Advisor Student Recruitment for 0.8 fte Faculty Psychology and Neuroscience

Aug 17, 2016
Nov 17, 2016
Organization Type
University and College
Part Time

The Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience (FPN) is a young, dynamic organisation with challenging ambitions in the field of research and education. Our Marketing & Communications team is looking for a strong and energetic advisor for 0,8 fte.

Job Specifications - (uitleg)

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Job Description

As Advisor Student Recruitment you will be responsible for the development, execution and evaluation of the marketing & communications plan student recruitment FPN. The tasks of this position consist of among others:

  • Developing a marketing & communications plan student recruitment, that effectively supports our ambitions in strengthening our student population

  • Monitoring and driving the implementation of the marketing & communications plan student recruitment

  • Coordinating and organising student recruitment activities

  • Evaluating the effectiveness of the student recruitment activities using qualitative and quantitative research methods

  • Representing Maastricht University at (inter)national student recruitment fairs and events

  • Creating and presenting student recruitment related presentations (e.g. to students, teachers, parents)

  • Planning and conducting personal appointments with prospective students

  • Liaising with internal stakeholders (e.g. Managing Director, Programme Directors and Course Coordinators)

  • Being an active member of UM-wide tactical groups for student recruitment (e.g. bachelor or master recruitment, country focus team)


Job requirements

What are we expecting from you?
You thrive in an international work environment in a dynamic role with many responsibilities. You’re not afraid to challenge the process and relevant stakeholders. You have an academic education level with an educational background in Marketing and/or Communications. You have a minimum of 5 years relevant work experience and you have an affinity with secondary education and student recruitment. You are prepared to  travel (inter)nationally on a regular basis and are in command of the Dutch and English language (written and spoken).

Your profile:

  • Left and right brained: creative, analytic and strategic

  • Decisive and convincing

  • Networker with flair

  • Stress resistant and flexible

  • Enthusiastic and energetic


The appointment (0,8 fte) will be for the period of 1 year. With shown suitability after 1 year this contract will be changed to a permanent contract. With internal candidates their current contract period will be maintained.
Salary scale: the position of Advisor Student Recruitment Faculty is ranked as Communications Advisor 3 (UFO profile), salary scale 10, which means a salary between €2651 - € 3642 per month for a full-time position


Temporary, 1 year


Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 16,000 students and 4,000 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Humanities and Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience.

Additional Information

For more information please contact Solange Schlösser: +31 43 38 84 335 or The dates of the interviews will be determined together. An assessment can be part of the selection procedure.