The Executive Director is the management leader of the Alliance Française de Las Vegas who oversees the school, directs instructors, and selects the portfolio of quality class offerings of the Alliance Française de Las Vegas, with the goal of increasing student enrollment in classes. The Executive director represents the Alliance Française in the community, providing staff leadership and management oversight for the whole organization in the fulfillment of its mission.
Key Functions :
1. School Management : Hires, trains and evaluates teachers while also developing the curriculum.
2. Financial Management : Works with the Finance Committee of the Board to develop the annual budget for AFLV and manages the organization with the goal of meeting the financial objectives set.
3. Organizational, Operational, and Human Resource Management : Attracts, develops and retains qualified employees, teachers, interns and volunteers.
4. Communications and Marketing : Develops and cultivates programs, relationships, advertising and media coverage to enhance the positive image of the AFLV and increase the number of students, members and supporters ; manages website and social media sites including Facebook and Twitter.
5. Fund Raising : Cultivates and nurtures relationships with current and potential donors and sponsors ; initiates and directs a grant writing program for the organization.
6. Local Community Services and National/International Community Relations : Develops and nurtures partnerships with local arts, cultural and diplomatic institutions that amplify the Alliance Française’s presence.
The Alliance Française de Las Vegas is an educational and cultural nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that serves the Las Vegas NV area. Our mission is to promote the French language, increase awareness of French and francophone cultures, and foster friendly relations between the local French speaking populations and the surrounding community.
Minimum Qualifications :
• Must have the legal right to work in the United States ;
• Leadership experience in a non-profit organization ;
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required ; graduate degree preferred in the teaching of French
language as a second language ;
• Strong command of French and English languages in writing and public speaking ;
• Knowledge of teaching techniques and materials adapted to French as a second language ;
• Experience in teaching and/or school administration ;
• Administrative skills including planning, budgeting and grant writing ;
• Interest and experience in producing, planning, and managing cultural events ;
• Willingness to work a flexible schedule, with some evening and weekend duties ;
• Demonstrated success in private foundation grants procurement and special event fund-raising
• Proficiency in computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
and a willingness to learn other programs maintained by the organization, website updating,
knowledge of social media
• Knowledge of basic accounting principles, financial and tax reporting, payroll ;
• Background in strategic planning and organizational development ;
• A successful fund-raising track record ;
• Current Examinateur-correcteur du DELF – DALF or a strong commitment to becoming one within three years.
All candidates must pass a drug screening and a criminal background check. Candidates are to contact by 31 October 2018 both :
the President Marc Zeman > firstname.lastname@example.org
and the Executive Director Christelle Chamblas > email@example.com
through a résumé and two written cover letters, electronically, one in English and one in French language, describing how they might marshal their background and experiences to lead the organization.
The search committee, after reviewing and screening of applicant letters, will contact individuals of interest for further credentials and references. Selected applicants will be scheduled for interviews with the search committee and
board with an anticipated start date of November 1, 2018.