Pashto Tutor, Critical Languages Program (Part-Time) (Multiple Positions)

Tucson, Arizona
Dec 07, 2018
Jan 06, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Other job types
Job Description

Position Information

TitlePashto Tutor, Critical Languages Program (Part-Time) (Multiple Positions)

DepartmentSecond Lang Acquis/Teach Prog (0456)

LocationMain Campus

Position Summary

The Critical Languages Program seeks a Pashto Tutor to conduct non-credit tutorial sessions for the Air Force Linguists. The candidate must be a native speaker of the Pashto language and able to work professionally with small group tutorial sessions. Content focus may include Pashto language grammar, pronunciation, writing, reading, speaking, and listening skill development to prepare for the Defense Language Proficiency Test.

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Duties & Responsibilities

- Schedule tutorial sessions and submit to Senior Office Assistant

- Design lesson plans based on student(s) needs and expectations

- Conduct tutorial sessions in the use/ practice of the Pashto language

- Provide communication and feedback to student(s) throughout the scheduled tutoring sessions

- Maintain/update tutorial session calendar

- Maintain communication with the Critical Languages Program staff

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

- Ability to work a flexible schedule

- Ability to maintain professional standards

Minimum Qualifications

- Native or near-native fluency in Pashto as well as proficiency in English.

- Teaching and/or tutoring experience of a second-language

- High school diploma; AND, Two years of tutoring experience in area of assigned discipline; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Not Applicable

Preferred Qualifications

- MA in TESL/Applied Linguistics or a Master's degree in a related field

- Experience in teaching the Pashto language at the post-secondary level

- PhD in teaching a second/foreign language or a related field

Full Time/Part TimePart Time

Number of Hours Worked per WeekTBD

Job CategoryNon-Faculty Academic and Instructional

Benefits EligibleNo


Posted Rate of PayStarting at $19.00 Per Hour

Type of criminal background check required:Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberS25667

Number of VacanciesMultiple

Desired Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

Limited to Current UA EmployeesNo

Contact Information for Candidates

Jieun Ryu

Open Date08/06/2018

Review Start Date08/13/2018

Close Date

Open Until FilledYes

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please note: You will be required to provide contact information for a minimum of three professional references within your application. Should you be selected as a finalist for this position, your references may receive an automatic email. This email will ask your references to complete a brief questionnaire in regard to your suitability for the position as well as request the attachment of a letter of recommendation.

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