Position title
Language Rater I - Russian
Description

Global Language Center is currently hiring Language (Russian) Raters for multiple position under a current contract.

Duties

• Serves as a Rater for language proficiency examinations, performing flexibly in the role of either a Tester or Examiner as needed due to the testing schedule. Proficiency tests may be face-to-face or by digital video conference or another technology-based medium (such as telephone, recorded audio, recorded video). The FSI language proficiency test rates the examinee's skills in reading and speaking.

• May participate in the creation and piloting of new reading kits to be used in language proficiency testing.

• May participate in the production of audio or video materials for use in conjunction with LTU testing training.

• May conduct test reviews following procedures defined by documentation in the LTU's Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

• May conduct Quality Control on language proficiency tests assigned by LTU representative following procedures defined by documentation in the LTU's Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

• May be requested to conduct End-of-Training (EOT) tests at one of FSI's overseas field schools and/or regional programs.

• Collaborate with COR, ACOR, GTM and/or others, to participate in the reviewing and editing of foreign language and/or English testing materials.

• Adhere to all copyright guidelines and restrictions and follow FSI and SLS procedures regarding copyright.

• Adhere to all guidelines and follow all procedures regarding testing material security and safeguarding test score data.

Required Qualifications:
1. Current FSI Tester and Examiner certification.
2. English proficiency of 3 or higher (ILR scale) in speaking, documented and certified through an approved third party vendor listed on documentation provided by FSI/SLS/LTU. Contractor companies will be required to provide this verification document from the third party vendor prior to an in-person screening.
3. Native language proficiency of 4 or higher (ILR scale) in speaking and reading documented and certified through an approved third party vendor listed on documentation provided by FSI/SLS/LTU. Contractor companies will be required to provide this verification document from the third party vendor prior to an in-person screening.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:
1. Experience conducting proficiency-based tests (e.g., DLAB, ACTFL OPI) in one or more foreign languages.
2. BA/BS, MA/MS or PhD in language testing, evaluation and measurement, educational assessment, applied linguistics, second language acquisition or related field.
3. Experience in designing and/or selecting testing materials.
4. Experience with online delivery systems used to administer proficiency-based exams.


All applications and resumes submitted will be added to a GLC’s candidate pool for future openings. Your application and resume will be reviewed when there is an opening in your language.

Employment Type
Full-time, Part-time, Temporary
Job Location
Date posted
January 27, 2022
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