Student Life Assistant

The Dean of Students Office at Central European University invites applications for a full-time Student Life Assistant position.
Position for: 

Student Life Assistant

Dean of Students Office 

 Starting date:               As soon as possible

Application deadline:    Open until filled

Full or part-time:         Full-time, 40 hours/week

The Dean of Students Office at Central European University invites applications for a full-time Student Life Assistant position.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Assisting students in the arrival and leaving procedures (orientation, registration, gaining legal residence and insured status, collecting from and returning official documents to issuing authorities)
  • Maintaining up-to-date student files in the University database, archiving documents
  • Assistance in obtaining the Hungarian student ID card, validation, reporting to the relevant authority
  • Management of common email account and common office calendar
  • Drafting, editing, proofreading texts in English and Hungarian
  • Day-to-day administrative assistance to students during office hours and via email communication
  • Keeping in contact with the Taxation Authority, National Health Insurance Fund, Immigration Office, Government Documentation Office, and the Educational Authority
  • Knowledge of social media platforms and web content editing, regular update of unit’s website and Facebook page
  • Tasks on an ad-hoc basis, which may involve assisting in event coordination


  • College/university degree
  • Fluency in English, Hungarian. German knowledge is an advantage
  • Full computer literacy, confident use and good working knowledge of Office programs is required, as well as some experience with databases, knowledge of Prezi
  • Precision, attention to detail, priority-setting, multitasking
  • Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Friendly, attentive and proactive, customer-oriented attitude
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment and/or at a university and customer service experience are an advantage


We offer a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience as well as a dynamic and international academic environment. The initial contract is for a fixed term position until December 31, 2019 with a possibility of renewal.

CEU is an equal opportunity employer.

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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How to apply: 

Applicants need to submit:

  • CV and
  • Cover letter

Please send your complete application package to: - including job code in subject line: 2019/004

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