English Language Coordinator

first_imgIn conjunction with the Office of Academic Affairs, oversee theoperation and services of the SAIS Writing Center: Hire, train, and supervise writing tutorsDevelop writing resources and offer workshops for targetedstudent populationsWork with faculty to address student writing needsHold individual consultations with students in need of writingassistance, as time permits The English Language Coordinator is directly responsible for theacademic and administrative organization of the English languageprogram and developing and overseeing the English languagecurriculum and instruction. The coordinator may also provideacademic support for the Summer and Pre-Term programs and theWriting Center.Reporting to the Director of the SAIS Language Program, thecandidate will: Oversee the English Language Program (ELP) and serve as theprimary point of contact for all inquiries from students, faculty,and administration concerning English language instruction andassessmentTeach a minimum of two advanced-level courses of English eachfall and spring semester, with a specific emphasis on thedevelopment of written and oral skills for academic purposesthrough content-based instruction in topics of InternationalRelationsDevelop the curriculum and instructional materials of the ELPin topics relevant to the study of International RelationsPrepare and design English language placement and proficiencyexams and administer them with support from certified languageexaminersAdvise students on language progress and ensure they areenrolled in appropriate level coursework—making progress towardproficiencySupervise and evaluate the English language faculty (4-6instructors) to ensure sufficient delivery of the curriculum andquality of instructionDeliver training workshops to the English language faculty, asneededRecruit and recommend hiring, renewals and cancellations ofEnglish part-time and adjunct faculty, and language examinersWork with the SAIS Europe English language coordinator onprogram consistency and student transition between campusesOversee English language testing for newly admitted students todetermine whether attendance in a supplementary pre-entry programis necessaryOversee, coordinate, and teach in the pre-entry program inAugust—for additional compensation (preferred, but notrequired)center_img Master’s degree required; doctoral degree preferredFive years of related experienceExperience managing an English language program at the collegegraduate levelExperience delivering blended and online languageinstructionExcellent oral communication skills in order to interact withstudents, faculty and all levels of administration from diverseculturesAbility to manage multiple tasksProficient in the use of Microsoft Office, course managementtools (Blackboard), and multimedia authoring toolsPrevious experience managing an English Writing Centerpreferred Applications are accepted online only via Interfolio. 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