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Position: Chief Operating Officer
The Lycée Français de San Francisco (LFSF) is seeking an experienced leader to serve as Chief Operating Officer (COO).
Come to and join us to create true global citizens by combining the best of French and American educational systems!
About the Lycée Français de San Francisco
We strive to maintain an international community emphasizing academic excellence and personal achievement while developing innovation skills - communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity. Our academic program is based on the rigorous French curriculum through a convention with the AEFE and enriched by key elements of the American college-prep educational system including Language, Arts, Literature, History, Mathematics and Sports, preparing our multi-lingual and multi-cultural K-12 students for success at the most prestigious universities and beyond. Our three Bay Area campuses 950 students of 71 nationalities in two pre-school & elementary schools in San Francisco and Sausalito (~625 students from pre-K to Grade 5) and a middle & high school in San Francisco (~375 students from Grade 6 through 12). Our students earn an American high school diploma, as well as the French Baccalauréat, which qualifies them to attend the best universities in the United States, France and around the world.
The COO will serve as the school’s operational and administrative leader responsible for admissions, marketing, finance, advancement, HR, communication, security, IT and facility management and operation. The COO will manage and develop the internal organization processes and infrastructure to allow the school to continue to flourish and fulfill its mission.
The COO will report to the Head of School (HOS), support HOS’s effort and work collaboratively with three campus directors responsible for pedagogy to ensure the continuation of LFSF’s rigorous academic and extra-curricular standards. The COO will rely on a management team of department heads, some of which he/she will recruit.
Responsible for overseeing the LFSF’s operations, under the supervision of the HOS, the COO will:
Candidates are expected to have a real understanding of working in a multicultural and multilingual context and will embody the integrity, respect, leadership, openness to learning and diversity, and service to others that are consistent with the School’s values.
The ideal candidate will have many of the following qualifications and qualities:
Start Date: July 1st 2019
Status: Full-time Exempt
Location: San Francisco
To apply for this position, please submit, by Friday, May 31st 2019:
All applications must be submitted, to the attention of Mr. Texier, Head of School, at: email@example.com
The Lycée Français de San Francisco is an equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Employment contingent upon successful completion of background investigation. Direct candidates only. This position does not include any relocation assistance. No phone calls please.