Program Office

We offer you a new and diverse role in an international and high-paced environment where you will be able to grow and develop your skills quickly. You will be a part of the Admissions team which is central to attracting, recruiting and admitting talented students from around the world.

About the role

Program Office is one of the Professional Services units at SSE which is responsible for questions concerning program marketing, student recruitment, admission, central course evaluation, program support, quality assurance, and the student exchange are handled by the Program Office. The Admissions team consists of two units, the Bachelor (BSc) Admissions unit and the Master (MSc) Admissions unit. You will be a key team member in both units and work with admission on both levels. As this is a new role, you will also be involved in forming this role together with your managers.

Job duties

Your main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Read and evaluate applications for programs and participate in other admissions related activities, e.g. assessment center, interviews, testing on campus, prepare the documentation for the admissions meetings.
  • Attend recruitment events, fairs, information sessions in Sweden and abroad to represent SSE and give information about SSE’s program portfolio
  • Work strategically with the prospective students, answer questions via email, phone, personal meetings, Skype. Use our CRM system and build long-term relationships with potential students and applicants.
  • Participate in the admissions related events at the school, e.g. Open House, Inspirational evenings, information meetings

We are looking for

  • You have an academic background, either by having attended, worked or in another way have experience from an academic environment
  • You have between 1 to 3 years of work experience from administrative work tasks and are technically skilled (i.e. used to having a computer as your primary work tool).
  • You are fluent in English and Swedish since you will be working with admission in both languages

Work experience with admission or recruiting from a university or higher education is an extra plus. Work experience with admission from a public authority is a plus. This position will involve occasional work outside of ordinary working hours and some travel.

As a person you are:

  • Thorough
  • Persistent
  • Service-minded
  • Autonomous
  • Flexible

Other information

  • Start: As soon as possible, preferably the 1st of March 2020

  • Work extent: Part time 80% (a 6 months probationary period applies). There is a possibility that the position turns into full-time employment during the first year.

  • Location: Sveavägen 65, in the central of Stockholm

  • Contact information: This recruitment process is conducted by Academic Work. It is a request from SSE that all applications and questions regarding the position is handled by Academic Work.

Our selection process is continuous, and the advert may close if the recruitment process is completed or if we have moved forward to the screening or interview phase.

Apply here. 

About the Stockholm School of Economics

The Stockholm School of Economics is ranked as the top business school in the Nordic and Baltic countries and enjoys a strong international reputation. World-class research forms the foundation of our educational offering, which includes Bachelor, Master, PhD, MBA, and Executive Education programs. Our programs are developed in close cooperation with business and research communities, providing graduates with a solid basis for attaining leading positions in a broad range of companies and other organizations. The School is accredited by EQUIS, certifying that all its principal activities – teaching as well as research – maintain the highest international standards. The Stockholm School of Economics is also the only Swedish member institution of CEMS and PIM, which are collaborations between top business schools worldwide, contributing to the high level of quality for which our school is known.

SSE is committed to a balanced gender distribution and values a variety of backgrounds and experiences among our employees. We therefore welcome all applicants regardless of their gender, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, disability, sexual orientation, age, or religion or other beliefs.

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Part-time
First day of employment As soon as possible, preferably March 1, 2020
Salary According to agreement
Number of positions 1
Working hours 80%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2020/12
Published 04.Feb.2020

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