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LINGUIST List 23.1080

Sat Mar 03 2012

Jobs: English Language Teaching & Learning: Director, Program in Intensive English, Northern Arizona U

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Date: 02-Mar-2012
From: Joan Jamieson <joan.jamiesonnau.edu>
Subject: English Language Teaching & Learning: Director, Program in Intensive English, Northern Arizona University, AZ, USA
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University or Organization: Northern Arizona University
Department: English, Program in Intensive English
Job Location: Arizona, USA
Web Address: http://nau.edu/cal/pie/
Job Rank: Director, Program in Intensive English

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; English Language Teaching & Learning


Northern Arizona University (NAU) seeks a successful, experienced
academic administrator to serve as director of its Program in Intensive
English (PIE), starting as early as June 2012. The Director will be eligible
for a non-tenured faculty appointment depending on experience and
qualifications. The initial contract is for three years and is renewable. This
is a twelve-month appointment. The director reports to the Chair of the
Department of English and the Dean of the College of Arts and Letters.

The successful candidate will be committed to international education and
will be able to work effectively in a team environment. The position
involves overall responsibility for the academic and financial success of
PIE; for leading an academic and professional staff of approximately 50;
and for maintaining and enhancing the program's mission of instructional
excellence, teacher training, and applied research.

Job Description:
Ensure effective delivery of existing programs and the development of new
programs; supervise PIE faculty and staff; lead professional development
of faculty; develop and oversee program budgets and facilities; hire,
supervise, evaluate academic and administrative staff; collaborate closely
with the Center for International Education (CIE) on international student
welfare, academic success, recruitment and retention; ensure that PIE is in
compliance with NAU policies and procedures; represent PIE on campus;
participate actively in local, regional, and national professional
organizations; and participate as a member of the Applied Linguistics
graduate faculty; occasionally teach courses, such as TESL Practicum.

Required Qualifications:
A doctorate in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), Applied
Linguistics, or related field AND at least 3 years of Intensive English
Program (IEP) management experience in a university setting; OR a
master's degree in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL),
Applied Linguistics, or related field AND 5 years experience as director,
associate director, or assistant director of a university IEP

Preferred Qualifications:
- Administrative and/or program development, testing and program
assessment experience
- Experience with budget oversight and personnel management
- Experience in teacher training and development
- Record of on-going professional development (including attendance at
- Doctorate in TESL, Applied Linguistics, or related field.
- Strong record of effective teaching experience
- Applied knowledge of current theories and issues relevant to second
language teaching and learning
- Experience teaching ESL/EFL abroad
- Demonstrated ability to develop technology and media applications for
EAP instruction
- Excellent written and oral communication skills consistent with those of
an educated native speaker of English
- The ability to communicate diplomatically with diverse constituencies

Please provide cover letter; CV; unofficial 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. Three confidential letters of recommendation
should be delivered directly from the recommenders to the e-mail or
physical addresses listed below.

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Application Deadline: 02-Apr-2012 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Joan Jamieson
English Department, PO Box 6032
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, AZ 86011
Email Address for Applications: Beverly.Clelandnau.edu
Contact Information:
Dr. Joan Jamieson
Email: joan.jamiesonnau.edu
Phone: 928-523-6277

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