POOL - LTC Lecturer in Foreign Languages

## Position Overview
The Language Training Center, a grant-funded program in the Ermal Garinger Academic Resource Center at the University of Kansas is seeking part-time lecturers to provide distance instruction in various languages to a military audience located off campus. The lecturers will deliver instruction via the Internet and will coordinate classroom activities with teaching assistants located in the classroom. Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor?s degree in one of the target languages, or a closely related field; advanced proficiency in one of the target languages; and prior experience teaching at the college or university level.
The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins. Any employment with the University of Kansas is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check.
## Job Description
75% Teaching duties
1. Provide 2 hours of distance instruction per week at the elementary level in one of the target languages (contact ltc@ku.edu for information about our current language needs.)
2. Prepare course materials, exams, and lesson plans in consultation with the language directors and the Project Pedagogy Specialist.
3. Coordinate in-class activities with the on-site teacher?s aide.
4. Assign final grades.
25% Administrative duties
1. Maintain open and timely communication with students outside of class hours via email or other media such as Skype.
2. Attend periodic meetings with teaching and administrative staff, including training prior to the beginning of the semester.
3. Adhere to departmental, college, and university policies.
## Required Qualifications
Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of application, (2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in C.V., and (3) information provided from professional references.
1. Bachelor?s degree or equivalent in one of the target languages, or a closely related field. Native speakers with a Bachelor?s degree in any discipline are welcome to apply.
2. Advanced proficiency in one of the target languages.
3. At least one year of university or college teaching experience at any level in the language in either face-to-face or distance teaching settings.
## Preferred Qualifications
1. Experience in distance teaching
## Additional Candidate Instruction
A complete application will include a letter of application, a vitae detailing specific subject areas the applicant is qualified to teach and/or develop, and the names and contact information for three professional references.
Deadline/ Review Date: Ongoing
Estimated Start Date: Ongoing
## Contact Information to Applicants
Michael R. DeHaven
(785) 864-3447
## Disclaimer
The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information and retaliation in the University's programs and activities. Access to information regarding equal opportunity and diversity worksite posters is available at http://www.humanresources.ku.edu/policies_procedures/category_details/index.aspx?category=8 or you may contact 785-864-4946 or employ@ku.edu for alternate access options. Any inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY
Auto req ID: 7043BR
Posting Title: POOL - LTC Lecturer in Foreign Languages
Position Number: 00002114/multiple
Department: Academic Resource Center
Location/Division: Lawrence
FTE: 0.25
Reg/Temp: Regular
Advertised Salary Range: Commensurate with experience and workload
Application Review Begins: 10-Oct-2016 35c5ee022bb54d389103ed917efaf3fa

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