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Education Officer with a focus on Communication and Events (0.4-0.6 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 programmes at Bachelors and Masters level. Our Bachelor programme is in International Business. Our Master programmes are Master in Consultancy and Entrepreneurship, Master in International Supply Chain Management. We also offer a pre-master programme. Sustainability is an important theme throughout all of our programmes 

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 programmes and the work field.

Rotterdam Business School (RBS) is looking to appoint an Education Officer with a focus on Communication and Events (0.4-0.6 fte).

The position on offer is within the masters programmes in the Masters of International Business department.


In this position you perform various administrative and organizational activities for the master programmes and the pre-master course. You process a variety of student data and external relation details in our systems and you ensure that the data is kept up-to-date. You take the lead in activities like our Start week, graduation events, seminar days and the annual Impact Day. In line with the strategic goals, you ensure good and clear in- and external communication and you’ll be our linking pin to the RBS communication and events department. You work closely with the logistics coordinator of education, the programme coordinators, the lecturers, students and student affairs and the course director. 


In order to carry out the duties effectively, the person appointed is required to have the following skills and experience: 

  • A degree at bachelor level; 
  • Relevant previous work experience with (preferably) an international focus;   
  • A flexible, and result- and student-oriented attitude;
  • Strong organisational skills and an accurate way of working;
  • You are pro-active and independent; 
  • You easily identify bottlenecks and communicate about this with your colleagues and manager;
  • English language skills at least on CAE level or other comparable programme;
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, and a good team worker; 
  • Knowledge of and affinity with ICT.

Job offer

Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences (Hogeschool Rotterdam) offers you a fixed term contract (one year D4). The salary range is HBO-CAO grade 8 or 9 (€2,756.90 minimum and €4,158.87 maximum gross per month) for fulltime employment, exclusive of 8% holiday pay and 8.3% end-of-year bonus. Our fringe benefits include excellent training facilities, an attractive pension scheme, and allow for a proper work/life balance.

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.


For more information about this position, please contact Jessica Schiltmans (, Course Director Masters of International Business.

Please write your CV and letter of motivation in English.

Please do not use this vacancy as acquisition opportunity.


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