Study Financing Officer Vacancy

Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Affairs

 The of Division Study Financing within  the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport is looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic, experienced and educated professional to fill the following position: 


Study Financing Officer


Our Mission

To provide professional development opportunities for eligible citizens of St. Maarten via information, support and financing in a dynamic, innovative and client-friendly manner thereby assisting in creation of a better future for individuals and the community at large.


Tasks consist of the following, but are not limited to:

  • Secretarial and (financial) administrative work;
  • Dissemination of information;
  • Processing study financing applications;
  • Processing requests for tickets, financial statements, change of study, transfers, extension of study financing, summer courses etc.;
  • Monitoring, control and supervision of study financing recipients;
  • Providing support for management processes.



Knowledge and skills

  • Minimum a post-secondary education (SBO, MBO or associates) degree in Administration, Social Pedagogic Work (SPW), Education or relevant discipline;
  • Working and thinking level: post-secondary (SBO, MBO or associates);
  • Knowledge of:
    • The study financing policy and regulation;
    • The local, regional and international secondary- and tertiary level educational systems;
    • Microsoft Office (WORD, Database, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher);
    • Archiving and documentation techniques.
  • Skills in people management (Customer Service oriented);
  • Good communication skills in the English and Dutch language (verbal & written);
  • Must be a team player, result-oriented, strategic thinker, problem solver, accurate and confidential.




Salary ranges between NAf. 2.478,- and NAf. 5.388,- depending on your relevant work experience and education.


Contact information:

For more information please visit our website on, or contact Mr. Antonio Aventurin via



If you are the right candidate for this position above, please send your application letter and resume to no later than Monday April 4th , 2016.


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