Program Assistant (f/m/d)

Updated: 7 days ago
Deadline: Location: Vienna

Student Services Office
[email protected]
Application deadline: 
Open until filled
Starting date : 
August 1, 2024

The Student Services Office at Central European University (CEU) invites applications for a Program Assistant position. 

The initial contract is for one year with the possibility of renewal. 


Duties and responsibilities: 

  • Assist in the planning, coordination, and execution of student events, workshops, student clubs and activities aimed at promoting student engagement and fostering a sense of community. 
  • Provide administrative support including room booking, event creation for SharePoint and website.  
  • Maintain student center equipment and equipment rental database, and coordinate with all stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the development and dissemination of promotional materials, newsletters, and social media content to raise awareness of upcoming events and opportunities. 
  • Support during opening hours of the Student Center to assist with various items. 



  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (SharePoint, Teams, Planner) and familiarity with CANVA and social media platforms.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Previous experience in student affairs, event planning, or program coordination preferred. 
  • Fluency in English and German; knowledge of additional languages is a plus. 
  • Commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus community. 



We offer a competitive salary starting from gross 44,000 EUR/year. A higher salary is possible if warranted by the candidate’s working experience.  

The initial contract is for one year with the possibility of renewal. 

How to apply

Interested candidates should submit their resume, a brief cover letter outlining their interest in the role, to [email protected] .

Please use the subject line "SSO – Program Assistant [Your Name]”. 


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.  

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. 

About CEU

One of the world’s most international universities, a unique founding mission positions Central European University  as both an acclaimed center for the study of economic, historical, social and political challenges, and a source of support for building open and democratic societies that respect human rights and human dignity. CEU is accredited in the United States and Austria, and offers English-language bachelor's , master's and doctoral  programs in the social sciences, the humanities, law, environmental sciences, management and public policy. CEU enrolls more than 1,400 students from over 100 countries, with faculty from over 50 countries.  

In 2019, CEU relocated from Hungary to Austria as the Hungarian government revoked its ability to issue US-accredited degrees in the country. As a result, CEU offers all of its degree programs in Vienna, Austria; and retains a non-degree, research and civic engagement presence in Budapest, Hungary, through its CEU Democracy Institute , the Institute for Advanced Study , the CEU Summer University  and The Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives (OSA) , and its Hungarian language public educational programs and public lectures.  

For more information, please visit .

CEU is an equal opportunity employer.

The privacy of your personal information is very important to us. We collect, use, and store your personal information in accordance with the requirements of the applicable data privacy rules, including specifically the General Data Protection Regulation. To learn more about how we manage your personal data during the recruitment process, please see our Privacy Notice under “Job Applicant” at .

Similar Positions