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Sat Jan 29 2011

Jobs: Various Langs & Lang Acq: Manager, Diplomatic Language Services

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        1.     Caitlin Marshall , Hindi; Russian; Korean & Language Acquisition: Project Manager, Diplomatic Language Services, Virginia, USA

Message 1: Hindi; Russian; Korean & Language Acquisition: Project Manager, Diplomatic Language Services, Virginia, USA
Date: 27-Jan-2011
From: Caitlin Marshall <recruitingdlsdc.com>
Subject: Hindi; Russian; Korean & Language Acquisition: Project Manager, Diplomatic Language Services, Virginia, USA
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University or Organization: Diplomatic Language Services
Department: Curriculum Development
Job Location: Virginia, USA
Web Address: http://www.dlsdc.com
Job Rank: Project Manager

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition; Translation; Translation/Interpretation Training

Required Language(s): Hindi (hin)
                            Korean (kor)
                            Russian (rus)

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 an upcoming one-year
curriculum development project. The project involves developing curriculum
and test items for interpretation and translation courses for military
linguists.

Qualifications:
-At least a Master's degree in Language Education or
Translation/Interpretation
-At least four years of translation and interpretation experience
-At least two years of experience with curriculum development projects or
with translation/interpretation teaching or testing, preferably in a
supervisory role (strongly preferred)
-Knowledge of the Inter-Agency Language Roundtable (ILR) scale
-High level computer skills
-Native or near-native English proficiency
-Very strong multitasking and interpersonal skills
-Previous experience with translation and interpretation training and
testing strongly preferred
-Proven track record of meeting project deadlines under clear time constraints
-Some familiarity with Hindi, Korean, or Russian is helpful.

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, sharing
translation and interpretation subject matter expertise and educating them
in curriculum development theory and pedagogical processes.
-Ensure deadlines are being met across all languages and take
responsibility for providing final deliverables to client.
-Oversee the lesson revision process, ensuring that feedback is clearly
conveyed to the development team.
-Make a final review of each curriculum and test component 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 and salary requirement to the email address listed
below. No phone calls, please. EOE.

Location: Arlington, VA

Application Deadline: 06-Feb-2011

Email Address for Applications: recruitingdlsdc.com
Contact Information:
Caitlin Marshall
Email: recruitingdlsdc.com

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