Position title
Program Manager - Educational Management (Language Division)
Description

Program Manager – Education Management (Language Division)

Duties:

  • Apply knowledge of contractor personnel management (including responsibilities under all applicable labor laws) to monitor activities of the Contractor Company employees
  • Apply management and leadership skills in consulting, coaching, mentoring and directing contractors from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds when issues requiring intervention arise.
  • Coordinate training, coaching and development of contractors as needed to ensure high quality language instruction.
  • Monitor and track contractor time and attendance to ensure that contractors are at work and in class as assigned.
  • Meet with CO, COR, ACOR, or GTM as needed regarding assignments, contractor performance and/or conduct, planning, and status updates.
    Inform the CO, COR, or ACOR of any and all issues requiring Government attention.
  • Design and maintain spreadsheets to monitor contractor staffing allocations.
    Implement and enforce Government and company policies with contractor staff.
  • Lead the transition plan at all phases.
  • Track open positions and coordinate resources to fill in a timely manner.
  • Monitor performance of contract staff. Provide feedback on performance (from evaluations) and institute performance improvement plans when necessary.
  • Lead all quality control efforts.
  • Participate in client meetings and have current, accurate information to report regarding program performance.
  • Provide timely reports as required and requested.
  • Proactively anticipate risk issues and provide mitigation plans.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • MA/MS or Ph.D., or foreign equivalent degree in applied linguistics, foreign language education, second language acquisition, or a related field.
  • Two or more years of experience administering a foreign language program.
  • Three or more years of experience as a foreign language instructor, tester, curriculum developer, or similar role.
  • A minimum of 4,500 hours experience leading and directing programs.
  • Experience in overseeing and performing administration on a staff of 100 + in a related field.
  • Experience managing non-native U.S. citizens
  • Management experience in tracking budgets on large government contracts.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Experience in proactive recruiting, hiring, and training to fulfill emerging requirements.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience managing non-native U.S. citizens in a highly diverse cultural setting preferred.
  • Knowledge of adult language teaching and learning principles, curriculum design methods, evaluation, and/or teacher training preferred.
  • Experience providing teacher training valued.
  • Experience teaching to and/or testing with the ILR scale in an adult learning environment valued.
  • Project Management Professional Certification valued.
Employment Type
Full-time
Job Location
Date posted
November 4, 2020
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