Job Vacancy – Student Welfare Officer at the College of Europe, Bruges campus

The College of Europe (Bruges campus) is seeking applications for the position of Student Welfare Officer (100%), starting as soon as possible.

We are looking for university graduates, preferably with some familiarity with the College of Europe, and with

  • a Master’s degree (e.g. in the fields of Social Sciences or Psychology),
  • a demonstrable interest and expertise in topics related to mental health and well-being as well as diversity and inclusion,
  • experience in supporting, advising and counselling students,
  • a very good written and oral command of English and French,
  • the ability to work as part of a team,
  • excellent organisational skills, and
  • a high measure of resilience and flexibility (working hours may include evenings or weekends).

Tasks include

  • implementation and monitoring of the Bruges campus’ Code of Conduct as well as the development of related diversity and inclusion policies,
  • organisation of trainings for students and staff (e.g. awareness, consent and stress-management workshops),
  • advising and counselling students in non-academic matters,
  • liaison with other services and the College’s external psychologist,
  • advising and supporting the Head of the Student Affairs Office and the Rectorate in all issues relating to student welfare.

The College offers

  • an excellent academic and professional setting,
  • a contract under Belgian labour law, renewable,
  • a pleasant, international working environment, and
  • a competitive remuneration.

Applications, either in English or French, comprising a detailed curriculum vitae, transcripts and a letter of motivation (incl. an indication of the earliest possible starting date), should be submitted at the latest by 19 July 2021 to

Federica Mogherini, Rector
College of Europe
Dijver 11
BE-8000 Bruges

via e-mail to

Selected applicants will be invited for an interview. Should you require any further information on the contents of the position, please contact Mr Carsten Gerards, Assistant to the Rector (

For further information on the contract and remuneration conditions, please contact Ms Isabelle Hillewaere, Director HR (

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