Coordinator of ESL Instruction & Support

The Coordinator of ESL Instruction and Support is responsible for providing regular ESL classroom instruction and advising support for international students and students who are English language learners. The coordinator will collaborate with other staff and offices on campus that manage the enrollment of students with limited English proficiency. The coordinator will be an integral part of the Office of International Initiatives, and its expanding efforts to attract, enroll and retain international students. This staff person must be student centered and responsive to the academic and transitional support needs of students wishing to be successful in university study. This 12-month position requires flexible hours including some weekend and evening commitments, especially during extended orientation programs prior to the start of each semester.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
•Teach two ESL classes each academic semester;
•Develop and maintain current ESL curriculum and pedagogical methods that promote student success in their degree-related courses;
•Provide consultation to faculty and staff to support the implementation of strategies for successful acculturation and academic performance;
•Provide supplemental advising and coordinate with students’ faculty advisors as needed. Provide referrals to campus services and resources as needed;
•Support the institutional enrollment management goals for students with limited English proficiency;
•Coordinate the extended orientation program for international students;
•Coordinate and/or participate in related projects and committees as needed to advance the concerns of a growing international student population.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

•Master’s degree in TESOL, or related field;
•Successful ESL teaching and administrative experience in a post-secondary setting or comparable experience;
•Ability to communicate clearly in English with native-level fluency;
•Demonstrated experience developing ESL curriculum and programs;
•Commitment to supporting a university mission that embraces international diversity and global engagement.
•Planning, analytical, and budgeting skills;
•Dedication to student success;
•Demonstrated ability to work well with faculty, staff, and students campus wide;
•Willingness and ability to perform some evening and weekend work.

Preferred Qualifications:
•Management experience including supervision, program development, and assessment;
•International learning or teaching experience;
•Fluency in a language other than English.

Interested candidates please submit a cover letter, resume, and list of references to:
(no phone calls please)

Bangor Campus  
International Initiatives  
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June 10, 2013 at 12:00 am  

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