Job: Program Coordinator (Heritage Languages) at CAL

Harold Schiffman haroldfs at
Fri Oct 10 21:33:37 UTC 2008

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                        October 10, 2008

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Program Coordinator

Division/Program: Language and Culture Resources,
The Alliance for the Advancement of Heritage Languages <>

Hours per week: 8.75 hours per week (.25 FTE)

Salary:   $45,500 (prorated to $11,375 annually)

Position Available: Immediately


Serve as a member of the Alliance Leadership Team and CAL staff working with
the Alliance to:

*       Build the collection of profiles of heritage language programs
(identify programs, communicate with program contacts, solicit profiles,
complete profiles, and ensure that profiles are posted on the Web site).

*       Develop spotlights of languages and programs for the Alliance Web

*       Develop and publish the bimonthly Alliance News Flash

*       Develop other sections of the Web site (e.g., SNS, language policy,

*       Develop and work with partner organizations and language leaders in
the field.

*       Assist with planning and participate in Alliance Leadership Team and
CAL staff planning meetings.

*       Assist in developing publications and presentations about heritage
language education in the United States.


Education: Masters degree in a language related field preferred.

Experience: Five years experience working on language and policy issues.
 Proficiency with Microsoft programs (Word and Excel) and ability to learn
new technologies (GoldMine, DreamWeaver, etc.)


CAL offers a comfortable work environment with competitive compensation and
an excellent benefits package. We are conveniently located two blocks from
the Tenleytown/AU Metro Station on the Red Line.

The Center for Applied Linguistics is an equal opportunity employer and does
not discriminate in hiring or employment based upon race, color, religion,
national origin, sex, age, marital status, handicap, or any other reason not
related to employment.

In accordance with INS regulations, all successful applicants will be
required to show proof of their legal right to accept employment in the
United States.


4646 40th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20016-1859
ATTN: Phyllis Tate, Recruitment 08-21

Or respond by e-mail to: jobs at, Attn: 08-21


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Center for Applied Linguistics, 4646 40th Street NW, Washington, DC

Harold F. Schiffman

Professor Emeritus of
Dravidian Linguistics and Culture
Dept. of South Asia Studies
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

Phone:  (215) 898-7475
Fax:  (215) 573-2138

Email:  haroldfs at

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