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French Language Assistant

Earlham College
Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 2, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, Foreign Languages & Literatures, Other Humanities, Administrative, Student Affairs, Minority & Multicultural Affairs
Employment Type
Part Time
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The French language assistant will help instructors in French and Francophone Studies in their courses and with language-related activities, lead conversation groups, offer individual tutoring sessions to students who are struggling, and/or grade the daily work for students in beginning courses. The French language assistant will live on campus and will promote the use of French in that setting, especially during meals and other activities and events on campus. The assistant will also initiate/organize activities that are open to all members of campus such as films, dessert or dinners, gatherings for speakers of French, etc. The assistant will likewise work with professors in French and Francophone Studies to organize and host all cultural activities in
which France and other francophone countries are represented, e.g., as part of the International Festival. In sum, the French assistant will ensure the
presence and visibility of French among students while maintaining necessary daily contact with professors in French and Francophone Studies.

As remuneration, the French language assistant will be receiving lodging on campus and a 14-meal plan through Metz (the student dining hall and
cafeteria) for the duration of the school year. The French assistant will also be paid a total of $7,000.00 for an average of 20 hours of work per week for
the Department of French and Francophone Studies and for work done outside courses. Additionally, the assistant is free to participate in
co-curricular activities on campus and must enroll in two classes each semester in the department of his or her choice to fulfill visa requirements.
Travel to and from Earlham College, visa costs and personal expenses are not included. The assistant must have insurance and if needed, the assistant can
enroll in an insurance program upon arriving on campus.

Preference is given for candidates who have already earned their high school degree, have begun university studies, and are interested in the French
language and in teaching it to others.

Application Instructions

Please send a letter of application addressing the responsibilities of the position and qualifications of the applicant; resume; and the name, position title, email address and phone number of three professional references in a single PDF or MS Word file to:

Human Resources Office
Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, Indiana 47374-4095

Phone: 765.983.1868

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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