EUniWell Head Office | Vice-Rectorate for Teaching and Learning
We are one of the largest and oldest universities in Europe and one of the most important employers in our region. Our broad range of subjects, the dynamic development of our main research areas and our central location in Cologne make us attractive for students and researchers from around the world. We offer a wide range of career opportunities in science, technology, and administration.
The European University for Well-Being (EUniWell; www.euniwell.eu) is a European University Alliance coordinated by the University of Cologne and funded by the EU under ERASMUS+ since 2020. EUniWell includes the member universities of Cologne, Birmingham, Florence, Inalco, Konstanz, Linnaeus, Murcia, Nantes, Santiago de Compostela, Semmelweis, and Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Our goal is to enhance the well-being of individuals, society and the environment through research expertise, excellence in teaching and learning, and social engagement. The position of Executive Officer (f/m/x) is part of the EUniWell Head Office, which is located at the University of Cologne.
Support the EUniWell Head Office in project and process management across the activities of the EUniWell Alliance
Contribute to alliance-wide coordination and communication
of the EUniWell Head Office with a diverse range
of stakeholders inside and outside of academia
Support EUniWell leadership in preparing EUniWell activities and in the elaboration and planning of strategies and practices for the alliance
Contribute to research- and scientifically-based content creation on European and international cooperation in research and education, on the European higher education landscape and higher education policy
Liaise regularly with the EUniWell member institutions
Monitor and identify additional funding opportunities (e.g., national and international funding agencies, university-industry collaborations, etc.)
Contribute to proposal writing across EUniWell
University MA degree (A PhD/doctorate will be a strong asset)
Highly developed knowledge of different types of research methodology
A track record of achieving goals and completing projects within timeframe and budget
Experience in concept development and proposal writing
Extensive experience working in an academic environment
Experience in European or international as well as interdisciplinary projects is an asset
Understanding of the European higher education landscape
Demonstrable experience working in a digital, distributed work environment
Strong communications skills, including the ability to build and sustain relationships with various stakeholders (including students, academic and professional staff, university leadership and external stakeholders)
Ability to coordinate and participate effectively in teams
Strong intercultural skills
Excellent written and spoken English and German skills
Ability to travel
Identification with the vision and mission of EUniWell
The opportunity to contribute to the further development of the European University for Well-Being
A diverse working environment with equal opportunities
Support in balancing work and family life
Extensive advanced training opportunities
Occupational health management offers
Flexible working time models
Opportunity to work remotely
The University of Cologne is committed to equal opportunities and diversity. Women are especially encouraged to apply and will be considered preferentially in accordance with the Gender Equality Act of the State of North-Rhine-Westphalia (LGG NRW). We also expressly welcome people with disabilities/special needs or of equal status.
The position is available immediately on a full-time basis (39,83 hours per week). It is limited until 31.10.2027. If the applicant meets the relevant wage requirements and personal qualifications, the salary will be based on remuneration group 13 TV-L of the pay scale for the German public sector.
Please apply online in English with proof of the required qualifications without a photo under: https://jobportal.uni-koeln.de. The reference number is TUV2309-06. The application deadline is 12.10.2023. For further inquiries, please contact Ms Katharina Schlepper (firstname.lastname@example.org).