High ranking job offer within Circle U. network

12 February 2021 | From our Members

UCLouvain is seeking a Secretary General for the Circle U. European University.

About Circle U.
Circle U. is an European University alliance between Aarhus University (Denmark), Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Germany), King’s College London (United Kingdom), Université de Paris (France), the University of Belgrade (Serbia), UCLouvain (Belgium) and the University of Oslo (Norway).

By 2023, Circle U. will create new learning activities connecting education and research on climate, democracy and global health. We will develop challenge-based innovation initiatives with real world impact, and open the walls of our classrooms for more virtual and physical mobility of students and staff. We will build structures for integrating the universities and strengthen our mutual trust. And we will be ready to scale up our cooperation to affect all areas of our universities in the next phase of our cooperation.


Tasks and responsabilities
She/he will be responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of the Circle U. vision, mission statement and project plan, in close cooperation with university management, academic leads, student representatives and project managers at each member university.

The Secretary General will coordinate a team based in Oslo (treasurer) and London (Measuring Evaluating and Learning officer) that will facilitate communication between the Circle U. members and coordinate and support the implementation of all activities of the Circle U. alliance.

The position will initially be located in Louvain-la-Neuve in Belgium, but the person appointed will also be expected to work in Brussels and spend time at each Circle U. partner university. The position can be moved to Brussels permanently in the future.

The Secretary General will represent Circle U. towards external stakeholders, EU institutions and other bodies. She/he will assist the President and the Chair of the Management Board in the execution of the decisions of the General Assembly and the Management Board, prepare the budget and the accounts, and direct and supervise the Circle U. administration.

Apply until the 28th of February 2021!

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