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LINGUIST List 17.2303

Thu Aug 10 2006

Jobs: English for Academic Purposes: Director, Queen's U at Kingston

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        1.    Pat Eaton, English for Academic Purposes: Director, Queen's University at Kingston, Ontario, Canada


Message 1: English for Academic Purposes: Director, Queen's University at Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Date: 10-Aug-2006
From: Human Resources <hradminpost.queensu.ca>
Subject: English for Academic Purposes: Director, Queen's University at Kingston, Ontario, Canada


University or Organization: Queen's University at Kingston
Department: School of English
Web Address: http://www.queensu.ca
Specialty Areas: English for Academic Purposes
Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

Director
School of English


Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, CANADA, invites applications for
the administrative position of Director of the School of English for an
initial five-year period beginning 1 January 2007. Queen's is located in
the historic City of Kingston, midway between Montreal and Toronto and a
pleasant drive from the nation's capital of Ottawa. It is one of Canada's
most prestigious universities with high academic and admission standards.

The School of English houses the University's intensive English language
program specializing in English for Academic Purposes. In addition, the
School offers tailored programs to a variety of international groups, and
one of the major responsibilities of the position is to develop further
linkages and contracts. The School also offers Business Communication and
a number of other part-time courses. Other responsibilities include
overall program development and management including student recruitment,
national and international representation of the program, and
administration of the unit's budget, policies, curriculum and human relations.

As the successful candidate, you must have significant teaching experience
in an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program, along with a graduate
degree in a subject relevant to the teaching of EAP, adult education,
applied linguistics or a foreign language. You must also have the
following: an innovative spirit to help position the School within the
goals and strategic plans of the University and Faculty, demonstrated
commitment to English language education and cross-cultural educational
issues, extensive experience within a higher education setting including
budgeting, planning and personnel management, experience in
revenue-generating program development, demonstrated entrepreneurial
experience, especially with respect to recruitment and marketing, and
working knowledge of a second language. Experience working or living in a
cross-cultural setting and direct experience in international education
and/or with international students will be considered assets. You will
have excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership and motivational
skills with the ability to inspire trust and develop and maintain a
collegial working and learning environment. Extensive travel and
non-traditional working hours will be expected. You will have the
opportunity of a competitive salary and a full range of benefits and
pension coverage.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen's
is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and
welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons
with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

Letters of application and resumes including the names of three references
will be accepted until September 30, 2006, and should be directed to:


Employment Coordinator
Department of Human Resources
Queen's University
Kingston, ON, Canada K7L 3N6
Fax: 613-533-6196
Email: hradminpost.queensu.ca

(For further information regarding the program offered by the School of
English, please refer to its website at: http://www.queensu.ca/qsoe/)
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