Admission Counselor - Parsons Paris

Nom du programme/ université/Program or University Name: Parsons Paris - The New School

Intitulé du poste/Job Title: Admission Counselor 

Nature du poste/Job Type: Administrative

Lieu du poste/Location: Paris 1 - 75001

Type de contrat/Contract Type: CDD full time 

The Admission Counselor at Parsons Paris is a dynamic and enthusiastic individual who will work with the Senior Director of Admission and Enrollment in Paris, as well as the Assistant Director of Admission and the Admission team to provide comprehensive support for the Office of Admission on all levels of the recruitment and enrollment process, and manage the full range of inquiries, administrative support services, campus visits, admission activities and special events on and off campus. The incumbent must be flexible to work weekends and evenings during high volume admission times.

Position Availability: immediately

● Handle Admission inquiries and events, including campus tours, information sessions, and online events, as well as assist in all phases of the recruitment/admission process.

● Data entry and management of information as needed, such as entering contact forms into systems and executing reports

● Field incoming communications (telephone calls and emails) from prospective students, parents, and college counselors interested in knowing or receiving information about the details of academic programs and community at Parsons Paris

● Provide basic information and routine advice, guidance and assistance to prospective students on admission procedures and eligibility requirements

● Interview and counsel students on admission requirements, conduct group information sessions, and may also need to represent The New School at high schools, college fairs, and a full range of public and service organizations

● Maintain a strong understanding and accurate account of information about the academic programs at Parsons Paris and The New School

● Participate in the development and maintenance of the department’s recruitment materials and communication plan, including online events and social media

● Speak publicly to individuals and groups during events and meetings

● Provide basic financial aid and scholarship information to prospective students and families

● Review admission applications and credentials to determine eligibility for admission

● Review transfer admission files and determine credit transfers

● Deliver first-class service to all internal and external stakeholders

● Some travel may be required

● Other duties as assigned by supervisor


● Bachelor’s Degree required, coursework, major or interest in liberal arts, arts, design, or fashion

● Facility with Microsoft Office Suite, experience with complex data entry systems or databases a plus

● Outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills

● Excellent oral and written communication skills

● Pay attention to details and deadlines

● Knowledge of French

● Must have current long-term and valid permission and legal status to work in France

● Ability to interact well with a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students

Required materials:
● Cover Letter
● If selected, proof of eligibility to work in France
● Applications must be submitted to 

This is a French CDD contract with possible renewal
No phone inquiries please. Only candidates
considered for interviews will be contacted.

Program Coordinator - Columbia University Undergraduate Programs in Paris

Job Title : Program Coordinator

Program : Columbia University Undergraduate Programs in Paris

Type of postion : administrative

Type of contract : CDI (35h/week)

Start date : April 8, 2019



  • Bonne connaissance de l’Anglais oral et écrit

  • Excellente capacité d’organisation administrative

  • Expérience de travail (confirmée, si possible) avec des programmes universitaires américains ou dans le milieu du service

  • Bonne connaissance du système universitaire français et américain

  • Connaissance du public universitaire américain (étudiant et enseignant) • Connaissance du « study abroad »

  • Compétences informatiques solides (Microsoft Word, Excel, maîtrise de l’internet) et des outils de communication sur les réseaux sociaux

  • Grande aisance de communication avec des publics différents (étudiants, enseignants, collègues, partenaires extérieurs, etc.)

  • A noter : La personne retenue pourra éventuellement être amenée à servir de point de contact pour les étudiants en l’absence du Directeur.

Documents requis du candidat : Autorisation de travail en France

Qualifications : Licence acceptée, maîtrise préférée


DOSSIERS DE CANDIDATURE (les dossiers seront traités par ordre d’arrivée)

• Lettre de motivation en français (diplômes, expérience, intérêt pour le poste)

• C.V.

• 1 lettre de recommandation

Adresser par mail à : Séverine C. Martin-Hartenstein, Directeur Columbia University Undergraduate Programs in Paris

Intitulé du mail OBLIGATOIRE: Candidature : Coordinateur de programme 

Student Services Assistant - ISA France

Nom du programme/ université/Program or University Name: 

ISA France International Studies Abroad

Intitulé du poste/Job Title: Student Services Assistant

Nature du poste/Job Type: Administrative

Lieu du poste/Location: Paris 

Type de contrat/Contract Type: CDD


Primary Responsibilities

Preparing the program arrivals

  • Gathering and translating the students’ forms (working in collaboration with the Housing Coordinators).
  • Participating in the planning and organization of cultural events throughout the programs, always taking into account the specificities of each group (planning, booking, etc.).
  • Preparing budgets (in agreement with the managers).
  • Preparing all the materials for the students’ arrival (“Welcome Packs”, transportation passes, orientation meetings, etc.).

Daily administrative tasks

  • Managing mail and setting the office at the beginning and end of each day.
  • Updating the database (Providers – Reservations – Students forms, etc.).
  • Keeping track of, updating and organizing the students’ files.
  • Helping the Housing Coordinator to prepare the apartments before, during and after the students’ stay (check-in, mid-semester check, check-out, etc.).
  • On-call duty.

Cultural and events communication

  • Set a list of events that may be of interest to students during their stay in Paris.
  • Prepare the activity calendar and the sign-up forms.
  • Communicate on cultural events and ISA activities.
  • Create content for social media, the ISA mobile app, and the display screen in the office (announcements, pictures, videos, etc.).
  • Welcoming and helping students
  • Welcome students at their arrival at the different airports around Paris.
  • Welcome students at the office and manage phone calls during office hours.
  • Listen to, follow and help solving students’ difficulties on a daily basis, always communicating well with the rest of the team.
  • Preparing sign-up sheets / forms, keeping track of students’ attendance and updating the lists, and ensuring the smooth running of each activity.
  • Throughout the whole year, accompany and animate the excursions (on some weekends) and the cultural activities.



Required skills:

  • Experience in teaching, particularly in an English-language context
  • European Union citizenship or legal right to work in France
  • Proficiency in English


Required Qualifications: 

  • Level of study: bachelor’s degree minimum
  • Good knowledge of Paris and of French culture; some experience in the welcoming American clients would be appreciated.
  • Know how to listen, be patient, friendly and welcoming
  • Active, voluntary and independent
  • Team spirit and likes to take initiatives
  • Very good organization skills; multitasking
  • Be flexible; be available to work some weekends and evenings
  • Capacity to anticipate priorities and to respect deadlines
  • Very good communication skills
  • Fluent French and English (written and spoken)
  • Solid proficiency in computer software and communications tools is required (Office Pack, Outlook, social media, Google Form, etc.).


 University degree and French work papers required.



Work Conditions:

Flexible hours, must work some week ends and evenings


Please send CV and cover letter in English to

Summer Program Coordinator - MICEFA

Nom du programme/ université/Program or University Name: MICEFA

Intitulé du poste/Job Title: Summer Program Coordinator

Nature du poste/Job Type: Administrative (replacement maternity leave)

Lieu du poste/Location: Paris 14

Type de contrat/Contract Type: CDD (2 week trial period, 35h/week)


Primary Responsibilities

Summer Programs
Run simultaneous summer programs
Confirm and manage reservations for activities and housing
Manage program budgets and payments
Organize and conduct student orientations
Compile, create and send Summer program students’ transcripts
Accompany faculty-lead program professors
Accompany students on excursions and events
Help students with adjustment to life in France, resolution of problems
Creation of program satisfaction summary for students and compile feedback report

Finalize organization of a scholarship ceremony for outgoing students
Oversee scholarship ceremony
Submit report about scholarships to Embassy
Assistance in the execution of International Faculty Seminar in June

Administrative tasks
Update database (FileMaker Pro)
Supervise interns
Process French student transcripts
Help outgoing French students with their university applications
Distribute visa documents to outgoing French students – and guide them in the visa process


Required skills:


Native English speaker preferred (written and spoken French essential)

Undergraduate Degree (North America), BAC + 2/3 (France)

Must have valid working papers for the EU

Some previous experience in the study abroad or international education field

Responsible, strong work ethic and ability to work with others

Very strong ability to relate to others and handle difficult situations

Strong sense of organization, ability to multi-task and be autonomous

Ability to understand the needs of study abroad students and faculty

Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Mac proficient (Web Design through WordPress is a plus)

Basic accounting skills a plus






Required Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s Degree (North America), BAC + 2/3 (France), some prior experience appreciated




Work Conditions:

  • Available to work certain weekends and evenings (time spent beyond office hours is recuperated)
  • Participate in being responsible for 24H/7 emergency cellphone (shared between staff)




Please send CV and cover letter in English (you may also send in French if you wish) to

Assistant(e) administratif(ve) - MICEFA

Nom du programme/ université/Program or University Name: 


Intitulé du poste/Job Title: Assistant(e) administratif(ve)

Nature du poste/Job Type: administrative

Lieu du poste/Location: Paris 14

Type de contrat/Contract Type: CDD (2 mois période d'essai, 35h/semaine)




Accueil des étudiants américains et français (plus de 300 personnes)


Scolarité - culture


Organisation des visites de campus en Ile-de-France


Inscription des étudiants nord-américains dans les universités partenaires françaises


Gestion des curricula des étudiants nord-américains lors de leur séjour d’étude en France et envoi des relevés de notes vers l’Amérique du Nord en accord avec la Coordinatrice des affaires étudiantes (liste des cours, évaluation, transfert de crédits…)


Réservation d’activités culturelles (visites, excursions) et accompagnement des étudiants


Gestion de la communauté MICEFA sur Facebook.


Vérification et traduction documents, des pages web en français et nouvelles (newsletter deux fois par an)


Rentrées d’août et de Janvier


Coordination de la recherche et de la mise en place de logements pour les étudiants (150 par an)


Coordination des visas et des demandes de titres de séjour (100), participation aux sessions d'information organisée par la Préfecture de Paris, contact avec l’OFII.


Animation partagée avec la coordinatrice des affaires étudiantes des sessions d’adaptation culturelles (entre deux et trois par rentrée).


Mise en place et animation de la réunion « Jobs ».


Ouverture de compte bancaire, téléphone et Pass Navigo, ImagineR


Gestion des offres de babysitting


Vie quotidienne


Assistance aux étudiants américains en cas de problèmes (par exemple, santé ou vol), accompagnement chez le médecin si nécessaire


Gestion des offres de babysitting et diffusion


Astreinte téléphonique hors horaire de bureau et week-end répartie entre les membres du personnel.


Assurance étudiants et responsabilité civile pour les étudiants nord-américains


Aide à la souscription de contrats de responsabilité civile (LMDE, SMEREP), assurance contrats d’habitation si nécessaire.


Administration du bureau


Préparation de l’Assemblée Générale annuelle de la MICEFA:


courriers, courriels, établissement du rapport annuel, compte rendus, graphiques


Responsable logistique (commandes de matériel, réception)


Liens avec les prestataires de service (CROUS, ménage)


Evénements (séminaires, réunions, réception)


Courrier (Poste, Federal Express)


Banque (dépôt de chèques, retrait de carnet)


Qualifications réquises :

BAC + 2 ou équivalent


Maîtrise du français et de l’anglais (lu, écrit, parlé)


Expérience préalable dans le domaine de l’accueil


Sens de l’organisation, autonome, emphathique


Compréhension du système éducatif français et nord-américain


Maîtrise de la bureautique (suite office, Mac OS & Windows)

Bac +2 ou équivalent


Conditions de travail :

Disponible pour travailler certains weekends et soirées

Astreinte téléphonique hors horaire de bureau et week-end répartie entre les membres du personnel.



Merci d’envoyer votre CV et letter de motivation en français et en anglais à


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