Classical Languages, Cultural Program Coordinator

Institution Name 
Colorado College
Position Rank 
Other
Area of Specialty 
Generalist
This position is 
Approved/Definite
Application Deadline 
June 20, 2020
Is the institution willing to sponsor a candidate for a visa? 
No

 https://employment.coloradocollege.edu/postings/4411

Ph.D. candidate preferred. Satisfactory knowledge of Latin and ancient Greek is necessary. Some experience teaching Latin and/or Greek at College/University level is preferable.
 
This is a full-time, 9 month position that runs from mid-August until mid-May.
 
Summary:
Works for the Classics Department to assist in language teaching though instruction, tutoring, and related cultural activities. The Classical Languages and Cultural Activities Coordinator (CLCAC) lives on campus and also directs/coordinates cultural programming.

Essential Duties: 

Teaching: Extended format Latin and Greek classes (2 hrs per week at each level in each language)—ranging from lower intermediate to advanced level.
Tutoring: as needed to supplement class meetings; working with senior majors on translations in their theses.
Cultural Programming: The CLCAC is in charge of the cultural programming for the Classics Department. S/he will live on campus near students. S/he will plan, organize and execute cultural programs and activities for Greek and Latin students and the campus community.
 
The CLCAC will also:
• Maintain appropriate documentation and records for the Cultural Coordinator position. 
• Meet as appropriate with the faculty advisor.
Support and actively contribute to the goal of achieving greater diversity, inclusion and equity at Colorado College and work effectively with all members of the campus community.
• Assist in promoting a culture of safety and environmental protection by working in a safe manner; immediately reporting unsafe situations and accidents; following College procedures; requesting and using appropriate protective equipment; and participating in appropriate safety training. Demonstrate environmental sustainability by using college resources wisely and supporting the college’s sustainability initiatives and innovation.
• Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
 
Skills:
• Knowledge of teaching methodologies and classroom strategies.
• Must be independent, adaptable, flexible, able to work with various constituencies, and enthusiastic about classical culture.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills are essential.
 
A successful candidate must exhibit the potential for excellence in teaching and for contributing to the department’s scholarly activities.
 
Financial compensation is comparable to a graduate stipend (earnings are subject to US taxes) and the position also includes:
• Housing (furnished) and health insurance 
• Lowest fare direct round trip coach flight to/from Colorado Springs
 
Colorado College is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its community. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, gender identity or expression, disability, or sexual orientation in our educational programs and activities or our employment practices.
 
Questions should be directed to Sanjaya Thakur, Chair of the Classics Department: sthakur@coloradocollege.edu
Course Load 
5-course load over 2 semesters
Placement Year 

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