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Northwest Missouri State University


Student Employment Program - Job Description

Job Title

Spanish Conversation Partner

Department

English & Modern Languages

Job Description

To provide an opportunity for students enrolled in Spanish courses to practice the language in a practical manner; Meet with students enrolled in various Spanish courses for two or more 30 minute sessions per week on a semi-formal basis to practice conversing in Spanish; Additional meetings beyond two hours per week must be approved in advance by the supervisor.

Communications:

  • Ability to speak, read, and write competently in Spanish

Critical/Creative Thinking and Problem Solving:

  • Ability to help limited Spanish speakers with daily problems through communication

Computer:

  • Ability to communicate by campus email in a timely manner

Self-Directed Learning:

  • Ability to seek advice from appropriate channels

Competence in a Discipline:

  • Necessary language skills

Personal/Social Development:

  • Desire to learn about other cultures and people and to grow personally
  • Desire for service learning opportunities

Team Work/Team Leading:

  • Ability to work in a team environment

Multicultural:

  • Ability to work positively with a diverse student population

Cultural Enrichment:

  • Participation in cultural activities

Qualifications

Must be fluent in Spanish; Have knowledge of life in the Hispanic world.

Wage Rate

$7.65

Hours Available

4 Hours

Start Date

February 1, 2013; Please bring completed application to Eric Dickey, Colden Hall 2865.

Application Deadline

January 28, 2103

Supervisor

Dr. Eric Dickey

Address

Colden Hall 2865

Phone

660-562-1737

Email

edickey@nwmissouri.edu

Contact the Supervisor to apply for this position. Apply for positions for which you meet the qualifications.