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Nijmegen School of Management
The Nijmegen School of Management enables students, institutions and companies, social actors and governments to play their part in the transformation towards sustainable societies. More than 5,000 students are currently enrolled in our challenging Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes. With over 500 academic and support staff, we provide education and research that has a significant impact on society in matters relating to the domains of social economy, resilient society and the sustainable environment. We work closely within the fields of business administration, economics and business economics, geography, spatial planning and environment, public administration and political science. Academic research is carried out at the Institute for Management Research (IMR). The Education Institute is the home base for all education within the faculty.

An important focus of the faculty’s strategy is to create an inclusive, safe and productive work and study environment for everyone involved with the faculty. The Nijmegen School of Management is located in the Elinor Ostrom Building, which is a vibrant place where our students and staff members can study, work and relax.

1. Introduction

Are you passionate about improving migrant integration? Do you have the organizational talent to coordinate various initiatives within an international academic community? Do you see yourself as a bridge-builder between education, research, and societal impact? Then join us as a RUNOMI Officer! 

As RUNOMI Network Officer you will play a central role in the further professionalisation of the education, research and societal outreach activities of the Radboud University Network on Migrant Inclusion (RUNOMI), an internationally renowned hub of expertise on migrant inclusion issues. We are seeking a highly energetic and entrepreneurial colleague to manage the daily operations of the RUNOMI network office and to initiate and coordinate a diverse range of interrelated initiatives, in particular the RUNOMI sector plan.

2. Job description

The role of RUNOMI Officer will entail: (i) Managing the daily operations of the network office, including supervising a part-time student assistant, and regularly liaising with university support staff, with the RUNOMI core team members overseeing the Education, Research and Societal Impact activities, and with members of the RUNOMI Steering Committee, (ii) Engaging in knowledge exchange  and communication with network members, societal partners and the wider academic community, including the distribution of the monthly newsletter and communication through other media channels, (iii) Initiating and coordinating various thematically interrelated initiatives (education, research, societal impact) involving RUNOMI members, including the organisation of online and offline meetings and large-scale events (e.g. the annual RUNOMI conference), the facilitation of project and training development initiatives (e.g. the Radboud Summer School courses), and the facilitation of digital collaboration using MS Teams, and (iv) Providing back-office support to ongoing RUNOMI initiatives, currently including the RUNOMI sector plan investment programme on digitalisation and migrant inclusion, the Horizon EU projects DignityFIRM (Dignity For Irregular Migrants in EU Farm2Fork Labour Markets) and GS4S (Global Strategy for Skills, Migration, and Development) and the Interreg TRAM project (Transnational Work Migration in the Euregion).

3. Profile

  • You hold an MA degree, and you have a demonstrable affinity with migration issues and processes of change, particularly in a digital context.
  • You have experience with interdisciplinary collaboration activities related to the theme of migrant inclusion.
  • You have working experience within an education and/or research organisation.
  • You have effective and culturally competent communication and scientific writing skills in Dutch and English.
  • You have Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • You have proven managerial, leadership and team-working skills.
  • You have a flexible, creative mindset and entrepreneurial spirit.
  • You have relevant practical experience. A professional network in the work field of migrant inclusion would be an advantage.
  • You have work experience in the organisation of professional networking events, the development of training activities for various audiences, and research project development.
  • You have an affinity with digital communication. Experience with working in collaboration channels would be an advantage (social media, blogs, MS Teams).

4. We are

The Radboud University Network on Migrant Inclusion (RUNOMI) is a network of more than 120 scholars working at different Radboud University faculties, who integrate Radboud University-wide knowledge from various disciplines to study the multifaceted phenomena of migration and migrant inclusion. RUNOMI activities focus on three domains related to migrant inclusion: economic inclusion, social inclusion, and migrant access to public services, healthcare and housing. RUNOMI has established a strong reputation as an internationally renowned hub of expertise on migrant inclusion issues. It has been successful in acquiring substantial funds to implement various large-scale innovation programmes in research, education and societal impact.

The RUNOMI network office is hosted by the department of Geography, Planning and Environment and forms part of the RUNOMI Hot Spot at the Institute for Management Research (IMR) at the Nijmegen School of Management. The network activities in relation to Education, Research and Societal Impact are coordinated by three members of the RUNOMI Steering Committee. A part-time student assistant supports the operational work of the network office.

5. We offer

  • We will give you a temporary employment contract of in total 48 months (0.5 fte for 21 months and 0.4 fte for 27 months). 
  • Your salary within salary scale 10 depends on your previous education and number of years of (relevant) work experience. The amounts in the scale are based on a 38-hour working week.
  • You will receive an 8% holiday allowance and an 8,3% end-of-year bonus. 
  • You will be able to use our Dual Career and Family Support Service. The Dual Career Programme assists your partner via support, tools, and resources to improve their chances of independently finding employment in the Netherlands. Our Family Support Service helps you and your partner feel welcome and at home by providing customised assistance in navigating local facilities, schools, and amenities. Also take a look at our support for international staff page to discover all our services for international employees.
  • You will receive extra days off. With full-time employment, you can choose between 30 or 41 days of annual leave instead of the statutory 20. 

6. Practical information and applying

You can apply only via the button below. Address your letter of application to Dr Pascal Beckers In the application form, you will find which documents you need to include with your application.

The interviews will take place on Tuesday, 27 August between 12.30 and 16.30. You will preferably start your employment in September.

We can imagine you're curious about our application procedure. It describes what you can expect during the application procedure and how we handle your personal data and internal and external candidates. If you wish to apply for a non-scientific position with a non-EU nationality, please take notice of the following information

Type of employment Temporary position
Contract type Part-time
First day of employment 15-09-2024
Salary Beleidsmedewerker 4
  • € 3226 - € 5090
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 0,4 - 0,5
City Nijmegen
County Gelderland
Country Netherlands
Reference number 27.011.24
  • Pascal Beckers, pascal.beckers@ru.nl
  • Myrna Boumans, myrna.boumans@ru.nl
Published 09.Jul.2024
Last application date 18.Aug.2024 11:59 PM CEST
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