Central European University Private University
Chief Operating Officer (COO) The Office of the President and Rector
- ab 120.000,00 €
- Unternehmensvideo ansehen
Starting date: As soon as possible
Application deadline: Open until filled
Full- Or Part-Time: Full-time
Location: Vienna, Austria
The Office of the President and Rector at Central European University invites applications for the Chief Operating Officer (COO) position.
Central European University (CEU) is a private international research-intensive university located in Vienna and specializing in social sciences, humanities, law, public policy, management as well as data sciences and cognitive science. It is accredited in the United States, Austria, and Hungary. With a budget of Euro 100 million, the university offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs for 1,500 students from over 100 countries. Faculty members and visiting scholars come from around the world. CEU's academic strategy is delivered and supported by its 800 academic and administrative employees.
The COO will provide managerial leadership to ensure that the University has the necessary operational and business plans, controls, accountability systems and processes, infrastructure, and reporting procedures in place. As the chief administrative officer of the University, the overall purpose of the post is to orchestrate the operational services in support of the University’s academic mission.
With a budget of EUR 100 million, 1,500 students and 800 employees, the University is poised to embark on the next phase of its development. This is an unparalleled opportunity to play a leading role in assisting the President and her leadership team to bring these plans to fruition.
Accountable to and working closely with the President, but also other members of the senior leadership team, the COO will also forge strong and effective working relationships with the wider academic leadership of the University to support the implementation of its academic strategy.
The COO will have the following main duties:
Aligned with that, the COO will perform these specific tasks:
Leading a team of senior professionals who are specialists in their fields, the COO will instill an ethos of collaboration and focus on providing joined-up support for achieving the University’s strategic academic objectives. The COO will be a member of the financial strategy coordination committee of the University, also comprising the President as chair, the Provost and the CFO. The financial committee sets budgetary priorities for the University. He or she will be a member of the University senior leadership team chaired by the President.
The annual gross salary starts at 120,000 EUR. The actual final salary might be higher depending on the seniority and level of expertise of the selected candidate.
Applicants need to submit:
Please send your complete application package to: email@example.com including the job code in the subject line: 2021/072.
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