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    Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

    The initial cutoff date for referral is March 12, 2018. Applicants applying by the initial cutoff date will be given first consideration. Additional referral lists will be created as vacancies are available.

    The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) offers foreign language instruction in more than two dozen languages on a schedule that extends throughout the year. Courses are taught six hours per day, five days a week with the exception of holidays. Faculty work on teaching teams that may consist of six members. A typical eight hour day includes teaching and other duties such as class preparation, adapting teaching materials, checking homework, administering and grading tests. The work schedule is a 40 hour work week, Monday-Friday 7:45 am to 4:45 pm. The duration of courses range between 36 and 64 weeks, depending on the difficulty of the language.

    These positions are in the excepted service. Employment in the excepted service does not confer competitive status to apply to competitive service jobs in the federal civil service.

    The position expiration date (not to exceed date) may be extended based on workload and funding availability and is not subject to regulatory time limits.

    Who May Apply: US Citizens and Non-US Citizens with valid U.S. Work Authorization.

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    Responsibilities

    Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) offers and intensive student-centered environment with diverse opportunities for faculty development. Faculty members teach listening, reading writing, and speaking skills, as well as geopolitical, economic and social issues, in an immersion based environment. Teachers integrate technology in classroom and in homework assignments. Faculty members employ resources such as Smart Boards, the Internet, iPad, and tablet PCs. Available software i.e., Blackboard, Rapid Rote, and SharePoint are used by teachers to develop learning materials. Teachers employ computer skills to organize data and teaching materials. Faculty members are expected to stay abreast of current foreign language teaching theories and methods.

    Ability to speak, read, and write Russian fluently.
    Ability to speak, read, and write English fluently.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

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