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About United States-India Educational Foundation :

In the rapidly evolving field of international education, United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) offers a fresh perspective in educational advising, fellowship support and facilitating academic dialogue between U.S. and India.
USIEF is committed to promoting dialogue on issues of contemporary interest among Fulbrighters and local communities. USIEF features visiting and returning Fulbrighters at seminars and roundtables, provides forums for interfacing with the civil society through collaborative lectures and facilitates greater communication through e-enabled mediums.

Job Designation for the United States-India Educational Foundation Job : Educational Adviser

Qualification for the United States-India Educational Foundation Job : Any Graduate, Any Postgraduate

Experience for the United States-India Educational Foundation Job : 2 to 15 Yrs.

Job Description of the United States-India Educational Foundation Job :

The incumbent’s major duties and responsibilities include:
Provide unbiased information on higher education in the U.S. and educational advising services to students, scholars and professionals seeking to study in the United States. Information will be provided in person, or via e-mail, telephone and internet based tools. Advising services will include, but not be limited to, group orientation sessions for the public, individual consultations, and assistance with all aspects of the college/university admissions process, provide information on U.S. admissions testing
Maintain an EducationUSA library with resources provided by ECA/A/S/A and other sources
Maintain a database of students, institutions, other contacts, and accurate statistics on center use
Work with students and advise them on programs of study in the U.S.
Respond to inquiries and correspondence related to study in the U.S.
Plan and execute outreach to audiences with potential interest in higher education opportunities in the U.S., including underserved populations
Conduct workshops and webinars related to U.S. higher education (for example: application preparation; fields of study information; pre-departure orientation)
Organize and maintain files, reports and presentations; submit reports to Public Affairs Section of the US Embassy, the EducationUSA Regional Educational Advising Coordinator, and other partners and stakeholders
Assist in organizing, coordinating and implementing special educational advising events such as Educational fairs, Pre-Departure orientations and alumni and international educational week programs
Handle all logistical issues such as securing location, preparing materials, and contacting participants for seminars, meetings, testing, etc.
Develop an annual plan, business plan, budget, marketing and outreach plan, annual funding requests, and strategic planning for income-generating activities.
Any other work assigned by the supervisor
Requirements for Eligibility:

Essential Qualification required: Bachelor’s Degree (Arts or Science, Education, International Relations, Social Sciences, Library Science, Linguistics, or other appropriate field).

Desired: Master’s Degree, U.S. University Degree.

Experience: 2-5 years’ experience in the education sector, teaching and/or advising students on college admissions. Study experience in the US preferred.

Skills: High Level Oral and Written English Communication; Knowledge of US higher education system; Excellent presentation skills; Commitment to cross-cultural exchange; Experience in organizing conferences or similar events; Proven ability to work in a team environment; Familiarity with US Standardized Tests; Advising Skills; Customer Focus; Self driven with strong Networking and Liaising Skills; Ability to Engage with Students; Strategic Planning Skills; Understanding of academic and business ethics, team work, multitasking, Creativity and problem solving skills are assets.

Computer Skills: Internet Research, Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Power Point, Internet, E-mail, database use and management, familiarity with Internet based tools and use of social network.

Knowledge required: Business ethics; Higher educational systems of US and India; Fellowship programs; Some familiarity with Financial Planning.

To Apply : submit the CV online FormLast Date of Application : 29.10.10

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