Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
July 14, 2017
Full-time - Experienced
Higher Education Institution
Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey Academic Coordinator Position Information Posting Number: S00915 Full-time/Part-time: Part-time Benefits Eligible?: Yes Hourly/Salaried: Hourly Hiring Minimum: $21.75 Band/Level: SP2 Department: GSTILE-LPP Location: MIIS at Monterey Main Campus Hire contingent upon successful completion of the following post-offer screening: Criminal Background check
Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Director of Executive and Custom Language Programs of GSTILE Language & Professional Programs, the CLS Academic Coordinator is responsible for the administration and implementation of Custom Language Services (CLS) individual and small group programs. This is a non-exempt, part-time (20-hour work week) staff position.
Responsibilities Essential Functions: Essential Responsibilities: Manage the academic coordination and operations of Custom Language Services individual and small group programs. Articulate and maintain program mission, instructional philosophy, and academic standards for CLS individual and small group programs Supervise CLS individual and small group program admissions in coordination with the Operations Manager and Marketing and Admissions Manager Determine faculty and staffing needs and coordinate hiring, interviewing, training, scheduling and managing of new faculty, staff, and graduate assistants for CLS individual and small group programs Supervise and mentor CLS faculty and staff teaching in individual and small group programs , including graduate assistants Ensure maintenance and functionality of CLS classrooms Maintain strong communication with CLS individual and small group program clients and instructors before, during and after their program Troubleshoot and resolve client issues for CLS individual and small group programs Perform program evaluations for CLS individual and small group programs as needed Assist Curriculum Specialist on curriculum design and implementation as needed General Responsibilities: Other Duties: Collaborate closely and maintain active communication and relationships with colleagues in the Language & Professional Programs, graduate schools, and other MIIS departments, as appropriate Keep up-to-date on current immigration policies and procedures as they relate to international students and refer CLS individual and small group program clients to International Student Advisor as needed Maintain currency on digital learning tools, techniques and trends Other related duties as requested
Qualifications Education: Education/Experience: MA in language teaching, applied linguistics or related field (or equivalent) Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Understanding of second language acquisition processes and challenges Familiarity with language proficiency scales such as ACTFL, ILR and CEFR Experience with digital learning environments and platforms Excellent interpersonal and public relations skills, including ability to work cooperatively with culturally and linguistically diverse students, clients, staff, faculty, and public Capacity to prioritize and organize work requests and projects, often under pressure Ability to learn complex policy and procedures and to apply them to individual cases Willingness and ability to adapt to changing technologies and systems Excellent attention to detail and record keeping skills Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, at native or near-native level Willingness and ability to comply with Institute policies, procedures, and mandates Experience: At least five years language teaching experience Training and/or experience in language program administration Mastery of a second language strongly preferred Physical Demands: Physical Requirements/Environment: The Middlebury Institute of International Studies maintains a smoke-free workplace and complies with the Federal Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act and Drug-Free Workplace Act. The position requires moderate-to-heavy physical exertion. Essential job functions require ability to sit for extended periods of time, walk, bend, climb, push/pull, lift and carry up to 25 pounds occasionally. Also requires fine dexterity and ability to grasp, i.e. for writing and word processing/data entry.
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About Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
The Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, a graduate school of Middlebury College, provides international professional education in areas of critical importance to a rapidly changing global community, including international policy and management, translation and interpretation, language teaching, sustainable development, and non-proliferation. We prepare students from all over the world to make a meaningful impact in their chosen fields through degree programs characterized by immersive and collaborative learning, and opportunities to acquire and apply practical professional skills. Our students are emerging leaders capable of bridging cultural, organizational, and language divides to produce sustainable, equitable solutions to a variety of global challenges.