The Hertie School of Governance in Berlin prepares exceptional students for leadership positions in government, business, and civil society. The school offers master’s programmes, executive education and doctoral programmes, distinguished by interdisciplinary and practice-oriented teaching, as well as outstanding research. Its extensive international network positions it as an ambassador of good governance, characterised by public debate and engagement. The school was founded in 2003 by the Hertie Foundation, which remains its major funder. The Hertie School is accredited by the state and the German Science Council.

To support our Curricular Affairs Team we are looking for you as

Associate for Curricular Affairs (m/f/div)

on a full time basis (40 hours/week)
Initial contract for two years, possibility of a permanent contract afterwards.

Your tasks:

  • Contribute to administration of the school's three Master's degree programmes, Master of Public Policy (MPP), Master of International Affairs (MIA), and the Executive Master in Public Administration (EMPA)
  • Course management, ranging from setting up courses and checking syllabi to handling course enrolment and allocation
  • Information, communication and advice vis-à-vis students and instructors, and preparation of relevant materials
  • Development and maintenance of databases for purposes of knowledge management and capacity planning

Your profile:

  • Master degree or equivalent in social sciences or related fields
  • A good level of understanding higher education in an international context, relevant professional experience is an asset
  • Creative, collaborating and detail oriented
  • A team player with high problem-solving skills and an affinity for thinking outside of the box
  • Excellent oral communication and writing skills in German and Englisch, and excellent interpersonal skills
  • High proficiency with standard software applications and database management; advanced MS-Excel skills are mandatory

We offer a dynamic, supportive, and international academic environment based in Berlin. The Hertie School has been certified as a family friendly work environment in higher education and an equal opportunity employer ( for further information).

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