SLI Resident Tutor - Chinese (Summer 2018)
SLI Resident Tutor - Chinese (Summer 2018)
Benefits Eligible: No
Campus Location: Dahlonega
General Summary: 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. Resident Tutors are an integral part of the program; they work under the supervision of SLI faculty and in collaboration with the tutors to provide assistance to SLI students.
Resident tutors are required to live on-campus during the duration of the program. Upon hiring, students will be required to submit their summer housing contract, room deposit, and pay for their own room and board. Resident tutors may be responsible for activities such as supervising student behavior in the residence hall, coordinating with other languages for the use of residence hall facilities such as kitchen, common areas, etc. Resident tutors may also assist in taking attendance, monitoring language lab sessions, assisting students in language assignments such as conversation drills, homework, test preparation, etc. Resident tutors are expected to attend extra-curricular activities and assist the instructor in the preparation and logistics of such activities. Resident tutors are expected to work 7 days/week, including weekends and holidays, during the program. They cannot commit to taking summer courses during the second half of the summer semester and/or maintaining a second job.
Resident tutors report June 15, 2018. Program dates: June 16 - July 29, 2018.
Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 19,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused 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 Duties & Responsibilities: The SLI Resident Tutor will:
- Live in the residence hall and supervise SLI student residents.
- Coordinate with the resident tutors of other language groups regarding the use of the facilities. Reserve the kitchen for the cooking contest, the classroom/media room for movies, etc.
- Engage the students in conversing in the target language. Be firm, strict, and encouraging when working with the students on their oral assignments. Set a good example for the student participants.
- Keep the program director/administration informed about the student activities in the residence hall.
- Help students with their homework, projects, preparation for class, tests, exams, etc.
- Grade homework and quizzes under the instructor's supervision.
- Take attendance, monitor lab sessions, meal times, and other scheduled activities. Participate in extra-curricular activities.
- Perform other tasks designated by the instructor.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
- High school diploma
- College level language courses completed at the 2002-level minimum. Must be a current UNG student in order to live in the residence halls.
- Native or near-native language proficiency preferred.
- Previous experience in intensive language programs preferred.
Anticipated Hire Date: 06/15/2018
Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit contact information for three professional references.
Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. 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.
We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.
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