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Student Administration Employee

Geplaatst: 22-11-2021
Sluitingsdatum: 13-12-2021
Design Academy Eindhoven
Ondersteunend / Staf 
MBO en lager 
min. 0.6 fte, max. 0.6 fte 
max. 6 (€2.001,24 - €2.791,85) 
Kunst, Stafdienst (algemeen) 


Design Academy Eindhoven is looking for a

Student Administration Employee, 24 hours per week



About DAE

Design Academy Eindhoven (DAE) is one of the world’s leading design schools, recognized internationally for its forward-thinking and renowned professors and alumni. For over 70 years it has trained aspiring designers to make their mark on the future by thinking freely and openly about what design can achieve, consistently exploring design as an instrument of material, social, environmental, and critical innovation. Today it is home to a community of many nationalities and cultures, offering an environment where personal perspectives on the world can be translated into meaningful and daring propositions. They are guided in this by a team of professional designers, architects, researchers, writers, and curators, all active within the academy as well as in the professional field.


DAE is a University of the Arts, offering both BA and MA degrees, specialising in training students in different design perspectives t produce critical and socially engaged designers. In conjunction with the educational programs, DAE has international Professorships focused on collaborative research projects. The commonality at DAE is the shared political values of an inclusive society that embraces diversity in every aspect. In addition, the hybrid, conceptual, contextual, and international approach to design makes DAE’s programs distinctive.


About working at DAE

The Academy’s community is its heart. From Studio Leaders to tutors, coordinators to workshop instructors, caretakers to the catering team, students, and staff, each individual plays an important part in shaping DAE.


With this in mind, the Academy aims to create a progressive environment for all of its employees, offering opportunities for both personal and professional development within a stimulating and safe working environment. The school’s personnel policy also places a strong emphasis on identifying and supporting talent and creating a healthy and engaging social atmosphere.


As we build our excellence on the diversity of our staff and student community, we pay continual attention to diversity and inclusion and provide a safe learning and working environment in a broader sense. We foster equality and inclusion and promote respect and a sense of belonging for all. We, therefore, encourage proposals from all sections of society.

About the team

The Student Administration is a service-oriented department. The Coordinator Student Administration manages two Student Administration Employees and a Functional Administrator Student Applications. The department focuses on the inflow, through-flow, and outflow of students and all related administrative processes, such as handling applications, checking student data, preparing certificates, requesting residence permits for students, and much more! It is particularly important that in the student administration department colleagues support each other and work together. Development is key within the department. The team is currently working on all-around deployment. Everyone is familiar with all processes, facilitating the performance of each other’s tasks and efficiency improvement.

What will you be doing

Your job is all about running the student administration. You provide students with information on rules and regulations and assist them in completing forms and requesting residence permits. Data entry is a significant part of the job too.  You will be in contact with students and team up with your colleagues at the educational desk. In brief, you are the spider in the web. Never a dull moment in this position! Our team strives for continual development, so you will be expected to think proactively about process improvements. We are an open, transparent team where giving and receiving feedback is part of our daily job.


What you will bring to the team

Our desired Student Administration Employee is a customer-friendly colleague with a talent for administration. The dynamic within the organisation and the diversity of the work requires you to be flexible and be able to handle stressful situations. You are able to reflect on your own development and initiate possible improvements both for the content of your job as for the team itself


To be successful in this job, you will also need to have:

  • Minimum MBO-4 (secondary vocational) intellectual and working level;
  • At least 2 years of Relevant and proven experience in a similar position;
  • A critical and pro-active approach;
  • Good communicative skills, with excellent command of the Dutch and English language, both verbally and in writing;
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations;

Knowledge of digital systems like Osiris is a plus. 

Our offer

We are offering you a challenging position in an international and dynamic working environment. This concerns a part-time position for 24 hours a week. Salary indication within the bandwidth of minimum € 2,001,- and maximum € 2,791,- gross a month for full-time employment (scale 6). Employment terms are in line with the collective labour agreement CAO-HBO, including holiday pay of 8% and an 8.3% year-end bonus. You will be offered a temporary contract for the duration of one year with the possibility of an extension.


When accepting a job at Design Academy Eindhoven, providing a statement of good conduct is a requirement. Please be aware Design Academy Eindhoven prioritises internal candidates and adapts to the NVP Code of Conduct on Recruitment and Selection.


Information and application

For more information about the position, please contact Chelly Griffioen, Student Administration Coordinator, via telephone no +31 40 2 39 39 39.  You can respond to this vacancy via the job postings on our website https://www.designacademy.nl/p/about-dae/jobs and send in your cover letter and CV. You will receive feedback after 5 working days of your applications, job interviews will take place as soon as possible.


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