LINGUIST List 21.3993

Sat Oct 09 2010

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

Editor for this issue: Erin Smith <erinlinguistlist.org>


        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 inthe Washington, DC metro area, is seeking a Language Training Supervisor tojoin its growing language training department. The Language TrainingSupervisor will be responsible for ensuring the smooth and efficientmanagement of language training activities for a group of languages taughtat DLS. Primary responsibilities include:

1. Developing and implementing (or assisting in the development andimplementation of) foreign language program initiatives to meet departmentgoals/objectives;2. Recruiting, staffing, training, and evaluating language trainingdepartment instructors;3. Ensuring contract requirements regarding quality of the languagetraining program are met or exceeded;4. Instructing foreign language teachers in implementing appropriatemethodologies for use in adult language instruction;5. Evaluating (or assisting with the evaluation of) foreign languageprogram in accordance with established goals/objectives;6. Planning and coordinating (or assist with the planning and coordinationof) professional development seminars for foreign language instructors;7. Planning, coordinating, and conducting (or participating in) periodicmeetings 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 acceptablewith significant teaching or other relevant experience)-Two years experience overseeing foreign language instruction for adultlearners-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 inlanguage 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 clientrepresentatives-Exercise leadership through the use of organizational, supervisory, andinterpersonal skills-Work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse workenvironment

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as exceptionalcareer potential with a fast-growing organization. No agencies or phonecalls, please. To apply for this position, please send cover letter andresume with salary requirements to the application email address listedbelow. EEO.

Application Deadline: 20-Oct-2010 Email Address for Applications: humanresourcesdlsdc.com Contact Information:
Caitlin Marshall Email: cmarshalldlsdc.com

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