LINGUIST List 12.118

Thu Jan 18 2001

Jobs: Director of Lang Learning Center at MSU, USA

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  1. Dawn Lehman, Director of Lang Learning Center at Michigan State U, USA

Message 1: Director of Lang Learning Center at Michigan State U, USA

Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2001 12:43:43 -0500
From: Dawn Lehman <lehmanpilot.msu.edu>
Subject: Director of Lang Learning Center at Michigan State U, USA


Director of the Language Learning Center

The College of Arts and Letters is seeking a Director of its Language
Learning Center. The annual-year position will begin August 16, 2001.
The Director will hold the rank of Academic Specialist and be
appointed for a five-year fixed term with the possibility of renewal
contingent on performance, program needs, and the availability of
funding. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Qualifications for the position include:
 
- Master's degree, doctorate preferred, in an area relevant to
position responsibilities
- Experience teaching a modern foreign language or English as a second
language 
- Experience in developing computer-assisted, web-based and multimedia
language learning materials
- Familiarity with language learning software and hardware
- Near native proficiency in one of the languages taught at MSU
- Administrative experience
- Ability to interact well with faculty, staff, and students

The Director will report to the Dean and be responsible for:
 
- Managing daily operations of the Center
- Overseeing the LLC budget and participating in the regular Annual
Program Planning & Review process
- Supervising support staff 
- Providing leadership in the development of technology-based
materials and programming 
- Encouraging and assisting language faculty and graduate students in
the use of computerized and multimedia materials in their classes and
research
- Exploring and coordinating outreach opportunities with Michigan
secondary school teachers

Candidates should submit a letter of interest and a vita to David K.
Prestel, Chair, Search Committee, A-615 Wells Hall, Michigan State
University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1027. 

Review of applications begins on December 1, 2000, continuing until
the position is filled.

MSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution; persons
with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable
accommodation.


Dawn Lehman
College of Arts and Letters
Scheduling and Curriculum
Michigan State University
200 Linton Hall
East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1044

Tel: 517-355-5340; Fax: 517-432-0129 
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