Jönköping International Business School

Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) is one of four schools within Jönköping University. We offer an international and team-oriented workplace with competitive education programmes, across Bachelor, Master and Doctoral levels, as well as a thriving research environment and many opportunities for personal development. Our mission is to advance the theory and practice of business, with specific focus on entrepreneurship, ownership and renewal. Our guiding principles are: international at heart, entrepreneurial in mind and responsible in action. JIBS is double-accredited, by EQUIS and AACSB.


The Operations Manager is a member of JIBS´ leadership team and has personnel responsibility for the administrative staff at JIBS. The holder of the position works in close collaboration both with the Dean and the Associate Deans. The main tasks and responsibilities are to:

  • Lead and coordinate operational and administrative tasks
  • Support Dean’s Office with action planning and follow-up
  • Support Dean’s involvement in JIBS’ strategic initiative
  • Support Dean’s interactions with unions, safety officers, work environment committee etc.
  • Represent JIBS in the university´s council for service and support
  • Ensure JIBS compliance with administrative rules and policies

As Operations Manager you are expected to contribute to a dynamic academic environment. This includes being present at JIBS throughout the year.


We are looking for a person who enjoys coordinating many activities with a customer-oriented attitude and professional approach to the work. You are comfortable in making decisions and have great skills in communication. Furthermore, you are fluent in written and spoken English as well as Swedish or another Nordic language.

As Operations Manager you should have a minimum bachelor level degree relevant for the position and several years of experience of administrative work, preferably from academia. Previous experience from leadership and management, and particularly personnel responsibility, is a merit.

Furthermore, you have a high degree of self-awareness and integrity, you enjoy cooperating with others and you have the ability to develop an inclusive work environment.


The position is full-time and time-limited for 9 months, with starting date 1st December 2018.

Your application should include your CV, a personal cover letter and references. Deadline for applying is 19 August 2018.

Jönköping University is a modern institution, characterized by internationalization and an entrepreneurial spirit. We attract highly qualified, inventive and enterprising people from all around the world. We develop new knowledge and share our expertise through solid collaborations with industry and business, the public sector and other higher education institutions. We offer an equal and inclusive workplace and we welcome applicants with diverse backgrounds. For more information, visit www.ju.se

Anställningsform Visstidsanställning längre än 6 månader
Anställningens omfattning Heltid
Tillträde 1 December, 2018
Löneform monthly
Antal lediga befattningar 1
Sysselsättningsgrad 100%
Ort Jönköping
Län Jönköpings län
Land Sverige
Referensnummer 2018/2239-221
  • Jerker Moodysson, +46 36-10 1000
Facklig företrädare
  • Barbara Eklöf, ST, +46 36-10 1000
  • Olof Brunninge, Saco-S, +46 36-10 1000
Publicerat 2018-06-28
Sista ansökningsdag 2018-08-19

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