Coordinator, Master Institute of Visual Cultures, Avans Creative Innovation

Coordinator of international master programmes at the Master Institute of Visual Cultures, department of Avans Creative Innovation.

Locatie: Den Bosch
Werkomvang: 0,8 fte

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Great job

We provide transformative education, empowering students to become the new generation of artists and designers. With about 25 teaching staff, the department is responsible for the master education of 120 international students. Together we want to contribute in unconventional ways to changing the complex and interconnected world we live in. You forge effective and collaborative relationships with the teaching team and supporting staff across all constituent parts of the organisation and contribute to the implementation of educational strategy and the wider responsibilities of the team. Teamwork is key, in a very versatile job with room to develop yourself, just like our students.

Your role as Coordinator

You coordinate master programmes and ensure that both education and administrative processes run smoothly. You support the teaching team on location. In addition, you act as a project leader for hybrid and blended learning.

You oversee the scheduling of all activities related to the institute with the teaching team, supporting staff and in consultation with the Head of Education and external parties involved. You are responsible for a clear and correct study guide, planning of educational programmes and deployment of teaching teams. You identify the consequences of programme changes and ensure the establishment of transitional arrangements. You are also secretary of the Graduate Studies Committee meeting, and you support assessments, public facing events, open days etc. with the help of the production team. You analyze bottlenecks and ensure that processes run smoothly. You work closely with colleagues from the Academy Bureau and Avans International Office.

What we offer you

Avans University of Applied Sciences is committed to bringing out the best in people. It has a reputation for being an excellent employer. We live up to our commitment by offering attractive employment conditions.

  • We offer you plenty of opportunity for personal and professional development.
  • You will receive a monthly salary in scale 11, € 3.881 - € 5.332 gross based on a full-time position. This is in accordance with the Higher Professional Education Collective Labour Agreement.
  • A year-end bonus in the form of a thirteenth month's salary is a standard remuneration component.
  • We offer an appointment for 1 year with the possibility of extension or a permanent contract depending on performance.
  • We offer you the position of lecturer (docent hbo). This is the official job title.

You fit right in

You enjoy inspiring your students with your knowledge and enthusiasm. You are also a flexible team player and you are able to motivate your colleagues. Additionally, you have: 

  • A master’s degree level in a discipline relevant to the programmes of the Master Institute of Visual Cultures
  • At least 4 years’ experience in project management, either in cultural organizations, event management or in art & design education
  • Demonstrable affinity and/or experience with the educational sector proven ability to plan, coordinate and deliver programmes of activity where attention to detail is paramount
  • Highly competent in both English and Dutch 

Innovative Avans

Big ambitions, human scale. Committed, personal – that’s Avans. A place where you can be yourself. With your unique ideas and insights, we’ll give you plenty of freedom..That’s part of our learning and entrepreneurial character. We offer optimum flexible education, in co-creation with the professional field. And we are always changing and moving with the world around us. Our aim is to offer ever more personalisation, so that our students can choose part of their own learning pathways. That’s our Ambition for 2025. Read these stories to discover Avans as an employer.

Contribute to our Ambition

If you are sure that this job is the right fit for you and you are keen to join our team, please apply before 1 July 2022. Should you have any further questions about this position, please contact Anne Marije van den Bersselaar or send an email to Interviews will be held in first week of July.

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