Language Technology Consultant

MAJOR GOAL/OBJECTIVES:

  • Advise language program leadership as to available language technology.
  • Provide training and support for such technology in order to maximize the efficiency of field teams.
  • Guarantee high quality outcomes.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide leadership in this domain.
  • Stay abreast of developments in language technology.
  • Recommend language program strategies in step with new technological advances.
  • Provide ongoing user support and troubleshoot technology issues for recommended language tools.
  • Mentor language technology specialists and other consultants.
  • Promote best practices in language technology use.
  • Ensure that bugs and usability issues are reported back to developers.

POSITION EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Recommended B.A. for entity consultant, M.A. for area or international consultants.
  • Recommended B.A. in technical area, M.A. encouraged.
  • Minimum previous experience in the area of Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology and Syntax.
  • Previous multicultural experience helpful.
We are a faith-based nonprofit organization committed to serving language communities worldwide as they build capacity for sustainable language development. Some staff are short- or long-term volunteers, and others are career missionaries who raise their own salaries from individuals, families, and churches.
BACK