The Assistant Director at Brown University for the Center for Language Studies, the campus hub for language teaching and learning, plays a lead role collaborating with faculty, graduate students and departments in support of the teaching and learning of all languages with a focus on educational and instructional technology. The Assistant Director will: â¢Â Â Â Collaborate with faculty to evaluate needs and priorities relating to the implementation and day-to-day use of technology. â¢Â Â Â Assist language faculty on the use and implementation of our course management system Canvas. â¢Â Â Â Enhance the intellectual mission of the CLS by convening reading groups, coordinating workshops and sharing materials with faculty related to research and current trends in language teaching and learning. â¢Â Â Â Train others in the use of technology used in language teaching and learning approved by Brown. Develop a training program for undergraduate language tutors that includes online components. â¢Â Â Â Manage communications for the Center in terms of website design, YouTube channel, newsletter, social media and advertising. â¢Â Â Â Teaching duties include one course per semester at the undergraduate or graduate level depending on the needs of the university (language open).
This is a 10-month full-time contingent-concurrent faculty/staff position with full benefits.
Education and Experience â¢Â Â Â Masterâ™s Degree (PhD preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience) in second language acquisition, applied linguistics, instructional design, educational technology or a modern language knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the job successfully.Â â¢Â Â Â Experience in the implementation of educational technology for language teaching and learning. Â â¢Â Â Â Expertise to design and lead workshops in collaboration with and for language faculty and graduate students on ways to integrate and maintain technology in language teaching. â¢Â Â Â Expertise and experience in implementing and/or supporting a variety of technologies such as Canvas, TopHat, Hypothes.is, Zoom, H5P, iMovie, Audacity, AdobeSpark, Qualtrics, Panopto. â¢Â Â Â Experience using the following in the language learning setting: blogs, discussion tools, digital storytelling, subtitling, and online assessments. â¢Â Â Â Ability to manage aspects of Center communications such as website design, social media, newsletter and YouTube channel. â¢Â Â Â Excellent written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, strong work ethic, collaborative nature, self-starter â¢Â Â Â Experience in classroom and online teaching. â¢Â Â Â Proficiency in one or more languages besides English require. â¢Â Â Â Possess a willingness and ability to support and promote a diverse and inclusive campus community.
Recruiting Start Date:
Job Posting Title:
Assistant Director, Center of Language Studies
Center for Language Studies
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Internal Number: REQ169822
About Brown University
Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Engineering, Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership and the IE Brown Executive MBA.