The University of Lausanne is a research and higher education institution composed of seven faculties, here approximately 15,000 students and nearly 5,000 professors, researchers and staff work and study. Ideally situated along the lake of Geneva, near Lausanne city center, its campus brings together over 120 nationalities.
We are looking for an Administrative Assistant (20%) to provide an efficient and proactive support to the Professors responsible for the Master program in Behavior Evolution and Conservation (BEC) in the Faculty of Biology and Medicine at the University of Lausanne. This master is one three biology master programs at UNIL; it is conducted in English and is followed by 20-30 students per year.
Expected start date in position : 01/01/2020 or to be agreed
Contract length : 1 year with a possibility of renewal
Activity rate : 20%
Workplace : Lausanne, Dorigny Campus
The tasks and responsibilities include:
The administrative assistant would respond to the Director and co-Director of the master program, and would collaborate with the administrative personnel of the School of Biology.
A strict respect of confidentiality and ability to evaluate sensitivity of various information are a must.
The candidate should be proficient in written and oral English and have good knowledge of French witten and spoken. The successful applicant must also have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be confortable with using / learning to use academic software tools (office, email, agenda apps, moodle, doodle, sylviaacad, etc.). She or he should aslo be able to work autonomously, be able to set priorities and be proactive.
A master degree in natural or technical sciences is a plus; however, candidates without master but with more than two years of a proven successful experience in administrative coordination of a program or project and proactive administrative support will be considered. A previous experience in an academic environment is a big plus.
We offer a nice working place in a multicultural, diverse and dynamic academic environment. Opportunities for professional training, a lot of activities and other benefits to discover.
Professor Tadeusz Kawecki
Phone number : 0041 21 692 41 61
Deadline : November 3rd 2019
To receive full consideration, application documents should be uploaded online (word or PDF) through the university recruitment platform. Applications sent by email will not be considered.
Application should include:
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UNIL is committed to promoting gender equality and strongly encourages applications from female candidates.