International Program Coordinator - German Programs

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: DOE

Published

07/11/2018

Address

Seattle
Washington
United States

Description

NWSE invites qualified candidates to submit application materials now for our International Program Coordinator position, primarily responsible for exchange programs of German-speaking exchange students.


Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating student programs in compliance with CSIET and Department of State regulations
  • Working directly with program stake holders: host families, students, schools and local coordinators
  • Ensuring student and host family program success and enjoyment
  • Coordinating Programs primarily for German-speaking high school exchange students
  • Customer-friendly and professional communication with clients, incl. foreign partner organizations
  • Collaborative problem solving
  • Collaborating with NWSE team members on projects, program compliance, and cultural events
  • Accurately organizing and managing compliance documentation
  • Screening students and host families via interviews and application review
  • Communicate with overseas partners and local NWSE coordinators
  • Sending program reminders throughout the year (listing second visitors, check-in calls, receiving school schedules, HF moves, program extension process, general DOS compliance reminders, etc.)


Required Qualifications:

  • Fluent German speaking and writing skills (our largest group of participants is German-speaking)
  • Relevant previous experience (e.g. strong customer service, communication, program coordination, organizational and office application skills…)
  • Commitment to the goals of student exchange, cultural learning, program success and student safety
  • Four-year college degree, preferably in a related international field
  • Relevant experience living, studying and/or working abroad
  • Experience working in a multi-tasked setting with youth and diverse groups
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, enthusiastic, energetic personality with sense of humor
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and writing skills
  • Strong multitasking, team and planning skills, with proven ability to complete projects on time
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal, problem solving and communication skills
  • Ability and desire to work in an open, collaborative office environment


Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in coordinating projects, exchange programs and/or international travel 

Benefits

Health/vision/dental Insurance; Vacation; Sick/emergency leave days; Retirement Plan

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in German and English

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

jobs@nwse.com

Please e-mail your MS Word-formatted or PDF resume, cover letter, one writing sample (in German) and references with the subject line "International Program Coordinator" to jobs@nwse.com.


Applicants must have legal permission to work in the U.S. Preference is given to applicants who reside in the greater Seattle area.

We look forward to receiving your application!


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