International Student Advisor - St Paul, MN
ELS Educational Services - Saint Paul, MN

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If you are looking to make a difference in students' lives, join our team at ELS! Over the past 50 years, ELS has helped one million students meet their English language study goals by providing a unique experience and intensive English immersion programs of the highest caliber. ELS English programs are offered for students who wish to attend a college or university in the USA or Canada, need Business English to further their career or simply want to explore. With over 60 locations in the USA, Canada and Australia, ELS allows our students to select the study environment and program that is right for them.

Planning, coordinating and presenting the new student orien­tation progr­am in conjunction with other Center personnel
Counseling and assisting students with immigration matters. Main­taining up-to-date information on INS regulations.
Counseling and assisting qualified students with college selec­tion and admission. Keeping an extensive library of college catalogues and placement guidebooks. Communicating with admis­sions officers to verify admissions requirements for internation­al students.
Maintaining a list of qualified doctors, dentists, personal counselors and lawyers and acting as a referral source for stu­dents
Assisting students in filing claims for medical insurance. Keeping accurate records and communicating with the insurance company
Maintaining information including, but not limited to, the fol­lowing areas and acting as a referral source for students at: banks, post offices, area transportation, travel agencies, rental car agencies, recreational facilities, social services, campus resources and international student organizations
Planning, promoting and conducting student activities and main­taining the student activities budget
Assisting students with housing
Performing other duties as necessary or assigned

BA/BS required
Strong command of written and oral English language
Must be computer literate, ability with MS Office including Excel
Generally a 8-5 position, but must be available for occasional evenings and weekends
Previous cross-cultural experience helpful

At ELS, we believe in providing our employees with the most competitive benefits available, so we offer:
Health/Dental/Vision insurance
Employer matches 50% of employee's first 10% of deferred contribution, 401(K)
Life insurance
Short and long-term disability
Commuter reimbursement
Paid sick leave and vacation time
Tuition reimbursement