Mar 17

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Position: International Program Coordinator
Posted by: NorthWest Student Exchange
Location: Seattle, WA, USA
Contract: Full-time

Here’s a job via Idealist:

Join the NorthWest Student Exchange team in Seattle as International Program Coordinator. As a vital part of the NorthWest Student Exchange team, the International Program Coordinator will coordinate exchange programs of high school exchange students as well as other related duties.

Responsibilities include:

• Coordinate programs of Japanese students and students of other countries. • Work with international partners, U.S. local coordinators, host families and students • Coordinate program in compliance with CSIET and Department of State regulations • Maintain excellent communication with local coordinators, students, host families, and partners • Accurately collect, track, and record required programmatic documents and reports • Prepare extensive student documentation for annual audit • Screen students and host families and their applications • Coordinate “inbound programs” of students to the U.S. as well as “outbound” American students abroad. • Work with aspects of invoicing procedures for participants and partner organizations • Work with aspects of the J-1 visa as well as student health insurance • Collaborate with NWSE team members on team projects, e.g. orientations, presentations, events, outreach…

Qualifications: • Commitment to the mission of international student exchange, understanding and client satisfaction • Four-year university degree • Native Speaker Japanese language skills • Two+ years experience in related activities, MS office, OR equivalent combination of education and experience • Strong problem solving, decision-making, and writing skills • Relevant experience working, studying in Japan • Excellent customer service/interpersonal communication skills both in Japanese and English • Ability and desire to work in a dynamic, collaborative, open-office environment • Strong planning and organizational skills; ability to complete projects to deadlines • Self-motivated, upbeat/positive, cooperative, detail-orientated, multi-tasker and team player with initiative • Experience working with diverse groups of people

Desired (but not required): • Experience in program coordination in the educational field • Other languages (besides English and Japanese)

How to apply: E-mail resume, cover letter, references and two writing samples (one in English and one in Japanese) in Microsoft Word or PDF to jobs@nwse.com with subject line “Japan International Program Coordinator.” Preference is given to applicants who reside in the greater Seattle area.


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