Posting Summary: This position is responsible for planning, implementing, supervising, and evaluating the English language training programs offered to non-native speakers. Oversees the curriculum, assessment, faculty, facilities, student recruitment and student services function effectively achieving its mission while serving its constituents.
Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities: 1. Develops, implements and revises internal policy and procedures that govern the Center. 2. Develops and revises curriculum and assessment guidelines. 3. Coordinates implementation of written curriculum consistently. 4. Monitors and evaluates faculty performance through classroom observations, in-person consultations, student evaluations and other appropriate tools. 5. Gathers and evaluates data on faculty and staff performance, student achievement and institutional effectiveness. 6. Identifies the needs, and plans and delivers professional development for faculty and staff. 7. Manages the provision and maintenance of facilities, equipment, supplies and course materials and liaise regularly with respective university departments and external entities. 8. Administers the processes for obtaining and maintaining CEA accreditation. 9. Teaches ESL classes. 10. Fosters partnerships and communicates with scholarship bodies, agents and other respective entities for student recruitment. 11. Facilitates weekly meetings with faculty and staff to assign tasks and monitor progress. 12. Engages with professional through NAFSA, English USA, TERSOL, UCIEP for trends and issues surrounding ESL/EFL environment locally and globally. 13. Plans, implements, and evaluates extra-curricular activities for students. 14. Coordinates regular with P/DSOs for SEVP certification and compliance. 15. Addresses student concerns and complaints. 16. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Tennessee State University is committed to excellence and has been consistently listed in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Guide to America’s Best Colleges” for more than a decade. Founded in 1912, TSU is a comprehensive, urban, co-educational, land-grant institution in Nashville, Tennessee. The university has been served by seven presidents, including Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover, who is currently ser...ving as our eighth president.TWO CAMPUSESOur Nashville home offers two locations—the 500-acre main campus nestles in a beautiful residential neighborhood along the Cumberland River, and the downtown Avon Williams campus sits near the center of Nashville’s business and government district.