Pay Range:
$72,004 to $174,500 / Per Year
Job Grade:
AD-1701-0
Schedule:
Full-Time
Duration:
Permanent
Apply by: 2018-04-11 Published: 1 week ago

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission.

They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations.

The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

The initial cutoff date for referral is March 12, 2018.

Applicants applying by the initial cutoff date will be given first consideration.

Additional referral lists will be created as vacancies are available.

The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) offers foreign language instruction in more than two dozen languages on a schedule that extends throughout the year.

Courses are taught six hours per day, five days a week with the exception of holidays.

Faculty work on teaching teams that may consist of six members.

A typical eight hour day includes teaching and other duties such as class preparation, adapting teaching materials, checking homework, administering and grading tests.

The work schedule is a 40 hour work week, Monday-Friday 7:45 am to 4:45 pm.

The duration of courses range between 36 and 64 weeks, depending on the difficulty of the language.

These positions are in the excepted service.

Employment in the excepted service does not confer competitive status to apply to competitive service jobs in the federal civil service.

The position expiration date (not to exceed date) may be extended based on workload and funding availability and is not subject to regulatory time limits.

Who May Apply: US Citizens and Non-US Citizens with valid U.S. Work Authorization.

In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social).

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

Additional information about transcripts is in this document.

POSITIONS WILL BE FILLED AT ONE RANK: Assistant Professor (indicated as level 04) ASSISTANT PROFESSOR : Doctoral degree; OR Master's degree with a major or minor in Foreign Language Education, Teaching English As a Second/Foreign Language (TESOL/TEFL), Linguistics, Language (English included), Literature, Education, Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, Translation & Interpretation, Cross-Cultural Studies, or Educational Administration; OR Master's degree other than above and one year of directly related work; OR Bachelor's degree and two years of directly related work.

DIRECTLY RELATED WORK : Formal classroom instruction of a language foreign to the students at high school level or above.

Formal classroom instruction normally includes such activities as class preparation, course preparation/modification, testing, tutoring, and counseling in a structured, education environment.

If selected, applicant must pass a language proficiency test (OPI).

You must submit a 300-word HANDWRITTEN essay in Russian.

You must also include a HANDWRITTEN English translation of the essay.

Essay topic is how your background, education and training has prepared you to be a foreign language teacher.

NOTE: Typed essays are NOT acceptable.

The essay is not used to evaluate work experience, only for the purpose of evaluating the language writing proficiency.

You must also provide at a minimum of three professional references with your application packet.

LANGUAGE EVALUATION: The minimum English proficiency is a Level 2 in speaking.

The minimum proficiency for the language to be taught is a Level 3 in speaking.

If a dialect is required, the minimum proficiency is also Level 3. The proficiency levels are defined by the Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) level descriptions and can be viewed at http://www.govtilr.org .

Failure of any portion of the language tests will disqualify applicants for a period of 6 months.

Applicants may re-apply after 6 months.

Upon subsequent selection, retesting is allowed only once.

POSITIONS WILL BE FILLED AT ONE RANK: Assistant Professor (indicated as level 04) ASSISTANT PROFESSOR : Doctoral degree; OR Master's degree with a major or minor in Foreign Language Education, Teaching English As a Second/Foreign Language (TESOL/TEFL), Linguistics, Language (English included), Literature, Education, Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, Translation & Interpretation, Cross-Cultural Studies, or Educational Administration; OR Master's degree other than above and one year of directly related work; OR Bachelor's degree and two years of directly related work.

DIRECTLY RELATED WORK : Formal classroom instruction of a language foreign to the students at high school level or above.

Formal classroom instruction normally includes such activities as class preparation, course preparation/modification, testing, tutoring, and counseling in a structured, education environment.

If selected, applicant must pass a language proficiency test (OPI).

You must submit a 300-word HANDWRITTEN essay in Russian.

You must also include a HANDWRITTEN English translation of the essay.

Essay topic is how your background, education and training has prepared you to be a foreign language teacher.

NOTE: Typed essays are NOT acceptable.

The essay is not used to evaluate work experience, only for the purpose of evaluating the language writing proficiency.

You must also provide at a minimum of three professional references with your application packet.

LANGUAGE EVALUATION: The minimum English proficiency is a Level 2 in speaking.

The minimum proficiency for the language to be taught is a Level 3 in speaking.

If a dialect is required, the minimum proficiency is also Level 3. The proficiency levels are defined by the Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) level descriptions and can be viewed at http://www.govtilr.org .

Failure of any portion of the language tests will disqualify applicants for a period of 6 months.

Applicants may re-apply after 6 months.

Upon subsequent selection, retesting is allowed only once.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Computer SkillsForeign LanguageOral CommunicationTeaching OthersWriting

US Citizens and Non-US Citizens with valid U.S. Work Authorization.

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