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Fri Sep 10 2010

Jobs: Lang Acquisition: Project Manager, Diplomatic Language Services

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        1.    Caitlin Marshall, Urdu; Farsi, Eastern & Language Acquisition: Project Manager, Diplomatic Language Services, District of Columbia, USA

Message 1: Urdu; Farsi, Eastern & Language Acquisition: Project Manager, Diplomatic Language Services, District of Columbia, USA
Date: 07-Sep-2010
From: Caitlin Marshall <cmarshalldlsdc.com>
Subject: Urdu; Farsi, Eastern & Language Acquisition: Project Manager, Diplomatic Language Services, District of Columbia, USA
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University or Organization: Diplomatic Language Services
Department: Curriculum Development
Job Location: District of Columbia, ----------------
Web Address: http://www.dlsdc.com
Job Rank: Project Manager

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): Farsi, Eastern (prs)
                            Urdu (urd)

Description:

Diplomatic Language Services (DLS) is a 25-year old company based in the
Washington, DC metro area that provides language and cultural training and
other related language services to US government and commercial clients.

We are currently recruiting a Project Manager for our curriculum
development division. A large upcoming project involves developing digital
language-learning resources that include activities, authentic texts, and
audio/visual components for Dari, Pashto, and Urdu.

Qualifications:

- At least a Master's degree in Language Education
- At least two years of directly related experience with language
curriculum development projects in a supervisory role
- At least four years of project management experience in a related field
- Knowledge of the Inter-Agency Language Roundtable (ILR) scale
- Very strong multitasking and interpersonal skills
- Very strong English editing skills
- Proven track record of meeting project deadlines under clear time
constraints.

Responsibilities include:

- Interface with the client, acting as main point of contact to receive and
disseminate feedback to project staff.
- Engage curriculum developers in ongoing training activities, educating
them in curriculum development theory and pedagogical processes.
- Ensure deadlines are being met across all language groups and take
responsibility for providing final deliverables to client.
- Oversee the lesson revision process, ensuring that feedback is clearly
conveyed to the development team.
- Oversee administrative aspects of project such as timesheet collection
and hours reporting.
- Make a final review of each Learning Object to make sure that quality
expectations are being met.

DLS is a rapidly growing language services company with a dynamic and
flexible work environment and significant employee growth opportunities.
Please send your resume to the email address provided. No phone calls,
please. EOE.

Application Deadline: 12-Sep-2010

Email Address for Applications: hrdlsdc.com
Contact Information:
Caitlin Marshall
Email: cmarshalldlsdc.com

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