Instructional Specialist: Turkish Summer Language Program, UW Madison, Deadline: February 23

Working title:
Official title:
Degree and area of specialization:
Native or near native fluency in Turkish, combined with a bachelors degree or equivalent. Masters
degree preferred.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
At least one year of college/university experience preferred in teaching of Turkish language or culture
at any level.
Principal duties:
In coordination with designated Arabic and Persian Immersion Program (APIP) staff members,
perform the following duties:

*Facilitate Turkish immersion environment inside and outside the classroom.
*Support classroom instruction in conjunction with the Turkish Language Instructors and Turkish
*Language Director by providing cultural and linguistic resources.
*Be on-site with Turkish language students weekday afternoons, evenings, and weekends.
*Prepare, assist with, and implement mini-courses and other extracurricular events.
*Direct and coordinate athletic activities for students.
*Facilitate communication between APIP administrative staff and students by, for example, translating weekly activity updates.Work with Program Coordinator to establish and monitor tutoring sessions for students.
*Work with Turkish Language Director to establish and monitor interactions between students and
native speaking population on campus.
*Commit to only using the target language in interaction with students and staff for the duration of the program.
*Continue student interaction in target language through regular attendance at non-classroom activities such as meals, film showings, field trips, and picnics, including evenings and weekends.
*Reside at study site in Madison, Wisconsin, for the duration of the program. Instructional Specialist will have one mandatory weekend off on a rotating basis.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

A period of evaluation will be required
Appointment type: Academic Staff
Department(s): INTL S/GLOBAL ST RES PR
Full time salary rate: Minimum $23,337 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Term: This position will end on AUGUST 08, 2010.
Appointment percent: 100%
Anticipated begin date: JUNE 09, 2010
Number of positions: 1

Application must be received by: FEBRUARY 23, 2010

Send application materials referring to PVL #63584 to: APIP Review Committee, Global Studies, 301 Ingraham Hall, 1155 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI 53706. ( Required application materials may be sent via regular mail or via email to Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Include a detailed letter of application, resume, current curriculum vitae, and at least three references.
Unless another application procedure has been specified above, please send resume and cover letter referring to Position Vacancy Listing #63584 to
Amy Stambach Phone: 608-262-5666
301 Ingraham Hall Fax: N/A
1155 Observatory Drive Email:
Madison WI 53706
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone
number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )
NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

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