Prague Director

Prague Director

The Prague Director is accountable for the successful planning, progress, and completion of all EUSA academic internship programs in Prague, and for providing leadership to the EUSA Prague team.

The Prague Director is responsible for all aspects of program delivery and operations in Prague including logistical management, academics, housing, student welfare and pastoral care.

Reporting Relationships

  • The Prague Director reports to the Operations Director

  • The Prague Assistant Director and Prague Program Manager report directly to the Prague Director

Responsibilities

  • Leadership and direction for all aspects of EUSA Prague operations, including local operational infrastructure, IT, and budget

  • Student life and logistics management (including academics, housing, and pastoral care)

  • Oversight of Assistant Director to ensure successful management and delivery of the planning, development, and timely placement of students in quality, academically appropriate internships

  • Maintain a detailed understanding of internships and processes

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant Czech regulations; monitoring of regulatory environment

  • Accurate program budgeting

  • Collaboration with University Relations team in program planning, development, and partner relationship management

  • Emergency response and student health and safety

  • Staffing

  • Timely internal/external reporting

  • Planning and delivery of student services and programming

  • Relationships and agreements with third party providers, including student housing

  • Management of the Prague team

  • Production and review of evaluations, status reports and academic reports

  • Other reasonable duties as required

Shared with Prague Assistant Director

  • Successful delivery and reporting of programs according to university partner specification

  • Provide leadership in student emergencies and responsibility for student safety throughout the program

  • Screen, select, and train staff

  • Orientation delivery

  • 24-hour emergency on call duty (shared with other team members)

  • Review and update Prague documentation and online content

  • Manage travel schedules and on-campus visits

  • Plan and host visits from partner universities and EUSA colleagues

  • Quality assurance of programs

Profile and Requirements

  • Able to work legally in the Czech Republic

  • Excellent Czech and English language skills

  • Demonstrated leadership ability, able to motivate and manage a diverse team

  • Demonstrated ability to work under time pressure

  • Networking skills, knowledge of Prague business and working culture

  • Understanding of the US higher education system and experience in study abroad is desirable

  • Bachelors degree required, graduate degree is desirable

  • Strong computer skills, knowledge of Mac OS

Compensation

EUSA offers a friendly, progressive work environment, as well as competitive salary, benefits, and holidays.

Click here to submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your previous experience, your salary expectations, and why you feel you are suitable for the role by 13 September 2019. Please submit your CV and cover letter as a single file. Please note that EUSA does NOT accept applications via email.