Position Open: Russian Overseas Flagship Program Resident Director, Almaty, Kazakhstan

The Russian Overseas Flagship (ROF) program, located in Almaty, Kazakhstan, assists learners of Russian to reach Superior or higher levels of proficiency. The Overseas Flagship program consists of intensive, structured language instruction; direct enrollment in relevant courses at the host institution; internships; and homestay boarding with native speakers of the target language.

The Overseas Flagship Program Resident Director serves as American Councils’ representative in Almaty in the areas of participants’ health, safety, and program logistics. They must be available to program participants on a daily basis, observe classes regularly, meet with administrators and students, help students attend medical appointments, arrange group travel and cultural programs, maintain the office and student lounge, coordinate with local program assistants and with AC representatives at regional offices, and perform other tasks.

Qualifications include a demonstrated proficiency in Russian at Level 3 or higher on the ILR scale, a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Russian, Slavic studies, or related area studies field, and substantial study or work experience in Russia or Kazakhstan.

EMPLOYMENT DATES: As soon as June 1, 2022 and not later than Aug.1, 2022, until May 31, 2023, with possible continuation into the following academic year.

Further information and application materials here.