The Humanities Division will have English language tester opportunities in the Chicago Language Centerâ™s Office of Language Assessment. We seek experienced and diverse applicants. Testers will assess international students and scholarsâ™ academic English proficiency through the Academic English Proficiency Assessment (AEPA) and provide a results summary. The Testers will administer the AEPA online via a video-conferencing software program.
Coordinates closely with the Office of Language Assessment for administration of the AEPA.
Attends a tester training and showing evidence of accurate and consistent grading.
Reports on the AEPA results summary to the Office of Language Assessment.
Coordinates with other testers and Office of Language Assessment staff on development and grading of AEPAs.
Performs other related work as needed.
Prior language instruction experience at the university or four-year college level, or an equivalent required.
Knowledge of different approaches to language pedagogy, including language assessment/testing required.
Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal required.
Use oneâ™s own personal computer to conduct assessments required.
Documented record of successful language instruction and/or assessment required.
Knowledge of the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines and previous experience with proficiency-oriented language instruction preferred.
Employment is available contingent upon demand.
Education, Experience or Certifications:
Master's degree in language or literature, applied linguistics or a related field required.
Ph.D. strongly preferred.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Working knowledge with Microsoft Office programs and multimedia preferred.
Proficient working with video conferencing tools and applications preferred.
Cover Letter that includes your interest in this position.
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