Assistant Director of Admissions & International Student Coordinator



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred
  • Experience in admissions, international student recruitment, or student support services.
  • Experience with Blackbaud NXT and Finalsite; school administration is a plus.
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Position Summary 

New England Innovation Academy (NEIA) is seeking a dynamic and versatile individual to join our team as the Assistant Director of Admission and International Student Coordinator. This unique role combines responsibilities in both admissions and student support, focusing on the recruitment and ongoing support of international students.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Admissions Role:

  • International Student Recruitment: Develop and implement strategies to attract and recruit prospective international students.
  • Outreach and Relationship Building: Build and maintain relationships with international schools, domestic schools locally and regionally given the needs of the admission office, prospective students, educational consultants, and other recruitment channels.
  • Conduct information interviews with applicants and their parents/guardians, and work with the Admission Team to identify new and responsive approaches for recruitment events.
  • Communicate promptly, effectively, and positively with families through all stages of the admissions process.
  • Read applicant files and serve as a member of various Admissions Committees.
  • Application Process Management: Oversee the application process for international students by  providing guidance on evaluation and interpretation of international transcripts, and explaining and discussing the F-1 visa process to ensure a smooth and welcoming experience.
  • Admissions Events: Plan and participate in admissions events, both on-campus and potentially internationally.

Student Coordinator Role:

  • Orientation and Integration: Facilitate the orientation and integration of international students into the campus community.
  • Academic and Personal Support: Provide ongoing academic and personal support to international students, addressing any challenges related to cultural adjustment, language barriers, and academic success.
  • Designated School Officer (DSO) responsibilities, including, Compliance and Documentation: Assist students with immigration-related documentation and compliance with regulations, such Eligibility I-20 documents and J-1 visas, SEVIS reporting, administrative and operational assistance to PDSO.  Inquiries made in person, via phone, and email.
  • Event Planning: Organize events and activities that promote cultural exchange and support the needs of international students.
  • Serve as a point of contact for international students with F-1 visas, managing the process of employment, enrollment, travel, and status change, when necessary.
  • Assist with International Student Orientation. 


  • Strong understanding of the educational landscape and trends in international education.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with proficiency in a second language preferred.
  • Ability to travel, both domestically and internationally.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills with ability to be detail oriented and flexible,  with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of international students.

Supervisory Responsibilities

The Assistant Director of Admission & International Student Coordinator does not supervise any other employees at NEIA.

Physical Requirements

An employee must meet the physical demands described here to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Stand/sit for long periods.
  • Bend, lift, push, kneel, crouch, crawl, stoop.
  • Capable of moving around the classroom while teaching a class.
  • Capable of adapting to frequent changes in position throughout the workday.
  • Hearing and speaking to understand and exchange information in person or on the telephone.
  • Speak clearly so listeners understand.
  • Use hands and fingers for manipulation, educational tools, play equipment, keyboarding, first aid, and CPR performance.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and depth perception.



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