Under the general direction of the Center for Equity for English Learner’s Executive Director, the Assistant Director will collaborate on Center projects, including leading and coordinating the Center's Bilingual Teacher Professional Development programs, English Learner and Bi-literacy Curriculum and Instruction efforts, and statewide initiatives related to the bilingual teacher pipeline and Bi-literacy Program Design and Evaluation.
Typically a Masters Degree in Education with comparable experience in Bilingual Education. Doctorate Degree preferred. Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes
Experience with schools and school systems responding to the needs of linguistic diverse students in the PK-12 system.
Knowledge of curricular and instructional knowledge appropriate for linguistically diverse students in multilingual settings.
Extensive knowledge in research, principles, practices, methods, and techniques for first and second language acquisition
Experience with managing budgets and grant writing.
Effective organization and management techniques.
Effective writing and communication skills across a variety of multimedia platforms.
Biliteracy in one of California's top five languages is highly desirable.
Demonstrated computer proficiency in Microsoft Office software and familiarity with both web-based and database software.
Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 5,962 undergraduate, 2,129 graduate and 1,278 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.