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Thu Oct 27 2011

Jobs: ESL: Program Coordinator/Senior Lecturer, Pennsylvania State U

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        1.     Lynn Maggs , English; ESL: Program Coordinator/Senior Lecturer, The Pennsylvania State University, USA


Message 1: English; ESL: Program Coordinator/Senior Lecturer, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Date: 26-Oct-2011
From: Lynn Maggs <lmm38psu.edu>
Subject: English; ESL: Program Coordinator/Senior Lecturer, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
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University or Organization: The Pennsylvania State University
Department: Applied Linguistics
Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Web Address: http://aplng.la.psu.edu/
Job Rank: Senior Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; ESL

Required Language(s): English (eng)

Description:

ESL/IECP Program Coordinator Position

The Department of Applied Linguistics at Pennsylvania State University
seeks a fixed-term, multiyear program coordinator for its Intensive English
Communication Program (IECP) starting in Fall 2012. The successful
candidate will be committed to international education and will be able to work
effectively in a strong team environment to meet and exceed the needs and
expectations of international students seeking high quality English academic
preparation in a college or university setting.

Primary duties include directing the IECP program, working with Global
Programs and other university programs and committees to identify IECP
needs, and developing a comprehensive plan for responding to them;
developing and updating curriculum, textbook/equipment selection, and
instructional materials; scheduling courses; supervising faculty and staff, and
leading professional development of faculty. The ESL Program Coordinator
will also be a member of the Applied Linguistics graduate faculty and will be
eligible for serving on masters and doctoral level committees.

Minimum Qualifications:
- A Ph.D. in Teaching English as a Second Language (T.E.S.L.), Applied
Linguistics or related field. Applicants with a MA degree in TESOL, applied
linguistics or related fields will be considered but must have extensive
experience in ESL administration, supervision, and teaching.
- Several years teaching experience in an Intensive English or Academic
English preparation program in a college or university setting where English is
the language of instruction.
- Record of on-going professional development.
- Administrative and/or program development, testing and program
assessment experience.
- Command of the English language at the level of a native speaker.

Preferred qualifications:
- Experience in teacher development.
- Experience teaching ESL/EFL abroad.
- Proficiency in one or more languages other than English.
- Experience developing, teaching and assessing online courses.

Application Procedure:
Review of dossiers to begin March 2, 2012. Applications will be accepted
via the faculty search website (application URL below) until the position is
filled. Please provide cover letter; CV; three confidential letters of
recommendation; transcripts of graduate program(s); documentation of
administrative/supervisory/teaching excellence; supporting materials such as
observation reports, peer reviews, and student evaluations, and copies of any
published materials relevant to this position. Letters of recommendation may
be emailed to the application email below or sent via post to the application
address below..

About the IECP:
The IECP is a dynamic community of outstanding faculty and staff whose
mission is to provide quality language instruction to nonnative speakers of
English with an emphasis on the skills necessary for academic success. The
IECP is affiliated with the Department of Applied Linguistics, which is part of
the College of the Liberal Arts. Like the IECP, the Department's mission is to
advance understandings of language use and language learning from a range
of anthropological, sociological, and psychological perspectives. Department
faculty are committed to teaching and mentoring students and are recognized
world wide for their topically and geographically diverse research involving a
broad spectrum of languages and settings.

Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the
diversity of its workforce.

Application Deadline: 01-Dec-2011 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
234 Sparks Building
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
USA
Email Address for Applications: lmm38psu.edu
Web Address for Applications: http://www.la.psu.edu/facultysearch/
Contact Information:
Lynn Maggs
Email: lmm38psu.edu


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