POSITION: Language Technology Specialist
DEPARTMENT : LS-Language Development
RESPONSIBLE TO: Language Development Manager or Senior Manager of Language
Services or DO-DLS
PURPOSE: To provide training and support to language teams in the area of language
technology in order to maximize the efficiency and guarantee high quality outcomes
Install and configure current recommended language software and train users.
Provide ongoing user support for a positive experience in the use of recommended language software.
Guide language programs according to the best practices in language technology use.
Mentor and train others in language technology if and when necessary.
Assist in workshops where applicable.
Travel to different locations to assist and train in Language Software when necessary.
Clearly report bugs and issues encountered back to the software developers or to the Area Language Technology Coordinator.
Assisting Language Software Coordinator with other tasks as assigned by LD Manager or the Senior Manager forLanguage Services
A bachelor degree or diploma in computing or IT related field and/or equivalent.
Three years or more experience using computers and a strong familiarity with computer concepts.
Advanced skills in MS Windows and Linux, and able to troubleshoot translation/linguistics software such as Paratext, SayMore, and other additional software if and when needed.
Experience working in a language program is preferable, but must at least be familiar with the field methods in use in the language programs.
Previous multicultural experience is preferred.
Competent in English is necessary for finding solutions on the web.
Competent in the language(s) used (e.g. Tok Pisin) at the location as required by the entity or team leader
Devout Christian committed to the work of SIL-PNG.
Able to quickly learn, understand and evaluate new language technology software and assess its appropriateness for the area of assignment.
Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, and be able to communicate well with others in order to discover and share solutions to problems.
Must be able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
Must have responsible and professional work habits.
Must have a friendly disposition in working with language teams and colleagues alike.
Must view this job as a ministry more than a job.
Understands the value of sharing resources internally, with partners, and with appropriate public audiences.
Good written and oral communication skills
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Human Resources Department
National Personnel Office
P.O. Box 417, UKARUMPA, EHP 444
Phone: 537 4127 Fax: 537 3542
APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 27 th AUGUST, 2019
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