The Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA) comprises 60+ schools in the Americas, Asia, and Europe dedicated to the improvement of professional education in international affairs and the advancement thereby of international understanding, prosperity, peace, and security.
APSIA members work to promote excellence in professional, international affairs education worldwide by sharing information and ideas among member schools and with other higher education institutions, the international affairs community, and the general public.
APSIA.org serves as a clearinghouse of information for prospective students and employers.
Location: Washington, DC
The Coordinator for Admissions and Student Programs will be responsible for program and event planning, marketing and outreach, relationship development, and data collection and analysis for APSIA's admissions and student programming.
Program and Event Planning, to include: support APSIA’s admissions and student programming, including 8-10 recruitment fairs per year, two meetings of admissions representatives per year, monthly webinar series, and the Rosenthal Fellowship program.
Marketing and Outreach, to include: develop content for social media and websites to engage students, young professionals, university contacts, APSIA members, and other audiences; draft quarterly e-newsletter; create promotional materials as needed.
Relationship Development, to include: develop and maintain relationships with university, student, young professional, and other contacts to advance APSIA’s work; reach out to groups traditionally underrepresented in international affairs; manage positive relationships with members, partners, and others.
Data Collection and Analysis, to include: administer two major and numerous minor surveys per year; analyze results for trends; report out information to members and, where applicable, to the public.
- Other duties as assigned.
Eligibility & Qualifications
- Experience developing and running programs for students and/or young professionals required; admissions experience in higher education (or related context) strongly preferred. Experience running programs for those traditionally underrepresented in international affairs ideal.
- Experience planning events for 100+ people required; experience planning events outside the United States strongly preferred.
- Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication in English. Additional language proficiency a strong plus.
- Experience reviewing quantitative and qualitative information to find trends a strong plus.
- Demonstrated ability to multitask with minimal supervision required. Experience working with small organizations strongly preferred.
- Demonstrated high level of professionalism, sound judgment, and excellent attention to detail required.
- Excellent knowledge of MS-Office Suite and social media required. Experience with WordPress, MailChimp, SurveyMonkey, and related programs a strong plus. Basic HTML very helpful.
- An interest in and experience with building new organizational systems strongly preferred.
- An entrepreneurial spirit and a willingness to experiment in order to move programs forward strongly preferred.
- Ability to travel outside of the DC area. Experience living and/or traveling abroad a plus.
- Bachelor’s degree required. Degree or background in international affairs a strong plus.
- Experience working with people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds a strong plus.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to apsia AT apsia.org with Coordinator of Admissions and Student Programs-[Last Name] in the subject line. Candidates must include desired start date in the cover letter.
No Calls Please. We will contact the candidates in which we are interested.
More information is available on the APSIA website here: http://www.apsia.org/jobs/#apsia1.