World Language Coordinator, Job Code 814WPU


Posting Date: October 10, 2017

Closing Date: Open until filled

The World Language Coordinator works with the Department Chair coordinating lower division world language teaching for undergraduate students within the Department of Languages and Cultures. S/he works closely and collaboratively with faculty, colleagues, and internal departments to promote world language learning. This is a full time twelve (12) month position.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: coordinates the creation of lower-division Midterm and Final exams including corresponding practice exams; identifies and recruits adjunct faculty for world language courses; organizes class observations, events and professional development activities and meetings. The World Language Coordinator also maintains updated and accurate information on department web page as well as the on-line undergraduate catalogue; maintains Basic and Intermediate language assessment databases, monitors and collects data of the academic and linguistic progress of students.  S/he coordinates the ongoing collection, organization, and reporting of assessment data.

Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Foreign/Second Language Education or related areas is required. 

The selected candidate will possess managerial and/or foreign language teaching experience at the college level; strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills and demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Word, and Excel. Professional training and experience in lower-division language pedagogy and assessment preferred.

William Paterson University is a public institution of higher learning. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

Interested candidates must send a letter of application, accompanied by a current resume and the names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references via email to Prof. Esther M. Martinez, Department of Languages and Cultures at: martineze@wpunj.edu, or mail to Prof. Martinez at William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ 07470. Electronic submissions are preferred. Applicants must reference the Job Code in the letter of application. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For additional information about the University, please visit www.wpunj.edu.



William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.