Secretary to the Governing Board and to the Conférence des Directeurs

Founded in 1924, the Foundation of the International School of Geneva, commonly known as Ecolint educates 4500 students aged from 3-18 representing over 130 nationalities. Each of our eight schools is dedicated to the development of seven life-worthy, future-ready global competences: we develop lifelong learning, self-agency, the ability to interact with the world, with others and with resources so as to develop transdisciplinary, multiliterate thinking. Through this, we drive our mission, which is to educate students to be global citizens with the courage and capacity to create a just and joyful tomorrow together. Ecolint is built on strong humanitarian values and prides itself on its long history of pedagogical innovation, including the creation of the Model United Nations system and the International Baccalaureate. We have around 1250 employees representing more than 60 nationalities, united as one core of dynamic professionals, committed to our mission.
LieuLa Grande Boissière
Date limite de candidature21/05/2021
Date de début01/09/2021
Type de contratPart-time


Director General Office, La Grande Boissière Campus

Seeks for 1st September 2021

To complete our team, we are looking for a:

Secretary to the Governing Board and to the Conférence des Directeurs
Part-time – 20 Hour(s)


  • Provide organizational, managerial, administrative and high-level secretarial support
  • Organise and attend meetings, events, workshops, retreats and assemblies
  • Draft agendas, prepare papers for the meetings and ensure proper distribution, recording, sharing and archiving
  • Take minutes of official proceedings, in English and in French, issue action minutes and a record of decisions
  • Manage and coordinate the election process of the elections of Governing  Board members
  • Compile and prepare information for the Director General’s report to the Board
  • Make arrangements for the appraisal of the Director General and the self-evaluation of the Governing Board
  • Liaise and provide official documents to federal, state and cantonal authorities to meet legal and constitutional obligations in accordance with the Foundation Charter
  • Draft and manage the logistics of written communication from and to the Board and its members
  • Oversee the coordination of all regulations and policy reviews of the Governing Board and the Conférence des Directeurs
  • Main point of contact and main link for communication between the Governing  Board and other constituents of the Foundation


Candidate requirements:

  • Bilingual in English and French
  • Minute taking ability in both languages
  • 5 to 10 years of proven experience in a similar position
  • Capacity for dealing with complex and sensitive organisational issues 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with all levels of management and staff
  • Detail-oriented with ability to ensure integrity of information and workflow processes
  • A strong sense of personal responsibility and collaborative work 
  • Ability to work sometimes outside regular working hours
  • High customer service
  • Demonstrated success in an international setting


Candidates are requested to apply online attaching their CV, three references (one of which must be from their current or most recent employer, who can be contacted should the candidate be selected for an interview), and a covering letter. The application must be addressed to David Hawley, International School of Geneva, La Grande Boissière Campus by 21st May 2021 mentioning the reference number 100 157.

Apply Online

The International School of Geneva values and encourages diversity among its staff. As such, we welcome applications from candidates with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. The School is seriously committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All successful candidates will be subject to rigorous conduct and child protection checks appropriate to their position, including prior checks with their previous employers and the authorities.