Resident Director - Indonesian Flagship Language Initiative, Malang, Indonesia

American Councils

About the organization

The world’s most successful institutions and determined nations work with American Councils for International Education through cultural exchange, language training, and professional development.

Since 1974, our educational portfolio has grown to include 85 countries important to national security, prosperity, and peace. Our programs are backed by thorough research to ensure their quality and integrity. Our participants represent a spectrum of learners, from high school through the postdoctoral and professional level.

To date, we have built a community of more than 89,000 alumni, including national leaders, ministers, members of parliament, ambassadors, and CEOs.


Monitor participants’ health, safety, academic performance, and promptly communicate significant issues to American Councils’ and host institution staff;
Coordinate health care for participants and intervene on behalf of participants as necessary;
Enforce policies regarding terms and conditions of program participation;
Coordinate Malang-based program logistics, including cultural excursions and related travel, and communicate logistical details to DC-based staff;
Submit weekly written updates to the Senior Program Manager;
Serve as the local liaison between American Councils and the host institute administration as directed to ensure that the academic program proceeds as agreed;
Coordinate with the host institution to coordinate peer tutors/conversation partners;
Submit a final report, program grades, and test scores within two weeks of program conclusion;
Manage program finances and submit monthly expense reports accounting for all program expenditures;
Other responsibilities as assigned.


Demonstrated Advanced level or higher oral proficiency in Indonesian;
Bachelor’s degree or higher in relevant language or area studies or equivalent;
Study, work, or extensive travel experience in Indonesia;
Experience overseeing and guiding groups;
Demonstrated skills in academic and personal counseling;
Demonstrated skills in general financial accountability.

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