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Lecturer and Tutoring Coordinator for the Chinese Flagship Program

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Job Title: Lecturer and Tutoring Coordinator for the Chinese Flagship Program
Location: UNG-Dahlonega, GA
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 271200
About Us

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, 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 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.

UNG Core Values

https://ung.edu/about/mission-vision-values.php

USG Core Values

1. USG Core Values
All members of the USG community must adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values, which consists of Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values shape and fundamentally support our university's work. Additionally, all faculty, staff, and administrators must also be aware of and comply with the Board of Regents and University of North Georgia's policies on Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom. More information on these policies can be found here: Board of Regents Policy Manual | University System of Georgia (usg.edu).

2. USG Statement of Core Values (8.2.18.1.2 )
Every member of the USG community is required to adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect that form and guide the daily work of the organization.
Integrity - We will be honest, fair, impartial, and unbiased in our dealings both with and on behalf of the USG.
Excellence - We will perform our duties to foster a culture of excellence and high quality in everything we do.
Accountability - We firmly believe that education in the form of scholarship, research, teaching, service, and developing others is a public trust. We will live up to this trust through safeguarding our resources and being good stewards of the human, intellectual, physical, and fiscal resources given to our care.
Respect - We recognize the inherent dignity and rights of every person, and we will do our utmost to fulfill our resulting responsibility to treat each person with fairness, compassion, and decency.

Department Information

The Chinese Flagship Program offers undergraduate students from any major at UNG the unique opportunity to achieve professional-level proficiency in Mandarin. This is accomplished through a combination of classroom learning, co-curricular and extracurricular activities, and overseas study and internship. The Lecturer and Tutoring Coordinator for the Chinese Flagship Program plays a pivotal role in the program¿s success, providing pedagogical expertise and supporting the Academic Director with academic activities.

Job Summary

The University of North Georgia is seeking a full-time Lecturer and Tutoring Coordinator for the Chinese Flagship Program. This role offers a flexible starting date, with the expectation that the selected finalist will commence duties no later than August 1, 2024.

Responsibilities
  • Responsibilities include teaching two to four courses per year offered by the Department of Modern Languages.
  • Additionally, the position will oversee the development and management of the Chinese Flagship tutoring program, which involves recruiting, training, and supervising tutors, conducting individual and group tutoring sessions, and creating tutoring plans and materials.
  • Organizing co-curricular and extracurricular activities on and off-campus to enrich the Flagship students language and cultural learning experience is also a key responsibility.
  • The position will also provide limited administrative support in areas including program articulation, program promotion and recruitment.
Required Qualifications
  • Qualified candidates should hold a master's degree in Chinese pedagogy, linguistics, or related fields.
  • A minimum of two years of experience teaching college-level Chinese courses.
  • Native or near-native proficiency in Mandarin Chinese is required, along with familiarity with assessment and ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines.
  • Training and teaching experience in Chinese pedagogy, in conjunction with previous administrative experience, are desirable.
Required Documents to Attach
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, and 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 employment with the University of North Georgia, as determined by 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.

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
This position will be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time
This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check
  • Position of Trust + Education
Special Applicant Instructions
  • If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at http://www.naces.org/members.htm.

Organization

The University of North Georgia is a member of the University System of Georgia and holds designations as a state leadership institution and as The Military College of Georgia.  With more than 18,000 students, the University of North Georgia is one of the state’s largest public universities.  The regional, multi-campus university offers more than 100 programs of study ranging from certificate and associate’s degrees to professional doctoral programs.

The University of North Georgia's educational experience provides a solid foundation to help students become civic, professional and military leaders who serve communities locally and globally. UNG's student-focused environment includes quality education, service, inquiry, and creativity.  

UNG is one of only six senior military colleges in the United States and its residential Army ROTC program consistently ranks among the best in the country. UNG competes in NCAA Division II in baseball, softball, golf, basketball, soccer, mixed rifle, and women's cross country.

The University of North Georgia has seven academic colleges and institutes: the College of Arts and Letters, the Mike Cottrell College of Business, the College of Science and Mathematics, the College of Education, the College of Health Professions, University College, and the Lewis F. Rogers Institute for Environmental and Spatial Analysis.

At the undergraduate level, UNG offers the Associate of Arts (A.A.) and the  Associate of Science (A.S.) degrees and the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS); Bachelor of Arts (BA); Bachelor of Science (BS); Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA); Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA); and Bachelor of Science-Nursing (BSN).

Graduate degrees offered at UNG include: Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT); Education Specialist in School Leadership (EDSSL); Master of Education (Med); Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT); Master of Arts in history (MA); Master of Arts in International Affairs (MAIA); Master of Science in clinical mental health counseling (MS); Master of Science in family nurse practitioner (MS); Master of Science in nursing education (MS); Master of Science in physical education (MS); Master of Science in criminal justice (MS); Master of Public Administration (MPA); Master of Business Administration (MBA); Master of Music (MM).

The University of North Georgia was formed through the consolidation of North Georgia College & State University and Gainesville State College, two of the top-performing schools in the University System of Georgia, in January 2013.  Positioned in the fastest-growing region of the state, UNG comprises five campuses and online opportunities united by a single mission focused on academic excellence and academic and co-curricular programs that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society.

UNG’s campuses are located across the northeast Georgia region in Blue Ridge, Cumming, Dahlonega, Gainesville, and Oconee County. With easy access to metro Atlanta and Georgia's mountain and piedmont areas, the region features vibrant cultural and recreational opportunities, including Lake Lanier and the the Appalachian Trail.

The University of North Georgia is part of the University System of Georgia Complete College Georgia (CCG) initiative to improve the retention, progression, and graduation of students. Grounded in the successes and strengths of the past and inspired by the potential of the new University of North Georgia, UNG's Complete College Georgia plan seeks to advance educational attainment in the northern part of the state, contributing to the region's workforce and economic prosperity.

To obtain application information for the University of North Georgia, call the Admissions Office at 706-864-1800, or for a closer look at the university, visit www.ung.edu.

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