Lead Educational Designer at Copenhagen School of Entrepreneurship

Updated: about 1 month ago
Deadline: 20 Jan 2021

Lead Educational Designer at Copenhagen School of Entrepreneurship  

Copenhagen School of Entrepreneurship (CSE) exists to empower students in unleashing their entrepreneurial potential by creating, transforming, or simply bringing something new into life. ​It is the unit of practical and applied entrepreneurship at CBS that engages in preparing students to be business ready. CSE is the largest Danish university business incubator where students are supported in testing business ideas, concepts and in building their own start-ups. Besides the incubator and the acknowledged Go Grow Accelerator Programme, CSE runs a range of educational and entrepreneurial activities and events.  

The position as Lead Educational Designer is a new position at CSE. Building on our strong educational mission you will be leading the establishment of our new educational offerings at CSE. At CSE we believe that students leverage from the transformative power of learning through practical and applied entrepreneurial activities developing their ideas and intellectual, social and entrepreneurial capabilities that will serve them, their career, and society for a lifetime. As the lead educational design your role will be to strengthen and develop our educational portfolio to create the best possible learning offerings to achieve this.  

You will draw from your experience within designing goosebumbifying educational programmes and courses as well as your strong theoretical and pedagogical toolbox. This role will be at the heart of the organisation, with a strong student-facing emphasis, playing an important role in the learning journeys of many entrepreneurial students during their time at CBS or with CSE. You will be an ambassador for CSE, promoting it across the university and building relationships with academic counterparts. There will be no direct reports within this role, but it will be responsible for quality of the team deliverables. The team exist of you and a newly hired Post.doc. Besides this person you will often work closely together with educators/researchers from CBS.

As Lead Educational Designer, you will be spearheading our work with: 

  • Establishing our new programme offerings aiming to supporting and strengthening entrepreneurship educational activities across CBS  

  •  Co-offer micro credentials (ECTS) within entrepreneurship 

  • Initiate extraordinary entrepreneurship activities that profile us as daring and leading within entrepreneurial capability development 

  • Managing our award winning internship with ECTS activities “startup in practice” 

  • Produce educational material around transformational entrepreneurship 

Experience, qualifications and personal skills 

  • Pedagogical skilled  
  • Strong entrepreneurship educational profile 

  • Experienced educational designer with strong track records 

  • Structured and experienced project manager. 

  • Is proficient in reaching out to new people, stakeholder management and networking.    

  • Has solid social and communicative skills.   

  • Speaks and writes fluent English.  

What do we offer?
We offer you a versatile job in a growing organization with an established portfolio of programmes, and initiatives. As the new Lead Educational Designer you will be a central part of our new strategic work and work closely together with the director, Andreas Aasted Gjede. You will also have an important role in creating new and unseen collaboration opportunities across CBS by strengthen our good collaboration with the departments and study boards at CBS, so that the synergy with the rest of CBS is ensured.  

You will become part of a truly multinational and diverse team of enthusiastic employees and be surrounded by several hundred committed and skilled students who make their own companies. CSE is located at Porcelænshaven 26 at CBS, Frederiksberg.  

Period of Employment 
The position is full time position. The employment is expected to start in Marts 2020. We will contact and interview applicants ongoing and we will hire as soon as we find the right candidate. 

Employment and remuneration take place in accordance with the applicable agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the relevant organization, with a classification and remuneration depending on qualifications and experience. Upon employment, it will be possible to negotiate personal allowances. The employment is 37 hours per week.

Do you want to know more?  
You are welcome to contact the Director of CSE, Andreas Gjede at ag.cse@cbs.dk for more details. 

Read more about CSE:  http://cse.cbs.dk/  and https://www.facebook.com/csenews/  

Closing date: 20 January 2021.

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With some 20.422 full and part-time students, 644 full-time faculty members, 192 PhD and 724 administrative staff CBS is a unique business-oriented university with a full portfolio of Bachelor, Masters, MBA/EMBA, PhD and Executive programmes delivered in English and Danish. Our academic staff includes internationally-recognised experts in classical business disciplines as well as in philosophy, history, psychology, sociology, law, political science, information systems and culture.

The University welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, gender, race, religion or ethnic background.


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