SDSU Research Foundation

LARC Instructor II (Pool)

Req No.
Part-Time Contract
$30.00 - $35.00
Dept/Proj Name
Language Acquisition Resource Center (LARC)


The salary range for this position is $30.00 - $35.00 per hour depending upon qualifications.


Under direction, the incumbent teaches assigned language-and-culture training courses to military personnel. Courses are language proficiency oriented. Proficiency targets are clearly specified per course type and language modality. Languages taught include but are not limited to: Arabic (various dialects and standard), Chinese, Filipino, French, Korean, Indonesian, Kurdish, Pashto, Persian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Ukrainian and Urdu.


Under the general direction of the Principal Investigator, the LARC Instructor is responsible for but not limited to:   


Instructor Responsiblities 95%

  • Planning, preparing and teaching lessons and related instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences; 
  • Instructing students individually and in groups using appropriate teaching methods and adapting instructional materials to meet student needs; 
  • Coordinating instructional efforts with other instructors; 
  • Following the approved syllabus; 
  • Planning and supervising course projects, field trips, guest speakers, and other experiential activities; 
  • Assigning and grading coursework, homework, and tests; 
  • Providing feedback on individual progress; managing student behavior in the classroom; 
  • Communicating necessary information regularly to students, the course supervisor, and staff at SDSU-LARC; 
  • Reporting regularly on student attendance, progress, and assessment to SDSU-LARC; 
  • Staying abreast of current developments and trends in language education and training; 
  • Attending professional workshops and conferences to expand their own knowledge and skills to enhance students’ learning experience.

Other Duties as Assigned: 5%



  • Equivalent to a bachelor's degree in appropriate field related to program/project, speciality



  • 2 years of teaching experience OR and equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
  • Candidate must reside in California or live in a commutable distance from SDSU at time of hire.
  • Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results (including a criminal record check and Livescan (if applicable)).
  • San Diego State University Research Foundation is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets, Title IX Employer.





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