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Language and Culture Instructors in Mandarin Chinese at Foreign Service Institute


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Language And Culture Instructor: U.S. Department of State, the Foreign Service Institute

Come talk to us at ACTFL, table #1148, even if you’re not looking for a job right now!

Are you interested in a career at the Foreign Service Institute?  Would
you like to use your fluency in another language to help strengthen and
improve the United States’ relationship with other countries?  Then
this may be the job for you!

You could be a Language and Culture Instructor in the U.S. Department
of State, at the Foreign Service Institute in Arlington, VA.  The
Foreign Service Institute will soon be recruiting two Language and
Culture Instructors in Mandarin Chinese.

In your position as Language and Culture Instructor you will:

Teach speaking, reading, and listening comprehension skills to a full range of students at all levels of language proficiency

Your responsibilities may include:

·         providing major substantive input for the planning, design, development and evaluation of the course content;

·         developing or modifying materials for students with specialized needs;

·         further developing your skills and expertise by participating in training activities;

·         evaluating student progress and counseling students regarding study methods, time management, etc.;

·         participating in the determination of course effectiveness and need for curriculum revisions;

·         administering proficiency tests;

·         representing FSI and/or presenting papers on pedagogical
issues at academic conferences at a national or international level and
at interagency meetings.

The Foreign Service Institute: The Foreign Service Institute is the
Federal Government's primary training institution for officers and
support personnel of the U.S. foreign affairs community, preparing
American diplomats and other professionals to advance U.S. interests
overseas and in Washington.

Requirements:  Native or near-native fluency in Mandarin Chinese.

Salary:  $31,751 to $75,669 (starting salaries vary and may be based in
part on superior academic achievement and/or previous work experience).
Our jobs are indefinitely renewable appointments – don’t be deterred
by the “two year appointment.”

Application:  Applications opening soon – come talk to us at ACTFL, table #1148.

Contact Information: (703) 302-6813, Kelly Billotte,

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