Field Director (Inter-University Program for Chinese in Beijing)
The Inter-University Program for Chinese Language Studies (IUP), administered by UC Berkeley, is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Field Director. The appointment begins in January 2010, and a full-time commitment of two years or longer is desired. The Field Director oversees all on-site aspects of an advanced, intensive Mandarin language program located at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Responsibilities include faculty and staff management; payroll and budgeting; maintenance of physical site/equipment; student advising; student safety; curriculum development; host university relations; and daily communication with IUP's administrative headquarters at UC Berkeley. Candidates should possess a PhD (or equivalent practical experience) and have a strong interest in language pedagogy/practice. Experience teaching Chinese and managing an academic program is preferred. Native-level fluency in Mandarin is a must. Salary expected to begin at $58,224 to $70,116 (steps 1-5 of the Academic Coordinator II series at UC), depending on experience. Basic travel expenses and housing covered by IUP.
For application instructions and deadline, go to http://ieas.berkeley.edu/iup/job_opportunity.html
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