Position: Language Learning Center Director, University of Hawaii at Manoa

National Foreign Language Resource Center nflrc at HAWAII.EDU
Wed Dec 14 03:12:47 UTC 2011

DIRECTOR, Language Learning Center (LLC), College of Languages, Linguistics, 
and Literature (LLL), University of Hawai'i at Manoa (position #82463), 
full-time, 11-month tenure-track faculty position, rank S3, pending position 
clearance and availability of funds, to begin August 1, 2012, or as soon as 
possible thereafter. Rank S3 corresponds to assistant professor. The LLC 
advances the use of technology in language teaching and learning. The LLC's 
facilties include open computer labs, technology-equipped classrooms, audio and 
video production and teleconferencing facilities, and file and web servers. The 
staff includes information technology personnel, video and educational 
specialists, and graduate and undergraduate student assistants. The Director 
reports to the Dean of the College and is responsible for overall direction of 
the LLC. The faculty position is tenure-track; the position of Director is for 
a three-year renewable term.


-As assigned, serve as Director of the Language Learning Center (LLC):
  *  Oversee the operations of the LLC, including budget, facilities, and
  *  Secure, allocate and manage fiscal and human resources to fulfill
     LLC's mission.
  *  Pursue grant writing and fundraising initiatives.
  *  Lead the college in setting policy for the integration of technology in
     language teaching and learning, taking into account new developments
     and pedagogical best practices in online learning, mobile
     technologies, cloud computing, server technologies, social media, etc.
  *  Promote cooperative efforts across departments in the College that
     advance the mission of the LLC, including teacher training and
     materials development.
  *  Facilitate multimedia-based materials development projects.
  *  Collaborate with the National Foreign Language Resource Center.

-As a faculty member:
  *  Teach graduate and undergraduate courses as assigned, in area of
  *  Supervise graduate and undergraduate students.
  *  Pursue a program of scholarship and service to the University and the


Doctoral degree in relevant field; record of experience in relevant positions 
including teaching/training, scholarship, and administration. Ability to work 
effectively with faculty, staff, administrators and students in a large and 
diverse college; successful record in obtaining external grants. Expertise in 
language teaching-related IT applications.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Submit a hard copy of CV, a cover letter, and names and contact information of 
three references to:

Language Learning Center
Attn: Daniel Tom
1890 East-West Rd, Moore Hall 256
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Honolulu, HI 96822

CLOSING DATE: January 31, 2012

The University of Hawai'i is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
institution. UH does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion,
sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or veteran

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