Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has been ranked the 9th best young university in the world (Top 50 under 50, QS 2018). Aalto has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and 4000 employees of whome close to 400 are professors. Our campuses are located in the capital area of Finland.
We are now looking for a
Specialist for Societal Impact
Your main responsibility is to provide specialist and coordinating support for Leadership Support Services at our University. The work includes proactive support in public affairs including legislation preparation and preparing background materials. You also actively take part in coordinating events, visits and meetings. The work includes a wide variety of tasks that all contribute to University’s societal impact and external visibility, such as supporting the preparation for matters related to parliamentary elections 2019 and Finland’s EU Presidency.
In order to succeed in this job, we expect you to have:
You report to Head of Advisory Services, Teija Löytönen, and work closely with the Advisory Services’ team and Leadership Support Services’ team as well as Development Director Sirkku Linna.
We are committed in ambitiously building a better world and offer you a chance to participate and contribute to realizing our vision as a member of our team. We offer you a versatile and challenging position in a multi-cultural academic environment where you will have a great opportunity to develop your work-life skills and gather experience in policy influencing. The position is permanent. We are located at our growing campus in Otaniemi, Espoo, along the recently opened new metro line. Our vibrant main campus encourages encounters between students, researchers, industry, startups and other partners, and offers a wide variety of services and food for thought. We have a flexible working culture; whether your work day starts at the office, at home, or at Otaniemi Brooklyn Café. What matters is your attitude, drive, willingness to learn, creative ideas and getting things done.
Ready to apply?
If you want to join our community, please submit your application through our recruitment system by using the link on Aalto University’s web page (“Apply now”) by February 4, 2019. If you wish to hear more about the position, you can reach out to Head of Advisory Services, Teija Löytönen, tel. +358 50 911 7241 preferably on Friday, January 18, 2019 at 10–11 or on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 10–11.
To apply, please share the following application materials with us: CV, cover letter, and any other information that proves your qualification for the open position.
More about Aalto University:
Aalto-yliopisto on rohkeiden ajattelijoiden yhteisö, jossa tiede ja taide kohtaavat tekniikan ja talouden. Tunnistamme ja ratkaisemme yhteiskunnan suuria haasteita ja rakennamme innovatiivista tulevaisuutta. Yliopistossa on kuusi korkeakoulua, lähes 11 000 opiskelijaa ja henkilöstöä noin 4000, joista lähes 400 on professoreita. Kampuksemme sijaitsevat Espoossa ja Helsingissä.