Primary Role

This full-time, ten-month, annual renewable position reports to the Assistant Dean of International Programs. As a member of the Center for International Education team, the IEP Director supports the integration of international students into the academic and social life of campus.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain policies and procedures according to the American Association of Intensive English Programs.
  • Manage program budget.
  • Maintain relationships with recruiting agents and sponsoring programs.
  • Interview prospective instructors and supervise/evaluate teaching staff.
  • Conduct staff meetings and facilitate professional development.
  • Perform other duties related to the coordination of the IEP.
  • Oversee curriculum, schedule classes and assign instruction.
  • Coordinate initial placement testing and end of semester assessment.
  • Teach 3-6 credits/semester (9-12/year) in the program, depending on program needs.
  • Advise international students.
  • Oversee placement of undergraduate students in ESL teaching practica.
  • Chair the IEP Advisory Committee.
  • Work with faculty advisors and CIE personnel to support international student services.

Supervision Required/Given

 This position reports to the Dean of International Education.

Position Qualifications

  • Master's degree in TESL, Linguistics, or Language/Literacy Education (with ESL endorsement or TESL certification).
  • Minimum of 3 years experience teaching ESL to international students in a US college or IEP, and experience collaborating with colleagues across institutional departments.
  • Proficiency in a language other than English and significant international experience living, studying, or working abroad is preferred but not required.