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Academic recruitment procedure publication-Bursar of the Faculty

The Dean of the First Faculty of Medicine is publishing the academic recruitment procedure for the position of:

  • Bursar of the Faculty

The appointment to the post is expected on 1 October 2021.

This is a function in accordance with section 32 of Act no. 111/1998 Sb., Act on Higher Education Institutions, as amended.

The scope of work activities and responsibilities of the Bursar of the Faculty is defined by the internal regulations of the Faculty, by the Organizational Rules of the Dean's Office of the Faculty (Dean's regulation no. 10/2006).

The function corresponds to the position of COO (Chief Operation Officer).

Job description of the Bursar of the Faculty:

· management and internal administration of the Faculty

· management of assets conferred to the Faculty

· preparation and control of the Faculty annual budget of approx. CZK 1.3 billion, preparation of materials for allocation of funding and monitoring of spending

· assessment of activities of the Dean’s Office and of the Faculty, cooperation on their economic and administrative development

· cooperation on investment and development project planning

· management of the Dean’s Office – a team of 15 co-workers (another approximately 300 people report indirectly to the Dean’s Office)

· being a strategic partner to the Rectorate of Charles University and to partner hospitals

Qualification requirements:

  • University education (academic titles Ing. or Mgr. required), education in economics, basic knowledge of law (especially in the field of universities), human resources and IT are a plus
  • Experience in the field of finances, management, and administration, preferably in the field of higher education or public administration, possibly healthcare
  • Knowledge of the institutional environment is a plus
  • Team leadership experience
  • Ability to draft budgets
  • Knowledge of operational and project management
  • Ability to systematically coordinate activities and ability of leadership (cooperation with other teams and members of the Faculty management), knowledge of negotiation processes is a plus
  • Ability to solve problems autonomously, creative, and analytical thinking and skills
  • Active knowledge of English, ability to have a meeting or to conduct basic negotiations orally and in writing
  • Advanced user level of IT skills, ability to master specific software in a short period of time
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and administrative skills
  • Reliability, high commitment, responsible attitude
  • Excellent time management skills, resistance to stress
  • Moral and civic integrity

What we offer:

· Prestigious work for the largest medical faculty in the Czech Republic working closely with several prominent Czech hospitals

· Very good salary and employee benefits

· Responsible, yet very creative work

· Support in further education and managerial growth

· Pleasant work environment in the centre of Prague

· International nature of the Faculty

· Involvement in building and organizing large scientific centres

Documents to join to the application:

· Detailed CV and a structured summary CV

· Cover letter

· Plain copies of proofs of completed education

· Extract from the criminal records (not older than 3 months as of the date of application)

· Screening certificate with a statutory declaration in accordance with Act no. 451/1991 Sb. (if applicable, i.e. for citizens born before 1 December 1971), possibly replaced by a statutory declaration with the screening certificate to be delivered later

· Eventual letters of recommendation or contact details of 1–2 previous employers are a plus

· Eventual Consent Form for Disclosure of Personal Information available in the electronic form of this advertisement available at (scan of the original)

The candidate will be asked to present the original documents at the oral interview

Recruitment procedure:

The procedure is governed by legal regulations, especially the Rules of the Academic Recruitment Procedure of Charles University. Selected candidates will be invited for an oral interview, where they will present their visions, competencies, and previous career experience necessary to handle this role.

We kindly ask you to send your written application with the above-mentioned required documents by 15 July 2021 to the address: Please indicate " Přihláška Tajemník 1. LF UK " in the subject line of your email.

Information: Please address all your inquiries to

In justified cases, the interview may be conducted at the request of the candidate through information and communication technologies. The legitimacy of the applicant's request will be assessed and decided on by the chair of the commission.

The announcer reserves the right, in exceptional cases, not to fill the position without giving any reason or to cancel the academic recruitment procedure.

For more information on personal data processing at Charles University please refer to the following websites:

- Charles University

- First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University

for matters relating to participants in the academic recruitment procedure for the position of Bursar of the Faculty.

The personal data will be processed by Odgers Berndtson s.r.o., Vlašská 360/6, 118 00, Praha 1.

By sending an application, the applicant also declares that they have been duly informed about the processing of personal data in accordance with the GDPR and that the personal data provided by them are accurate and true.


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