IT, Technical & Administrative Staff Vacancies
The foundation of our success

IT, Technical & Administrative Staff Vacancies

With some 6,000 members of staff, the University of Bonn is one of the largest employers in the NRW region and a leading institution of research and teaching in Germany. A distinctive combination of diversity, internationality, top-level research and a thriving student life makes our university unique. People from all over the world work for us in a variety of exciting roles such as IT specialists, office staff and technicians.

Our offer

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Exciting challenges await you in our various areas of work. We are looking for creative minds who would like to develop their potential in a dynamic and supportive environment. Your expertise is the key to our success.

Technical staff and trades

Discover the exciting career opportunities open to you as part of our maintenance staff; we need your skills to enable us to shape the future.

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As a member of the administrative staff at the University of Bonn, you can expect not only an inspiring working environment, but the chance to use and develop your skills and ideas. As part of our dedicated team, you will have the opportunity to participate in important projects and shape innovative solutions.

Shaping the future

"The University of Bonn is one of the region's largest and most versatile employers. A university of excellence needs an equally excellent, proactive, and service-oriented university management that enables our researchers and teaching staff to work together on issues of central importance to the future of society! We currently employ some 1,700 members of staff in the areas IT, technology, trades and administration. All work together to provide our researchers the best possible support and create the ideal study environment. Our main areas of responsibility include legal and HR matters, construction and property management, budget management and the coordination of research and international activities. We are constantly evolving. I want to take this opportunity to invite you to become part of our team, contributing your skills and working with us to shape modern university management!"

Holger Gottschalk, Provost

Kanzler Holger Gottschalk
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What you can expect

The diversity of administrative roles at the University of Bonn is matched only by the benefits that we provide.

Career development and remuneration:

  • Comprehensive opportunities for continuing professional development including intercultural training, language workshops, courses in project management and time and self-organization, and a wide range of career development courses and educational leave for political and professional training.
  • Attractive remuneration in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement for the Public Service of the States (Tarifvertrag der Länder), or the State Civil Servants Pay Act of North Rhine-Westphalia. (Landesbesoldungsgesetz NRW).
  • Annual special payment in November.
  • Accumulated capital benefits.
  • Affordable lunchtime meals in the University canteens at subsidized staff prices.
  • The Vice Rectorate for International Affairs and the International Office provide a range of advice and support in all matters relating to international mobility and cooperation.

Work-life balance and occupational health:

  • Flexible working hours that meet your individual needs.
  • 30 days vacation with a 5-day week.
  • Good transport connections thanks to our central Bonn location.
  • Access to bicycle stations supports mobility by bicycle.
  • Occupational welfare services.
  • Health promotion through our Healthy Campus Bonn initiative and University Sports.
  • Pension plan from the Federal and State Government-Service Supplementary Pension Agency (VBL).
  • Access to the Erasmus staff mobility scheme for the promotion of international cooperation.
  • A meaningful occupation with influence over the future development of research.
  • The Vice Rectorate for Sustainability and the Sustainability Unit both work to ensure the long-term well-being of both present and future generations.

Family friendliness and diversity:

  • As a family-friendly university, the University provides vacation childcare services.
  • An inclusive University, the University of Bonn is committed to working towards ensuring participation of all.
  • Our Gender Equality Office works to promote equality between our staff.
  • The Office of Disability Resources works to ensure that disabled colleagues enjoy workplace equality. We provide staff and students with disabilities with comprehensive support to this end.
  • The Vice Rectorate for Equal Opportunity and Diversity and the Equal Opportunity and Diversity unit both work to ensure a welcoming and inclusive working atmosphere.
  • Our staff council works to achieve an inclusive and participative working environment.
  • The Office of Family Services arranges qualified emergency childcare and acts as a contact point for advice, e.g. for family caregivers.

The application procedure

The University of Bonn believes in the central importance of a transparent and comprehensible application procedures. To this end, we have prepared a detailed description of the appointment procedure.

Should you have general questions about the application procedure or specific questions about one of your applications, we look forward to hearing from you.

Have you found the right position for you? Then submit you application via the online application form. We look forward to receiving your application!

A complete application consists of:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Credentials
  4. Other proofs (references, certificates etc.)

The specific application deadline is always stated in the respective vacancy.

Your documents will first be checked by our HR department. After an initial screening and sorting process, suitable candidates will then be sent to the relevant department.

Shortlisted candidates will go forward to the selection process.

This gives both sides the opportunity to get to know each other and convince each other of their strengths.

Were you successful in the selection process? Congratulations!

Once you have accepted your position, the relevant department or our HR department will contact you to clarify all contractual details. Now nothing stands in the way of starting your new job at the University of Bonn.

Contact persons

Amelie Schultes

Advisor Recruiting


Poppelsdorfer Allee 31 - 33


Tim Schulz

Assistant Recruiting and Administration


Poppelsdorfer Allee 31 - 33


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Equal opportunity and diversity

The University management is committed to the establishment and maintenance of an inclusive organizational culture. Working proactively, we strive to identify and reduce (structural) inequalities and mechanisms of exclusion. In this way we seek to promote and strengthen equal opportunities and diversity over the long term.

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