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Job Description

Our client, a prestigious Boston-based University, is looking for a temporary Senior Program Coordinator to work within the Student Services team in the administration of student services, the implementation of the school’s International academic programs, and provide support for students and partner institutions. This is a full-time, on-site contract position.

Job responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

Admissions and Enrollment processing

  • Manage application cycles in coordination with the Student Services team, processing undergraduate and graduate student applications and liaising with the College admissions board as needed.
  • Oversee student enrollment and registration process by monitoring student records, University Id’s, course enrollments and liaising with partner institutions assigned to resolve any course requests issues.
  • Manage credit transfer and curriculum implementation as per Academic Advisor’s study plans.
  • Update and maintain application portals to ensure accurate program listing.

Program Administration and Promotion

  • Coordinate with Student Services team and MET academic departments to ensure accurate program implementation based on customized program options and partner curricula requirements.
  • Manage and implement customized graduate program curricula for partner students assigned
  • Issue pdf transcripts and academic certificates at the end of semester to send to partner or student as required by program.
  • Manage the internship program in coordination with placement agency and ISSO for CPT authorization.
  • Manage customized partner invoice process in coordination with Student Accounts.
  • Maintain and update student records in Master lists for all students assigned.
  • Provide Projections and reports as requested.

Candidates should understand the Academic program calendar (strategy/planning during the summer, tactical/hands on w/students during Fall/Spring).

Student Services Support

  • Support degree seeking students through their studies at the College ensuring proper credit transfer and convey commencement and graduation information to students in conjunction with academic departments.
  • Address students’ needs and concerns on academic and non-academic issues.
  • Create and update pre-departure resources for admitted students.
  • Plan and deliver the undergraduate and graduate student orientations in the Fall and Spring semesters.
  • Plan and manage the delivery of multiple semester events and engagement programming specifically for students with the goal of enhancing student experience on campus.

Other duties as assigned.


  • BA / BS Degree
  • 2-3 years working experience in academic program administration
  • Familiarity with databases and Excel
  • Higher Ed program experience preferred but not required.
  • Experience with international students is a PLUS.
  • The manager is looking for someone a step beyond entry level who wants to grow with the role.
  • Demonstration of strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines
  • High level of attention to detail and excellent organizational skills a must


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