The European University lnstitute (EUI) is seeking to appoint a new Secretary General. The appointment to this senior position will be made by the institute’s High Council, its highest decision-making body.
The Secretary General shall assist the President who, according to the Convention setting up the European University lnstitute, shall direct the lnstitute and be responsible for its administration.
The primary task of the Secretary General is to assist and advise the President in all administrative, institutional and external matters, including contacts with national authorities and the EU institutions, and to undertake all tasks delegated to him/her in directing the operation of the EUI.
The functions of the holder of this post will include, in close association with the President, responsibility for the general administration and running of the EUI, and cooperation with the EUI's academic and support staff.
The EUI is an equal opportunity employer.
The EUI offers a competitive salary and benefits package to the successful applicant.
The Search committee for this post would like to receive applications from suitably qualified candidates, or suggestions for its consideration concerning suitable candidates who might be approached.
Candidates should apply directly to the EUI, with a full CV enclosed. Interviews (short‐listed candidates only) will be held indicatively before mid May 2020, carried in place (Florence) or, most probably via videoconference. Unavailability for the interview will be an exclusion criterion.
Short-listed candidates will be asked to present a statement addressing the principal tasks taken on by the Secretary-General of the EUI. Information on the main programmes and activities of the EUI can be found in the Institute’s annual reports (https://www.eui.eu/ServicesAndAdmin/CommunicationsService/Publications/CorporatePublications/AnnualReports).
Applications should be uploaded electronically https://apps.eui.eu/Vacancies/ApplicationSubmission/Index/1221.
Closing date for applications: 15/4/2020.
Salary/contractual information can be requested from the Director of Budget and Financial Affairs: email@example.com.