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Email: applied.linguistics@umb.edu
office: 617-287-5760
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Ali Emmerson added a discussion to the group Main Office
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Language Support Manager at the Language Center at Harvard

Hi everyone! Please see information about a job below!Dear Colleagues, We are accepting applications for a Language Support Manager/IT Liaison at the Language Center at Harvard.  This is a great opportunity to help build a state-of-the-art language center housed in a new facility at a world-class institution of higher learning.  Please see the description of responsibilities, job scope, and qualifications below: Duties & ResponsibilitiesIndependently, acquire and maintain in-depth knowledge of language-focused software and web-based programs (drill applications, learning management systems, oral practice applications, writing aids, web-based applications and services, etc.) to support the teaching and learning of languages other than English.  Recommend solutions and assist in the evaluation of learning outcomes in collaboration with the Director and faculty.The employee will be an IT liaison and will work with Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) to discuss IT…See More
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Ali Emmerson added a discussion to the group Job Board
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Language Support Manager at the Language Center at Harvard

Hi everyone! Please see information about a job below!Dear Colleagues, We are accepting applications for a Language Support Manager/IT Liaison at the Language Center at Harvard.  This is a great opportunity to help build a state-of-the-art language center housed in a new facility at a world-class institution of higher learning.  Please see the description of responsibilities, job scope, and qualifications below: Duties & ResponsibilitiesIndependently, acquire and maintain in-depth knowledge of language-focused software and web-based programs (drill applications, learning management systems, oral practice applications, writing aids, web-based applications and services, etc.) to support the teaching and learning of languages other than English.  Recommend solutions and assist in the evaluation of learning outcomes in collaboration with the Director and faculty.The employee will be an IT liaison and will work with Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) to discuss IT…See More
2 hours ago
Ali Emmerson added a discussion to the group Job Board
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Part-time ESL instructor at Clark University

Hi everyone, Please see the link below about a Part-time ESL instructor position available at Clark University.  https://www.higheredjobs.com/details.cfm?JobCode=176993938See More
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Apostolos K. replied to Ali Emmerson's discussion Online ESL Teaching Opportunity in the group Job Board
"I haven't.  One of my former neighbors did this, but I don't know if this was the company she was contracted with."
May 17
Amy West added a discussion to the group Job Board
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LIteracy Volunteers of Massachusetts - Boston -- Program Coordinator (full-time w/ benefits); deadline June 7

Title: LVM-Boston Coordinator (full-time with benefits)Location: Boston, MADescription:Literacy Volunteers of Massachusetts (LVM) seeks an energetic, poised individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to coordinate the LVM-Boston program, which provides free, private, individualized and confidential tutoring to adults in basic reading and writing, and English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).The ideal candidate for this position will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, excellent organizational skills, a mature interpersonal style, a positive and enthusiastic attitude and a sense of humor. The candidate must exercise excellent judgment and discretion with confidential or sensitive materials, have a strong sense of customer service, be a problem-solver and be compassionate in interpersonal dealings. We are seeking a dedicated person who sees helping others as a passion more than as a job.This position is an exciting, hands-on opportunity to…See More
May 17
Kathleen Porterfield replied to Ali Emmerson's discussion Online ESL Teaching Opportunity in the group Job Board
"Has anyone in the program had experience with this company?"
May 16
Apostolos K. commented on Apostolos K.'s blog post Summer & Fall 2019 Course Advising and Registration
"Hi McKenzie, You should be all set - check your fall semester schedule - you should be able to see APLING 704 now.In general, for the waitlist, if class is full and someone is placed on the waitlist, either I, or one of my colleagues, reach out to…"
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