Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 307545
MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES (BL-MESP-IUBLA)
The Bridges: Children, Languages, World program offers language and culture classes to young learners in the greater Bloomington, Indiana area. Bridges emphasizes Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTLs), many of which have been identified as Critical Needs Languages by the U.S. State Department and other federal agencies.
This position provides administration and oversight of the Bridges: Children, Languages, World program and works closely with the Indiana University National Resource Centers' Leadership.
Supervises and guides undergraduate volunteer teachers
Reviews and approves lesson plans
Attends classes and offers post-class feedback
Conducts orientations and mid-semester workshops for volunteer teachers
Identifies and secures locations for classes
Communicates with parents and guardians of children enrolled in the program
Maintains records of attendance and performance
Maintains the Bridges website
Performs other duties as needed
Bachelor's degree in a related field
Experience with second language acquisition and curriculum design
Experience in elementary, secondary, or higher education
Experience in website management and social media outreach.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
Must possess a valid driver's license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University
must provide own transportation to program locations in greater Bloomington
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal, including ability to interact and communicate with a wide variety of individuals
Strong organizational and multitasking skills, including ability to manage multiple tasks in a timely and accurate manner and maintain confidentiality
Facility in language pedagogy and knowledge of various areas studies
Knowledge of and experience in using IU systems (including but not limited to UHRS, Purchasing)
This position does not work over summer break.
This is not a benefit eligible position.
$30 per hour.
This position will work up to 20 hours per week throughout the academic year.
For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.