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Regional Director, International Student Exchange Program

Company: Greenheart Exchange
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Regional Director Position at Greenheart Exchange Type : Full time salary employee Hours : 40 hours/week Location: South/Southeastern Region of the U.S. , work from home Greenheart Exchange is seeking individuals with previous work experience as a Regional Director. Applicants without prior experience (listed below)in the industry will not be considered. Greenheart Exchange has J-1 (Bridge USA) designation by the U.S. Department of State to bring international high school students to the United States through our J-1, F-1 and Short Terms Programs, to live with host families. The Regional Director position is a crucial leadership position within the High School Programs department, by supervising a team of 20-50 Local Coordinators, and 100 exchange students every year. Responsibilities include, but not limited to : Build and supervise a team of Local Coordinators (independent contractors) to facilitate the timely placement of J-1 and F-1 exchange students with host families, who will attend high school for a semester or full academic year. Work with Local Coordinators and the Greenheart Short Term Programs department to ensure placement of all Independent Homestay and Group participants. Provide support for field network in any on program student support issues, with the aid of the Greenheart office staff. Create a development plan for the region, which includes recruitment and regional training meeting for LCs. Maintain compliance with Department of State regulations by ensuring local coordinators provide the necessary documentation via the database for all students placed in the region (proper host families, host family information forms and school permission forms, contact logs, etc) Work closely with the staff in the Chicago office through regular email, phone, and Teams communication. Skills : Previous experience working with a cultural exchange organization Ability to lead and guide a dispersed team Self-motivated, creative and organized Excellent written and oral communication skills Outgoing personality and enthusiasm for international exchange Excellent computer skills with competence in Microsoft Office Suite, eager to learn and use new technology, previous database skills a plus A genuine desire to contribute to an organization that promotes cultural exchange and environmental consciousness Benefits: Work from home National and international travel with Greenheart Exchange to trainings, regional workshops, and annual incentive conferences Bonuses provided for regional growth and meeting placement goals Opportunity to change lives every day through international exchange, professional development and life-long friendships Compensation: Commensurate with experience plus benefits package A cover letter and resume are required for your application to be considered. To Apply : submit your resume and cover letter Greenheart---s Career Page at https://greenheart.org/careers/ Due to the volume of applications processed, we ask that you do not call Greenheart International regarding this position. All qualified applicants will be contacted. Greenheart International is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. veteran. Company Description Established in 1985, Greenheart Exchange, is a non-profit international education exchange organization dedicated to the promotion of cultural understanding, academic development, environmental consciousness and world peace. Based in Chicago, Illinois, Greenheart organizes high school exchange, short-term group homestay, intern and trainee, work & travel in the U.S. and study, teach, volunteer, and language programs in over 30 countries around the world. In 2004, CCI adopted Greenheart as its environmental and social initiative. Greenheart connects people and planet through environmentalism, fair trade, social transformation and cross cultural understanding. Greenheart has been endorsed by the Mayor of Chicago and the City Council for the promotion of international education, environmental awareness and citizen diplomacy.

Keywords: Greenheart Exchange, Birmingham , Regional Director, International Student Exchange Program, Executive , Birmingham, Alabama

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