Assistant/Coordinator, Roma English Language Program (RELP)
Starting date: September 10, 2012
Application deadline: August 20, 2012
Full Or Part Time: Full-Time
Central European University (CEU) is a graduate research-intensive university specializing primarily in the social sciences. It is located in Budapest, and accredited in the United States and Hungary. CEU’s mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art research, and civic engagement, in order to contribute to the development of open societies in Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and other emerging democracies throughout the world. CEU offers both Master’s and doctoral programs, and enrolls more than 1500 students from nearly 100 countries. The teaching staff consists of more than 180 resident faculty, from over 40 countries, and a large number of prominent visiting scholars from around the world.
The language of instruction is English.
Duties and responsibilities:
Managing recruitment and organizing the work of the RELP selection committee
Providing logistical and administrative support to the RELP students for the entire duration of the academic year
Making visa arrangements, dorm reservations, travel coordination, and all other necessary arrangements for student arrival and orientation
Developing course schedules, including classroom bookings and equipment booking
Communicating and liaising with relevant university departments and offices (Admissions, Student Services, Alumni Relations, etc.)
Providing overall support and advice to RELP students
Providing logistical and administrative support for student and alumni events
Preparing financial and narrative reports for the donors under the supervision of Director and with the support of the English language director and RAP manager
Jointly with the Access Programs’ Director, contributing to raising the visibility of the program in the target region
Coordinating closely with the Roma Access Programs Manager
Reports to Access Programs Director
· University degree in Social Sciences or Humanities, MA would be preferred
· Previous experience of working with Roma organizations, preferably in the area of education
· Excellent knowledge of English and at least one Central or Eastern European language, knowledge of Romanes would be an advantage
· Alumni of Roma Access Program are strongly encouraged to apply.
Commensurate with experience. However, we offer a competitive salary, as well as a dynamic and international academic environment.
Duration of employment:
Initially for a definite period of one year with a possibility for renewal.
How to apply?
Applicants need to submit:
a cover letter,
a curriculum vitae including contact details of two referees.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Access Programs Director, Matyas Szabo (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please send your complete application package to:
email@example.com – including job code in subject line: 2012/047
Central European University
Human Resources – Code: 2012/047
Nador utca 9
CEU is an equal opportunity employer.
Roma Access Program
Central European University
Nador u. 13, 6th floor, # 621
1051 Budapest, Hungary
Phone: +36 1 327 3000 ext. 2094