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Acsenda Supports Kenya Water Project

Bowling For Kenya Acsenda students supported the Rotary Club of Vancouver Yaletown’s “Bowling for Kenya” tournament on Saturday, October 21st.  About 70 people came out in full Halloween costume!  Two teams from Acsenda put on an impressive performance with some great bowling.  Well done Acsenda! The event raised about $1000 to support the Rotary Club of Yaletown’s international project to provide a water system for Nakurto Lukuny school in rural Kenya.   The purpose of this project is to provide clean drinking water and systems, improve community health and education, and enhance educational opportunities for students. Currently, there is no sustainable source of water to supply the schools and their communities, which in turn affects student health and retention, particularly for female students who are often the ones sent to collect water at long distances. Construction for the project is expected to begin before the end of December, and the school will soon have a sustainable water supply. For more information on the water project, or if you would like to support this project, see Rotary Yaletown Water Project for Kenya. Thanks to Acsenda for your support!    

Regional Recruitment Coordinator (Int’l Student Sales Rep) – Korean Market

EduCo International Group is a global provider of education services with a focus on the education of International students in English speaking destinations. With an expanding delivery network, encompassing campuses in Australia, North America and Ireland, EduCo institutions cater to a broad range of students with course offerings across the English, Pathway, Vocational and Higher Education sectors. We are a Company with ambitious goals and our success in realizing them lies with our people, we hire the best and the brightest. EduCo currently operates two institutions in Vancouver namely Arbutus College which covers the English and Career sector and Acsenda School of Management in the Higher Education sector. We currently have an opportunity for an experienced and talented Regional Student Recruitment Coordinator (Korean Market). In this role you will challenge yourself to increase the volume, quality and diversity of students for Acsenda School of Management and Arbutus College in line with targets. The role will be primarily responsible for engagement with onshore recruitment agents for the Korean market whereby fluency in Korean is essential. Specific responsibilities include: Training, development and ongoing support of EduCo, Arbutus and Acsenda’s agents Business Development with key recruitment agencies Research and establishment of onshore marketing and account management plans including sales targets and activity plans Business development with feeder institutions Providing ongoing support to offshore staff. To be successful in this role, you will need to have the following qualification, skills and experience. Relevant Diploma/Degree in Business or Marketing Minimum 1-2 years total work experience Experience in dealing with international students Ability to work to targets, prepare budgets, sales plans and performance reports A proven track record of success achieving sales budgets through non-exclusive channel sales (essential) Organised, results focused with ability to lead and thrive in a competitive market place Excellent communication and presentation skills Fluency in Korean (essential) Ability to manage multiple stakeholders including initiating and managing business relationships across cultures Familiarity with a range of software packages including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and Salesforce CRM Ability to undertake frequent travel. In return we will provide you with the opportunity to learn new skills and achieve your career aspirations in a diverse, fun and friendly team environment. To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and CV (only short listed candidates will be contacted). Job Type: Full-time Experience: work: 2 years international student recruitment: 1 year Education: Bachelor’s Degree Location: Vancouver, BC Language: Korean

Regional Recruitment Coordinator (Int’l Student Sales Rep) – Latin America

EduCo International Group is a global provider of education services with a focus on the education of International students in English speaking destinations. With an expanding delivery network, encompassing campuses in Australia, North America and Ireland, EduCo institutions cater to a broad range of students with course offerings across the English, Pathway, Vocational and Higher Education sectors. We are a Company with ambitious goals and our success in realizing them lies with our people, we hire the best and the brightest. EduCo currently operates two institutions in Vancouver namely Arbutus College which covers the English and Career sector and Acsenda School of Management in the Higher Education sector. We currently have an opportunity for an experienced and talented Regional Student Recruitment Coordinator (Latin American market). In this role you will challenge yourself to increase the volume, quality and diversity of students for Acsenda School of Management and Arbutus College in line with targets. The role will be primarily responsible for engagement with onshore recruitment agents for the Latin American market whereby fluency in Portugese essential. Specific responsibilities include: Training, development and ongoing support of EduCo, Arbutus and Acsenda’s agents Business Development with key recruitment agencies Research and establishment of onshore marketing and account management plans including sales targets and activity plans Business development with feeder institutions Providing ongoing support to offshore staff. To be successful in this role, you will need to have the following qualification, skills and experience. Relevant Diploma/Degree in Business or Marketing Minimum 1-2 years’ total work experience Experience in dealing with international students Ability to work to targets, prepare budgets, sales plans and performance reports A proven track record of success achieving sales budgets through non-exclusive channel sales (essential) Organised, results focused with ability to lead and thrive in a competitive market place Excellent communication and presentation skills Fluency in Portuguese (essential) Ability to manage multiple stakeholders including initiating and managing business relationships across cultures (especially with international students) Familiarity with a range of software packages including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and Salesforce CRM Ability to undertake frequent travel. In return we will provide you with the opportunity to learn new skills and achieve your career aspirations in a diverse, fun and friendly team environment. To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and CV (only short listed candidates will be contacted). Job Type: Full-time Experience: work: 2 years international student recruitment: 1 year Education: Bachelor’s Degree Location: Vancouver, BC Language: Portuguese

Admissions Officer

EduCo International Group is a global provider of education services with a focus on the education of International students in English speaking destinations. With an expanding delivery network, encompassing campuses in Australia, Ireland and North America, EduCo institutions cater to a broad range of students with course offerings across the English, Pathway, Vocational and Higher Education sectors. EduCo’s institutions include wholly owned private campuses, delivery partnerships and on-campus pathway programs with higher education providers. EduCo currently operates two institutions in Canada namely Arbutus College which covers the English and Career sector and Acsenda School of Management in the Higher Education sector and with expansion plans across the market. We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Admissions Officer based in Acsenda School of Management (ASM). As a part of the Enrolment Services team, the Admissions Officer is responsible for the assessment, evaluation and processing of international and domestic student applications to ensure compliance with all ASM admissions policies and procedures. As an Admissions Officer, you will be responsible for: Entering data into appropriate student information management systems Evaluation and assessment of student documents Issuance of letters of offer and admission Tracking all activities and points of completion in the application process Generating various reports required by senior management, marketing and recruitment, and the Registrar. The Admissions officer must be fully knowledgeable about ASM admission requirements, the documentation required for each application, and be familiar with assessing documents from different educational systems The Admissions officer tracks the full cycle for admission in ASM from application received to confirmation of students arriving Assess students for ASM grants and scholarships Track the progress of applicants from point of application, through to the visa application and approval process, and submission of all documentation required at each stage of the process. To be successful in this role, you will need to have the following qualification, skills and experience: A bachelor level degree At least two years’ experience in a related administrative and customer service position; experience in student admissions, services or administration in a post-secondary degree granting institution is preferred; Knowledge of application and documentation requirements (e.g., study permits) is an asset; Good organization and time management skills; consistently meets deadlines and performance targets; Excellent written and verbal communication skills including demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively; Proven ability to maintain accurate records and produce accurate reports; attention to detail; Knowledge and experience working with a CRM or similar information, records and reporting system; Adept with MS Office and Excel; An empathy with and ability to communicate effectively with international students and agents from diverse cultural backgrounds; Ability to speak and write a second language (desirable). In return we will provide you with the opportunity to learn new skills and achieve your career aspirations in a diverse, fun and friendly team environment. To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and CV (only short listed candidates will be contacted). Job Type: Full-time Experience: Administration and/or Customer Service: 2 years Education: Bachelor’s Degree Location: Vancouver, BC

Financial Administrative Assistant

EduCo International Group is a global provider of education services with a focus on the education of International students in English speaking destinations. With an expanding delivery network, encompassing campuses in Australia, Ireland and North America, EduCo institutions cater to a broad range of students with course offerings across the English, Pathway, Vocational and Higher Education sectors. EduCo’s institutions include wholly owned private campuses, delivery partnerships and on-campus pathway programs with higher education providers. EduCo currently operates two institutions in Canada namely Arbutus College which covers the English and Career sector and Acsenda School of Management in the Higher Education sector and with expansion plans across the market. We currently have an opportunity for a Financial Administrative Assistant based in Acsenda School of Management (ASM). The Financial Administrative Assistant will provide financial and administrative support to ensure that operations are maintained in an effective, up to date and accurate manner. This role will also provide excellent customer service at the front desk reception. As a Financial Administrative Assistant, your duties will include: Student Financial Administration Enter and update student account information into the financial system as required Verify student enrolments and student profile information in the Student Information System Generate student Invoices and receipts and balance student deposits daily to the bank Liaise with other departments, including Enrolment Services, Marketing/Recruitment, and Finance to provide information regarding student accounts Process student payments including tuition, medical insurance and textbooks Assist with reconciliation of student textbook payments. General Financial Administration Verify financial information on various documents Make bank deposits when requested Assist with processing AP/AR, expense claims as required Review agency commissions for accuracy and prepare request for the payment of agency commissions in a timely manner Review and respond to all agency emails for commission requests Other duties such as assisting with Front desk coverage, responding to student inquiries,being a part of committees as assigned and complete assigned duties from these committee meetings, and preparing documents, forms and correspondence as required. To be successful in this role, you will need to have the following qualification, skills and experience: Technical skills in book-keeping, financial recording, review and analysis Data management and entry – preferably within an educational environment Previous experience in a customer service front line role (preferably with international students) Excellent customer service skills in person, phone and by email. Prior office administrative experience and familiarity with office procedures and protocols Experience using office equipment including photocopy machine, fax and scanner and multi-line phone Strong Working knowledge of MS Office package – Excel, Word, Power Point, Access Planning and Organizing – ability to multi-task; ability to complete work in a timely manner with accuracy and Ability to work with persons from different cultural backgrounds. In return we will provide you with the opportunity to learn new skills and achieve your career aspirations in a diverse, fun and friendly team environment. To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and CV (only short listed candidates will be contacted). Job Type: Full-time Experience: Customer Service: 1 year Financial Admin Assistant: 1 year Location: Vancouver, BC

Regional Recruitment Manager – Canada

EduCo International Group is a global provider of education services with a focus on the education of International students in English speaking destinations. With an expanding delivery network, encompassing campuses in Australia, North America and Ireland, EduCo institutions cater to a broad range of students with course offerings across the English, Pathway, Vocational and Higher Education sectors. We are a Company with ambitious goals and our success in realizing them lies with our people, we hire the best and the brightest. EduCo currently operates two institutions in Vancouver namely Arbutus College which covers the English and Career sector and Acsenda School of Management in the Higher Education sector. We currently have an opportunity for an experienced and talented Regional Student Recruitment Manager based in Acsenda School of Management (ASM). In this role you will challenge yourself to increase the volume, quality and diversity of students for Acsenda School of Management and Arbutus College in line with targets. The role will be primarily responsible for engagement with onshore recruitment agents for the Chinese market whereby fluency in Mandarin is essential. Specific responsibilities include: • Training, development and ongoing support of EduCo, Arbutus and Acsenda’s agents • Business Development with key recruitment agencies • Research and establishment of onshore marketing and account management plans including sales targets and activity plans • Business development with feeder institutions • Providing ongoing support to offshore staff. To be successful in this role, you will need to have the following qualification, skills and experience. • Relevant Diploma/Degree in Business or Marketing • Minimum 2 years’ experience in post-secondary international student recruitment • Ability to work to targets, prepare budgets, sales plans and performance reports • A proven track record of success achieving sales budgets through non-exclusive channel sales (essential) • Organised, results focused with ability to lead and thrive in a competitive market place • Excellent communication and presentation skills • Fluency in Mandarin (essential) • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders including initiating and managing business relationships across cultures (especially with international students) • Familiarity with a range of software packages including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and Salesforce CRM • Ability to undertake frequent travel. In return we will provide you with the opportunity to learn new skills and achieve your career aspirations in a diverse, fun and friendly team environment. To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and CV (only short listed candidates will be contacted). Job Type: Full-time Experience: International Education Industry: 2 years (Required) Education: Bachelor’s (Required) Job Location: Vancouver, BC (Required) Language: Mandarin (Required) Apply at: https://www.indeed.ca/jobs?q=acsenda&l=Vancouver%2C%20BC&vjk=5fd0db37f4ad5838

Manager, Academic Services

EduCo International Group is a leading global provider of education services with a focus on the education of international students in English speaking destinations. With an expanding campus network in Australia, Canada, the United States and Ireland, EduCo’s institutions cater to a broad range of students with course offerings across the Higher Education, Pathway and Vocational sectors. EduCo currently operates two institutions in the province of British Columbia, Canada namely Arbutus College which covers the English and Career sector and Acsenda School of Management in the Higher Education sector. Acsenda School of Management (ASM) is a private degree granting institution offering undergraduate programs in business and management in the province of British Columbia, Canada. With international students from over 20 different countries, ASM is committed to teaching excellence and quality programs that prepare students to work in selected sectors of the global labor market. We have an opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced talent to join our team at Acsenda School of Management as Manager, Academic Affairs . The Manager, Academic Affairs will assist the VP Academic on matters related to all teaching and academic support. This role will provide support to the faculty to achieve the overall goals and priorities of ASM, meet quality assurance and compliance standards, and promote the ongoing improvement of teaching, curriculum and student learning outcomes. Key responsibilities include: Coordinating, facilitating quality control of academic programs Continuous quality assurance initiatives, implementation, monitoring and reporting Academic program development and management Faculty coordination and mentoring of faculty members on classroom management and course delivery effectiveness Delivery of Objectives Goals Strategies and Measures (OGSM) particularly as it relates to the administration of the ASM Academic Programs Coordinates and facilitates student success interventions Serves as the Secretary of the Research Ethics Committee Teaches at least 2 courses per year Provides assistance to the Deans in other areas as may be required. To be successful in this role, you will need to have the following qualification, skills and experience. Knowledge and Qualification Expertise in post-secondary academic management and administration (at least 5 years of experience) Teaching at undergraduate level and/or higher (at least 5 years of experience) Performance Management Skills (5 years or more experience) Assessment Skills Doctoral degree is required Additional relevant professional qualifications (preferred) Membership of a relevant professional body. Skills and Competencies Leadership – demonstrated success in (a) faculty and academic program development and (b) quality assurance and compliance Innovative approach for academic program development Communication – Excellent oral and written communications skills; ability to communicate effectively with faculty and students; strong public presentation skills, ability to write effective reports and proposals. Analytical and Critical thinking – related to problem solving, presenting a strong business case, analysing data. Interpersonal, influencing – tact and diplomacy, the ability to develop effective working relations with staff, faculty, and external contacts; strong negotiation skills. Networking and Relationship Building – builds and sustains constructive, open, and friendly, professional relationships with faculty, staff and internal and external colleagues, industry contacts, and government officials. Ability to represent ASM professionally and with integrity Planning & Organizing – workload and financial planning and monitoring and the ability to assess priorities. We welcome your application for this role opportunity if you aspire to develop your career in a diverse, fun and friendly team environment. To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and CV to Tess Ireneo-Manalo, VP Academic & Dean, BBA via tess.ireneo-manalo@acsenda.com Only short listed candidates will be contacted.  

Neil Mort, Acsenda’s New President Pro Tem

ASM is pleased to announce that Mr. Neil Mort has assumed the role of President Pro tem as of Friday 23rd February 2018 in addition to his current role of VP Enrolment & Student Services/Registrar. Neil has an extensive background in post-secondary education and in the administration of a degree granting institution; and he is well known for his work in the BC private post secondary sector. Mr. Scott Robertson who as served President Pro Tem since August is returning to Australia where he will continue to serve as EduCo’s Senior Vice President responsible for the oversight of our Canadian operations. Further details regarding the formal President recruitment process will be announced soon.

Acsenda School of Management Inspire and Aspire Speaker Series Christian Hansen, Regional Director, Pacific, Department of Foreign Affairs Canada

By Trexie Patron, VP Marketing – IB Club | ASM BBA student – IBM concentration On February 15, 2018 (THU), the International Business CLUB of Acsenda School of Management (ASM) held the first guest speaker of the term.  We invited Mr. Christian Hansen, Regional Director, Pacific,  to speak with our students about international trade and career opportunities in the industry. Mr. Hansen is a natural speaker.  He spoke with us about the different sectors that international trade encompasses.  He shared his experiences to the level where everyone could understand the topic.  Most of the audience is composed of ASM students and professionals from the industry, and he answered trade issues that were raised by some trade experts that attended the meeting. Overall, I can say that ASM was lucky to have highly influential speakers to inspire and encourage our students to think more about the world of international trade.  

ALL AFTERNOON CLASSES ARE CANCELLED.

Friday Feb 23 All afternoon classes have been cancelled due to the weather. Tonight’s Karaoke event has also been postponed to Friday, March 2. Students are advised to stay home and to take extra care when out. Campus will be closed until Monday, February 26th.