[University of North Georgia] A Temporary Korean SLI (Summer Language Institutes) Faculty Position


The University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG focuses on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development, and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Summary
The University of North Georgia is seeking applications for a temporary faculty position for the Summer Language Institute. The Summer Language Institute (SLI) is an intensive, residential language program. The SLI covers the content of two semesters (1001 + 1002) of language learning in a 6-week period. The successful candidate will design active, engaging, communicative lessons for an eight-hour day, six days a week immersion program. These lessons must aim at achieving a minimum proficiency of Novice-high/Intermediate-low in the ACTFL scale and focus on students¿ competencies, knowledge, and skills in aural comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing Korean, and assist in appreciating and understanding the culture of the countries where Korean is spoken.

Program dates: June 19 - July 30, 2021

• Teach first-year Korean language using the UNG program design and curriculum. • Teach comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing utilizing a communicative approach to language teaching, which is compatible with the primary instructional philosophy of the SLI. • Prepare lessons that enhance students understanding and appreciation of the culture of countries where Korean is spoken. Monitor and assess student work. Maintain appropriate student assessment records. • Supervise language tutors and resident tutors. • Work collaboratively with other SLI language instructors to design appropriate language activities. • Plan a language-specific field trip to Atlanta.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Ability to work collaboratively with campus constituencies. • Ability to teach in an intensive language setting.

Required Qualifications
• Master's degree in target Language, Literature, Linguistics, or Foreign Language Education (Language Pedagogy) with an emphasis in the target language or closely related field at the time of appointment. • Experience teaching target language at the university level. • Native or near-native proficiency in the target language and English.

Preferred Qualifications
Previous experience in intensive language program preferred.

Required Documents to Attach
• Resume • Cover letter • Unofficial transcripts • Contact information for three professional references


Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation, including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for engagement with the University of North Georgia, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

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Summer Language Institutes
Dahlonega Campus
313 Barnes Hall

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Status: Open Job type: Full Time Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 31 Mar 2021 Expire in: 12 months

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