Program Director, API Paris

Program or University Name: Academic Programs International API

Job Title: Program Director

Job Type: French CDI

Location : Paris, 1er

Job Responsibilities:

The API program Director serves as API's liaison for the program and coordinates communication between API Paris, students and the API office in Austin. S/he is responsible for undertaking all tasks necessary for the smooth and successful operation of the program. S/he will work with partner institutions; develop strong relationship with them to ensure the smooth running of the programs. The Program Director will perform administrative functions by planning, organizing, and directing the day-to-day operations of the customized study abroad program in Paris. S/he handles academic issues as well as student services, including housing, cultural activities and excursions. The Program Director directs each term's orientation sessions, must meet frequently withstudents (both informally and during regular office hours) to evaluate their goals, progress, and adjustment to studying in a foreign culture.


• Bilingual French/English

• An MA in a relevant discipline, preferred

• Commitment to the field of international education and study abroad

• Professional and/ or academic experience working with AmericansFirsthand knowledge of French culture and familiarity with the city of Paris

• Suberb organizational skills

• Demonstrated sensitivity to student needs and cultural differences

• A willingness to wear different hats and do what it takes to get the job done

• Flexibility and willingness to collaborate closely with others

Work Conditions (Travel, On-call, etc.):

EU work permit

On call (one week/month)

Documents Required from the Candidate:

Resume (CV) and cover letter (in French and English)


Marie de Rocca-Serra, Head of Administration -