LINGUIST List 13.1992

Fri Jul 26 2002

Jobs: General Ling: Director, Brown University USA

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  1. Merle Krueger, General Ling: Director of Language Resource Center, Brown Univ USA

Message 1: General Ling: Director of Language Resource Center, Brown Univ USA

Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2002 08:06:41 -0400
From: Merle Krueger <>
Subject: General Ling: Director of Language Resource Center, Brown Univ USA

Brown University seeks candidates for the position of Director of the
Language Resource Center. The LRC Director will supervise all aspects
of planning and operational functioning of the Language Resource
Center, including: personnel; acquisition and cataloguing of holdings;
hardware and software; budgeting and grants. The LRC Director is the
primary advocate for language technologies on campus.

Summary of Position:
- 12 month full-time staff position, grade 12;
- reports to Director of the Center for Language Studies;
- arranges for acquisition of materials and services in support of
language teaching;
- consults with and trains instructors in selection and use of
instructional technologies;
- assists in negotiating annual LRC budget;
- determines and implements LRC policies regarding technology and
language teaching at Brown University;
- consults on grant proposals;
- assists in carrying out CLS events such as workshops and
- discusses delivery of a range of services involving foreign
languages and technology not directly related to University courses;
- confers on a range of concerns related to the University's
membership in the Consortium for Language Teaching and Learning;
- shares technical, managerial and pedagogical information.


- Advanced degree (M.A. or higher) in a relevant discipline, such as:
instructional technology, foreign languages, education, second
language acquisition
- Experience in foreign language technologies
- Experience in both Windows and Macintosh operating systems
- Experience in multimedia and web development and curricular
- Experience with multilingual computing issues
- Evidence of strong interpersonal, managerial, and organizational
- Experience with languages or interest in language pedagogy desirable

Full benefits; salary commensurate with qualifications and experience;
highly competitive.

Candidates should send a letter of application, a CV, and three
letters of recommendation to:

 Marie Pelletier
 Human Resources
 Brown University
 Box 1879 / Job #F00862
 164 Angell Street
 Providence, RI 02912

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until
the position is filled or the search is closed.

Brown University is an EEO/AA employer. Minorities and women are
encouraged to apply.
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