Kiron Open Higher Education (gGmbH) is a non-profit organization founded in 2015 with the mission to enable access to higher education and successful learning for refugees through digital solutions. As part of an innovative educational model Kiron offers coherent curricula using MOOCs (Massive Open OnlineCourses) from partner platforms like Coursera and edX so that refugees can start studying regardless of their status. Courses are mostly provided in English, completely free of charge for the students and all accessible via our learning platform Kiron Campus.
Through strong partnerships with accredited universities worldwide, students have the opportunity to finish their program with a regular bachelor’s degree. We are a team of 70 education experts, techies, student supporters, project managers, communicators, grant writers, business people, organizers, analysts, coffee-drinkers, dreamers and doers, who work together on this mission everyday.
Start: March 2018 or later - Offices: Berlin - 13 hrs/week
Your opportunities and responsibilities at Kiron:
You support our project lead in daily administrative and ad hoc tasks
You work closely with the whole project team and assist in the communication with our project partners
You are involved in project monitoring, documentation and finalising project status reports.
You take responsibility for preparing meetings and workshops
Your set of skills:
You are a student and officially enrolled at an university.
You have strong communication and writing skills in German (C2) and English (C1).
You have first professional experience in project management.
You have an educational background in social or political sciences, marketing, international relations or development.
You are confident in using PowerPoint, Word and Excel and a quick learner for google applications and all other organizational programs, such as Slack
You share our vision of a world in which everyone has equal chances to access and be successful in higher education
The opportunity to get first hand insight into project management of a joint project funded by BMBF
The opportunity to shape an innovative educational provider with your initiative and creative input focussing on the student’s needs
The atmosphere of an innovative and fast-growing social startup and the chance to be part of a dynamic, international, and interdisciplinary team
Flexible working hours at our Berlin location.
Ready to join our mission? Apply now!
We are looking forward to your application via e-mail with the subject “SHK PM + your name”. Include your cover letter, CV and possible starting date in English in a single PDF file until 19th of March to:
As an equal opportunities employer, Kiron strongly encourages people with a refugee background and women to apply. The position is suitable for people living with a disability. In case of two equally qualified candidates, preference will be given to the candidate living with disability.
The job does not fit your profile? But you want to join our team?
Kiron is currently recruiting for different paid positions, and many volunteering/ internship opportunities. More at www(dot)kiron(dot)ngo.
Kiron Open Higher Education (gGmbH)
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