International Student Services Residential Assistant

Business Studies and/or Management Science, Communication and Information Sciences, Languages and Philological Sciences
Italy
Siracusa
Period: 
1 Sep, 2024 to 14 Dec, 2024
Deadline: 
24 Jun, 2024


General information

Duration: 
4 months
Commitment: 
Part-Time
Description: 

*** This traineeship program offers Indepent Apartment Accommodation in Student Residence + Monthly Stipend ***

Seeking graduate students that are passionate about International Education and want to support fellow students along their study abroad journey in Italy. 

 

ABOUT US

The Italian Academy is a dynamic and innovative organization in the field of language training, pre-university and university programs for international students in Italy.

The Italian Academy is part of The Academy S.r.l. Education Group, which consists of the following sister organization, with teams operating alongside to jointly provide increased opportunities for quality educational access to international and local students in Southern Italy:

  • The Syracuse Academy (www.syracuseacademy.org), providing academic opportunities in Sicily for North American universities and colleges, with a particular focus on Sustainability studies and Mediterranean studies; partner institutions for semester and summer programs in Sicily include University of California, University of Minnesota, Syracuse University among others.

The Italian Academy campus is located in the historic city of Syracuse and consists of 3 locations: a modern headquarters building and a period villa surrounded by lush Mediterranean gardens in the Neapolis district, adjacent to the Archaeological Museum, as well as a state-of-the-art study center in a baroque palazzo overlooking the city central square on the island of Ortigia.

 

INFORMATION ON THE JOB OFFER:

With over 35 years of experience in educational sector in Sicily, the Academy supports the continuous learning within its teams. We believe in learning on the job and for this reason, we encourage critical thinking and value new ideas and the participation of all team members. The Academy's outlook is set towards resource innovation and staff training.

With this in mind, we are looking for a new team member for the role of Student Services Assistant at "The Italian Academy", our language and culture school, who can grow and learn within our organization.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Supporting program coordinators in leading international university student groups in cultural and orientation activities 
  • Reception of students at school and student residence (front office activities);
  • Support in management of the curricular calendar, class scheduling and organizing social and extra-curricular activities (back office);
  • Support in management of logistics and accommodation support services offered to international students (back office).

NECESSARY SKILLS TO BE ABLE TO FULFIL THE ROLE’S TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • LANGUAGE: Excellent communicative skills in ENGLISH (C1 or higher), written and oral; Elementary Italian is a plus!
  • Good interpersonal communications with a track-record in developing intercultural competencies

Prior working or internship experiences in International Education or Tourism organizations are a plus!

 

Compensation: 
Financial compensation
Salary
Accommodation
Years of Experience required: 
Yes
Requirements
Languages: 
English: Proficient User C1
Level of Studies: 
Master