Summer Activity Manager

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 Manager is responsible for all off-campus operations and excursions for PLUS participants. The Activity Manager also oversees all on and off-campus activities for participants and is responsible for students’ welfare and discipline off campus. The Activity Manager works closely with the activity staff and the Campus Administrator to problem-solve issues that arise and deal with emergency situations. The Activity Manager directly manages the Assistant Activity Manager and oversees a team that includes an Activity Coordinator and Activity Leaders.

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 see 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
Bachelor’s degree preferred (at the time of start date); high school diploma required
Event planning or coordination experience required
Customer service experience required
Experience in the hospitality and tourism industry strongly preferred
Experience with summer or study travel programs strongly preferred
Command of Microsoft Excel and Google Drive strongly preferred
International and intercultural experience strongly preferred
Prior supervisory experience strongly preferred
Administrative experience preferred
The successful candidate will have strong coordination and organizational skills and be able to work with diverse groups of people in a high-pressure environment. He/she will be detail-oriented, self-motivated, adaptable, professional, enthusiastic, and always have a positive attitude. The successful candidate will also have strong problem-solving, customer service, multi-tasking, communication, management, and interpersonal skills.

Salary

Weekly salary in addition to full room and board for the duration of the contract.

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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