Mount Holyoke College seeks a director of its Language Resource Center with the aim of re-imagining the LRC as a space that fosters innovation and collaboration in the teaching and learning of languages and culture throughout the campus. The position offers an exciting opportunity to play a leading role in re-designing the existing lab and updating equipment with an aim to creating flexible space(s) for teaching and training.
(For a full job description see http://jobsearch.mtholyoke.edu.)
The successful candidate must have an M.A. or Ph.D. in a language, SLA, or related fields, native or near-native fluency in a language other than English, and at least two years experience or training in instructional technology. Strong administrative, organizational, and interpersonal skills; excellence in classroom teaching; and the ability to work collaboratively with faculty, students, and professional staff colleagues is essential. Nine-month staff appointment; 2 year term, indefinitely renewable pending favorable reviews. Salary competitive.
Application, including CV and a brief statement of the role you see technology playing in the teaching of languages and culture, should be submitted online at http://jobsearch.mtholyoke.edu. Three letters of recommendation should be submitted separately by email to email@example.com. Review of applications will begin April 15, and will continue until the position is filled.
Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,000 students and 200 faculty. Half the faculty are women; one fourth are persons of color. It is located about 80 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts. Mount Holyoke is committed to fostering multicultural diversity and awareness in its faculty, staff, and student body and is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and persons of color are especially encouraged to apply.