”Life begins outside of your comfort zone”

We are hiring!

We are building up the very first German 42 campus in Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg, thanks to the support of the visionary and potent Dieter Schwarz Foundation. The Dieter Schwarz Foundation (from the founder of Lidl and Kaufland) supports a wide range of education, research and start-up opportunities and is now integrating the learning concept of “42” into their offering of modern educational institutions: the 42 campus will become part of a campus area with 7 modern higher educations and currently 8000 students, growing to over 10,000 in the next 2 years.

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We are looking for adventurers to join the 42 Heilbronn team to build up the campus and launch it successfully.

Are you energetic, open-minded, pragmatic and not shy of a challenge?

We are looking forward to meeting you!

The following job opportunities are available:

Head of Administration 42 Heilbronn

The first German 42-campus needs a Head of Administration to organize 42 Heilbronn effectively.


  • Set up all infrastructure functions of 42 Heilbronn including administration, finance, HR, and legal
  • Oversee the administrative operations of 42 Heilbronn, including all above-mentioned functions
  • Responsible for student assistance and the school’s lobby
  • Support 42 Heilbronn’s General Manager, staff and students as required


  • Min 3 years working experience in setting up a company / division
  • Educational background: Administration, accounting, controlling, human resources
  • Good understanding of legal requirements for non-profit organizations in Germany
  • Ultimate team-person; outstanding communication skills
  • Naturally structured way of working
  • Able to clearly communicate thoughts and convince in kind and effective manner
  • Ability to connect with people from a very wide variety of backgrounds
  • Agile mindset
  • Fluent in English and German language, both spoken and written
  • Available full-time

Market conform

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74076 Heilbronn (Baden-Wuerttemberg)

Interested or for more information contact:
Hester Spiegel-van den Steenhoven

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