Student Recruitment Coordinator

Application deadline date: 
August 13, 2019
Starting date: 
As soon as possible

The Student Recruitment Office (SRO) at Central European University (CEU) invites applications for a part-time or full-time Student Recruitment Coordinator position. The initial contract is for one year with the possibility of renewal.
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The successful candidate will report to the Director of Student Recruitment. The Recruitment Coordinator supports the administrative work of the Student Recruitment Office and works closely with other administrative units of the University.

Data management duties and responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the student management IT support team to maintain flawless operation of CEU's CRM system (SITS)
  • Entering, processing and maintaining prospect data and recruitment activities in SITS
  • Managing e-mail marketing campaigns to prospective students and applicants
  • Managing the online communication plan of the Student Recruitment Office and scheduling communication items accordingly
  • Creating e-mail templates for marketing messages
  • Compiling reports on prospect and applicant data in the CRM system

Other tasks:

  • Respond to emails and inquiries from prospective students
  • Hold recruitment presentations for students
  • Assist with marketing campaigns and other recruitment activities
  • Arrange the distribution and shipment of CEU's recruitment materials to its partners internationally


  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English (Hungarian is an advantage)
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience with databases, especially with CRM systems, is an advantage
  • Experience with marketing communication and HTML is an advantage
  • SITS knowledge is an advantage
  • Office administration and experience
  • Detail-oriented, precise and diligent working attitude
  • Some work experience in multicultural environment and/or in a higher education institution is an advantage
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytic skills
  • Motivated and highly organized team player
  • Flexible and service-oriented personality
  • Positive, open, enthusiastic and solution-oriented
  • Committed to learning and professional development
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and keep deadlines


We offer a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience as well as a dynamic and international academic environment.

How to apply

Applicants need to submit:

  • CV
  • Cover letter

Please send your complete application package in English to: - including job code in subject line: 2019/056

About CEU

Central European University (CEU) is a graduate research-intensive university specializing in the social sciences, humanities, law, public policy and management. It is accredited in the United States 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 in Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and other emerging democracies throughout the world. CEU offers both master’s and doctoral programs, and enrolls more than 1,400 students from over 100 countries. The teaching staff consists of more than 180 resident faculty, from over 50 countries, and a large number of 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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