Summer Resident Director (Changchun, China)
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Summer Resident Director
Intensive Summer Language Institute (ISLI)
Location: Changchun, China
American Councils is currently seeking a qualified Resident Director to work on a six-week summer program based at Northeast Normal University (NENU) in Changchun, Jilin Province. Resident Directors represent American Councils in their actions and words during the tenure of appointment. They must be available to program participants on a daily basis. The Summer Resident Director will be given housing in the NENU Foreign Teachers dormitory with the program participants and will have meals provided.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THIS POSITION INCLUDE:
Â· Observing participant classes at the host university;
Â· Meeting regularly with teachers, administrators, and participants;
Â· Working with Chinese counterparts to arrange group travel and cultural programs; and
Â· Reporting back on student achievements and progress.
Resident Directors must be available to participants during any emergencies that arise and must communicate regularly with the ISLI program staff in Washington, DC regarding student and host institution issues. Prior to departure for China, all Resident Directors will attend American Councils orientation programs for both staff and participants in Washington, DC. The Summer Resident Director reports to the ISLI Senior Program Manager.
Â· Bachelorâ€™s degree or higher in Chinese language or area studies or equivalent;
Â· Advanced Chinese language skills -- written and oral (minimum 2/2+ on ACTFL scale)
Â· Study, work, or extensive travel experience in China;
Â· Experience overseeing and guiding groups (prefer experience with teachers);
Â· Demonstrated skills in academic and personal counseling; and
Â· Demonstrated skills in general financial accountability.
ANTICIPATED EMPLOYMENT DATES: late June - to early August 2008
Send letter/resume and salary requirements to HR Department, American Councils, 1776 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036. Fax: 202-572-9095 or 202-833-7523; email: email@example.com . Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.
American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS, an international not-for-profit organization, believes in the fundamental role of education in fostering positive change for individuals, institutions and societies. Building upon over three decades of regional expertise and development experience, American Councils advances education and research worldwide through international programs that provide the global perspective essential for academic and professional excellence. In collaboration with partners around the world, our dedicated team of professionals designs and implements innovative and effective programs responsive to the cultures and needs of the international communities in which we work. American Councils employs a full-time professional staff of over 370, located in forty-seven offices in forty cities in 15 countries of Eastern Europe and Eurasia.
Location: Changchun, China
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