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LINGUIST List 21.3993

Sat Oct 09 2010

Jobs: Various Langs & Applied Ling: Manager, Diplomatic Language Serv.

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        1.    Caitlin Marshall, Arabic, Standard; French; Spanish; Portuguese; Romanian; Italian & Applied Linguistics: Manager, Diplomatic Language Services, Virginia, USA

Message 1: Arabic, Standard; French; Spanish; Portuguese; Romanian; Italian & Applied Linguistics: Manager, Diplomatic Language Services, Virginia, USA
Date: 07-Oct-2010
From: Caitlin Marshall <cmarshalldlsdc.com>
Subject: Arabic, Standard; French; Spanish; Portuguese; Romanian; Italian & Applied Linguistics: Manager, Diplomatic Language Services, Virginia, USA
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University or Organization: Diplomatic Language Services
Department: Romance and Arabic Languages
Job Location: Virginia, USA
Web Address: http://www.dlsdc.com
Job Rank: Manager

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
                            French (fra)
                            Italian (ita)
                            Portuguese (por)
                            Romanian (ron)
                            Spanish (spa)

Description:

Diplomatic Language Services (DLS), a leading language service provider in
the Washington, DC metro area, is seeking a Language Training Supervisor to
join its growing language training department. The Language Training
Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring the smooth and efficient
management of language training activities for a group of languages taught
at DLS. Primary responsibilities include:

1. Developing and implementing (or assisting in the development and
implementation of) foreign language program initiatives to meet department
goals/objectives;
2. Recruiting, staffing, training, and evaluating language training
department instructors;
3. Ensuring contract requirements regarding quality of the language
training program are met or exceeded;
4. Instructing foreign language teachers in implementing appropriate
methodologies for use in adult language instruction;
5. Evaluating (or assisting with the evaluation of) foreign language
program in accordance with established goals/objectives;
6. Planning and coordinating (or assist with the planning and coordination
of) professional development seminars for foreign language instructors;
7. Planning, coordinating, and conducting (or participating in) periodic
meetings with language training department staff members;
8. Resolving customer service challenges on a case-by-case basis.

Qualifications:

Education and Experience:
-Master's degree in language/linguistics or related field (BA acceptable
with significant teaching or other relevant experience)
-Two years experience overseeing foreign language instruction for adult
learners
-Two years of experience teaching a foreign language (preferred)
-Fluency in a foreign language (Romance languages preferred)

Knowledge of:
-Curriculum design, instructional approaches, and current trends in
language training
-Principles of adult foreign language learning and professional development
-Organization, administration, and personnel management

Ability to:
-Select, train, supervise, and evaluate foreign language instructors
-Maintain professional working relationships with students and client
representatives
-Exercise leadership through the use of organizational, supervisory, and
interpersonal skills
-Work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse work
environment

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as exceptional
career potential with a fast-growing organization. No agencies or phone
calls, please. To apply for this position, please send cover letter and
resume with salary requirements to the application email address listed
below. EEO.

Application Deadline: 20-Oct-2010

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

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