American Councils is currently seeking qualified consultants to serve as Russian-speaking Resident Directors and Assistant Resident Directors to work on a variety of summer Russian language programs ranging from six to eight weeks in length. Individual programs are designed for either high school or undergraduate and graduate students. All programs offer intensive Russian language instruction and structured cultural experiences designed to promote rapid language gains. By prioritizing inclusion and access, the programs ensure that the next generation of America’s global leaders reflects its diversity. Programs are held in a variety of locations including Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, and Russia. If applicants have experience in any of these countries, they should provide a description of that experience, including familiarity with additional regional languages and the length of time spent in any specific location, in their cover letter. Program locations are subject to change prior to program start. Consultant agreements include a scaled compensation fee structure in the event of a cancellation six weeks or less before the start of the program. Resident Directors and Assistant Resident Directors represent American Councils on programs overseas.
Further information and application materials can be found here.