JOB OPPORTUNITY AT EIUC: – Global Campus senior project manager

JOB OPPORTUNITY AT EIUC: – Global Campus senior project manager

16.07.2013 12:02

The mission of the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) is to foster a community of scholars, researchers and professionals to promote democracy and the implementation of human rights worldwide. As centre of excellence EIUC advances innovative programmes and projects that contribute to policy formation in Europe and assistance to neighbouring countries, democracy and good governance, promotion of the rule of law, and overseas development cooperation.

In this framework, EIUC has received a grant from the European Commission to manage the Global Campus of Master’s programmes and diplomas in human rights and democratisation (“Global Campus”) which is an essential element of EIUC’s Human Rights Village Vision and which is intended to strengthen and merge the experience of the European Master’s Degree on Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC’s core educational programme) with those of the Master’s Programmes on Human Rights and Democratisation developed in Africa (with the coordination of the University of Pretoria), in the Asia-Pacific region (with the coordination of the University of Sydney), in South East Europe (with the coordination of the Universities of Sarajevo and Bologna), in Latin America and the Caribbean (with the coordination of the Universidad Nacional de San Martin – Argentina) and in the Caucasus (with the coordination of Yerevan State University – Armenia).

Based in its worldwide composition, the main aim of the Global Campus is to educate a new generation of human rights professionals in a global and integrated framework of universities on all continents. Through the unique experience of the Global Campus the students will be able to meet global challenges by finding solutions which are informed by universal values and standards, European human rights policies and regional approaches to human rights, and aimed at strengthening the resilience of democracies and democratic movements in all continents.

The primary task of the EIUC-Global Campus Senior project manager is to be responsible for the direct management of the EIUC global campus integration activities. The work includes the coordination and the development of activities of the Global campus under the supervision of the Global Campus President and EIUC Secretary General .

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Direct management of the Global Campus activities

  • Development of new programmes in the framework of the Global Campus

  • Implementation of the decisions taken by the Global Campus assembly

  • Ensuring coherence of the activities performed by the respective regional master’s programme

  • Coordination and supervision of the Global Campus unit

  • Reporting


  • Experience regarding project managing

  • Strong networking skills in an international environment

  • Good knowledge of the academic world

  • Knowledge of EU rules and regulations for grants and service contracts

  • Mobility to be able to travel in different countries in and outside Europe

  • Experience in working in a multiculturalism environment

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English (A third EU language would be an asset)


  • Flexible contract

  • Salary based on qualifications, subject to the salary scale of EIUC

  • Obligation of residence at the EIUC seat (Venice)

The successful applicant shall start to work as soon as possible starting from beginning of September 2013.

Application and selection procedure:

  • Please send a cover letter, together with your CV with full contact details to the attention of the EIUC Secretary General and in copy to the EIUC Secretariat

  • The deadline of submission is 15 august 2013. Only qualified applicants shall be considered for shortlisting

  • Shortlisted candidates shall be notified by e-mail end of August for an interview

  • The decision shall be made as soon as possible after the interview.