About Us: The Institute for Study Abroad, Butler University

Employment at IFSA-Butler

IFSA-Butler is an independent non-profit organization affiliated with Butler University. Headquartered in Indianapolis, IFSA-Butler was founded in 1988 with the primary goal to provide quality study abroad opportunities that include academic and support services to enhance the undergraduate experience, and positively affect the future trajectory of our students. IFSA-Butler is one of the largest study abroad providers in the country and provides high quality academic programs for undergraduates in 18 countries.

IFSA-Butler offers a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, retirement plan and generous paid time off.

The Institute for Study Abroad is an equal opportunity employer.

Resident Director, Prague, Czech Republic

IFSA-Butler is seeking a Resident Director (RD) for its new program in the Czech Republic. This full-time position is based in Prague and reports to the Vice President for Program Management and Development (VP-PMD) in Indianapolis. The RD is responsible for the management and development of IFSA-Butler's Prague site: day-to-day program administration; providing academic and cultural support to students; liaising with host universities and other partners; and overseeing the ongoing development of orientation, academic curriculum and co-curriculum. The RD works closely with the U.S.-based Program Management and Development team on all aspects of program management.



  • Contribute leadership and vision to the development of strategic priorities for the organization.
  • Present data and recommendations to VP-PMD to support decision making on key issues.
  • Facilitate clear communication with colleagues, fostering a collaborative climate.
  • Prepare comprehensive reports on programs prior to quarterly board meetings, and on an as-needed basis.
  • Travel to the U.S. as needed to meet with colleagues, discuss program issues and development and participate in training activities.
  • Provide assistance with projects to colleagues around the world.

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