Candidate Advisor, Long-Term Programs


Job Description

Purpose: The Candidate Advisor (CA) is a member of the Candidate Care Team (CCT). This group of people is responsible for wooing and retaining quality candidates for long-term service overseas by clearly discerning and assessing calls, encouraging movement through the application process, while effectively documenting correspondence and progress. Additionally, they are responsible for: coaching, equipping, and mobilizing committed candidates towards service with ELIC. This is a customer service position requiring aptitude for a “sales” and coaching skill-set.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Sells vision and sets expectations in regards to, teaching overseas, serving on a team and cultural awareness
  • Actively assesses, processes and moves qualified candidates from initial interest to commitment according to established CCT benchmarks through individualized messaging and communication
  • Strategically manages a high volume of candidates in various stages of preparation, prioritizing correspondence along with competing logistical and administrative tasks
  • Corresponds regularly with Country Directors, overseas based personnel and multiple departments towards mobilization of long-term candidates
  • Coaches and encourages committed candidates in field preparation as it relates to support-raising, professional development, and personal growth
  • Creatively contributes to candidate resources, messaging, and training while collaborating with the CCT and greater Mobilization department
  • As an active member of the CCT, individual duties may evolve based on skills available to benefit the entire team
  • Potential travel, as needed, to assist the Recruiting Team with lead generation
  • Performs other duties as assigned by direct supervisor

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Overseas experience
  • Highly-motivated, adaptable, team-oriented with the ability to prioritize and work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Able to enthusiastically cast vision of the company and work in a high-paced environment
  • Assertiveness to pursue and follow-through selling our vision and processing of each candidate
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented; ability to manage a variety of documentation processes to provide individualized and accurate record keeping
  • Willingness to interact by phone for multiple hours a day, including interviewing each viable candidate for up to 2 or more hours
  • Able to type at least 40 wpm
  • Able to work in MS Office programs, Apple programs, Google docs; knowledge of other communicative campaign resources is a plus
  • Capable of representing ELIC in a professional capacity
  • Committed to the purpose, vision, and mission of ELIC
  • Committed Christian

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preference given for Administrative, Communications, Counseling, Intercultural Studies/Ministry backgrounds or a related field
  • Prior Experience with ELIC

Compensation: $20–$23/hr

This is a full-time exempt position located in our Fort Collins Office.

All US domestic, full-time employees will receive optional medical insurance, health savings contribution, dental insurance, vision insurance, life AD&D insurance, long-term disability, retirement plan, and health club membership. All full-time, exempt employees will receive wage continuation which includes maternity leave, paternity leave, bereavement leave, and sick time in addition to vacation and holiday time. ELIC does comply with FMLA and HFWA allowing employees applicable time off for qualifying events.

Some benefits are optional and may require employee action for ELIC to match, contribute, or enroll employees in the benefit. Some benefits must be accepted as a package. ELIC reserves the right to modify or adapt benefits during employment.

About ELIC

ELIC proudly recruits, trains, and sends hundreds of people each year to teach in long-term and short-term programs throughout Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa. Our long-standing partnerships with universities and governments around the globe open doors for us to make a deep and significant impact on students, colleagues, and neighbors. People come to ELIC from a variety of backgrounds including engineering, executive leadership, sales, medicine, and education. Our comprehensive training prepares new teachers to be world-class educators and helps veteran teachers as they transition overseas. Ongoing professional development opportunities include yearly conferences, graduate certificate programs, master's degrees, and Ph.D. options.

We are honored to have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of students. English is the business language of the world, and students from our classrooms use their skills to gain overseas jobs as well as earn positions of leadership in business, government, and virtually any other profession that they pursue. We are proud to connect ELIC teachers with future leaders where we serve.


In 1981, ELIC began a formal partnership with the Chinese government to start sending teams of teachers to join the faculty at universities throughout China. Since then, ELIC has sent thousands of teachers to more than a dozen countries in East Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa. Throughout our 38 years, we have had the privilege of providing services to our government and institutional partners, including placement and management of English teachers, consulting, curriculum design and implementation, training, and refugee work. We are one of the most highly qualified educational companies in the world, with more than 160 of our staff holding advanced degrees. ELIC is excited about continued expansion into new cities and countries in the upcoming years as we establish unique partnerships and programs. ?

Position Filled
Experience Required
Entry level


Education Required
Bachelor’s degree

Date Posted
2 months ago
Fort Collins, Colorado


Church Size
0-75 people


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