Job Posting: Yenching Academy, Peking University

Senior Manager for Admissions

Yenching Academy, Peking University

The Yenching Academy is seeking a senior manager to lead the admissions team in Beijing immediately. S/he will be responsible for overseeing and facilitating the international and domestic admissions process, as well as managing partnerships with other universities.


Other main tasks include developing the admissions web portal, coordinating the Academy’s international projects and engagements and assisting with the organization and implementation of students’ academic and extracurricular activities. Candidates must be native English speakers with working proficiency of Mandarin. S/he must possess strong written communication skills, attention to detail, ability to work in a cross-cultural environment, and familiarity with Microsoft applications. Because the Academy is a newly established college within Peking University, staff have the opportunity and responsibility to develop and streamline policy and protocol. A strong candidate is able to take initiative in project management and think innovatively in problem solving.

Applicants will be evaluated based on written tests and interviews. Salary is negotiable. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and CV to Jenna Chai at with the subject line, “Senior Manager for Admissions Position”.

The Yenching Academy is a new, interdisciplinary Master’s of China Studies program at Peking University. Our first cohort of students arrived at Peking University in September 2015. For more information, please visit