Hob: Study Abroad Admissions Assistant


17 New South Street, #301
Northampton, MA 01060

Company Description:
Salary Range:Location:
Job Type:Category:
Part TimeAccounting/Finance/Auditing
Education Level:Work Experience:
Some High School Coursework
Preference: Nice to have

Preference: Nice to have
Position Title: Global Advising Center Admissions Assistant (CIS GACAA)
Organization: CISabroad
Location: Northampton, MA
Number of Weekly Hours: Temporary, part-time contract, 20-25 hours/week, August - December
Anticipated Start Date: By July 31

ABOUT US: Who is CISabroad, and why do you want to work with us?
At CISabroad, we believe that education abroad offers students the best chance to realize their potential and change their world. We’re a nationally recognized organization that offers transformative study, intern, and short-term programs in 22 countries and customized programs in over 50 countries across the globe. Our shared values--Passion, Fun, Cultural Awareness, Being Helpful, Change & Growth, Teamwork, & Good Ideas--form the foundation for all we do, and we look for employees who embody these values in their personal and professional lives. We are innovative and fast-moving, and have a fantastic home office (complete with friendly office dogs!) located in a historic building smack in the middle of downtown Northampton, MA. We are proud members of The Forum on Education Abroad, NAFSA, Diversity Abroad, and IIE’s Generation Study Abroad initiative.

The CISabroad GACAA reports to the Assistant Director of the Global Educators Global Advising Center (ADGAC). The CISabroad GACAA works with all advisors within CISabroad and is responsible for assisting and providing support to the GAC team across several systems. Our customer relationship management (CRM) software, crucial advising resources in Google Sheets and PayPal are systems with which this position will become familiar. The position’s main objective will be to maintain core advising functions in order to increase efficiency and volume of paid applicant conversions.

This position is part of a team of new and experienced professionals at CISabroad who work collaboratively to increase enrollment of CISabroad programs. This position is a good fit for independent, self-motivated, creative, critical thinking, and energetic young professionals or recent graduates interested in the field of international education.


Database and GAC Systems Support
Assist with fair lead imports from paper and iPad sources sourced from university events across the US
Assist with processing paid deposits
Provide applicants to our programs with access to their portal of application documents
Manage the shared admissions process in our CRM software with the Enrollment Management team by marking off forms as completed
Make updates to the major-specific study programs database
Other duties as assigned by advisors and departments within CISabroad

Bachelor’s degree
Strong organizational skills
Availability from 9-11 AM ET on most weekdays
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Strong listening skills
Ability to pay attention to detail
Ability to adapt
Team player

Experience studying, working or living abroad
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Administrative, organizational and problem-solving skills
Ability to adapt to changing demands and priorities
Comfort with databases/CRM software
Familiarity with Microsoft and Google suites of products

Entry-level hourly wage
Schedule: Part-time, temporary (August through December) position averaging 20-25 hours per week with shifts ranging between 9:00 AM-7:00 PM
Fun, flexible work environment frequented by furry pups
Paid sick time - 1 hour earned for every 30 hours worked

COMPANY & GAC TEAM CULTURE: Who are we looking for?
First of all, we are looking for someone who shares our passion for learning about different cultures through travel. The GAC team also needs great listeners who love to work in a system and create efficiencies. We are goal oriented and motivated to share the life-changing experience that is study abroad. We want folks who are eager to learn and brave enough to dive right in (even when you walk right into a wall of noise in the office!). Be ready to adapt quickly; an ambitious attitude will go a long way to ensuring your success. And remember, this is a support role on a sales team, so we need someone who is ready for a fast-paced environment and shifting priorities. Sound like you?

SOUNDS GREAT! How do I apply?
Application Details
Submit your cover letter, resume and two professional references
Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview
No phone calls, please

CISabroad provides equal opportunity to all people regardless of age, race, religion, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, or physical or mental disability. Equal opportunity applies to hiring, placement, promotion, salary determination, and all other conditions of employment. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document upon hire.