Astrid Prašnikar

Personal data:
Name and Surname: ASTRID PRAŠNIKAR
Date of Birth: 23. 02. 1966
Residence: Dekani 76 Z, 6271 DEKANI
Nationality: SLOVENE

EDUCATION

  • Institution: Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana
  • Date of qualification: 1989
  • The obtained degree: University law degree

PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE (IN PRACTICE)

  • Duration: 2018 – ongoing
  • Place: Komen
  • Institution: Municipality of Komen
  • Position: Head of the Interreg SI-HR project at the Lead Partner;
  • Acronym od the project: KAŠTELIR
  • Job description: Project management – part time employment

 

  • Duration: 2018 – ongoing
  • Place: Koper
  • Institution: IRRIS – Institute IRRIS for Research, Development and Strategies of Society, Culture and Environment
  • Position: Head of the Interreg SI-HR project at the project partner; Acronym of the project: KAŠTELIR
  • Job description: Project management – part time employment

 

  • Duration: 2015 – ongoing
  • Place: Koper
  • Institution: Legal and business counseling s.p., ROS – Institute for responsible tourism
  • Position: Director
  • Job descrition: Legal and business counseling, project counseling

 

  • Duration: 2011 – December 2015
  • Place: Koper
  • Institution: University of Primorska, Students’ Accommodation – UP ŠD
  • Position: Director of UP ŠD
  • Job description: Managing a university unit UP ŠD

 

  • Duration: 2008 – 2011
  • Place: Koper
  • Institution: University of Primorska
  • Position: General Secretary of the University
  • Job description: Managing the administration of the university

 

  • Duration: 2006 – 2008
  • Place: Ljubljana
  • Institution: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Administration
  • Position: Head of Counseling
  • Job description: Coordination, project management and counseling for public institutions regarding the contents, developed by Faculty of Administration

 

  • Duration: 2001 – ongoing
  • Place: Ljubljana, Koper
  • Institution: UL Faculty of Law, UP Faculty of Management, UP Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Position: Lecturer in the field of Law
  • Job description: Lecturer in the field of law, administrative law, public administation and the public sector (local self-government, legar regulation of public administration and public administration theory), labor, health and social legislation

 

  • Duration: 2000 – 2004
  • Place: Ljubljana
  • Institution: Ministry of the Interior, Republic of Slovenia (MNZ)
  • Position: Secretary of State
  • Job description: Management of the internal organizational unit – the Ministry of the Interior Directorate for Local Self-Governemnt, during the 2004 also in the area of administrative-internal affairs and migration

 

  • Duration: 1995 – 2000
  • Place: Koper
  • Institution: Municipality of Koper (MO Koper)
  • Position: Director of the Municipal Administration
  • Job descritpion: Management of the Municipal Administration

 

  • Duration: 1992 – 1995
  • Place: Koper
  • Institution: MO Koper
  • Position: Secretary of the Municipal Council
  • Job description: Coordination of work of the Municipal Council, preparation of materials, preparation of meetings, measures for the work modernization

 

  • Duration: 1990 – 1992
  • Place: Koper
  • Institution: MO Koper
  • Position: General and Personnel Advisor
  • Job Descritpion: Preparation of regulations, systemisation, decisions, coordination of work of the Municipal Council, preparation of materials, preparation of meetings, measures for the work modernization, development of personnel and activities in the field of HR management

MANAGERIAL EXPERIENCE (CHRONOLOGICALLY, FROM THE LAST TO THE PREVIOUS)

  1. Municipality of Komen: Head of the project (coordinating the work of several project partners and associated partners, and reporting)
  2. University of Primorska, Students’ Accommodation: Director of UP ŠD (managing the University unit – UP ŠD)
  3. University of Primorska: General Secretary of UP (managing the administration of the university)
  4. University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Administration: Head of Counseling (managing the counseling activities and concrete project management)
  5. MNZ: Secretary of State MNZ RS (managing the Directorate for LS, managing the Directorate for Administrative-Internal Affairs and Migration)
  6. MO Koper: Director of MO Koper (managing the Municipal Administration, introducing the quality into the functioning of the Municipal Administration)

OTHER FUNCTIONS AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL

  • Duration: 2008 – 2012
  • Place: Ljubljana
  • Institution: National Assembly, State Election Commission
  • Position: Deputy member of the State Election Commission
  • Job Descritpion: Deputy member of the State Election Commission

PEDAGOGICAL AND ANDRAGOGICAL EXPERIENCE

Scientific title – Assistant: In 2018, elected for the scientific title – assistant at Scientific Research Center of Koper

Higher Education Teacher – Senior Lecturer: Appointed as a Lecturer in Administrative Law in 2001, reappointed in 2006; appointed as a Lecturer in the field of Law in 2010; in 2013 and 2018 appointed as a Senior Lecturer in the field of Law

DEMONSTRABLE EXPERIENCE IN TRAINING AND ADVANCED TRAINING, ASSESSMENT AND COUNSELING

  • Institution: Municipality of Komen, IRRIS
  • Type of activity: Managing Interreg SI-HR project: acronym Kaštelir
  • Participants (target group): Target gruops – as in the project: partners, inhabitants, visitors, pupils, students, etc.
  • Time definition:10.2108 – onwards

 

  • Institution: Legal and business counseling s.p. and ROS – Institute for Responsible Tourism
  • Type of activity: Developer and coordinator of various projects – especially in the field of sustainable tourism, cultural and natural heritage (Interreg, CE, Green Destination, Green Accommodation, Environmental signs (Green Key), Tourism strategies, etc.)
  • Participants (target group): Municipalities, companies, institutes, tourist providers, etc.
  • Time definition: December 2015 – onwards

 

  • Institution: University of Primorska (UP)
  • Type of activity: Nominated as the head of introduction of the EFQM Excellence Model at UP and coordinator of the Call for Proposals for the Recognition of the Republic of Slovenia for Business Excellence (PRSPO) 2011. Head or member of teams for preparation of UP strategic documents, self-evaluations and European University Association (EUA) evaluations at UP.
  • Participants (target group): Leading at UP, employees, other stakeholders at UP
  • Time definition: 2008 to December 2015

 

  • Institution: Metrology Institute (MIRS)
  • Type of training: PRSPO – lecturer on calibration of estimators; observer at the project »Development and establishment of a system for assessment of excellence in the public administration (SOOJU)«, Assessor according to the EFQM Excellence Model (in 2010)
  • Participants (target group): Institutions and public sector employees
  • Time definition: 2005 –

 

  • Institution: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Administration
  • Type of training: Coordination and participation in projects in the field of advising public sector institutions (i.e. quality implementation projects) and in the SOOJU project (external evaluation according to the CAF model)
  • Participants (target group): Institutions and public sector employees
  • Time definition: 2006 – 2008

 

  • Institution: Ministry of Public Administration – Officials Board, Administrative Academy
  • Type of training: Member of special competition commissions for conducting public competitions for positions in the public sector (from 2005 onwards); The interrogator and provider of the compulsory training for public sector employees – for the appointment to the title (from 2001 onwards)
  • Participants (target group): Institutions and public sector employees
  • Time definition: 2001 –

 

  • Institution: Ministry of the Interior (MNZ), Administrative Academy
  • Type of training: Participation in seminars for public sector employees in the fields of preparation and enforcement of new legislation and other regulations or changes, participation, ethics in the public sector, modernization of the public sector and other areas related to public sector reform. Participation in conferences “Good Practice in Slovenian Administration”.
  • Participants (target group): Public sector employees
  • Time definition: 2001 – 2004

 

  • Institution: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Administration
  • Type of training: Participation in seminars in the field of quality implementation
  • Participants (target group): Employees of the local communities, state administration and the wider public sector
  • Time definition: 1995 – 2008

 

  • Institution: MO Koper
  • Type of training: Project manager and staff training officer – within the PHARE project – effective municipal administration. Project manager for obtaining the ISO standard at MO Koper.
  • Participants (target group): Employees of MO Koper
  • Time definition: 1992 – 2000

OTHER KNOWLEDGE, LICENSES, RECOGNIZED COMPETENCIES

  1. qualified to evaluate according to the EFQM Excellence Model; calibration PRSPO 2007-2011
  2. qualified to evaluate according to the EFQM Excellence Model; calibration PRSPO 2007-2011
  3. license for the member of supervisory boards in companies and public secto

PROFESSIONAL ARTICLES

Extract from the COBISS bibliography – several professional articles, scientific and professional contributions and chapters in monographs in the fields of law, public administration and the public sector, higher education, quality of business and business excellence.