you will fulfil the following tasks, among others:

  • Supporting team development of a team of nine academic advisors;
  • Draft a multi-annual capacity and development plan for your team, including recruitment, onboarding, and training of staff;
  • Advising program management on the programming of student guidance;
  • Reporting on trends in student guidance, in example causes for study delay;
  • Participating in the university-wide committee on the strategy and vision of student guidance, part of the Student Guidance Chain;
  • Be an active member of the ESA M&CS management team, together with fellow team leaders and Manager ESA M&CS.

As academic advisors, you and your team will fulfil the following tasks, among others:

  • Advising students based on single intervention on study attitude, pace of study, planning and tackling study problems, personal problems and, if necessary, ensuring referral to other professionals;
  • Monitoring the study progress of both bachelor's and master's students;
  • Informing students about study-related matters;
  • Advising on binding study advice for first-year students;
  • Advising the program directors and the examination committee on requests from students and incorporating these in process and policy advice;
  • Advising the program directors on the scope and application of relevant regulations and upcoming changes to them;
  • Participating in university-wide consultation structures and working groups regarding student guidance, policy, organization and educational innovation.

Job requirements

  • You have an academic working and thinking level and a strong affinity with STEM (a STEM background is an advantage);
  • You have good face-to-face and (preferably) online communication skills and are able to use the right conversation techniques at the right time;
  • You have a well-developed empathic ability and a certain natural preponderance;
  • You have excellent analytical skills and organizational sensitivity;
  • You are a team player, are result-oriented and have a good organizational ability;
  • Naturally, you have an excellent command of the English language, both spoken and written.

Conditions of employment

We offer:

  • A position for 32-40 hours a week (0.8-1 fte), starting with a temporary appointment for 1 year, with the possibility of extension or, upon proven suitability and continuation in the position, a permanent employment contract is entered into immediately following this period;
  • A salary, depending on education and experience, of a minimum of € 3974,= and a maximum of €  5439,= gross per month (scale 11 in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement of the Dutch universities (CAO NU)) in case of full-time employment;
  • In addition to good primary conditions, there are also excellent fringe benefits, such as the ABP pension scheme, study/training facilities scheme, bicycle scheme, extra leave options, parental leave on partial pay, etc. In addition, you will receive an annual 8% holiday allowance, an end-of-year bonus of 8.3% and 41 days of leave in the case of full-time employment;
  • A pleasant, stimulating and challenging working environment in which English is the working language.

Information and application

For substantive information about the position, please contact Larisa A. Camfferman, Manager Education and Student Affairs, l.camfferman[at]tue.nl.

Information about the terms of employment can be found here.

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Your application

If you are interested in this vacancy, please upload your motivation and CV via the "Apply directly/apply now" button. You can apply for this position until Friday 29 July. This vacancy will be advertised both internally and externally at the same time. In case of equal suitability, internal candidates will be given priority.

The job interviews will take place on Thursday 4 August.