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Tue 28 Feb 1995

Jobs: UCLA - HEAD OF THE AMERICAN LANGUAGE CENTER

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  1. "Tanka, Judy", Job opening at UCLA

Message 1: Job opening at UCLA

Date: Mon, 27 Feb 95 14:07:00 PSJob opening at UCLA
From: "Tanka, Judy" <JTankaUNEX.UCLA.EDU>
Subject: Job opening at UCLA

Please ignore the Nov. 30 deadline on the previous announcement of this
opening. UCLA Extension continues to accept applications for the job
opening below until the position is filled.

UCLA EXTENSION

HEAD OF THE AMERICAN LANGUAGE CENTER

UCLA Extension seeks an experienced ESL professional to direct the American
Language Center (ALC). This individual is reponsible for the development and
marketing (domestic and international) as well as the implementation of a
wide range of English as a Second Language programs. These include a
year-round intensive program, part-time evening credit, non-credit and
short-term special contract programs. The ALC serves about 2300
international students annually and provides, in addition to language
instruction, other support including student visas, housing and academic
counseling.

The successful candidate will be responsible for
- the fiscal oversight and management of a budget of approx. 3 million
 dollars
- an administrative staff of 12 to 20 and a teaching staff of 30 to 90,
 depending on the time of year
- program promotion and marketing
- curriculum development

The American Language Center is a unit within the Department of Humanities,
Sciences, and Social Sciences. Under the guidance of the department
director, the Head of ALC will plan and implement international continuing
education programs in various subject areas combined with language training.
He/she will have a leading role in the general international marketing of
UCLA Extension programs and will work with a wide variety of inter- and
intra-institutional organizations.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
-A minimum of a Master's Degree in TESL or a closely
related field.
-A minimum of five years demonstrated successful experience in
directing similar programs.
-Familiarity with foreign travel and cultures; a foreign language capability
preferred.
-Demonstrated ability in writing, public speaking;
-Outstanding academic and administrative leadership skills;
-Demonstrated expertise in the management of a multi-million dollar ESL
program within a large, complex educational institution.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The position is open and is to be filled as soon as
possible.

To request additional position information or to apply, contact:

Beth Marshall
Director of Human Resources
UCLA EXTENSION
10995 Le Conte Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90024
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