Position Open: NSLI-Y Resident Director, Pushkin Summer Institute Abroad (Latvia)

The Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA) is recruiting two Resident Directors for the NSLI-Y Pushkin Summer Institute Abroad (PSI Abroad), a 6-week, residential overseas summer program in Russian language for a group of 15 high school juniors and seniors, and recent college-bound high school graduates. Funding for this position comes from The National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. The position duties for the Resident Director are full-time for the period of June 18-August 5, 2023, with some additional training and orientations required prior to commencement of the appointment. The dates of travel to Latvia are June 24, 2023 through August 5, 2023. For more information on the Pushkin Summer Institute, please see: http://pushkin.wisc.edu

The resident director coordinates a pre-college program and plans, facilitates, and evaluates related events, as well as instructs courses for a pre-college program in support of preparing individuals to be successful in their higher education endeavors.

  • 50% Designs and drafts program specific materials and resources for an educational pre-college program
  • 20% Develops, facilitates, and evaluates educational pre-college program content and materials
  • 10% Identifies opportunities for pre-college program improvement or new service development
  • 20% Schedules, secures, and communicates logistics and resources in support of educational program events and conferences

Further information and application materials here. Application review will begin on January 31, 2023.