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LINGUIST List 18.2920

Sat Oct 06 2007

Jobs: Lang Acquisition: Director, Language Resource Center, U Wisconsin

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        1.    Karen Marquardt, Language Acquisition: Director of Language Resource Center, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA


Message 1: Language Acquisition: Director of Language Resource Center, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA
Date: 05-Oct-2007
From: Karen Marquardt <kmarqtuwm.edu>
Subject: Language Acquisition: Director of Language Resource Center, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA
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University or Organization: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Department: College of Letters and Science
Web Address: http://www.uwm.edu

Job Rank: Director of Language Resource Center

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition


Description:

The UW-Milwaukee College of Letters and Science invites applicants for a
full-time (12 month) position as Director of the Language Resource Center
(Instructional Program Manager II).

The Director will: 1) collaborate with faculty in applying technology to
language instruction (Arabic, Chinese, ESL, French, German, Greek, Hebrew,
Hmong, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Latin, Polish,
Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Yiddish); 2) administer daily
operations, budget, staff, and multiple functions of the LRC; 3) offer
and/or organize workshops in using technology in language pedagogy and
assessment of proficiency, including TA orientation; 4) evaluate, test, and
implement multi-media materials for language learning; 5) provide training
and support to faculty, staff, and students in computer-based pedagogy; 6)
serve as a liaison with the College's IT group. The Director normally will
teach one language course per year.

The successful candidate must have an MA or PhD in a language, SLA, or
related field, native or near-native fluency in a language other than
English, and at least two years experience or training in instructional
technology. Strong administrative, organizational, and interpersonal
skills; experience in a language center; excellence in classroom teaching;
and a commitment to pedagogical innovation and collaboration are highly
desirable.

Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled. Send letter
of intent, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to Dr. Kathleen
Wheatley at the address given below.

UWM is an AA/EEO employer and educator strongly committed to maintaining a
climate supporting equality of opportunity and respect for difference based
on gender, culture, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, marital
status, race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, and lawful
activities. We particularly encourage applications from individuals who
would enhance and diversify our workforce.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Kathleen Wheatley
Search and Screen Chair-Language Resource Center Director
Department of Spanish and Portuguese, P.O. Box 413
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413
USA
Contact Information:
Dr. Kathleen Wheatley
Email: wheatleyuwm.edu
Phone: 414.229.5710
Fax: 414.229.4857


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