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LINGUIST List 21.2349

Wed May 26 2010

Jobs: Applied Ling; Lang Acq: Asst Director of Lang Center, Notre Dame

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        1.    Lance Askildson, Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Assistant Director of Language Center, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

Message 1: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Assistant Director of Language Center, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA
Date: 24-May-2010
From: Lance Askildson <Askildsongmail.com>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Assistant Director of Language Center, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA
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University or Organization: University of Notre Dame
Department: Center for the Study of Languages & Cultures
Job Location: Indiana, USA
Web Address: http://cslc.nd.edu
Job Rank: Assistant Director of Language Center

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition


The Center for the Study of Languages & Cultures (http://cslc.nd.edu) seeks
an Assistant Director for Language Technology & Programming to help support
foreign language study, intercultural development and internationalization
at Notre Dame (http://www.nd.edu). This is a new position that has
significant potential for professional development and growth.

Position Description:
The Assistant Director for Language Technology & Programming is a full-time
staff position that coordinates all Center for the Study of Languages &
Cultures (CSLC) programming, resources and services as well as manages all
CSLC technology and instructional technology initiatives. This position
reports directly to the CSLC Director. Responsibilities include but are not
limited to:

1) Maintaining and fostering communication with staff, students, faculty
and institutional partners
- attending/leading committee meetings, promoting CSLC programs to
students and faculty, collecting feedback from stakeholders, etc.

2) Developing & supporting new foreign language and international
programming, instructional technologies and resources
- e.g., developing new language tandem programs, administering & advancing
foreign language study abroad programs, developing online and instructional
templates, etc.

3) Assessment & management of existing programming, technologies and resources
- e.g., supervising and assessing efficacy of tutoring programs, reviewing
and maintenance of instructional software systems, review and management of
library and cataloging systems, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:
A competitive candidate should hold EITHER: 1) An M.A., Ed.D or PhD in
applied linguistics, second language acquisition, TESOL or a closely
related field with training in computer-assisted language learning and
similar educational technology applications; or 2) an M.A., Ed.D or PhD in
educational technology with a relevant foreign/second language emphasis.

In addition, a strong candidate should have significant professional
experience in EITHER: 1) teaching foreign/second language in a
post-secondary setting; or 2) working in an educational technology capacity
with clear relevance to language technology initiatives. Candidates who
have both foreign/second language teaching experience and educational
technology experience are preferred.

Individuals with alternative educational qualifications and/or professional
profiles who believe that they would nonetheless make compelling candidates
for this position will also be considered and are encouraged to apply.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This
position comes with full Notre Dame benefits: http://hr.nd.edu/benefits.

Application Process:
To apply for this position, please send the following materials to Dr.
Lance Askildson, Director of the Center for the Study of Languages & Cultures:

1) A curriculum vitae
2) The names and contact information for three professional references
3) A cover letter indicating why you are interested in applying for this
position and why you would make a compelling candidate
4) *OPTIONAL: Evidence of excellence in foreign/second language teaching
and/or educational technology.
- e.g., teaching/performance evaluations, teaching or training videos,
digital portfolios, websites, blogs or educational technology projects, etc.

Electronic applications are preferred and should be sent directly to

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the
position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is August
1, 2010.

Application Deadline: 25-Jun-2010

Email Address for Applications: Askildson.2nd.edu
Contact Information:
Dr. Lance Askildson
Email: Askildson.2nd.edu

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