Placement Advisor, Undergrad

Job Type

Full Time




New York
New York
United States


The Academic Placement Advisor is part of a dynamic team that is responsible for the critical process of matching applicants and participants to a variety of undergraduate STEM degree academic programs. In this role you will develop competitive and appropriate submission plans for participants and apply for admission on their behalf. He/she will track progress from start to finish and report on the applications’ status to both internal and external stakeholders. The Academic Placement Advisor will establish new, and cultivate existing, relationships with a variety of university offices at the undergraduate level in the US. 


Essential Functions:

  • Reviews participants’ targeted fields of study, identifying suitable academic programs matching study goals and sponsor priorities. Creates academic submission plans, and manages application process by reviewing and submitting applications by appropriate deadlines and ensuring that documents meet department and university requirements. 
  • Serve as student and sponsor advocate, handling all correspondence between schools and students, responding to general and specific questions, inquiries and correspondences and troubleshoots issues
  • Prepares and hosts webinars with participants and partners on various topics throughout the placement cycle.  
  • Tracks admission decisions for caseload and provides updates to students. 
  • Maintain and update undergraduate resources for assigned caseload

Job Requirements

Education and Work Experience:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in order to apply a working knowledge of the theories and principles in a specialized field or work discipline.
  • Requires at least two years of related work experience.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent attention to detail required. Ability to read and interpret complex documents
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of U.S. and International higher education system and admissions process, a plus. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, and. 
  • Previous experience working with database software CRM, a plus.

Work Conditions & Physical Demands:


Essential functions are performed in a general office setting with low noise. Job demands may require long periods of sitting; telephone work and/or computer work, as well as interactions with other team members and external stakeholders. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


IIE is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status



10 to 25%

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

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