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Job Announcement: Western Carolina University

English; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Director, Western Carolina University, North Carolina, USA


Employer: Western Carolina University
International Programs and Services
http://www.wcu.edu
Job Location: North Carolina, USA
Rank: Director
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Language Specialty: English
LL Issue: 23.3493
Date Submitted: 20-Aug-2012
Job Description: The office of International Programs and Services at Western Carolina
University seeks a non-tenure-track, 12-month position as Director of the
Intensive English Program. WCU is a member of the North Carolina State
University system and is located in the Smoky Mountains, not far from
Asheville, NC; Knoxville, TN; Charlotte, NC, and Atlanta, GA. WCU offers
bachelor, master and Ph.D. degrees in 120 specialties including the
nation’s highest-ranked entrepreneurship and project management programs, a
national award-winning teacher education program, a criminal justice
program used as a model for North Carolina’s accreditation program, and the
nation’s first accredited four-year emergency medical care program.

The successful candidate will be responsible to manage program growth;
coordinate and oversee the budget; supervise academic programming; recruit
international students; seek the Commission on English Language Acquisition
Program Accreditation (CEA); coordinate student services with other campus
offices; collaborate with the WCU Masters Program in TESOL; collaborate
with the office of International Programs and Services on international
campus events and become active in the profession.

Requirements:
Minimum, a MA TESOL with 3 years administrative experience, travel
experience; Preferable, a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics/TESOL, or related
field, with 3 years administrative experience, knowledge of a second language.

Position is open until filled. Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

To Apply:
Visit the application URL below. Attach a letter of interest addressing the
position’s specific duties and responsibilities as they apply to your
experiences; curriculum vita; e-mail addresses and phone number for three
academic/professional references. Western Carolina University is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that conducts background
checks. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at
the time of employment.
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application URL: http://jobs.wcu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52780
Contact Information: Dr. Lois  Petrovich-Mwaniki
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Phone: 828-227-3433 Fax: 828-227-7080