Admissions Counselor (Part time – 60%)

Concordia International School Shanghai

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Position Title:     Admissions Counselor – 60%
Division:              Administration
Supervisor:         Director of Admission
Position Summary:
ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR supports the role of Director of Admissions by welcoming families who are seeking a school for their children, answering their questions about Concordia, and introducing them to the school’s facilities. Availability during summer/Christmas holidays a plus. 
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred in education
▪       Minimum 2 years-experience working with an international team
▪       Teaching background
▪       Previous Admissions Office experience
▪       Excellent spoken and written English    
▪       Familiarity with U.S. educational system
▪       Excellent spoken and written Mandarin
General Expectations
Spiritually Focused
§  Demonstrates moral integrity, honesty, kindness, faithfulness and is guided by ethical principles and character.
§  Models servant leadership characteristics.
§  Model Concordia’s mission
§  Is a collegial and contributing member of the school-wide community.
Mission Centered-Vision Focused
§  Takes personal ownership in fulfilling the mission.
§  Can “see” the future and articulate, plan, and execute next steps.
§  Demonstrates a positive, optimistic, can-do attitude.
§  Passionate about the long-term success and viability of the Concordia community as a means to influence students, faculty and families to excellence.
Team Focused
§  Respectful of all, builds people up, is equitable in relationships.
§  Is transparent, flexible, and adaptable.
§  Demonstrates commitment to school improvement.
§  Works collaboratively with all in the school and community.
§  Customer oriented with ability to find common ground for connections.
§  Ability to solve problems or offer potential solutions.
§  Advocates and nurtures a positive school culture conducive to family connection, and student learning where possible.
Management Competence
§  Manages resources to provide a productive environment for achieving team and all-school goals.
§  Demonstrates the ability to see the big picture and to break large tasks into small, achievable components.
§  Ability to adhere to deadlines.
Job Specific Expectations
  • Comfortable interacting with people from other cultures
·          Provide customers and prospective customers year-round, best-in-class service
·          Coordinate the admissions coffees.
·          Update all materials and brochures used for campus tours and presentations as well as FAQs
·          Provide the material and assist to develop presentations for admissions school fairs in Shanghai.
·          Host an admissions information table at major school events such as the Global Leadership Summit and Christmas bazaar.
·            Customer oriented
o   Characteristics to include:  outgoing, flexible, patient, and good listener
o   Serve as customers’ first point of contact with Concordia
o   Conduct campus visits that are executed thoroughly and professionally
o   Ability to customize each tour per family interests/needs
o   Manage and coordinate high school tour guides so they can co-lead tours for high school families
o   Arrange and schedule and ensure shadow days are executed well for prospective students\Responsible for follow up for all prospective touring families with pertinent information
o   Creates and maintains working relationships with staff and administration and parents to ensure up to date information about the school
o   Liaison with PSO to connect new families with current families
o   Coordinating with each division to ensure classrooms are set up as show rooms for summer tours
· Support a small team for high performance
o   Consistently provide quick, knowledgeable and enthusiastic customer service
o   Actively gather and distribute information about school events, activities and changes in processes for purposes of increasing team’s knowledge base and visitor “talking points”
· Assist with the administration duties of application processes including, but not limited to, paperwork and follow up contact with application families.
o   Detail oriented
· Other duties as assigned

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  • Total Jobs 37 Jobs
  • Location Shanghai
  • Full Address Concordia International School Shanghai, Mingyue Road, Pudong, Shanghai, China
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  • School Type International School