Language, Regional Expertise, and Culture (LREC) Instructors
Global Language Center GLC
About the organization
GLC is currently recruiting for Language, Regional Expertise, and Cultural (LREC) Instructors and LREC program support services.
Duties include: provide regional and culture instruction on cross-cultural/intercultural competency, country specific, and/or training of the entire Area of Responsibility (AOR) of a Geographic Combatant Command (GCC). Instructors integrate technology in the classroom and in homework assignments employing resources such as Smart Boards, BlackBoard, Quizlet, and SharePoint, the Internet, iPods, and Tablet PCs provided by the Government. Grade oral presentations and extensive research papers and evaluate writing skills, grammar, analytical capabilities, and overall research ability.
Assists in developing curricula and teaching materials related to the target region at undergraduate levels.
Possess enough knowledge of the area to make judgments and back them up with arguments.
Able to present overviews or focused classes based on area of specialization.
Has knowledge of the region that comes from a combination of education, military experience, area studies courses, in-country assignments, travel, mentoring, or specialized professional experience. This knowledge is equivalent to a Level 3 (Professional) as defined in DODI 5160.70 and CJCSI 3126.01A.
Master’s degree with at least 18 undergraduate semester credit hours and 18 graduate semester hours directly related to the target region in foreign area studies, international relations, social or cultural anthropology, economics, history, political science, language(s) of the target region, sociology, or other relevant topics to be approved by the Government.
1 year or greater (at least 3 months within the last 2 years) of experience living in the target region on the local economy engaged in work or studies, not in a U.S. compound.
2 years’ or greater of experience teaching regional studies to undergraduate or higher learners.
Completed formal study of the English Language and achieved the score indicated on any of the below:
At least ILR level 3 as measured by DoD test.
A score of 590 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) PBT, or TOEFL iBT score as follows: 96 minimum overall and at least a 23 each in Reading, Listening, Speaking, and Writing.
A score of no less than 95 on the English Comprehension Level (ECL) test.
At least a proficiency level 3 or Superior (ACTFL) on an OPI.
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