Part-time Coordinator

Updated: 3 months ago
Deadline: Location: Vienna

Visual Studies Platform
Application deadline: 
Open until filled
Starting date : 
October 1, 2022

The Visual Studies Platform (VSP) is a cross-disciplinary initiative designed to explore and propose innovative approaches to research and teaching visual imagery in the digital century. It encompasses research on visual theory, method, and history across different media forms, including visual arts, film, photography and performance and offers students to pursue Advanced Certificate in Visual Theory and Practice (VTP).  It invites CEU students and faculty also to interpretation digital images through a web of interrelated activities, including thematic colloquia, workshops, summer schools and a variety of cross-departmental courses.  

The Visual Studies Platform (VSP) at Central European University is seeking a part-time (20 hrs/week) Coordinator in Vienna. The successful candidate will work closely with the VSP core team of academics and practitioners to help support and grow the VSP and its activities.


Duties and responsibilities:

  • Administer the Advanced Certificate in Visual Theory and Practice (VTP), including student enrollment, course listings, room bookings, and other logistics
  • Prepare and administer calls and contracts for the visiting faculty
  • Facilitate communication with students pursuing VTP
  • Coordinate VSP public events, including the logistics of guest visits and travel, public screenings, workshops including DocLab workshop, and other activities
  • Help design, promote and maintain the VSP CEU website and other social media
  • Facilitate collaboration with similar programs and partners in Hungary and abroad
  • Prepare annual reports on the VTP progress and VSP activities



  • Experience with organizing academic and public events
  • Excellent English-language writing and communication skills
  • Good team player
  • Ability to cope with tight deadlines
  • Ability to work flexible working hours, including evening programs
  • Familiarity and interest in visual culture, film, new media



We offer a competitive gross annual salary of 21,500 EUR for this 20 hours/week part-time job, commensurate with experience as well as a dynamic and international academic environment This is a fixed term position from October 01, 2022 until June 30, 2023.

How to apply

To apply applicants are asked to submit an up to date CV in English and a short motivation letter.

Please send your complete application package to: before August 20, 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please include the following job code in the subject line: 2022/051


Central European University does not discriminate on the basis of—including, but not limited to—race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, gender and sexual orientation in administering its educational policies, admissions policies, employment, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.


CEU is strongly committed to the promotion of gender equality and equal opportunities within our institution. Previous training, work experience and/or engagement with matters of equality, diversity and inclusion at the organizational level will be an asset.

About CEU

Central European University (CEU) is a research-intensive university specializing in the social sciences, humanities, law, public policy and management. It is accredited in the United States, Austria 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. CEU offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs and enrolls more than 1,400 students from over 100 countries. The teaching staff consists of resident faculty from over 50 countries and prominent visiting scholars from around the world. The language of instruction is English.

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CEU is an equal opportunity employer.

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