Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
The United States–India Educational Foundation (USIEF), established in 1950, promotes educational exchange between the U.S. and India. USIEF activities are described on www.usief.org.in. USIEF seeks result-oriented candidates with professional experience and a desire to excel in the following position:
Adviser, EducationUSA (Mumbai)
Basic Functions of the Position:
The incumbent reports to the Regional Officer. S/He provides accurate, comprehensive and impartial advice on educational opportunities in the U.S. S/He guides students as they research appropriate programs, prepare for standardized tests such as TOEFL, SAT, GMAT, and GRE, identify possible financial aid, and prepare for student visa and departure to the U.S.
The Adviser organizes educational advising programs and events that reach out to cities across Western India. S/he is required to make presentations on U.S. higher education and related topics, and contributes to the monthly statistics and reports. He/she provides one-on-one counseling and group advising sessions for students. The Adviser also serves as a liaison with representatives of U.S. and Indian higher education institutions and high schools. The position is full time (40 hours per week). Extensive travel is required.
Major duties and responsibilities include:
Required Qualifications and Skills:
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline; advanced degrees/ degree from a U.S. university will be an added advantage.
Experience: Minimum three years of relevant work experience. Work experience in the education sector, teaching and/or advising students on college admissions will be an added advantage.
Knowledge: Higher educational systems of U.S. and India and opportunities for international students in the U.S.
Skills: High level oral and written English communication; Knowledge of U.S. higher education system; Excellent public speaking skills; Advising skills; Customer focus; Self-driven with strong networking and liaising Skills; Ability to engage with students; Commitment to cross-cultural exchange; Experience in organizing conferences or similar events; Proven ability to work in a team environment; multitasking, creativity and problem-solving skills are assets. Use of social media and online tools, fluency in MS Office – Outlook, word, excel, power-point and other presentation tools, and database management is an important requirement.
Compensation: Annual salary 7.78 lakh plus benefits of approx. 2.5 lakh.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should complete the USIEF EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION FORM (downloadable from http://www.usief.org.in/uploadip/usief_employment_application_form.doc)
and e-mail as word attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org along with detailed CV and a Cover letter explaining how you meet the competency criteria or send a printed copy of these documents to:
United States-India Educational Foundation
12 Hailey Road
New Delhi – 110001
The last date for receiving the completed application forms for the position is November 04, 2018.
Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Queries regarding application status will not be entertained.
Only applications completed on the USIEF Employment Application Form along with detailed CV and Cover letter will be considered.