Administrative Assistant – Project Coordinator

50%, Zurich, temporary

The Strategic Projects Group is a unit of the Rector’s Staff, which assists the Rector in implementing strategic projects in the area of teaching.

Project background

ETH Talent is a project initiated by Prof Dr Sarah M. Springman, Rector of ETH Zurich, with the purpose of ensuring the best employment and career opportunities to ETH graduates as well as the fostering of their personal growth and engagement in society.

The project focuses on promoting and integrating soft skills together with technical skills in the ETH curricular and extra-curricular offer.

Job description

Your responsibilities as a Project Coordinator will include the following:

  • Coordinating the communication flow between the Project Manager and the sub-projects and their activities with the Project Manager and sub-projects’ Leads
  • Guiding the implementation of policies and practices approved by the Project Management
  • Preparation of meeting/workshop material
  • Preparation of reports and minutes
  • Online/desk research

Your profile

  • Administrative writing
  • Problem solving and "can-do" attitude
  • Prior experience in project management
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • English and German proficiency, both written and oral
  • Being a team worker
  • Being flexible

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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We look forward to receiving your online application with the following documents: CV and motivation letter in English. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Barbara La Cara via email (no applications).


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