Director of Student Affairs, MICEFA

Program or University Name: MICEFA, Paris

Job Title: Director of Student Affairs

Job Type: CDI (6 month trial period), 35 hours/week

Location : Paris 14e

Job Responsibilities:

Admissions (Fall and Spring):
- Maintain promotional materials, answer inquiries from potential students, and ensure the North American application procedures are up-to-date
- Compile and enter all in-coming North American student information into MICEFA’s database
- Process acceptance materials and inform North American partners of French visa procedures
- Organize Skype interviews in collaboration with the Academic Director

Arrival, Orientation and Enrollment (Fall and Spring):
- Reserve temporary housing and coordinate the orientation
- Hold cultural adaptation sessions
- Collaborate with our French International Offices about administrative enrollment and work closely with students to ensure that they have their student cards and student social security insurance
- Schedule MICEFA courses with the Pedagogical Coordinator and organize enrollment
- Collect and process MICEFA Documentation

Student Life (Year-long):
- Counsel new/ continuing students and execute behavior contracts
- Process forms related to internships, exit surveys, registration exceptions, grade petitions, etc.
- Be familiar with French university partner services
- Assist with student emergencies and refer students to professionals
- Inform students of departure procedures
- Organize and participate in student activities and visits in Paris along with excursions outside of Paris

Administrative tasks
- Update database (FileMaker Pro)
- Recruit and supervise interns
- Compile and process student transcripts
- Collaborate with North American partner Resident Directors throughout the academic year
- Maintain accurate student data/ records with respect to campus coding and major choices
- Participate in annual board meetings
- Prepare and maintain budgets for various programs

Required Skills:

- Native English speaker preferred (French written and spoken essential)
- Must have valid working papers for the EU
- 3 years of experience in the international education field and 5 years of professional experience
- Responsible, strong work ethic and ability to manage others
- Very strong ability to relate to others and handle difficult situations
- Strong sense of organization, ability to multi-task and be a self-starter
- Understanding of higher education systems in France and in North America
- Computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office, Mac proficient

Required Qualifications:

- Master’s Degree (North America), BAC + 5/6 (France)

Work Conditions (Travel, On-call, etc.):

- Participate in occasional excursions (time spent beyond office hours is recuperated)
- Participate in being responsible for 24H/7 emergency cellphone (shared between staff)

Documents Required from the Candidate:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV in English (they may add a French version should they wish).