Career Opportunities

From the national office in St. Paul, MN, to affiliated schools overseas, Nacel Open Door offers a variety of opportunities for people to be involved in the world of student exchange.

In its commitment to international understanding and language education, Nacel Open Door, Inc. seeks people to serve in various capacities, administering, representing, and assisting with its many programs. From employees in the national office in Minnesota or in classrooms teaching overseas, to local representatives and coordinators who work as independent contractors, NOD offers a variety of career opportunities for people to be directly involved in the world of student exchange.

Administrative Specialist

Nacel International is a world-wide federation of organizations, companies and representatives working together to deliver a culturally-immersive education around the globe. Nacel Open Door offers academic programs in both public and private schools, as well as short-term educational programs. The organization has further diversified by introducing international school programs in the United States, Asia, and Europe. Language acquisition, experiential learning, global exploration, formal college preparatory education and advanced online learning have become the hallmarks of Nacel.

Position Summary: The Administrative Specialist is an integral part of the administrative team providing outstanding customer service and accurate processing to facilitate in the objectives of student well being and government compliance standards. The position is full-time and reports to the Operations Assistant.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Organize and facilitate multiple standard email communications, using FileMaker Pro and Microsoft Office.
  • Review student and host family applications and enter data into FileMaker Pro.
  • Work with foreign partners to ensure complete application materials on all
    student files.
  • Work with field network to ensure complete application and oversight materials on all host family files.
  • Answer incoming phone line and general email correspondence.
  • Update and maintain files in Outlook and FileMaker according to standard operating procedures.
  • Collect, organize and facilitate paperwork based on DOS regulations and
    for audit purposes.
  • Ongoing email and phone communication with schools, foreign partners,
    and field staff.
  • Help maintain student records in SEVIS.
  • Contribute to the overall effectiveness of the department by consistently searching for and proposing innovative solutions to improve internal processes.
  • Upload and assign monthly contact reports in FileMaker Pro.
  • Assist with database reports and lists.
  • Other administrative tasks as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • 1-2 years of administrative experience preferred.
  • International exchange or work experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe. FileMaker Pro and/or SEVIS experience is also beneficial.
  • Strong customer service aptitude in working with and understanding needs of multiple stakeholders.
  • Excellent phone and e-mail etiquette.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple priorities in an efficient manner.
  • Must be a team player, possess a strong work ethic, and a willingness to be flexible.

How to Apply: Please submit resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to the Operations Manager, Emily Lemon

STEM Teacher, St. Paul Preparatory School

Summary of Position

To plan, organize and implement Technology and Engineering courses, which will initially include Robotics and Game Art Design, as well as to plan, organize and implement at least one STEM-related club as an extracurricular activity. Courses will be implemented in accordance with the high school curriculum as established by Nacel International School System and Engineering by Design, and will be within a diverse student learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop and fulfill their academic potential.


  • Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences in STEM courses to a diverse student body
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities
  • Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities
  • Identify and select instructional resources and methods to meet students' varying needs
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment
  • Use relevant technology to support instruction
  • Observe and evaluate students’ performance and development
  • Communicate regularly with students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and needs
  • Assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments; provide appropriate feedback in the timeframe established by the school
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of students' progress and development
  • Update all necessary records accurately and completely as required by laws, policies and school regulations
  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures; maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school
  • Perform student support duties including but not limited to counseling students with academic problems and providing academic intervention support
  • Remain up-to-date with developments in subject areas, teaching resources and methods and make relevant changes to instructional plans and activities
  • Participate in extracurricular activities such as social activities, sporting activities, clubs and student organizations
  • Participate in student/parent and school-wide meetings, which includes Bethlehem Academy meetings as advised
  • Participate in planning for expanding and developing the SPP STEM program
  • Participate in STEM training as warranted and advised, to begin with Game Art Design webinars


  • Certified and experienced American high school Technology, Mathematics and/or Engineering teacher
  • Bachelor's degree from an American university
  • Native English speaker
  • Ability to discuss American cultural topics from experience
  • Knowledge of relevant technology
  • Comfortable working in cross-cultural environments
  • Commitment to international education and cultural understanding
  • Familiarity with international and/or secondary education programs
  • Organizational skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Leadership skills, flexibility, and ability to work collaboratively

To Apply:

Resume and cover letter along with salary requirements should be sent to Gina Robertson, Director of NISS.

Independent Contractors/Local Representatives

Nacel Open Door, Inc. (NOD) accomplishes its mission of providing home-stay opportunities for students through a network of local representatives and coordinators who find qualified host families. Local reps make the difference and define the experience that the students and host families have during the program. To the host family, the local rep is NOD.

What sets NOD programs apart from the rest is the consistent high quality of students and the professionalism of the local rep in finding great host families. Participants are provided with a quality experience that will enhance their growth and encourage life-long friendships between people from all over of the world. Contact our network director today at

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