Job ID : 975915 Date Updated : January 20th, 2020

Admissions Counselor (student recruiter) in Japan Exclusive job

Hiring Company Temple University, Japan Campus
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards, Setagaya-ku
Job Type Contract
Salary Negotiable, based on experience

Job Description

Overview of position:

TUJ seeks a motivated and outgoing admissions counselor for the domestic Japanese market to support university recruiting and advising prospective students. The admissions counselor will be responsible for all aspects of recruiting with a focus on international schools and DoDEA schools nationwide. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and sales and/or marketing experience. Although previous experience in the education sector is preferred, it is not essential. Some weekend work and travel will be required.


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This post is fixed term from January 2020 until the end of December, 2020. The position may be extended until the end of January 2021, depending on the return of the post-holder.


Primary Responsibilities:

  •    Prepare and give presentations about TUJ to prospective students, parents, school counselors, academic institutions, and other entities.
  •   Visit international schools and DoDEA schools to establish relationships with them.
  •   Participate in university/education fairs to promote TUJ academic programs to prospective students, parents and school counselors.
  •    Provide individual counseling, campus tours, and follow-up for prospective students, parents and school counselors.
  •    Follow up with prospective students and advise on admissions procedures.
  •    Organize open campus events, class observation events, and other special events with other team members.
  •    Give presentations about TUJ at open campus events at least once a month on Sundays.
  •    Organize visits of high school student groups and communicate with professors to make arrangements for class observations.
  • Plan and implement marketing strategies for international and DoDEA schools.



General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 3 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Fluent (Amount Used: English usage about 75%)
Minimum Japanese Level Business Level
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status No permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

  •    Fluent or native-level English speaker with business-level Japanese skills (speaking/reading/writing)
  •    Excellent communication skills
  •    Excellent PC skills (Database, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  •    Work experience in sales and marketing is strongly recommended
  •    Working knowledge of CRM systems
  •    Professional and customer focused
  •    Study experience in English speaking higher education institution(s) is preferred
  •    Work experience in an area related to education or study abroad is a plus


Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards, Setagaya-ku
  • Tokyu Denentoshi Line, Sangenjaya Station

Work conditions

Job Type Contract
Salary Negotiable, based on experience
Work Hours 09:00-17:30 Monday to Friday
Holidays Saturdays, Sundays, National Holidays
Job Division Admissions Counseling (AC) department
Hiring Company Information

Temple University, Japan Campus

Admissions Counselor (student recruiter) in Japan - 975915

Company Details

Company Type Small/Medium Company (300 employees or less) - International Company
Non-Japanese Ratio About half Japanese

Company Description

Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ), was established in 1982 as an international campus of Temple University in Pennsylvania State, U.S.A. As the first and largest foreign university in Japan, TUJ was designated the first “Foreign University, Japan Campus” by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in 2005. All classes at TUJ are taught in English, and the curriculum, credits and degrees offered are the same as those of the main campus. Besides undergraduate and graduate studies (Masters and Doctoral programs in TESOL, Law School and Executive MBA), to accommodate a broad demand for international education, TUJ has expanded its programs to non-credit Academic English and Continuing Education. Including the participants in the Corporate Education programs, TUJ is a home for more than 4,000 learners from over 60 different countries. For more information about TUJ, please visit the TUJ website: