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LINGUIST List 23.4130

Thu Oct 04 2012

Jobs: English; Lang Acq: Technical Director of Language Learning Research Center, Stony Brook U

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

Date: 02-Oct-2012
From: Human Resources <nonegiven.com>
Subject: English; Language Acquisition: Technical Director of Language Learning Research Center, Stony Brook University, New York, USA
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University or Organization: Stony Brook University
Job Location: New York, USA
Job Rank: Technical Director of Language Learning Research Center

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Required Qualifications:
-Master's degree in a field relevant to Language Centers including English
as a Second Language, Second Language Acquisition, Foreign Language and
Instructional Technology.
-Four years of directly related full time experience.
-Ability to demonstrate an understanding of language learning methodology
and pedagogy, have strong management skills, and the ability to work
-Broad background in instructional technology and its applications to
language learning and teaching. Experience with web page creation and
maintenance, digital video recording, PC's and Macs.

Preferred Qualifications:
-PhD in field relevant to Language Centers.

Brief Description of Duties:
The Technical Director of the Language Learning Research Center (LLRC) will
have strong management skills in order to oversee the supervision and
day-to-day management of the Center including supervision of staff and of
Center resources. The successful candidate will be responsible for
maintaining, advising, guiding and implementing the technological needs of
the Center so that it fulfills its service, teaching and research missions.
S/he will have knowledge of digital technology including web page creation
and maintenance (HTML, CSS, JavaScript content management) and digital
video. S/he will have knowledge of and experience with the application of
instructional technology to language learning and teaching. S/he will work
on grant writing to include identifying outside funding sources.
-Supervise the center and employees to include: prioritizing and assigning
work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is trained; and
making hiring, termination and disciplinary recommendations.
-Develop, implement, and evaluate center policies, procedures, strategies,
work standards and goals; maintain, update, and ensure procedural
compliance for mandated programs.
-Research, analyze, and make recommendations to the Research Director and
the LLRC Steering Committee for cost effective improvements in the budget
or center operations; design, administer, and evaluate center programs and
-Provide advice in area of expertise, i.e, educational technologies, to
faculty, staff and students; serve on a variety of advisory bodies
representing the LLRC.
-Facilitate, lead, and/or participate in meetings and committees; represent
the LLRC and Stony Brook University at meetings and national conferences;
serve as a liaison between departments, external organizations, the Stony
Brook community, and other campus agencies.
-Direct the efforts of the LLRC support units and consultants through
various phases of special projects for the improvement of the center.
-Direct and participate in the preparation of the center budgets, financial
reports, and operational and capital improvement budgets; monitor expenditures.
-Grant writing, including identifying outside sources of funding.

For full description, requirements and how to apply, please visit the
application URL below.

Stony Brook University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer
and educator.

If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the university
human resource services department at (631) 632-6161 or the university
hospital human resources department at (631) 444-4700.

In accordance with the title ii crime awareness and security act, a copy of
our crime statistics is available upon request by calling (631) 632-7786.
It can also be viewed on-line at the university police website at

Application Deadline: 15-Nov-2012

Web Address for Applications: http://www.Click2Apply.net/jwmvnfv
Contact Information:
- Human Resources
Email: nonegiven.com

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