Placement Advisor

Washington, DC
Jan 14, 2022
Jan 16, 2022
Administrative, Other
Full Time
Job Summary/Company: Sparks Group has partnered with an education nonprofit seeking a Placement Advisor to supporting with their international student program. If you bring interpersonal skills and admissions experience with higher education supporting international students, apply now!

  • Conduct review of applications to ensure meeting program requirements
  • Research various programs for students, targeting their field of study and identifying options to match priorities
  • Advise students on academic options, submission plans and manage application process
  • Maintain relationships with university departments and programs
  • Review portfolios/work samples as needed
  • Serve as student advocate
  • Manage correspondence between schools and students, respond to inquiries and troubleshoot issues
  • Maintain admission and financial data, monitoring accuracy
  • Generate admissions reports for stakeholders

Qualifications/Background Profile:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Min 2 years' related experience
  • Knowledge of higher education and admissions processes
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal
  • Proficiency with web and database software, as well as social media networks preferred


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Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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