The Institut Français / CampusFrance network in India recruits one Education Advisor for its Pune desk [fr]

France is a first-class centre for higher education and innovation. The country’s achievements in the humanities, aerospace, transportation, electronics, telecommunications, chemistry, biotechnology, health and mathematics (several Fields Medals) are recognized internationally. France’s total student population stands at 2.2 million, including over 293 000 international students.

The Paris-based “CampusFrance” government agency promotes higher education in France throughout the world and encourages inter-university contacts and student exchanges. The agency is represented outside of France by “CampusFrance” officers working in French embassies, consulates and its affiliated cultural institutions.

Based at the Alliance Française of Pune, the CampusFrance Education Advisor promotes French higher education in the Maharashtra State and acts as a liaison for student exchange programs with France. The agent works under the authority of the Director of the “Institut Français en Inde”. The “CampusFrance” officer reports to the Attaché for Science and University Cooperation, the Deputy Attaché for University Cooperation and the CampusFrance India Coordinator based in New Delhi, in accordance with the CampusFrance Paris goals and procedures.

RESPONSABILITIES

1. Promoting French Higher Education in India

a. Networking with local institutes (schools/colleges/universities)

b. Meeting yearly target of Indian student mobility to France

c. Attending and representing Campus France in education fairs organized by Indian and International forums

d. Bringing and executing new promotional ideas at the local level to meet overall target

e. Maintaining media relationship

f. Assisting the Science and University of the Institut Français en Inde sector to establish relationship between Indian & French institutes

2. Counseling & Admissions

a. Counseling students face to face and on phone/email

b. Assisting interested students with the admission procedure

c. Helping students with CEF procedure

d. CEF interview preparation and data transmission whenever required

e. Counseling students with Visas and Scholarship related queries

f. Organizing pre-departure sessions when required

3. Administration

a. Sending a monthly activity planner and report to the Head Office

b. Assisting HO to get material printed and distributed in the local offices or partners

c. Maintaining global databases for Indian institutes, French Institutes, Corporate Tie-ups etc.

d. Maintenance of local Campus Office

e. Assisting HO to update the website with all the happening in local office

QUALIFICATIONS

- Must be a graduate (any discipline), Master’s level preferable
- Knowledge of French is desirable. If you don’t speak French, you will be required to learn the language
- Basic computer skills (Word, Excell, PPT) are required

Key Skills Required:

- Knowledge about education system in France will be preferred.
- Availability local and outstation travelling.
- Looking for candidates who enjoy working with people and different personalities.
- Ability to deal with high-pressure situations.
- Good communication (written & verbal) and public servicing skills. Campus France counsellors are expected to be good listeners.
- Excellent ability to consolidate and analyze data and formulate strategies to meet targets.
- Ability to address students and academics in colleges & universities


STARTING DATE

As soon as possible

SALARY
Monthly salary of 32 899 INR : base salary of 25 899 INR + 3 500 INR for housing expenses + 1500 INR for transportation expenses + 2000 INR for accountability

APPLICATION
Send your resume, references and letter of application to Caroline GUENY MENTRE, attaché for science and university cooperation : caroline.gueny@diplomatie.gouv.fr

CLOSING DATE
15th February 2013

Last modified on 07/01/2013

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