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Careers

 

• Executive Assistant to the President
• Mandarin Adult Language Program Teachers
• Mandarin Children’s Program Teachers


• Executive Assistant to the President

Reports to: President

Role: The Executive Assistant is responsible for supporting the office of the President and performing diversified administrative and organizational duties at an executive level. The position reports to the President and will work closely with all senior staff, the Board of Trustees, and all departments in the organization.

Responsibilities:

• Liaison with Trustees; compiling and disseminating materials for Board meetings; preparation of Board Meeting minutes;

• Drafting communication for President: Correspondences and reports;

• Edit and proofread documents;

• Coordination of the Institute-wide Common Calendar, in collaboration with the Office Manager;

• Maintain files for President’s office, both electronic and hard copy files;

• Help to maintain and update Raiser’s Edge files for constituents who interact with President, as needed;

• Answering phone, coordinating calendar for President’s office;

• Maintain email lists for President’s office;

• Assist with social media activities include Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…

• General support for Institute-wide initiatives and special projects, as needed;

Qualifications:

• Self-starter with the ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously and a willingness to take on extra Institute-wide initiatives as need;

• Excellent organizational and writing skills;

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills;

• Ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside clients and vendors;

• Proficiency in MS Office

• Familiarity with social media platforms and protocols

• Familiarity with Constant Contact or similar system

Please send cover letter and CV to: hr@chinainstitute.org

China Institute
125 East 65th Street
New York, NY 10065


• Mandarin Adult Language Program Teachers

China Institute in America , a non-profit, non-partisan, educational, and bi-cultural organization based in NYC, is seeking experienced Mandarin teachers within the tri-state region for its Adult Language Program. Positions currently available include teachers for our group classes, and tutors for our private and corporate tutoring programs.

Successful candidates should be native speakers of Chinese who speak standard Mandarin with clear diction and who have a good command of spoken English. They should be comfortable with dealing with students from diverse backgrounds within the business world and private sector; be presentable in appearance and disposition; punctual; enthusiastic in their instruction and, for private tutoring, must be able to choose materials suited for each students’ needs, level, and abilities. Minimum educational requirement: B.A. degree.

Group classes are held onsite at China Institute. All classes use pinyin and simplified characters. Most tutoring assignments are offsite and held at our students’ office or home with some assignments taking place onsite at China Institute. Competitive hourly wage available. Applicants must have permission to work.

Please send cover letter and CV, including resident status, to:

Wanling Zhang
Program Manager, Adult Language & Studio Programs

China Institute
125 East 65th Street
New York, NY 10065

Email: wzhang@chinainstitute.org

 

China Institute is an equal opportunity employer.

No phone calls please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

 


• Mandarin Children’s Program Teachers

China Institute in America, a non-profit, non-partisan, educational, and bi-cultural organization based in NYC, is seeking experienced children’s Mandarin teachers. Grouped by ages three and up, children learn a dynamic mix of Chinese language and culture through a whole language approach in active classroom environments. Successful candidates should be native speakers of Chinese who have teaching experience using simplified characters and who have a very good command of spoken English. They should be vivacious in the classroom and eager to nurture children’s learning and growth. They must feel comfortable creating their own curricula and finding materials to suit classroom needs, levels, and abilities. Teaching assignments may entail classroom teaching or private tutoring and may be onsite, offsite in other schools, or in students’ homes. Classes are taught using simplified characters. Competitive hourly wage.

Please send cover letter and CV, including resident status, to:

Ms. Vera Shi
Resident Faculty & Program Coordinator

China Institute
125 East 65th Street
New York, NY 10065

Email: vshi@chinainstitute.org

 

China Institute is an equal opportunity employer.

No phone calls please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.