Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Pitt's Confucius Institute hiring Program Coordinator.

The Confucius Institute located at the University of Pittsburgh is hiring a full-time Program Coordinator. From yesterday's PittSource posting:
The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Program Coordinator. The Program Coordinator for the Confucius Institute will oversee activities related to the daily functioning of the Confucius Institute, including translating and submitting the CI budget in Chinese and English to the Hanban web accounting system; monitoring budget levels each month and overseeing the processing of accounting expenses. The incumbent will develop and administer the summer and academic semester training programs for incoming volunteer teachers and coordinate processing of federal and state regulatory forms for incoming volunteers including visas, clearances and certifications in English and Chinese (when required). The incumbent will manage documentation related to OIS visa regulation and passport adherences, coordinate with University Testing Center to oversee HSK Testing Center, and expand the Chinese Bridge programs for superintendents and students state-wide. The Confucius Institute Program Coordinator may also occasionally assist in administration activities that support the overall mission for Chinese language and cultural education developed in consortium with the Asian Studies Center.
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MA degree required in Chinese/Asian Studies or Accounting; Ph.D. preferred; Knowledge and experience related to China including research, teaching and study abroad programs; Fluency in Mandarin and English; Experience working with multiple stakeholder budgets and accounting systems; experience working with teacher education programs; Excellent organizational and administrative skills.
The Confucius Institute, says its website,
is a language and culture center dedicated to supporting the learning of Chinese language and culture for the greater public. CI-Pitt was founded in 2007 and was one of the first 25 Confucius Institute’s to be established worldwide. The Confucius Institute is a culture center developed and partially supported by the Confucius Institute Headquarters in Beijing China, also known as Hanban.

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