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 ensure both student well being and government compliance standards. The position is full-time and reports to the Director of Administration.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Organize and facilitate multiple mass mailings and emails, using MS Mail Merge and FileMaker Pro.
  • Review student and host family applications and enter in 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.
  • Update and maintain electronic and paper file systems.
  • Collect, organize and facilitate paperwork based on DOS regulations and for audit purposes.
  • Update program documents as needed.
  • Ongoing email and phone communication with schools, foreign partners, and field staff.
  • Contribute to the overall effectiveness of the department by consistently searching for innovative solutions to internal processes.
  • Assist with database reports and lists.
  • Facilitate occasional website updates.
  • Other administrative tasks as needed.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • 1-2 years of administrative experience preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe. FileMaker Pro experience is a plus.
  • 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.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Must be a team player, possess a strong work ethic, and a willingness to be flexible.

All interested applicants should send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Director of Operations, Emily Lemon at

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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    Suite 1900
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