Director of Marketing & Communications

Tennessee Language Center


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Position Description / Responsibilities

Assistant Director, World Languages Program

Tennessee Language Center (TLC)

Market Range: 10; $48K - $68K


Under the general direction of the Director of World Languages (WL), this position provides unit-wide support in the planning and support of group, custom and corporate classes and the management of the world languages program and instructors. The Assistant Director uses independent judgment and innovative solutions in carrying out work and represents the Director of World Languages in their absence, including program supervision, and advises and consults in a complex specialty area with great latitude in independence, (e.g., competitive research and programmatic data management).

The Assistant Director is largely responsible for working closely with instructors to determine teaching schedules and plays a lead role in the confirmation/cancellation process of group classes during each of the 4 terms as well as designing and analyzing customer needs through data collection/longitudinal data analysis to identify areas for programmatic improvement and change.

The Assistant Director also provides specialized programs to TLC customers either by designing curriculum, providing training to instructors, or teaching a class using TLC and industry best practices.

Position Requirements




· Bachelor’s Degree


· Master’s Degree



· At least 2 years’ experience teaching world languages


· Experience in personnel supervision in any field



· Strong administrative skills (e.g., class scheduling, coordinating instructors’ teaching availability, etc.)

· Skilled in business or financial practices, including customer retention and relations and quality control compliance and evaluation.

· Adept in computer applications including spreadsheets, word processing and databases.

· Knowledge of theories of language acquisition.

· Familiarity in language instruction, unit design, curriculum design and teaching methodologies.

· Ability to train junior instructors in unit design, curriculum design and assessment techniques.

· Ability to engage, motivate and assess language learners of different educational backgrounds, ages, and professions (if teaching).


· Verifiable knowledge of a commonly taught world language and its linguistics (ACTFL level 10 or higher, CEFR level C1 or higher, ILR level 3 or higher).

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