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Temporary Vacancy Program Coordinator ME (1 year)

Temporary Vacancy Program Coordinator ME (1 year)

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Irène Curie Fellowship
Mechanical Engineering


Are you energized by structure and organization?

We're seeking a Program Coordinator to join our team within the Mechanical Engineering department at Eindhoven University of Technology. As a Program Coordinator, you'll play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth operation of our educational programs by collaborating closely with program directors and providing essential support.

Job Description

In this role, you will be an integral part of the Education and Student Affairs (ESA) team within ME, responsible for supporting bachelor's and master's programs offered by our department. As a non-scientific Program Coordinator, your focus will be on the effective management of our three interdepartmental master's programs: Automotive Technology (AT), Sustainable Energy Technology (SET), and Systems and Control (S&C). You'll work alongside colleagues including Program Coordinators, Education coordinators, Educational Designers, Quality Assurance, Policy Advisors, Academic Advisors, and the Program Directors, reporting directly to the Manager of ESA ME.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring the seamless operation of the interdepartmental master's programs
  • Community building and stakeholder management with the associated departments, research groups and teachers
  • Spearheading efforts to streamline processes and enhance efficiency
  • Contributing to curriculum development and optimization for AT, SET, and S&C
  • Organizing informative events for staff and students
  • Assisting in the preparation of the annual education report and PER
  • Providing guidance to program committees
  • Contributing to the re-accreditation process for the AT program


If you are concerned that you don’t meet all the requirements sufficiently, but the job does excite you, then be sure to respond, we would love to look at your profile.

  • You have an academic background in education (sciences) and/or experience in managing educational processes
  • Having affinity with STEM is a pre, but not a necessity       
  • You are enthusiastic about arranging and streamlining processes. You are great at keeping an overview and structuring information.  
  • You are keen to work in a large organization and see this as an opportunity to learn and develop.
  • You are hands-on, work efficiently and can take on several activities at the same time, finding it easy to prioritize.
  • You are a team player and can present different points of view and take them into consideration. 
  • You have an eye for quality improvement on processes and you are eager to learn. 
  • Strong communication skills in English, proficiency in Dutch is regarded as a big plus.


An exciting temporary position for a year within an international yet personal university. You are right in the middle of the students, on a green campus within walking distance of the central station. Besides beautiful architecture, you will find varied workplaces and excellent sports facilities. We also offer you:

  • A monthly salary of minimum €3.226 to maximum €5.090 for full-time employment, depending on your knowledge and experience (scale 10 collective labour agreement for Dutch Universities).
  • In addition to vacation pay, a structural end-of-year bonus of 8.3%.
  • 41 vacation days based on full-time (40 hours per week) employment.
  • Various training opportunities.
  • A favorable arrangement for more holidays or a sabbatical.
  • A selection model for additional fringe benefits.
  • Working hours in consultation for an optimal work-life balance.
  • Scope for your talent with advancement prospects and excellent development opportunities such as mentoring, workshops and coaching.
  • Partially paid parental leave and reimbursement for commuting expenses, working from home and the internet.
  • A generous employer contribution to the favorable ABP pension plan.

Here you can discover even more information about our conditions of employment. Build on your career at TU/e!

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About TU/e

TU/e is a leading international university that educates engineers of the future and pushes the boundaries of science and technology for a better world. An international community of close to 7,000 employees and 13,000 students work and study on the vibrant and inspiring campus.

More information

Do you recognize yourself in this profile and would you like to have more information about the position, please contact the hiring manager: Yves Houben, Manager ESA-ME,

For questions about the application process or the conditions of employment, please contact HR Advisor Hind Boulgalag,

Are you inspired and would you like to know more about working at TU/e? Please visit our career page.


If you are interested, please use the ‘apply’ button to send us your CV and letter of application with your motivation and a description of your qualifications.

Screening of candidates begins as soon as applications are received and continues until the position is filled. Where applicable, internal candidates will be given priority over external candidates where they are equally suitable.

We look forward to receiving your application!