Graduate Research Assistant. Korean Community Schools. School of Hawaiian, Asian and PacificÃ‚Â Studies. This is a temporary part-time position, .25 FTE (ten hours a week), to begin approximately October 2, 2006 (eleven-monthÃ‚Â appointment).
Duties: Conduct a needs assessment of all Korean community schools in Hawai’i under theÃ‚Â supervision of the project leader (Dr. Ho-min Sohn). Duties include: (1) design a set of questionnaires for data collection (e.g., school history, curriculum, instructional materials, teaching and testing, financial matters, motivations,Ã‚Â issues); (2) interview school principals or vice-principals, teachers, parents, and students to collect the foregoing information; (3) conduct aÃ‚Â needs analysis; and (4) writeÃ‚Â a final report.
Minimum Qualifications: Classified graduate student in good standing and in Korean language or a related field; familiarity with Korean community schools.
Desirable Qualifications: Teaching experience in a KoreanÃ‚Â community school; familiarity with foreign language needs assessment.
Pay Range: $8,088 per year (monthly pay $674).
Applications: Submit the following to Dr. Ho-min Sohn (director, Center for Korean Studies, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822) by e-mail attachment (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by hand: (1) letter of application explaining how you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) names and contact numbers of three references.
Closing Date: September 15, 2006
Inquiries: Ho-min Sohn, (808) 956‑7041