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ARE YOU A NATIVE OR NEAR-NATIVE SPEAKER OF SPANISH, GERMAN, FRENCH, HEBREW, CANTONESE, MANDARIN, RUSSIAN, ITALIAN, OR SOME OTHER LANGUAGE?
The Languages Across the Curriculum (LxC) program is now accepting applications for the position of Language Resource Specialist (LRS) for Fall 2015 who speak Spanish, Korean, Russian, French, Hebrew, Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese, Italian, and a host of other languages.
Based on work with LxC staff, instructors and other LRS colleagues, LRSs design a syllabus for the Languages Across the Curriculum study group and research and prepare reading assignments (or films or internet-based assignments). LRSs lead discussions of these assignments in the study groups and evaluate students' performance. Throughout the semester, LRSs compile a Blackboard-based teaching portfolio consisting of all the materials used in the study group. LRSs are expected to meet weekly for mandatory LxC staff training.
The ideal candidate will have previous teaching experience, strong analytical and critical thinking skills; be eager to develop pedagogical skills that foster a globalized understanding of the world, have very strong English language skills and native or near-native proficiency in one or more other languages. LxC supports an array of courses in a variety of disciplines including, but not limited to: Environmental Studies or Life Sciences, American History, Political Science, Education and Human Development, Theater, International Business, Engineering, and Marketing.
Pay begins at $12/hr and LRSs work 5-10 hours per week. Weekly study group meetings led by each LRS begin in the 5th week of classes, scheduled at the convenience of the LRS and her/his students.
NOTE: THIS IS NOT AN ASSISTANTSHIP.
Use the PDF form available in this link to apply: http://www2.binghamton.edu/oip/lxc/LRS_appl_form.pdf, or call for a hard copy to be mailed to you. All applications should be submitted to the Languages Across the Curriculum office as hardcopy or via email (firstname.lastname@example.org).