Centria University of Applied Sciences is a multi-disciplinary, dynamic and international higher education institution. We pride ourselves with offering students and staff an environment that is innovative, caring and multicultural.  

Our ambition is to increase education exports to grow the number of international higher education students. Centria UAS is now looking for a successor for our Director for Transnational Education, who will lead our education export business sector.


Director (Transnational Education)


As Director (Transnational Education) your main responsibility is to lead and develop education export and support leadership at Centria University of Applied Sciences. The position is permanent and full time starting from 1st of February 2021.

In order to succeed in this job, we expect you to have

  • relevant work experience in similar kind of tasks
  • result driven, solution-oriented team player attitude combined with dynamic working style
  • ability to work independently and in a flexible way
  • strong communication and collaboration skills
  • ability to learn quickly and integrate to academic environment
  • excellent written and verbal command of Finnish and English
  • a Master's degree in a relevant field, Doctoral degree is an advantage

You will be part of the administrative team of Centria UAS and report directly to Rector, CEO, PhD Kari Ristimäki.

Applications with CV should be addressed by e-mail to rekry@centria.fi with a title “Director” by 23rd of October 2020 at 4 pm (Finnish time).


For further information:

Rector, CEO Mr. Kari Ristimäki, tel. +358 44 725 0310, email: kari.ristimaki@centria.fi

Director (Transnational Education) Ms. Hannele Teir, tel. +358 44 725 0438, email: hannele.teir@centria.fi




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