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Language Learning Center Program Director 10 months

Loyola University Maryland - Baltimore, MD
Baltimore, MD 21210
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    158327478
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, at Loyola University Maryland, is inviting applications for a Language Learning Center Director position, beginning August 1, 2022. The Director oversees the day-to-day operation of the LLC, teaches up to two introductory or intermediate language courses per year (Spanish preferred, but other languages taught by our department considered), and develops strategies for the growth and development of the LLC.
The LLC Director must have the following required skills:
  • Strength as an administrator and knowledgeable technician
  • M.A. in Spanish or other language taught in our department or related field
  • Knowledge of and experience with instructional software, modern language broadcasts, network interfacing, instructional design, and emerging as well as existing technologies
  • Demonstrated experience in or potential for implementing courseware, streaming video, and other support technologies while making sure that the existing technology in the Center is in good working order
  • Ability to maintain a website and media catalog
  • Knowledge of and interest in innovations and best practices in technology and pedagogy
  • Professional and interpersonal skills necessary to hire, train, supervise and manage staff
  • Ability to administer the budget and oversee an on-going planning process which facilitates the timely maintenance, repair, replacement, and upgrading of equipment
  • Ability to work in a collegial and collaborative manner with department and university colleagues, including in the Office of Technology Services and the Office of Digital Teaching and Learning
  • Ability to facilitate and promote both student and faculty use of the Language Learning Center
  • Ability to assist and train colleagues through professional development
  • Demonstrated experience in or potential for seeking grants to support and develop the LLC
  • Commitment to expanding uses for the LLC, including but not limited to: an official Testing Center for students taking online courses; placement testing; interdisciplinary and diversity-related projects; virtual language exchanges
  • Commitment to implementing pedagogy-related special projects for the LLC
  • Awareness of and interest in high impact practices in line with the mission of Jesuit higher education.
  • Commitment to Loyola's stated goal of equity and inclusion of the academic community
Preferred Qualifications:

  • M.A. or M.S. in Instructional Technology and/or the ability to teach another language taught in the department (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish).




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Posted: 2021-12-21 Expires: 2022-01-22

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