Summer Activity Coordinator

PLUS U.S. Corp.

About the organization

Professional Linguistic Upper Studies (PLUS) operates English as a Foreign Language (EFL) programs across the world. PLUS U.S. Corporation, headquartered in New York City, runs summer English language study and travel programs for international high school students across North America. The programs allow students the opportunity to take English classes and explore the surrounding regions while staying at North American colleges and universities.

Duties

Overview of the Position:

The Activity Coordinator is responsible for planning, coordinating, and ensuring the proper execution of all on-campus and off-campus activities for PLUS students to make the experience as fun and engaging as possible. The Activity Coordinator works with the rest of the team to encourage staff and student interaction both during organized activities and everyday situations. In addition, the Activity Coordinator leads students on excursions, conducting activities as well as walking and bus tours of sights, and assists with campus and hotel check-in and check-outs as needed. The Activity Coordinator reports to the Assistant Activity Manager.

In addition to a salaried wage, full room and board is provided for the duration of employment; residing on campus is required. PLUS U.S. employees are expected to work a flexible schedule. Night and weekend work is expected to meet the demands of the program and no vacation time can be honored during the contracted employment period. Regional travel is required and will be provided by PLUS. Employees are responsible for all travel and moving costs to and from campus location prior to and at the conclusion of their contract. Travel to excursion destinations and any work travel during the contracted period will be covered by PLUS.

Please view our website to view the full job description: https://www.plus-ed.com/content/jobs-in-us-and-canada

Qualifications

Qualifications and Desired Skills:

Authorization to work in the U.S. required
Must be 18 years or older
High school diploma required; successful completion of two years of higher education strongly preferred
Event planning and/or student programming experience required
Ability to command a room and a big, energetic personality required
Self-motivation and strong attention to detail required
Prior supervisory experience strongly preferred
Experience with summer or study travel programs strongly preferred
International and intercultural experience strongly preferred
Customer service experience strongly preferred
Previous summer camp experience preferred
Public speaking/MC experience preferred
The successful candidate will work well under pressure and have a sense of humor. He/she must be self-motivated, adaptable, professional, detail-oriented, and organized. He/she will have an enthusiastic, persuasive, and personable personality, as well as a positive attitude. The successful candidate will also have strong problem-solving, customer service, multi-tasking, communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills.

Salary

Weekly salary in addition to full room and board during contracted employment period

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please submit all applications through our website: https://www.plus-ed.com/content/jobs-in-us-and-canada

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