Project Coordinator ETH Week

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: Temporary

80%, Zurich, temporary

ETH Sustainability is the central hub for coordinating sustainability at ETH Zurich. One of the key projects is the «ETH Week» - an innovative teaching format designed to foster critical thinking and creativity. Together with experts from academia and representatives from industry and society, about 150 students from 30 different countries and all ETH departments discuss, frame, and solve problems of their own choosing. This year they will tackle real-world challenges surrounding the topic of Health and Wellbeing. Are you enthusiastic, dedicated and have a keen eye for aesthetics? Then we are searching for YOU to support our team as ETH Week Project Coordinator as soon as possible!


Job description

The successful candidate supports the Project Leader of the ETH Week in the content and organizational planning, implementation and success analysis of the ETH week as well as its follow up program “the Hatchery”. In consultation with the steering board, the project management and internal / external partners of the ETH Week, he/she takes responsibility for individual project modules and independently develops their milestones. These modules include:

  • Logistical processes of the ETH Week
  • Content, graphic and photographic design of information and advertising materials as well as participant documentations
  • Plan, organize and implement the student registration
  • Supporting the organization of the Knowledge Fair, excursions, ETH Week localities incl. catering and technology in coordination with other units of ETH

In line with the changing workload throughout the year, the Project Coordinator will also support other projects within the ETH Sustainability team.


Your profile

We are looking for a highly motivated person who is committed to the goals of sustainability. Excellent communication skills and a high degree of self-organization are essential for this position. The successful candidate also requires a proven record in using Adobe InDesign and Photoshop or any comparable graphic design programmes. Personal experiences with ETH Week (as participant/tutor/facilitator) are a clear advantage for this position. A higher graduate degree (Master) in any relevant field of sustainability and/or practical experience with innovation processes and design thinking methods are clear advantages. Business level fluency in English and sound German language skills are a prerequisite. Working experience at ETH Zurich and a profound understanding of ETH’s organizational mindset are welcome assets.

You will be part of a highly motivated team that enjoys being the hub for sustainability at a world-leading university. You will have a lot of room for creativity and the possibility of flexible working hours. The position is temporary with an option to become permanent after one year. An attractive salary according to the Swiss Federal Law will be offered based on your qualification and work experience.


ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.

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