The University of Denver seeks applications for the position of Foreign Language Technology Specialist. The successful candidate will provide leadership in the selection, acquisition, and implementation of instructional technology for the new Language Center, a University-wide resource for language teaching and learning. Reporting to the Language Center Director, he or she will work with the Director to support language education and to build bridges among disciplines across the University. Specific areas of responsibility will include providing technical support for the use of innovative
Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) technologies in the face-to-face classroom, as well as in hybrid and online language courses; supporting faculty training in the technologies of language teaching and testing; and, serving as the primary web site manager for the Center. This person will collaborate with University Technology Services in selecting computer infrastructure and with the Center for Teaching& Learning in integrating language instruction applications with teaching and learning applications in broad use across the University. The successful candidate will also collaborate with the Language Center Director and academic faculty on academic projects such as workshops, grant writing, and assessment of the effective use of academic technologies for language teaching and testing.
i M.A. or M.S. degree in Applied Linguistics/Second Language Acquisition, CALL, Language Education, Educational Technology or a related field.
i Experience with technology solutions for language learning, especially CALL applications.
i Experience with web site management.
i Second language study at the post-secondary level.
i Strong interpersonal as well as oral and written communication skills.
i Experience working in an academic setting.
i Expertise in emerging technologies and online tools for language teaching.
i Successful supervisory experience.
i 3-5 years of full-time professional experience or equivalent.
i ABD or commensurate professional experience in technology and language teaching or related field.
i Prior affiliation with a language resource center or comparable entity.
i Grounding in best practices in the integration of multimedia technology into language teaching and assessment.
i Undergraduate major or minor in a second language.
i Experience teaching a foreign language at the post-secondary level.
Closing Date: Open until filled.
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