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Accent works with more than 70 U.S. colleges and universities and operates Study Centers in six dynamic European locations. Are you passionate about global learning? A creative problem-solver? Looking to make an impact? We want to hear from you.

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Housing Coordinator, Accent Rome Study Center

General Description:

The Accent Rome Center Housing Coordinator will serve as a member of a small team which manages all aspects of various US university programs (short term and long term) in the Accent Rome Study Center.  The Housing Coordinator role includes diverse duties including arranging student and faculty housing in shared apartments, residences and homestays as well as student services and emergency support.  This is a full-time position.

Requirements:

-Italian or EU Citizenship or legal right to work in Italy

-Bilingual English and Italian

-Reside in Rome

Qualifications and Experience:

-Laurea or bachelor’s degree and 3 years relevant experience working in international tourism, or higher education environment

-Experience arranging accommodations for international tourists, international students, etc

-Experience in financial record keeping and payments

-Experience studying abroad, working in an international environment and/or working with US university programs strongly desired

-Strong communication skills, both oral and written in Italian and English

-Flexibility and willingness to take on a variety of tasks as part of a fast-paced small team environment

-Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills and US-style customer service orientation in working with a diverse student and faculty population

-Organized, efficient and detail-oriented individual with capacity for multi-tasking and decision-making

-Local knowledge of Rome, knowledge of Italian culture and history.

-Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Teams, Outlook, Powerpoint), Email, Swift Publisher, and Social Media Applications

Job Responsibilities:

– Arranging US student and faculty housing with local housing providers for all programs in partments, residences and homestays

-Managing relationships with housing providers

– Creating housing assignments and entering necessary information into internal IT database

– Assisting students with maintenance or other issues regarding housing, maintaining a tracking system for student maintenance requests and follow-up

– Preparing check-in, and departure information for students

– Preparing and conducting Housing Orientation

-Financial record keeping and payment processing for student housing in collaboration with Administrative Coordinator

-Student emergency support pursuant to Accent health and safety protocols, and serve on the staff 24/7 on-call rotation for student emergencies

-Other administrative tasks as needed

-Occasional Evening and weekend work required

Start date: November 1, 2021

To apply:  Send Resume and Cover letter highlighted your most relevant experience to romejobs@accentglobal.com.  Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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