LINGUIST List 27.2077

Thu May 05 2016

Jobs: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Executive Director, University of Maryland, College of Arts and Humanities

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>


Date: 05-May-2016
From: Cavanaugh <kcavumd.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Executive Director, University of Maryland, College of Arts and Humanities, Maryland, USA
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University or Organization: University of Maryland, College of Arts and Humanities
Department: National Foreign Language Center at the University of Maryland
Job Location: Maryland, USA
Web Address: http://www.nflc.umd.edu/
Job Title: Executive Director, National Foreign Language Center

Job Rank: Executive Director; Manager; Other

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition


Description:

Executive Director, National Foreign Language Center
Category: Exempt staff
(position 110876)

The College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Maryland is seeking an Executive Director of the National Foreign Language Center. The Executive Director (ED) of the National Foreign Language Center leads a major research unit in the College of Arts & Humanities (ARHU). The position pursues governmental and sponsored research focused on language education at the national and international level and may serve as PI for the Center’s sponsored projects. The ED is responsible for insuring that the terms of all contracts and grants are met in a timely manner consistent with grant agreements and university policies and procedures. The ED works to ensure future funding and business development to sustain the Center and expand its operational capacity. S/he promotes the NFLC’s mission to facilitate multi-lingual communication by US citizens and within the US through intensive and innovative strategic planning and program development with partnering institutions, organizations and enterprises throughout the US and globally. The ED is responsible for maintain and enhancing the visibility and expertise of NFLC through programs, conference presentations and the publication of papers and books on a variety of topics related to the Center’s mission. As unit head, the ED oversees the coordination and implementation of all administrative activity of NFLC and directly supervises the Center’s Deputy Director, Director of Finance and Administration and Director of National Outreach.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Earned PhD from an accredited institution.
- 10 years of supervisory experience.
- 5 years managing sponsored research.
- Demonstrated experience with national outreach and policy making in the areas of world language policy and education.
- Demonstrated knowledge of educational administration and management in a higher education setting.
- Familiarity with issues pertaining to personnel management, intellectual property, contract management and financial management.
- Familiarity with the NFLC’s vision and mission.

Preferences:

- Earned PhD in a foreign Language, linguistics, second language acquisition, language policy, education or related field.
- Experience or certification in project management.
- Supervisory experience in a higher education setting.
- Experience managing Department of Defense contracts and/or other federal grants.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and list of professional references via the UMD employment site below. For best consideration, please submit your application no later than May 20, 2016.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Application Deadline: 20-May-2016 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/42435
Contact Information:
Cavanaugh
Email: kcavumd.edu

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