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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte seeks applications for the position of Director of the Language Resource Center (LRC). This is a full-time, 12-month position to begin August 1, 2014. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required qualifications include: a Master's degree in discipline related to language acquisition/pedagogy with a focus on computer-assisted/digital language instruction, instructional technology, foreign-language pedagogy, or any other discipline promoting the innovative use of technology in language instruction such as digital humanities in tandem with comparative literatures, cross-cultural/translation studies. Other required qualifications include: strong interpersonal and organizational skills; native or near native proficiency in English and at least one foreign/second language; several years experience working in a professional capacity in a college/university language learning center or the equivalent. The successful candidate must want to work in a collaborative and interdisciplinary environment. Desired qualifications include: a background in teaching a foreign language and interest in grant writing.

The LRC Director serves the Department of Languages and Culture Studies, the Film Studies Program and the English Language Training Institute. The LRC Director oversees LRC operations (hardware and software) and digital communication for the Department. Duties will include supervising LRC staff; managing and promoting LRC support of language curriculum; providing workshops and advising faculty in integrating technology into instruction. Director serves as the liaison to the Office of Academic Technologies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and institutional IT. The LRC may also engage the community of Charlotte.

UNC Charlotte strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Therefore, we celebrate diversity that includes, but is not limited to, ability/disability, age, culture, ethnicity, gender, language, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. AA/EOE employer: subject to criminal background check. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States.

Apply on-line at https://jobs.uncc.edu, where the position is listed under EPA Staff. A copy of the graduate transcript and three original letters of recommendation must be e-mailed directly to JobsInLCS@uncc.edu, attention Dr. Sheri Spaine Long. The letters must be specific to this job application. Review of applicants will begin June 16, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.


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Submitted by Carol Hartley, UNC