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    These  positions are located in the divisions of Asian Languages (EAP), European and African Languages (EUA), Romance Languages (ROM), Near East, Central and South Asian Languages (NEA) and Slavic, Pashto and Persian Languages (SPP/SEA), School of Language Studies, Foreign Service Institute (FSI), Department of State (DOS), in Arlington, Virginia. 

     This position is not eligible for telework.


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    Responsibilities

    As a professional language educator with broad‑ranging and expert knowledge of language learning theory, foreign language teaching methods and course design, applied linguistics, teacher training, foreign language assessment, individual learning styles, technology‑based instruction and distance education, occupational needs analysis, and training evaluation on all matters relating to the assigned languages and to general language training issues. Some of the major duties the incumbent will perform include, but are not limited to:

    -Program Management: Manages the design, delivery, administration, and ongoing evaluation of one or more language training programs; develops programmatic goals, priorities and strategic vision; ensures all instructional materials and training are pedagogically sound and meet the needs of our diverse clientele; identifies areas for improvement and initiates steps to address the needs.

    -Student and Staff Supervision and Development: Counsel, orient, evaluate, and supervise employees; monitor contractors.

    -Course Development: Designs new courses and curricula, develops materials, leads effective application of instructional technology.

    -Outreach and External Contacts: Serves as consultant to the Department of State and other government agencies on matters of language use and training; represents SLS, and the Department at interagency meetings; coordinates efforts in the development of language policy and joint training initiatives.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    13

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