Admissions Officer

Founded in 1924, and enjoying close ties with the UN, the Foundation of the International School of Geneva, commonly known as Ecolint, is the world's number one international school. With eight schools on three campuses across the Geneva area, we educate around 4500 students aged from 3-18. We have around 1500 employees representing more than 110 nationalities. Ecolint is built on strong humanitarian values and prides itself on its long history of pedagogical innovation, including the creation of the International Baccalaureate, currently a reference in more than 3500 international schools in the world. Our mission is to shape students' lives and prepare them to be world citizens engaged with the political, ethical and environmental challenge of their times.
Information
LocationFoundation
Application closing date04/11/2019
Starting DateASAP
ContractFull-time

To complete our Admissions team, we are looking for an:

Admissions Officer

Full-time

The position reports to the Director of Admissions and works in close collaboration with the Admissions Coordinator.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with recruitment of prospective students and re-enrolment of returning students
  • Advice families about the programmes offered, admission procedure, eligibility and cost involved
  • Import online applications and track each file throughout the admissions process, from enquiry to enrolment
  • Provide support for the follow-up of admissions requests and availability of places across the three campuses
  • Offer places and follow-up of enrolment contracts
  • Regular follow-up of files sent for approval to the academic directors
  • Conduct visits of the different schools of La Grande Boissière campus
  • Schedule appointments for visits to the three campuses
  • Maintain a database of student information, telephone logs and parent feedback in order to generate student reports whenever required
  • Perform other work-related duties assigned by the Director of Admissions and Enrolment Management

Candidate requirements:

  • University Degree in education, psychology, marketing or business preferred
  • 5 + years of relevant work experience
  • Outstanding computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office, with particular expertise with Excel, including pivot tables and the use of various search functions
  • Strong database software experience, ability to create and manipulate filters and data extraction
  • Excellent level of spoken and written French and English
  • Admissions experience in a private school environment will be a definite asset
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities, meticulous attention to detail whilst seeing the bigger picture
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Experience communicating with people of different nationalities, a good work ethic, initiative and enthusiasm as well as proven experience working in a team whilst being capable of working autonomously
  • Swiss nationals or valid work permits only.

Candidates are required to apply on our link below by sending their CV, three references, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer, that may be followed at the point of interview and a covering letter addressed to Mrs Consuelo Ramos, Director of Admissions and Enrolment Management, International School of Geneva, La Grande Boissière, by 4th November 2019, mentioning the reference number 0 010

Only online applications will be considered

Apply Online

The International School of Geneva welcomes applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences. The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers.