Alumni board &

Global Support Team recruitment & selection

On this page, you will find information about opportunities to be more involved in the alumni community. You can do this structurally in two ways:

  • Applying for the Alumni Board 

  • Applying for the Global Support Team


Read further to learn about each of these opportunities!


Being part of the IHS Alumni International Board

 As the alumni board wraps up a wonderful 3-year term, we are in the process of selecting new members for this team and we're excited to share this update with you all!


We have received proactive applications already for the roles of President, Global network builder and Online communication responsible and we are still looking for candidates, especially for the Vice-president role! Read further the general details, the role descriptions and apply using the link below if this is the right opportunity for you. Scroll further for more information about volunteering for the Global Support Team!

General details

Term duration:2 years

Starting in: November 2020

Team size: 4 members

Location: the Netherlands (president)/internationally

Language: English 


This is a voluntary position, therefore there is no direct monthly financial compensation.


However, we do offer a quarterly compensation  of € 100/quarter, provided that the points

stated in the ToR are being fulfilled, as well as travel & commuting expenses within the Netherlands and a small budget for professional development trainings & conferences.

Applications are now closed.



Role description

The president of the alumni board represents the network and is a key person liaising between IHS Alumni Relations Office and the global alumni community. They are responsible for planning and managing the board activity.

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Represent the alumni network

  • Coordinate the alumni board

  • Liaise with the Alumni Relations Office

  • Support engagement & visibility activities at a network level

  • Hold board meetings (organization, facilitation, minutes etc.)

  • Outline strategies and actions for further development of the alumni network

  • Together with the ARO, develop visibility and engagement strategies for the network

  • Implement those strategies together with the rest of the board, ARO and active alumni

  • Create content for online alumni channels

Volunteer for the Global Support Team!

If you are interested in supporting the board and being more active in the alumni community, but the two-year term board position is not the type of commitment you are looking for, we are also opening up volunteering opportunities for a Global Support Team. The goal of this team is to support the alumni board by connecting them to the local reality of their city and country and to the alumni community there.

Possible assignments/tasks might include:

  • Online calls/meetings with members of the Alumni Board & Alumni Office

  • Getting in touch with the existing local alumni community or

  • Finding and initiating contact with local alumni

  • Providing a local perspective on urban issues, needs & opportunities

Are you interested?

Apply here!