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LINGUIST List 20.1572

Fri Apr 24 2009

Jobs: Lang Proficiency Testing: Rank Open, American Council on the...

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        1.    Rocio Txabarriaga, Language Proficiency Testing: Rank Open, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, NY, USA

Message 1: Language Proficiency Testing: Rank Open, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, NY, USA
Date: 24-Apr-2009
From: Rocio Txabarriaga <ilrworkshopsactfl.org>
Subject: Language Proficiency Testing: Rank Open, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, NY, USA
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University or Organization: American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Department: Special Programs
Job Location: New York, USA (Telecommute)
Web Address: http://www.actfl.org

Job Rank: Rank Open

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Proficiency Testing


Description:

Language Testing Project - Multiple Languages - Train in New York, work
remotely.

The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL,
www.actfl.org), an organization dedicated to the teaching and learning of
all languages in the United States since the 1960s, is currently recruiting
native speakers or near native speakers of the languages listed below to
train as Oral Proficiency Interviewers (to evaluate the level of fluency of
another individual in a particular language). This is contract work which
is perfect for freelancers, but can also be performed around a regular job
with a minimum weekly commitment. Training is ON-SITE in White Plains, NY,
but actual work is performed remotely with a land line and a connection to
Internet. Please read carefully the requirements listed below before
applying. More information about the ACTFL language proficiency testing
program can be found at http://www.actfltraining.org/.

Interagency language roundtable (ILR) - a language proficiency testing
project:

Arabic (all dialects of Yemeni Arabic ONLY), Bengali, Burmese,
Cambodian,Hausa, Indonesian, Javanese, Kazahk, Kikongo, Kurdish-Sorani,
Lao, Malayalam, Moro (Tausug), Nepalese, Pashto, Sindhi, Sinhalese, Somali,
Tagalog, Tajik, Turkmen, Uzbek.

Basic Requirements for all candidates (must be met):

1. Must live and be allowed to work without restrictions in the United
States (Canadian citizens and Canadian legal residents who have visas to
travel to the US are also invited to apply).

2. Must be a native speaker of the language and be fully fluent in English
as well. Near native speakers may apply, but will be fully tested to
demonstrate proficiency.

3. Must send a CV to: ilrworkshopsactfl.org.

4. Must be able to travel, all expenses paid by the ACTFL, to White Plains,
NY to attend two training sessions. Each session lasts two to four days.
Sessions are held about a month apart.

5. Language translation, interpreting, teaching and/or testing experience
is preferred.

6. Must read additional project requirements and apply on-line by copying
and pasting the URL posted below on a browser.
Please note: Both a resume and a completed form are required to apply.

Please copy and paste this url on browser (please do not click on it):

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=_2fRKeVKBt8RSAO9_2bAMePaPQ_3d_3d


Application Deadline: 19-May-2009

Email Address for Applications: ilrworkshopsactfl.org
Contact Information:
Rocio Txabarriaga
Email: ilrworkshopsactfl.org
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