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Head Coordinator for Japanese High School Students

Company: GPI US
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*GPI US Head Coordinator*

The mission of GPI US is to empower today's youth to thrive in a global world through educational study abroad programs. Our top-quality programs challenge, inspire, and educate our students to be better prepared for globalization. Many of our programs deal with global issues, leadership, cross-cultural understanding, problem solving, and communicative English. We aim to maximize our students' experiences through thought-provoking seminars, engaging classes, excursions, conversations with peers, and practical discussion.

GPI US is seeking a Head Coordinator who is interested in creating a positive experience for Japanese high school students learning in the San Francisco Bay area. Interest in global education and experience working in the travel industry or event planning is a plus.

*Duties Include: *

- Functioning as on-site head of program and overseeing all aspects of program to ensure successful execution

- Acting as an empowering mentor and role model to Japanese students throughout duration of program

- Operating effectively as a leader in a team environment

- Supervising all logistics to ensure program is running smoothly and as planned, including confirming all transportation, meal, activity, and accommodation reservations, communicating with all guest speakers, instructors, coordinators, and discussion leaders

- Delegating responsibilities to Assistant Head Coordinator and on-site contracted staff

- Managing coordinators, discussion leaders, and other contracted staff to ensure they are fulfilling their hired role, and establishing/maintaining open communication so everyone knows where to be/when to be there throughout the program

- Maintaining responsive and open communication with GPI Staff throughout the program

- Taking initiative in leading discussions/reflection sessions to help students improve communication skills, critical thinking skills, problem solving skills, and cultural and global awareness

- Being confident and responsible to make quick decisions, handle emergencies, and act as liaison between Japanese escorts and GPI US staff

- Being flexible and able to work 8+ hour days during all consecutive program days

*Requirements: *

- Applicants should have an interest in education, international cultures, global issues, travel, and Japan

- Applicants should have knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture

- Ability to speak English and Japanese a plus

- Applicants must be familiar with the San Francisco Bay area and feel confident navigating the public transportation system (if applicable) and leading students

- Applicants must be confident and responsible for managing university students, guest speakers, facilitators, discussion leaders, and 10+ Japanese high school students and their Japanese teachers while acting as main contact for all aspects of program

*Compensation: *

Ranges depending on length of program

*Dates: *

*Program 8:* March 18th , 25th and 27th - 29th

*Program 9:* March 21st - 30th

*Program 10*: March 25th - 30th

*Program 11:* March 26th , 31st, and April 3rd

*Program 12:* March 27th - April 2nd

*Program 13:* April 1st - 7th

*To Apply: *

Please email a resume and cover letter

Job Types: Contract, Temporary

Pay: $150.00 - $350.00 per day

* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Claremont, CA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: GPI US, San Francisco , Head Coordinator for Japanese High School Students, Other , San Francisco, California

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