Regional English Language Center (ELC) Specialist-Coordinator provides instruction and support for the purposes of developing ELC Program participants’ college and academic English skill sets to be successful in the academic and business environments of higher education institutes and global corporations respectively. Being a positive team player is an essential element of the position. The ELC Specialist-Coordinator is creative, innovative, and entrepreneurial to position the ELC as a market leader.
Develop and implement ELC orientations of new cohorts (generally, spring, summer, and fall); Develop, lead, and attend extracurricular activities for ELC Program learners; Work with the Office of Student Activities to encourage involvement of international students in activities and leadership positions on the Regionals; Plan, organize, and provide instruction for up to two classes per academic term (15.0 hrs.) in only the English language to meet the ELC Program curriculum goals; Participate in academic and language assessments to evaluate learners’ progress in meeting academic learning targets and progress in English language acquisition; Participate in professional development through attendance at international conferences and through membership in professional associations (NASPA, NAFSA); Some evening and weekend hours will be required; Some overnight trips will require travel for several days; Other duties as assigned.
Require: Master’s degree in TESOL (or related field) or a bachelor’s degree with a combination of three of the following (experience can be gained concurrently):
TEFL or TESOL certificate (120 hours)
5 years of ESL/ELL classroom experience
5 years of experience living and teaching in a foreign country in the ESL environment
5 years of experience developing and publishing ESL-related materials
5 years of experience teaching online or use of LMS platforms in ESL-related courses
5 years of experience working with young learners and adults from diverse backgrounds
Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.
Desire: Working knowledge of Microsoft Office; Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presentation); Working knowledge of SNSs, LMSs, and MOOCs; Excellent ability to understand and use English grammar terms; Working knowledge of various English language assessments (TOEFL IPT, TOEFL iBT, TOEFL PBT, IELTS, ITEP, ACT); Web site or SNSs development and content generation; Classroom management skills.
Direct inquiries to Kelli Bray at email@example.com. Review of applications will begin on February 11, 2019 and continues until position is filled.
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