This position will be responsible for providing linguistic, cultural, and programmatic support for international and multilingual students and for the units on campus who work with them, especially those at the graduate level. This support will include, but not be limited to: individualized consultations, materials, orientation programs, workshops, and other educational programs. This position will work with the Associate Director of English Language Support to provide an integrated system of support by collaborating with the Graduate School, The College, the Writing Center, the Center for Language Studies, and Global Brown partners. This position will be situated in the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning.
Master’s degree in TESOL or Applied Linguistics and 1-3 years experience working with multilingual learners, preferably in a postsecondary context
Knowledge of and experience with second language acquisition
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion, such as teaching, research, or educational development experience that involves working effectively with a diverse student and faculty population
Strong understanding of the assets and challenges of attending graduate school as student with limited financial resources and/or intersecting identities (e.g. underrepresented?, first-generation college, international, and/or undocumented students)
Experience teaching or living outside the United States strongly preferred
Functional proficiency in at least one language other than English strongly preferred
Experience working in a writing center or teaching writing in a postsecondary context strongly preferred
Review will begin on October 7 and continue until filled.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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