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LINGUIST List 20.775

Tue Mar 10 2009

Jobs: Applied Ling: Communication Excellence Lead, Deloitte

Editor for this issue: Bethany Townsend <bethanylinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Bethany Townsend, English & Applied Linguistics: Communication Excellence Lead, Deloitte, Various Locations

Message 1: English & Applied Linguistics: Communication Excellence Lead, Deloitte, Various Locations
Date: 10-Mar-2009
From: Bethany Townsend <bethanylinguistlist.org>
Subject: English & Applied Linguistics: Communication Excellence Lead, Deloitte, Various Locations
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University or Organization: Deloitte
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address: http://www.deloitte.com/dtt/home/0%2C1044%2Csid%25253D2000%2C00.html
Job Rank: Communication Excellence Lead

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Deloitte LLP has an opening for a Communication Excellence Lead.
The purpose of this position is to design, build, enhance and manage a
state of the art communication program focused on the improvement of
overall communication skills of Deloitte professionals. This program will
focus on the basic development of US English skills of non-native English
speakers, while simultaneously enhancing professionals' skills in critical
thinking, cross-cultural communication and other language skills. This
role will include thought leadership in the areas of assessment,
diagnostics, design, identification and training of facilitators,
identification of appropriate and state of the art learning aids with the
aim of helping Deloitte professionals upgrade their overall communication
competency in our India offices.

Key Responsibilities:
- Provide program leadership that promotes program growth by implementing
strategies which maximize the retention and development of our
professionals in the area of communication.
- Demonstrate a commitment to establishing/maintaining the CE
(Communication Excellence program) as one of the leading innovative
corporate programs in the development of global professionals.
- Develop, oversee and direct the CE program operations including
budgeting, scheduling, staffing, hiring and management of all program
curriculum, facilities, tools and initiatives.

Assess and Testing:
- Overseeing and managing an efficient operation of test delivery and all
aspects of the assessment process.
- Identifying, reviewing and implementing external recognized testing
programs, including establishing and building relationships with vendors.
- Creating of all policy documentation related to the delivery of the
tests, including analyzing and creating test reports.
- Implementing and maintaining quality assurance procedures to ensure
strict compliance with all regulations/guidelines associated with the
development, delivery and assessment of the applicable tests.

Program Curriculum:
- Administer all aspects of the curricular offerings, to include
development, implementation, and evaluation of program requirements,
modifications, and approvals, as well as course development, review and
scheduling. Ensure an effective, professional and responsive program.

The successful candidate will require excellent academic qualifications
in Applied Linguistics or related field such as English Bilingual Education,
Foreign Language Education with special language certifications such
as TEFL, TESOL, TOEIC, etc. They must have native-speaker-level
profeiciency in English. This position will be required to be based in
India for 2+ years.

Five or more years of administrative or management experience in
and environment which involves planning, budgeting, supervision,
curriculum development and community relations.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Web Address for Applications: http://careers.deloitte.com/experienced.aspx
Contact Information:
Brenda Skaritka
Email: bskaritkadeloitte.com

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