Admissions Administrative Assistant
Job Details
Participate Learning - Chapel Hill, NC
Full Time
2 Year Degree
Admissions Administrative Assistant


Love what you do and why you do it! 

Participate Learning uses business as a force for good to connect teachers and students through global education programs. We are currently recruiting candidates in search of inspiring, fulfilling work who want to join us on our mission to unite our world through global education.

As a proud Best for the World, B Corporation, we focus on a triple bottom line, with equal focus on people, planet and profit. This position is a key contributor to helping Participate Learning reach our goals - to promote engaging learning environments, and empower teachers and inspire students to create impact on a global scale.

At Participate Learning, our most important asset is our staff. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that reflects this. We offer health coverage, flexible spending accounts, paid disability, maternity/paternity leave, generous vacation, paid sick time and federal holidays. Additional perks include 401(k) match, adoption assistance, infant-at-work program, work-from-home options, cell phone reimbursement, fully-stocked kitchen, onsite gym and volunteer time off. 

As a global educational company, we encourage life long learning and support our employees pursuits through tuition assistance, learning a new language and annual professional development funds.


Position Summary

 The Admissions Administrative Assistant person provides general support on a great variety of duties to the department. This includes assisting Recruitment or Admissions in different ways.

Duties are varied, but primarily include managing the file room and candidate documents ensuring confidentiality, handling general candidates’ support and communications during the early stages of the recruitment process. 

Admissions Essential Functions

  • Support the admissions team with different communications via email/phone with teachers and providers. 

  • Provide customer service to all the Participate Learning applicants/ prospects before arrival. 

  • Assist the Admissions department with different sensitive documentation and other internal duties.

  • Assisting in handling and monitoring tasks and training for interns when needed.

  • May represent Participate Learning at recruitment events as needed, work with the general public and provide guidance and information to potential leads to generate teacher candidates.


Key Competencies

  • Preferred oral and written communication skills (English and Spanish).

  • High level of attention to details.

  • Must contribute and collaborate with different team members with a positive attitude.

  • Must be highly flexible, organized and efficient, with the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and follow directions.

  • Familiarity with cross-cultural communication differences required along with ability to effectively communicate with individuals from a variety of different cultural backgrounds.

  • Strong customer service orientation and the ability to provide efficient responses, and empathize with customer concerns, questions, or complaints. 

  • Computer skills: familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and ability to quickly become proficient in new technologies required.

  • Confidentiality: Must use professional discretion and ensure that confidentiality of personal & professional information of program participants is maintained.


Educational and Experience Requirements

  • BA Degree in Business Administration, Education, International Studies or related majors preferred.

  • Computer skills:  MS Office, MS Word and MS Excel required, Google documents.


Due to the nature of our work with teachers and schools, COVID-19 vaccine is a requirement for new hires, however the company will consider accommodations for disability and religious reasons.