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Sun Dec 10 2000

Jobs: ESL Test Development for Chauncey Group, NJ USA

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  1. Rhonda Shearin, ESL Test Development at The Chauncey Group Intl, NJ, USA

Message 1: ESL Test Development at The Chauncey Group Intl, NJ, USA

Date: 8 Dec 2000 18:21:41 -0000
From: Rhonda Shearin <rshearinchauncey.com>
Subject: ESL Test Development at The Chauncey Group Intl, NJ, USA


Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Test Development
Other Desired Areas: 
University or Organization: The Chauncey Group International
Department: 
State or Province: Princeton, NJ
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: January 10, 2001
Contact: Rhonda Shearin rshearinchauncey.com

Address for Applications:
664 Rosedale Road
Princeton
NJ 08540
USA


TEST DEVELOPER POSITION 
The Chauncey Group International
Princeton, New Jersey

Position Description: The Chauncey Group International is seeking a
test developer for the Test of English for International Communication
(TOEIC). Responsibilities will include writing, reviewing, revising,
developing, and assembling the TOEIC test and other related products
and services.

Organizational Information: The TOEIC test assesses the English of
non-native speakers who use English in the global workplace. It was
developed in 1979 by Educational Testing Service (ETS) and is now
administered by The Chauncey Group International. The Chauncey Group
International is a recognized industry leader in designing
state-of-the-art assessment systems that consistently exceed
professional testing standards. TOEIC test questions are based on
examples of authentic English from the international workplace and are
prepared by English-language specialists from around the world. 

Geographic Location: The main offices of The Chauncey Group
International are located on the ETS campus outside Princeton, New
Jersey, approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia.

Requirements/Qualifications: Candidates must have excellent oral and
written communication skills, an extensive knowledge of the
conventions of English grammar and usage, well-developed analytical
and abstract reasoning skills, the ability to handle confidential and
sensitive material, and general knowledge of computers and computer
applications (word-processing and spreadsheets). A Master's degree in
TESL or English or an equivalent education is necessary, as are 2-4
years experience teaching ESL to adults. Publishing experience,
knowledge of a second language, and overseas work experience are
highly desirable. 

Salary/Benefits: The Chauncey Group offers a competitive salary that
is commensurate with experience, excellent benefits, and an
environment ideal for professional growth. For consideration, please
fax resume, cover letter, and a 3-5 page writing sample to TOEIC TD
Search Committee at 609-720-6550, or e-mail khowlandchauncey.com
before January 10, 2001.
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