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Head of the International Office (f/m)
Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
The Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt invites applications for a position in its International Office to be filled by the earliest possible starting date as
Head of the International Office (full-time, permanent)
Internationalization is one of the core elements of the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt (KU). The University maintains
a large network of international partners worldwide. The international outlook is also reflected in a high and steadily growing number
of international students as well as in the study program, e.g. in double degree programs, partly foreign-language degree programs or
semesters abroad. The University attaches great importance to the international exchange in the personnel of the University and highly
values the intercultural orientation of the University’s offer in general.
The International Office is a central service unit addressing all aspects of internationalization. It reports to the leadership of the
University, and cooperates with university faculties and central institutions. The University invites applications for the position of
Head of the International Office with the location Eichstätt as regular place of work.
As Head of the International Office you will
support the University Management in the advancement of the University’s internationalization strategy
provide advice to the University Management and faculties
maintain and expand on the KU’s global university partnerships
develop and implement measures for the promotion of mobility of lecturers, research support staff and students
provide advice and support in developing new degree programs with international degrees
assist in the conceptual advancement of the international university marketing
represent the University at events relevant in an international context and maintain contacts with national and international organizations
host international guests visiting the University Management
assist in the acquisition of third-party funds
take over responsibility for financial and personnel matters in the International Office
Your profile includes
Diplom, Magister or Master’s degree or equivalent
knowledge of the German education system and of education systems in an international context
relevant work and management experience, ideally gained in the International Office of a university
intercultural skills and experience of studying and/or working abroad
willingness to travel
planning and organizational skills
excellent communication skills
excellent proficiency in written and spoken English and German; knowledge of other foreign languages is an advantage
skills in using administrative software
The employment relationship will be governed by the Collective Bargaining Agreement for Public Service of the Länder
(Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst der Länder – TV-L).
The Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt is a private, state-approved university that is supported by a Catholic foundation
and recognized by the Free State of Bavaria. It is committed to promoting equal opportunities for men and women, and aims to ensure that
its members are able to balance work and family life. Candidates with severe disabilities who are equally suitable to other applicants
will be prioritized.
Please submit your application by e-mail to the vice president for international affairs and profile development, Prof. Dr.
Klaus Stüwe, firstname.lastname@example.org, with all documents in a single pdf file with a maximum
size of 10 MB by June 8, 2018. All submitted documents will be destroyed in accordance with data protection regulations
after the selection process has been completed.
All staff are obliged to recognize and respect the ecclesiastical mission and Catholic character of the University. The University
takes this into consideration when appointing public servants and recruiting staff and is therefore interested in receiving
applications with relevant information in this regard.