Program Coordinator

Application deadline: 
Open until filled
Starting date : 
August 1, 2022

The Department of Economics and Business at Central European University (CEU), Vienna invites applications for a Program Coordinator position. The Program Coordinator will primarily work with the MS Business Analytics program but also with the MS in Finance program among others at the department as needed. Reporting directly to the Department Coordinator, the Program Coordinator would work closely with the faculty director of the MS Business Analytics program and with the MS Program Manager. The job allows some home working, subject to COVID regulations and/or CEU guidelines (after COVID).

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Managing the curriculum, course enrollment, teaching schedule and room assignments.
  • Providing high level administrative support to faculty, students and guests.
  • Keeping the department’s website up-to-date.
  • Organizing academic and social events, and meetings.
  • Aiding in the work of the MS Program Manager.

Skills and competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English is a must.
  • Ability to balance sensitivity towards student needs with ensuring student adherence to university and program regulations.
  • Proficiency in using Office 365 and MS products.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and to prioritize.
  • Multicultural orientation and open-mindedness.
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills.


  • Proficiency in spoken and written German.
  • Previous working experience at CEU.
  • Previous experience in Higher Education, especially in similar jobs and in social media management.

We offer a competitive salary starting from 40,500 EUR/year. The salary will be commensurate with the chosen candidate’s experience. The initial contract is for one year, with a possibility of renewal.

How to apply

Applicants need to submit:

  • CV.
  • Letter of interest specifying the contact information of two referees.

Please send your complete application package to - including the job code in the subject line: 2022/022.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
We do not ask for reference letters at the first stage of application; the referees of short-listed candidates may be contacted for references later by CEU.

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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