EUSA is currently recruiting a number of fixed-term Placement Managers to join our Dublin program from January 28th to July 19th. Placement Managers work with our students, university partners, and contacts in virtually every field in Dublin to match our students with quality internship and learning opportunities.
The Dublin Placement Manager reports to the EUSA Dublin Director.
Internships/professional work placements: set up and manage professional practice internships for US (and other) undergraduate and graduate students with private sector corporations, international organizations, NGOs, arts organizations and others that may be required
Database management: expand and manage the database of Dublin internship opportunities
Research into potential new internship opportunities, including cold calling
Attendance at occasional evening and weekend social events/excursions with students
Communication with students and troubleshooting any concerns
Liaison with University Partners
Liaison with the EUSA University Relations team in Boston to implement programs
Monthly participation in the EUSA emergency on-call rota
Attendance at occasional morning or evening networking events with existing or potential placement supervisors
Possibility of some US travel
Other such reasonable duties as may be required
Profile & Requirements
Permission to work in Ireland
Available from January 28th 2019
Excellent level of written and spoken English
High level of professionalism and accuracy
Knowledge of office software and office systems
Familiarity with the Irish business and economic system
Collaborative and empathetic communicator, able to assist others and to ask for help when needed
Good at organization, multi-tasking, and time management
Self-starter, ability to use initiative, and take ownership of projects
Ability to work with people of all ages and levels (students, parents, supervisors, university officials and colleagues)
Ability to maintain a degree of flexibility with regards to the ever-changing nature of the role itself
Some familiarity with the study abroad field
Strong familiarity with Dublin, and a knowledge of any particular sector such as health, business, finance, arts etc
Prior professional experience in the international education sector (university, school, international institution, study abroad program, etc.)
Some familiarity with the US higher education system and/or higher education more generally
Knowledge of Mac OS, Filemaker Pro
Click here to submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role and your salary expectations. Please submit your CV and cover letter as a single file. Please note that this is the ONLY method for application and we cannot accept applications by any other route.
Applications close 09 January 2019. Applications will not be accepted after the deadline.