Jönköping International Business School

Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) is one of four schools within Jönköping University. JIBS’ mission is to advance the theory and practice of business, with a specific emphasis on Entrepreneurship, Ownership, and Renewal. Three simple principles guide what we do: International at Heart, Entrepreneurial in Mind and Responsible in Action. JIBS offers Bachelor, Master and PhD-level studies in Business Administration, Economics, Informatics, and Statistics. Since 2013, JIBS co-operates on the master and PhD levels with universities in Ethiopia and Rwanda, and since 2018 also in Mozambique. JIBS has approximately 100 faculty members, 1750 full-time students, and 60 active PhD candidates. JIBS is double-accredited by EQUIS and AACSB.


We are looking for a structured colleague who enjoys working in an international and dynamic atmosphere. You have diversity awareness and high integrity, which is combined with quality awareness. You have a flexible way of being and with a positive and service minded attitude you will fit our team perfectly.

We offer you a stimulating and highly international workplace.


We are looking for an administrator, currently with focus on providing support to JIBS’ projects in emerging economies. The work is planned in close collaboration with JIBS’ Directors of International Development Collaboration. The tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing comprehensive administrative support to leadership functions in JIBS’ emerging economy projects
  • Supporting faculty and PhD candidates with travels, accommodation, and allowances
  • Answering general enquiries from internal and external actors
  • Providing administrative support for the planning of Regional Summits in East Africa as well as for conferences, symposia, seminars, and workshops organized by faculty colleagues
  • Supporting the East Africa working paper series, including contacts with editors, web-designers, IT, and library services at HS
  • Organizing and presenting information to PhD candidates and faculty
  • Providing administrative support for matters tied to doctoral dissertations

 The position may include travels to emerging economies.


To be eligible for the position you have: 

  • High school diploma
  • Administrative work experience (or what the employer considers as equivalent).
  • Skills in Microsoft Office.
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken Swedish and English.

Having an academic degree, experience of emerging economies and basic financial knowledge is meritorious. We will place great emphasis on your personal qualities.


This position is a permanent full-time position. Starting date is according to agreement.


Your application should include a personal cover letter, cv and attested credentials. Deadline for applying is January 13, 2019. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, which means that applicants may be admitted before the application deadline.

We kindly decline all sales and marketing contacts.

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 Tillsvidareanställning
Anställningens omfattning Heltid
Tillträde According to agreement
Löneform Monthly
Antal lediga befattningar 1
Sysselsättningsgrad 100
Ort Jönköping
Län Jönköpings län
Land Sverige
Referensnummer 2018/4490-221
  • Charlotte Bhiladvala, 036-101000
  • Ethel Brundin, +46 36-10 1000
Facklig företrädare
  • Olof Brunninge, Saco-S, +46 36-10 1000
  • Thomas Axelsson, ST, +46 36-10 1000
  • Barbara Eklöf, ST, +46 36-10 1000
Publicerat 2018-12-17
Sista ansökningsdag 2019-01-13

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