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Language Training Supervisor at the Foreign Service Institute


**這是美國國防部下屬機構的職缺,所以必須是美國公民才能申請。如果你是公民,又當過老師有幾年經驗,千萬別錯過這機會。這機會比在大學裡當assistant professor的薪資還高!

Would you like to use your fluency in another language to help strengthen and improve the United States’ relationship with other countries? Would you like to work with the Foreign Service Officers who represent the United States abroad? Then this may be the job for you!

You will be a Language Training Supervisor (LTS) in the U.S. Department of State, at the Foreign Service Institute.

The Foreign Service Institute is recruiting a Supervisory Language Training Specialist for Southeast Asian and possibly other East Asian and Pacific languages. 

In your position as Language Training Supervisor you will:

--Manage and direct a portion of the Southeast Asian language training program, including courses which vary widely in length, frequency, and the number of Language and Culture Instructors (LCI's) and students supervised. 

--Recruit, train and develop Language and Culture Instructors to teach the languages and cultures of the East Asian and Pacific region. 

--Develop and monitor language training program(s) to bring students to high levels of language proficiency. 

--Manage groups of instructors and students whose political, cultural and religious differences make coordination and counseling efforts interesting and challenging. 

--Design new courses and make extensive revisions in existing training courses. 

--Become certified to administer and score official proficiency tests.

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. foreign affairs interests overseas and in Washington.

--United States Citizenship
--Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance

--Professional Proficiency or higher in an East Asian and Pacific language (Burmese, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese, Indonesian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Lao, Malay, Mongolian, Tagalog, Thai, Tibetan, or Vietnamese) preferred

Salary: $74,872 - $115,742 (starting salaries vary and may be based in part on superior academic achievement and/or previous work experience). This position is a 2 year appointment, renewable indefinitely, with benefits.

Location: Arlington, VA.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted 11/13/2012 - 11/27/2012.

Contact Information: Brian Springer, 703-302-6813 .

To Apply: For the detailed vacancy announcement and information on how to apply, go to and search for announcement FSI-2013-0009 in the “What” field. In order to receive full consideration for the position, please read and follow the instructions carefully.