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Graduate Assistant (Language Flagship Technology Innovation Center)

Position Number: Pending
Hiring Unit: College of Languages, Linguistics & Literature, Center for Language & Technology
Location: Mānoa
Date Posted: September 15, 2016
Closing Date: September 30, 2016
Salary Information: $1706/month (MA) or $1774/month (Phd)
Monthly Type: 11 month
Full Time/Part Time: Part Time – Full Time Equivalency: 50%
Temporary/Permanent: Temporary

Other Conditions:

One year appointment, to begin Spring 2017, renewable pending position availability, funding, and satisfactory performance.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the general supervision of the Language Flagship Technology Innovation Center Program Coordinator, provide assistance with day-to-day operations of The Language Flagship Technology Innovation Center (LFTIC). Duties include assist in the creation of a language learning prototype simulation for Chinese and in the coordination and execution of LFTIC events. Duties also extend to working as part of a team of educators on the day-to-day maintenance of online course management systems and various online applications for language learning as they relate to the simulation project. Additional duties may include maintaining the Center’s website, assisting to keep an active LFTIC presence in social media, assisting in the organization and participate in faculty development events, face-to-face or online. LFTIC Graduate assistants are expected to participate in weekly LFTIC meetings and keep regular weekly work hours on site.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Classified graduate status in foreign languages, SLS, linguistics, educational technology, or related field
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Familiarity with basic principles of instructional design
  • Working knowledge of online learning technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to design and develop webpages
  • Ability to provide technical support and guidance to users regarding computer applications and operating procedures
  • Ability to organize online meetings, workshops or webinars

Desirable Qualifications

  • Ability to design and create instructional materials (portfolio or classwork accepted as evidence)
  • Academic interest in faculty development or project management
  • Familiarity with social media technologies
  • Experience storyboarding instructional materials
  • Familiarity and/or experience with image, sound and video editing software
  • Working competency in a language other than English
  • Advanced knowledge of HTML and web design


To Apply:

Send one message to including: 1. Cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications 2. Resume including educational history (bachelor’s degree and above); previous employment in related areas; and any scholarships, academic awards; etc. 3. completed application form available at:


Dr. Julio C. Rodriguez, Director; 808-956-8047;


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