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LINGUIST List 18.3563

Thu Nov 29 2007

Jobs: Various Languages & Applied Linguistics: Instructor, CIA

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        1.     NA, Various Languages & Applied Linguistics: Instructor, Central Intelligence Agency, Washington DC, USA


Message 1: Various Languages & Applied Linguistics: Instructor, Central Intelligence Agency, Washington DC, USA
Date: 27-Nov-2007
From: NA <nana.com>
Subject: Various Languages & Applied Linguistics: Instructor, Central Intelligence Agency, Washington DC, USA
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University or Organization: Central Intelligence Agency
Web Address: http://www.cia.gov

Job Rank: Instructor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
French (fra)
German, Standard (deu)
Greek, Ancient (grc)
Greek (ell)
Indonesian (ind)
Italian (ita)
Japanese (jpn)
Korean (kor)
Pashto, Southern (pbt)
Pashto, Northern (pbu)
Farsi, Western (pes)
Portuguese (por)
Polish (pol)
Farsi, Eastern (prs)
Russian (rus)
Spanish (spa)
Thai (tha)
Turkish (tur)
Urdu (urd)

Description:

Foreign Language Instructors

Work Schedule: Full Time
Salary: $50,703 - $86,801
Location: Washington, DC metropolitan area

The Central Intelligence Agency is hiring qualified and experienced
Language Instructors of Arabic, Chinese/Mandarin, Dari, French, German,
Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Pashtu, Persian (Farsi),
Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, Thai, and Turkish to
work in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

The CIA provides first-class training for energetic, creative and committed
intelligence professionals. CIA Language Instructors deliver programs that
provide students with the foreign language communications skills and
cross-cultural awareness they need to live and work abroad effectively, or
to perform other language-related duties. Foreign Language Instructors
apply the latest instructional methodologies to meet highly customized
student needs and conduct language proficiency testing in reading, speaking
and understanding for skills evaluation. In addition, they may be asked to
provide a variety of language support services worldwide.

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor's in foreign language, linguistics
or a related field; native fluency in the language; 2-5 years of teaching
experience; demonstrated knowledge of the respective area's history,
culture, politics and economy; and the ability to use the latest technology
and teaching techniques. Also desired are experience in teaching language
skills to a wide range of adult students, from beginners to those at a more
advanced proficiency level, and experience in program and/or education
management. As part of the screening and interview process, applicants will
be required to take language proficiency tests in their native language.
Advanced English proficiency is also required.

Salaries are based on the individual applicant's qualifications. In
addition to base salary of $50,703 - $72,421, Language Instructors earn
annual 'bonus' pay ranging from $4,875 to $9,750, with the amount based on
the language and their language proficiency. Language Instructors who speak
multiple foreign languages may also qualify for additional bonuses in
varying amounts. Furthermore, new employees can qualify for a lump-sum
hiring bonus for languages, up to a maximum amount of $35,000.

All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and
psychological exam, a polygraph interview and an extensive background
investigation. U.S. citizenship is required.

To apply, visit the website listed below.

An equal opportunity employer and a drug-free work force.


Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://www.cia.gov


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