HR Assistant

Application deadline: 
Open until filled
Starting date: 
As soon as possible

The Human Resources Office at Central European University (CEU) invites applications for an HR Assistant position. The initial contract is for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Merging and maintaining Excel sheets
  • Delivering contract packages for signing
  • Managing contracts
  • Maintaining a steady contract signing workflow
  • Following and administering signing procedures
  • Contacting employees, scheduling appointments
  • Managing internal and external mails
  • Filling employment certificates and HR declarations
  • Managing employees’ attendance at the mandatory medical exam
  • Working with MS Office tools (Word, Excel, Sharepoint, OneDrive, Teams) on a daily basis
  • Preparing assignment contracts, consulting other units on contract details
  • Using CEU’S HR/Payroll database (NEXON) for data entry and queries
  • Copying and scanning sensitive documents, organizing and filing documents in a precise and orderly fashion


  • High school diploma (BA degree is an advantage)
  • Very good communication skills (verbal and written) in English and Hungarian
  • Full computer literacy
  • Precision, attention to detail, priority-setting, multiple-tasking
  • Experience in administration/office work is an advantage

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience

Workplace culture
CEU is a dynamic and international academic environment.

How to apply

Applicants need to submit:

  • CV
  • Cover letter

Please send your complete application package to: - including job code in subject line: 2020/007.

About CEU

Central European University (CEU) is a research-intensive university specializing in the social sciences, humanities, law, public policy and management. It is accredited in the United States, Austria and Hungary. CEU's mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art research, research-based teaching and learning and civic engagement, in order to contribute to the development of open societies. CEU offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs and enrolls more than 1,400 students from over 100 countries. The teaching staff consists of resident faculty from over 50 countries and prominent visiting scholars from around the world. The language of instruction is English.

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CEU is an equal opportunity employer.

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