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Executive Director of the Language Centre

Applications are invited for the post of Executive Director of the Language Centre, to take up appointment on 1 September 2001, to lead the expansion of the Centre into a major service provider in language learning and associated teaching programmes in and beyond the University. The Executive Director will need to be able to build and develop the Centre's strategic plan and to exploit to the full the potential of new developments in language learning and on-line language teaching projects.

Applicants must have a higher degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline and wide experience in teaching languages. They must possess excellent interpersonal, managerial, organizational, and communications skills and be able to formulate and implement a strategic vision of language learning and teaching. The successful applicant will have a proven record in setting budgets and exercising financial control, plus experience in marketing and managing a service-providing unit. Experience in using and developing IT-based systems for delivery of language learning and teaching is a major requirement, while proven success in research grant applications both in the UK and the EU is highly desirable.

The pensionable stipend is £45,688 a year. The appointment will be for five years, with the possibility of reappointment.

For application details and further particulars, contact Mrs M. Tissot, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT (tel. 01223 332261, e-mail mt210@admin.cam.ac.uk), to whom applications (one copy), marked 'Confidential', should be sent, together with the names of two referees who may be consulted prior to the interview, so as to reach her not later than Monday, 15 January 2001.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 29 November 2000
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