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Regional Director Northeast

Company: WorldStrides
Location: Allentown
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Why WorldStrides
Education and personal growth are the heart of WorldStrides' mission - and they have been since the beginning. Founded in 1967 by a middle school social studies teacher from Chicago who discovered the incredible power of education outside the classroom while traveling to Washington, D.C. with his students, the company has since grown to become a leader in experiential learning for students of all ages throughout their lifetime learning journey.

About the Role
As a Regional Director (RD) on the Campus Partnerships team of WorldStrides Higher Ed, you will serve as a contact for our campus partners within your assigned region of the U.S. and the initial point of contact for their students considering education abroad. The Regional Director, under the strategic guidance of a Team Lead, works collaboratively with partner education abroad offices and stakeholders at WorldStrides Higher Ed's (WSHE) partner universities to recruit and advise students participating in ISA and The Education Abroad Network (TEAN) programs and as well as educate and serve individuals and units on campus who support those students. These positions will be based within a territorial region.

Primary Job Responsibilities

An RD's main areas of responsibility includeLead Generation and Education Abroad Advisor support, all aiming to foster exceptional service to our partners and achieve growth for ISA, TEAN, and WorldStrides more broadly
Foster ongoing relationships with study abroad staff, faculty, and other administrators at partner universities
Develop a comprehensive awareness and understanding of ISA and TEAN's relationship with each of our, including the needs, pain points, and priorities of the students, staff, and facultyabout education abroad
Design and host student-facing activities, faculty meetings, and other outreach activities.
Champion ISA and TEAN at study abroad events, pre-departure orientations, and other institutional engagements in your portfolio
Follow standards of best practices laid out by bodies that support education abroad.
Develop and implement a strategic plan to increase partner engagement through the development of collaborative initiatives that help realize partner objectives and growth for WSHE
Assist with supervising undergraduate student Global Ambassadors in assigned region
Develop and implement a lead generation plan for each assigned campus partner.
Maintain detailed records of all activities related to university partners
Determine with your Team Lead, target aspirational schools with which WSHE does not presently collaborate, then develop and pursue a strategic plan to foster these relationships
Report on enrollment, trends, opportunities, and projects to WorldStrides colleagues and leadership
Travel as necessary to achieve success in all areas above. Local and regional travel will be approximately 20-35 weeks to campuses, international education events, and conferences per year

Regional Directors will be based within a geographically assigned region. The position will be remotely (home) based unless within commuting distance of a WorldStrides office, in which case the Regional Director may be expected to work a schedule of pre-determined days remotely and at the WorldStrides office.

Our Values & Culture

Act as one team with integrity, respect, transparency, and inclusion
Do the right thing to deliver exceptional results to every customer.
Build education and learning into everything we do.
Care for our people and communities
Mission-driven: focus and passion on "transforming lives" through study abroad.
Self-Motivated: When you have a goal, you own it. Ability to remain focused for months at a time to persistently pursue new business.
Industrious & Hard Working: You're willing to both make decisions and collaborate in the pursuit of getting things done. You don't stop until the problem is resolved, especially if the problem is challenging and forces you to grow.
Optimistic & Creative: This is less about having all the answers and more about how you approach problems that come up.

Home Office - US
This is an early career position. The ideal candidate will possess

Bachelor's degree
Demonstrated experience in a multicultural setting
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Attention to detail and desire to learn new aspects of the International Education field
1-2 years proven ability to work effectively under minimal supervision
Willing and able to travel 50%

Other desired qualifications include:

Residence in assigned region
Study Abroad or other international travel experience
Public speaking, networking, relationship building, and working with a diverse set of professionals


Keywords: WorldStrides, Allentown , Regional Director Northeast, Executive , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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