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.

Travel Coordinator

Position Summary:

The Travel Coordinator is an integral part of the program teams providing outstanding customer service and leadership to ensure both student well being and government compliance standards. The position is full-time and reports to the Director of Operations.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Communication and organization with foreign partners, host families, students and office staff to ensure all travel related information is completed and communicated appropriately for all program participants.  
  • Receive and document travel confirmations from host families and students.
  • Enter all travel information into FileMaker Pro database.
  • Compile and print daily reports for traveling students during arrival and departure season, as well as any group and holiday travel.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements for all students attending NOD orientation.
  • Review, evaluate, approve or deny travel requests for all NOD students while on program. Work with field staff and advising to coordinate approvals.
  • Handle travel emergencies on an on-call basis.
  • Work with Orientation Coordinator to coordinate student orientation travel logistics.
  • Complete travel arrangements for NOD staff as necessary.
  • Oversee travel related work of summer intern.
  • Answer incoming phone lines as needed.
  • Respond to and/or forward emails in travel email/fax.
  • Other administrative duties as needed.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Minimum of 2 years administrative experience.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and Outlook. FileMaker Pro experience is a plus.
  • 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, be an independent self-starter and have an approachable manner.
  • Requires 3-4 weekends of travel per year.

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

Nacel International School System’s International Teachers Grade K – 12

No current openings.

Current Offerings Abroad

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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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