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Education Officer - Examination office (0.8-1.0 fte)

Rotterdam Business School

Rotterdam Business School (RBS) is the international institute of Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences (RUAS), which in Dutch stands for Hogeschool Rotterdam. RBS offers undergraduate and graduate education in business and economics. With approximately 3,200 students from both Europe and the rest of the world, and over 270 international employees (academic and administrative), Rotterdam Business School has an international intake and a global reach. Intercultural competency is part of our DNA.

RBS offers English taught programs at Bachelors and Masters level. Our Bachelor program is in International Business. Our Master programs are Master in Consultancy and Entrepreneurship and Master in International Supply Chain Management. We also offer a pre-master program. RBS has four themes as contextual layer within the curriculum, which are: Sustainability, Leadership, Digital and Purpose Economy.

RBS is linked to a RUAS Research Centre Business Innovation, where applied research relevant to the professional practice and contributing to the quality of education is conducted in cooperation with the educational programs and the work field.

Rotterdam Business School (RBS) is looking to appoint an Education Officer - Examination office (0.8-1.0 fte) for the Administration Office.

Do you enjoy working in an international environment? Do you like working independently within a small team? Does learning new systems and continuous improvement come naturally to you? Then you might be the colleague we’re looking for!

Who are we?

We are the exam organisation of Rotterdam Business School (RBS). The exam organisation is a small team in which everybody has their own responsibilities, but always assist each other when needed. We enjoy a very open work culture with attention for a good work/life balance.

Who do we need?

We are looking for an Education Support officer for our digital team. This team coordinates all digital exams for our International Business students. You’ll be in charge of all related administrative tasks regarding the exams from start to finish. In general, we do not create the exams themselves, but we ensure they are ready in our exam software.

This entails among other things: 

  • monitoring deadlines;
  • coordinating with lecturers to submit their exams;
  • scheduling the exam  in the examination software (at the moment we use Remindo);
  • linking students to their exams;
  • organising review moments and adjusting grades if needed;
  • monitoring and assisting students with issues during the exam week;
  • train lecturers in the examination software.

To fulfil this position you’ll need to have/be:

  • MBO+ working level.
  • Painstakingly accurate.
  • Fluent in both English and Dutch.
  • Proactive in approaching lecturers regarding their exams.
  • Always on the look-out for improvements.
  • Flexibility (exams occasionally be scheduled in the evenings).
  • Service oriented towards colleagues and students.
  • Comfortable with speaking in front of students.
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office software, especially Excel.
  • Culturally sensitive.

Experience within higher education and examination software is a big plus, but not essential.

What do we offer?

Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences offers you a 1 year contract (D4), which can be extended. The salary range for fulltime employment is HBO-CAO grade 7 (€2.411,30 - €3.264,65 gross per month, depending on experience), exclusive of 8% holiday pay and 8.3% end-of-year bonus. Our fringe benefits include excellent training facilities and an attractive pension scheme

All staff members of Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences must be able to submit a Certificate of Conduct (Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag, VOG) issued by the Dutch Minister of Justice and Security.

Everyone is welcome at Rotterdam University. We see diversity as a strength. An inclusive work environment is a prerequisite for us to create a good learning environment for our students. We believe that recognizable diversity in the composition of our teams is important. We therefore take this into account during the selection procedure.

More information

For more information about this position, please contact Vera Franken, Head of Administration,

Please be informed that Rotterdam Business School is closed due to the summer holidays and we will be able to respond to your application in the week of 22 August 2022.

First round interviews take place on 30 August 2022 or 1 September 2022. If you would like to apply, please be sure to have availability on these dates.  

Online applications only!

Please do not use this vacancy as an acquisition opportunity.


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