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LINGUIST List 23.4322

Tue Oct 16 2012

Jobs: English; Applied Ling; TESOL: Program Director, Virginia International U

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

Date: 15-Oct-2012
From: Janet Adere <janetviu.edu>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics; TESOL: Program Director, Virginia International University, Virginia, USA
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University or Organization: Virginia International University
Department: TESOL Program
Job Location: Virginia, USA
Web Address: http://www.viu.edu/
Job Rank: Program Director

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; TESOL

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Virginia International University is seeking a full-time Program Director
for our TESOL Program in our School of English Language Studies. This
position will be on-ground in Fairfax, VA.

The TESOL Program Director is responsible for the academics, development,
and management of the TESOL program and supervises the full-time and
part-time staff and faculty supporting the program.

Job-Specific Duties:
-Manage course scheduling and calendar for each semester.

-Evaluate and develop curriculum for the existing and new TESOL courses.

-Work with the HR department to recruit, hire and train qualified
instructors that fit program requirements.

-Direct and supervise the work of the staff and faculty of the TESOL program.

-Conduct classroom observations and evaluate faculty's instructional

-Advise students on academic policies and disciplinary issues.

-Manage the VIU TESOL website; conduct surveys and assist with the VIU
TESOL page on social media sites to better involve and engage students and

-Instruct TESOL courses as necessary (ensure exposure to two levels in the
Fall and Spring semesters and one in the Summer session).

-Research textbooks, software products, websites, and language lab learning
activities that can help students' language learning.

-Develop fully online TESOL program.

-Represent the School to internal and external academic communities,
alumni, business and industry, organizations, and the general community.

-Other tasks assigned by the supervisor.

Required Education and Experience:
Doctoral degree in TESOL or education field; at least 4 years of experience
in teaching TESOL graduate-level courses, developing curriculum and
managing graduate programs.

Required Skills:
Exceptional oral and written English communication skills; excellent
organizational, time management, prioritization and multi-tasking skills;
ability to work with a highly diverse staff, faculty, and student body;
ability to excel in a demanding, outcome oriented and dynamic work
environment; proven high level of computer skills.

How to Apply:
Please send the following in one email to the application email address below:

Only applicants submitting all 4 required pieces will be considered. Hard
copies and faxes will not be accepted.

-Cover Letter detailing teaching and administrative qualifications and
-Copies of transcripts
-VIU Online Employment Application (see application URL below)

Relocation expenses are not covered by the University.

Virginia International University (VIU) was established in 1998 with the
goal of providing affordable, quality higher education for students
preparing to meet the ever-evolving needs and opportunities of the 21st
century workforce. Located in Fairfax, Virginia, just minutes from
Washington, DC, VIU is an independent academic establishment combining a
liberal arts tradition with emphasis on career orientation. We are
currently offering graduate and undergraduate level programs in computer
science, business, and management, as well as full and part-time
certificates in a variety of professional and technical fields, including
English as a Second Language (ESL). Our student body comes from over 50
different countries. EEOC

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: jobsviu.edu
Web Address for Applications: http://viu.edu/docs/forms/VIU_Employment_Application.pdf
Contact Information:
Ms. Janet Adere
Email: janetviu.edu

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