Director of Auxiliary Programs

Rochambeau, The French International School

Job Description




Rochambeau, The French International School ("Rochambeau"), located in Bethesda, MD, is an independent and coeducational day school, offering a unique combination of the French curriculum and a high-quality English program to approximately 1,100 students from Preschool (2-year-old) through 12th grade. Diversity is the hallmark of Rochambeau, with over 80 nationalities represented in the student body. We are dedicated to fostering a culture where diversity, equity, and inclusion remain at our core.



Rochambeau is committed to a diverse workforce representative of our students, one that embraces cultural competency and an international community.


Job Summary: 

The Director of Auxiliary Programs is charged with proactively and collaboratively initiating, building, marketing, growing, and managing all auxiliary and summer programs and additional revenue-generating programs for the school. In addition, the Director will oversee and contract for all facility rentals, indoor and outdoor, vision and manage summer programs, and lead other auxiliary and summer programs. Under the Executive Director's leadership, the strategic direction of additional programs will align with Rochambeau's mission and strategic direction, generating revenue, building community, and enhancing enrollment opportunities. In addition, this position will proactively connect with students, parents, faculty, staff, prospective families, alums, school friends, potential partners, and the community to maintain and increase Rochambeau's leadership footprint in the greater Maryland, Washington DC, and Virginia areas and beyond.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

The Director will supervise, lead, and manage employees and summer camp employees, adhering to best practices and school policies for supervision.


Essential Functions:

These examples of duties and responsibilities are intended only as examples of the various job duties. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is a similar, related, or logical assignment to the position. Faculty and staff positions are school-based and in-person.


Vision, lead, grow, and manage summer programs: Advertising, registration, accountability for income, expenses, and metrics analysis for summer camps, including imagining, structuring, and marketing academic, extra-curricular, and off-campus activities, staffing, hiring, onboarding, facility and equipment requirements, day-to-day operations; registration, risk management, and community engagement.


Oversee, hire, onboard, train, direct, and coordinate activities of summer camp employees.

Work collaboratively with Human Resources, Facilities, Finance, faculty, and camp coordinators to plan, prepare and deliver summer camp programming to serve the school community's needs and grow the program.


Oversee all external programs that extend the school's resources to the larger community; develop and implement marketing strategies and tactics for assigned programs.


Market and manage community utilization of school facilities.


Evaluate the effectiveness of assigned responsibilities, including analysis, reports, and recommendations.


Communicate (written and verbal) with parents and students regarding assigned areas of responsibility.


Coordinate communication plan for external programs with Marketing and Communications personnel to effectively market and build the presence of the programs in the community.


Coordinate a budget with the Finance Office to ensure the profitability goals of assigned programs are budgeted and managed. Prepare appropriate summary reports.


Manage risk for external programs to protect the primary function of the school.


Work with the Athletics Program to help develop and coordinate summer sports camps, athletics programming, and partnerships.


Proactively engage in the community and represent the school to the community.


Perform administrative tasks, maintain appropriate records, and process paperwork as needed.


Lead, manage, organize, and oversee other auxiliary revenue programs of the school.


Commitment to Rochambeau's Vision, Mission, Values, and Strategic Plan.


Perform related duties consistent with the scope and intent of the position.


Education/Experience Required: Bachelor's degree and at least five years of experience in a school and camp environment building programs, managing people and logistics, and driving revenue growth while maintaining alignment with the culture and mission of the organization


Education/Experience Preferred: Experience building a program, managing summer camps, revenue generation responsibility, and auxiliary program management in a nonprofit environment.



Ability to vision and build a program to meet the demands of parents and students.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Excellent interpersonal, relationship-building, and customer service skills.

Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.

Vital goal-setting and problem-solving skills

Budgeting, understanding revenue/profit, pricing, and contracts

Strong supervisory and leadership skills.

Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate them when appropriate.

Ability to function well in a high-paced and, at times, stressful environment.

Ability to use technology, software, and social media

Bilingual in French desired.


Work Environment:

Indoors and outdoors in varying weather conditions. Combination of an office environment with prolonged periods of sitting and standing for community events and athletics program environment, including outdoor practices in varied weather conditions. 


Physical Demands of Position: Periods of physical exertion indoors and outdoors


Travel Required: Occasional travel for events and opportunities for professional development and community engagement.


Note: As a condition of employment, all employees and volunteers hired must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and able to provide proof of such vaccination. To apply for a medical or religious exemption, please get in touch with Human Resources at (301) 798-4802.



Rochambeau is an equal-opportunity employer deeply committed to serving its community, advancing access and equity, and ensuring all individuals are welcomed and valued. All applicants are protected under Federal law from discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, genetics, or any other basis protected by law. Rochambeau is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourages all qualified individuals to apply. For an applicant requesting assistance with the employment application process, please get in touch with Human Resources at (301) 798-4802 or [email protected]. For more information about Rochambeau, please visit the Rochambeau website at

For immediate consideration, please submit a cover letter and updated resume to: [email protected]


Posted 10 months ago
Bethesda, Maryland
Education Requirement
Bachelor's Degree
Experience Requirement
1-5 years