French Language and Culture Instructor, Defense Critical Language and Culture Program (DCLCP)

first_imgMust have experience in instructing French language andcultureApplicant must score advanced in English as tested against theOral Proficiency Interview (OPI), is required to take the OPIbefore selection and must score superior in French.Individual must be able to pass a Criminal BackgroundInvestigation enabling successful clearanceapplication/approval.Must have knowledge of current teaching methodologies andpractices in the classroom and experience utilizing advancedclassroom technologies.Must be able to work productively within a team andindependently. Master’s degree in relevant fieldMust have experience in curriculum development for Frenchlanguage materials.While employed instructors must develop curriculum based on theneeds of the program and as required by the DoD. About the Defense Critical Language/Culture Program (DCLCP) atthe Mansfield CenterThe Defense Critical Language/Culture Program (DCLCP) at theMansfield Center develops and presents comprehensive language andregional studies/cultural awareness courses, courseware, andsupporting materials designed to prepare DOD and USG employees foroverseas deployment. These courses and materials will bespecifically designed to meet DoD requirements, and may include,but not be limited to, languages such as Chinese, Arabic, Dari,Persian, Indonesian, French, Russian, Pashto, and Korean.Additionally, these courses and materials will include asubstantial regional and cultural studies component. DCLCP willalso develop synchronous online learning modules and Apple Apps forlanguage and culture instruction in coordination with Department ofDefense (DoD) entities.Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to Offer ofEmployment In accordance with University policy; finalists forthis position will be subject to criminal backgroundinvestigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran’s Preference Reasonableaccommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons withdisabilities. For example, this material is available inalternative format upon request. As an EqualOpportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applicationsfrom minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates mayrequest veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance withstate law. References *References not listed on theapplication materials may be contacted; notice may be provided tothe applicant. Testing Individual hiring departments at UM-Mmay elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant toessential job functions. Employment Eligibility. All NewEmployees must be eligible and show employment eligibilityverification by the first date of employment at UM, as legallyrequired (e.g., Form I-9).How to ApplyPriority Application Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2020by 11:59 pm MDTA complete application Includes: The University of Montana invites applications for FrenchInstructor of Language and Culture with the Defense CriticalLanguage and Culture Program (DCLCP). This position will assist inthe development of curriculum and instruct military and UnitedStates government agency personnel in intensive language andculture courses delivered over video-teleconferencing (VTC) andin-resident venues. The duration of each course ranges from one dayto one year. While classes are in session 5-6 hours of teaching perday is common per instructor, while 2-3 hours per day are used forlesson preparation, classroom management, administration andsupplementary curriculum development. When courses are not insession course materials are developed by the language instructorsfor publishing and for in-class use. The language instructor isresponsible for 5-6 hours of in class teaching daily and helpingthe Lead Instructor in the design of course curriculum andsyllabus.Due to instruction being conducted at multiple training sites, sometravel may be required for instructors.The instructor must be fluent in French language and demonstrate ahigh level of proficiency in English. The instructor is required totake an Oral Proficiency Interview and score superior in French andadvanced in English prior to selection.The instructor must have a high level of knowledge in currentteaching methodologies and be comfortable with teaching throughtechnology using Video-Teleconferencing (VTCs), Smartboards, andiPads. Instructors must also be able to work productively in agroup (team teaching, active coordination, extensivecollaboration), and work effectively in an independent mode. Theinstructor must be able to create and follow syllabi withoutoversight.The French Instructor of Language, Culture and Regional Studieswill teach not only the language, but also teach cultural andregional studies courses in the target language or inEnglish.The position may be located at Fort Bragg, NC, Missoula MT or otherlocation dependent upon mission requirements or as determined bythe Director of the DCLCP.Required Qualifications Job LocationFort Bragg,North Carolina, United StatesPositionTypeFull-Time/Regular Preferred QualificationsPh.D. in relevant fieldExperience in intensive language instruction, particularly in amilitary or government setting. Letter of Interest – addressing your qualifications andexperience related the stated required skills for theposition.Detailed Resume – listing education and describing workexperience.Professional References – names and contact informationfor three (3) professional references.last_img