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LINGUIST List 19.3482

Sun Nov 16 2008

Jobs: Applied Ling: Director, International Center for Language Studies

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        1.    Karen Decker, Applied Linguistics: Director Foreign Language Division, International Center for Language Studies, Washington DC, USA

Message 1: Applied Linguistics: Director Foreign Language Division, International Center for Language Studies, Washington DC, USA
Date: 14-Nov-2008
From: Karen Decker <kdeckericls.com>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Director Foreign Language Division, International Center for Language Studies, Washington DC, USA
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University or Organization: International Center for Language Studies
Department: Foreign Language Division
Job Location: District of Columbia, USA
Web Address: http://www.icls.com

Job Rank: Director Foreign Language Division

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


Well-established language training company seeks qualified individuals to
apply for position in a highly competitive, fast-paced environment as the
Director of its Foreign Language Division.

The Director is responsible for recruiting, training, developing and
supervising Language and Culture Instructors, who deliver job-related
proficiency-based language training at all levels, beginning to advanced,
to adult professionals from the US government and private sector. The
Director supervises an administrative team that manages all aspects of
running language programs, including business development activities for
the company. Candidates must possess professional language training skills
in order to direct language training programs and materials development
which bring students to high levels of language proficiency in speaking,
listening and reading. Candidates must be current in the application of
technology to the language learning process and current best practices in
the areas of distance learning, classroom and computer-assisted
instruction. The Director oversees testing, the design of new courses
and/or extensive revisions to existing training courses, as well as
monitors and evaluates students' progress in order to ensure that students
are meeting their language goals. The Director keeps in close contact with
client agencies and promotes the language programs to develop new clients
for the company.

We are looking for energetic enthusiastic individuals with the following

- Masters Degree in Teaching, Linguistics, Education or related field
- Knowledge and skills in foreign language curriculum design, teacher
training and classroom pedagogy, and student counseling
- Supervisory and/or management knowledge and/or abilities
- Experience with Federal Government procurement requirements, especially
the Department of Defense and GSA schedule
- Experience with project and contract management
- Experience in developing technical and pricing proposals for government
and private clients
- Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written English and a
foreign language
- Knowledge of educational and training technologies and instructional
- Experience in teaching language to adult professionals
- Knowledge of proficiency-based language training and testing formats
- Knowledge of ILR skill levels
- Ability to work in a multicultural setting
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Strong leadership qualities

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Email Address for Applications: employmenticls.com
Contact Information:
Karen Decker
Email: kdeckericls.com
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