Dec 7

Job: Director of the C.V. Starr-Middlebury College in Japan (Tokyo)

Via the JETAA Student Services Google Group:

Director of the C.V. Starr-Middlebury College in Japan

REQUIREMENTS: Ph.D. in Japanese language, linguistics, literature, or area studies (or a related field), native or near-native language competency in both Japanese and English, as well as knowledge of both the Japanese and U.S. academic systems. Administrative and study abroad experience strongly preferred. Computer literacy essential. Candidates with relevant teaching experience, knowledge of language pedagogy, and a demonstrated interest in second-language acquisition in the U.S. and Japan, as well as strong interpersonal skills and leadership ability, will receive the strongest consideration. The successful candidate will spend the academic year in residence in Tokyo, where s/he will be responsible for overseeing approximately 10-20 students, and will spend up to three weeks each summer in Middlebury, Vermont (while the Language Schools are in session), conducting student interviews and orientations and meeting with faculty and staff. There may also be opportunities to teach in the summer Japanese School in Middlebury.


* administer, implement, and develop Middlebury’s academic program at the International Christian University (ICU) in Tokyo, Japan

* play an integral role in launching the new school; develop and manage key relationships of this new program in a cooperative, strategic manner

* work closely with the Japanese Department and the Office of International Programs & Off-Campus Study in consultation with the appropriate Middlebury faculty, programs and departments, the School in Japan Faculty Advisory Board, the Director of the Japanese School, and the Vice President for Language Schools, Schools Abroad, and Graduate Programs.

PREFERRED STARTING DATE: July 1, 2010.  The initial contract will be for three years (until June 2013), with the possibility of renewal. The incoming director will be expected to come to Middlebury, VT, in July 2010 for training and the summer conference of all the directors of the C.V. Starr Middlebury Schools Abroad.


TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter, c.v., and three letters of reference to Michael Geisler, Vice-President for Language Schools, Schools Abroad, and Graduate Programs, Middlebury College, Sunderland Language Center, Middlebury VT, 05753, USA. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2010.

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