National African Language Resource Center

1. Associate Director - African Language Resource Center

Job Summary

Manages the daily operations of the National African Language Resource Center (NALRC) in compliance with IU policies and procedures; works in collaboration with the Center Director to establish and implement strategic center operational and programmatic initiatives; establishes, interprets, and modifies management policies and procedures within the unit.

Owing to the Center’s budgetary dependence on external funding, a primary responsibility is to work with the School of Global and International Studies (SGIS) Grants Development Specialist to identify opportunities for the development of intramural and extramural funding streams, secure external funding opportunities, complete the grant process from proposal development to implementation, and manage grant activities, compliance and reporting. The Associate Director exercises discretion and independent judgment with respect to many aspects of the unit’s receipt of external funding from the US Department of Education Title VI Language Resource Center, as well as external funding from other agencies. He/she will work with the SGIS Director of Finance to develop plans for optimal use of all NALRC budgets, oversee the NALRC business and financial processes; monitor accounts and budget tracking processes.

The Associate Director also coordinates all outreach programming for the Center; Serves as primary supervisor of office support staff, graduate assistants, seasonal hires, and the Yoruba Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA). Additional responsibilities include overseeing the Center’s strategic communications, including web and social media activity, as well as fundraising activities; managing the development and publications of all NALRC instructional materials (textbooks and online), journals, and newsletters; organizing all NALRC workshops and conferences, including the annual summer professional development workshop for Less Commonly Taught Language (LCTL) instructors, and any other workshops or conferences organized or co-organized by the NALRC. Ream More...