Japanese speakers (or speakers of Korean or Chinese) are highly encouraged to apply for this position.
Position: SAF Program Specialist – IES Abroad
Status: Full-time, exempt
Schedule: M-F, 8:30am-5:00pm, 37.5 hours per week. May require occasional evening and weekend work based on seasonal business needs/position requirements
Reports to: Director, Program Management
Direct reports: None
Start date: ASAP
Location: Chicago, IL (Hybrid)
Everything we do is about the IES Abroad student. Our profoundly passionate team of study abroad professionals believes in creating once-in-a-lifetime educational adventures that transcend expectations. Our goal is to rock the world of some 9,500 study abroad students every year.
From our headquarters in Chicago to our 400+ study abroad programs in 85 global locations worldwide, we create authentic global education and life-affirming cultural experiences. We work at IES Abroad because we believe that every student should have the opportunity to go abroad – especially in a fun, safe, and superior academic and cultural environment.
We believe so strongly in the power of our program, that we actively recruit students from diverse populations and provide more than $5 million in scholarships year after year. We are proud that our students are as diverse and exciting as the countries we study.
We’re not ashamed to admit, we’re a little bit obsessed with study abroad.
Summary of position:
The Program Specialist is primarily responsible for maintaining relationships with host institutions within an assigned portfolio, and for managing detailed program information for global use across the organization. This role also responsible for coordinating student admissions processes with the Global Enrollment Management team, and for creating and delivering relevant pre-departure orientation content for programs taking place at those universities. Finally, the Program Specialist provides support and services to participating students while they are participating in the program.