The STARTALK Program Coordinator is a temporary two-year position (2021-2023) to establish two STARTALK programs: The University of Cincinnati STARTALK Workforce Media Development Program (UC-SWDMP) and the STARTALK Year-round Student Russian Immersion Program (UC-SYRIP). STARTALK is a federal grant program funded by the National Security Agency and administered by the National Foreign Language Center at the University of Maryland.
The goal of the UC-SWDMP program is to educate students grades 10-16 (ages 17-21) about federal government workforce opportunities for speakers of critical-need languages including (Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Persian, Russian, Turkish, and Urdu) and help them acquire valuable media creation skills. The goal of the UC-SYRIP is to increase the quality of instruction and number of Russian language speakers in the United States. The Program Coordinator will report to the Director of the University of Cincinnati STARTALK programs.
Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree; Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement. Required Experience: One (1) year of program coordination experience.
Further information and application materials can be found here.