[lg policy] Job: Language Learning Center Director, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Wed Dec 14 16:12:42 UTC 2011


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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.

DUTIES:

-As assigned, serve as Director of the Language Learning Center (LLC):
 *  Oversee the operations of the LLC, including budget, facilities, and
   staff.
 *  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
   specialization.
 *  Supervise graduate and undergraduate students.
 *  Pursue a program of scholarship and service to the University and the
   profession.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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.

TO APPLY:
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
status.



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