Job Announcement: Stony Brook University
English; Language Acquisition: Technical Director of Language Learning Research Center, Stony Brook University, New York, USA
Stony Brook University
|Job Location:||New York, USA|
|Rank or Title:||
Technical Director of Language Learning Research Center
|Linguistic Field(s):||Language Acquisition|
-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 independently.
-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.
-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
-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 services.
-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.
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