Management assistant Amsterdam Law School
Amsterdam Law School
- 8 maart 2018
- €2,161 to €2,917 gross per month, based on 38 hours per week
- 25 maart 2018
- 3.8 to 15.2 hours per week
Two positions are being offered at the Department of Private Law: one position for 7.6-11.4 hours per week (0.2 to 0.3 FTE) and one position for 3.8 hours per week ( 0.1 FTE). These positions may be fulfilled by two individuals or by a single one. The Faculty is housed on the modern Roeterseiland Campus (REC) in the centre of Amsterdam. The Faculty of Economics and Business as well as the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences are also located on the REC.
Execution of secretarial and administrative tasks in support of the processes within the Department of Private Law.
The first position (0.2-0.3 FTE) comprises providing administrative support to the academic director of the Centre for the Study of European Contract Law (CSECL). CSECL is an internationally oriented research centre in the field of European private law. Its research group consists of around 20 researchers.
In this position, you will provide management assistance to the academic director of CSECL and help develop and autonomously implement an effective strategy for the communication of research outcomes and events to academic peers and the general public. Your main duties and responsibilities will be preparing and following up on management meetings and decisions, and updating and improving the website and periodical newsletters.
The second position (0.1 FTE) comprises providing administrative support to the academic director of the (Dutch-taught) Master’s programme in Private Law (Privaatrecht). In this position you will be providing ad hoc services to the academic director of the Master’s programme, ranging from preparing data for the purpose of reviewing and amending the Master’s programme to the communication to students participating in the programme.
In addition, if time allows, you may be expected to perform other secretarial administrative tasks together with the other administrative staff of the Department of Private Law. We are looking for an individual or individuals capable of creating and maintaining a realistic balance between diverging and changing priorities, and capable of working under pressure while conducting a variety of activities. Although two people may be appointed, a combined appointment is also possible. Candidates are requested to indicate their preference.
- is capable of thinking and operating as a professional (level: higher education);
- has had three years of experience and a good working knowledge of MS Office;
- has a talent for organisational matters;
- is accurate, flexible and capable of dealing with stress and peak loads;
- has good communicative skills;
- is proactive and service oriented;
- is capable of functioning independently and within a team.
For the position at CSECL (0.2-0.3 FTE), the candidate has:
- excellent command of English, both written and spoken;
- a strong affinity with academic research (not necessarily in Law).
For the position supporting the Master’s programme (0.1 FTE), the candidate has:
- excellent command of Dutch and good command of English, both written and spoken;
- a strong affinity with academic teaching (not necessarily in Law).
For further information, please contact:
- Prof. Marco B.M. Loos, head of the Department of Private Law
T: +31 (0)20 525 3423
The appointment will be for 1 year; subject to a positive evaluation a permanent position will follow. The salary will be in accordance with the salary scale for Secretary 2 at Dutch universities, i.e. salary scale 7, ranging from €2,161 to €2,917 gross per month, based on 38 hours per week. The Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities is applicable.
You may send your letter of application, including a detailed curriculum vitae (combined as a single PDF attachment), by email to firstname.lastname@example.org addressed to the Selection committee. Please mention vacancy number 18-104 in the subject heading of the email. #LI-POST
No agencies please