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Facilitator – NSA STARTALK

Job Summary:

The Facilitator – NSA STARTALK is responsible for facilitating, under supervision of the principal investigator and instructional lead, activities in Chinese for students enrolled in the program. Facilitators will live on site with the participants in the STARTALK program. This program will run for two weeks (June 13-24, 2022).

Duties & Essential Job Functions:

1. Collaborates with the instructional leads to help learners create and maintain a Chinese immersion learning environment both inside and outside of the classroom.
2. Facilitates in-class drill interactions.
3. Organizes and leads lunch and dinner conversations in Chinese.
4. Organizes and participates in extracurricular activities.
5. Guides learners self-paced study/homework activities.
6. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

• Students (undergraduate and graduate) who reach the ACTFL advanced proficiency level in Chinese.

Preferred Education & Experience:

• None

Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

• None

Preferred Licensure, Certification, and/or Specialized Training:

• None

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Knowledge of and the ability to reach the ACTFL advanced proficiency level in Chinese.

TCU Core Competencies:

University Core Competencies definitions may be found on the Human Resources website and in the staff performance management system.

Physical Requirements (With or Without Accommodations):

• Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.
• Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
• Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.
• Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.
• Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs.

Work Environment:

• Work is indoors and outdoors and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours.
• This role is an on campus, in-person position.
• There are no harmful environmental conditions present for this job.
• The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.

AA/EEO Statement:

As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. 

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