Director, English Language Institute
Date 2013-01-23 05:01:24 Location : North America
Application Deadline:February 15, 2013
Category: Academic administration
Salary: $80,000 to $95,000 USD
Director for the English Language Institute (ELI)
The University of Michigan''s College of Literature, Science and the Arts seeks a highly motivated individual with a strong background in higher education administration to serve as Director for the English Language Institute (ELI). The English Language Institute was established at the University of Michigan in 1941 with a small grant from the Rockefeller Foundation as the first English language research and teaching program of its kind in the United States. Since its founding, the ELI has become a leader in language teaching and learning at the University of Michigan and throughout the world. The ELI offers a variety of courses in English for Academic Purposes for nonnative speakers of English enrolled at, and visiting, the University of Michigan. For more information regarding the ELI, visit our website: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/eli.
The College seeks a highly motivated individual with a strong background in higher education administration for this twelve month staff position. The Director of the ELI will be responsible for planning and directing the development, implementation and administration of all teaching programs, services, and initiatives for the ELI, particularly those that assist international graduate students. The Director will develop and manage the ELI budget, while leading efforts to strengthen the financial resources of the department. The Director will supervise ELI staff, and provide oversight for ELI faculty. The Director will provide vision, leadership, and strategic direction to refine the ELI curriculum, and will work collaboratively with other departments, programs and faculty in the College to ensure a vibrant and innovative curriculum. There may be occasional teaching responsibilities.
Minimum qualifications include a master''s degree in TESL/TEFL, or a master''s degree in a related field with coursework in the areas of linguistics and English linguistics, culture and society, second-language pedagogy, second-language assessment, and language teaching practicum; substantial prior ESL/EFL teaching experience; and five years administrative and/or training experience.
Applicants should complete the application at http://umjobs.org/ by February 28, 2013, referencing job number 78036.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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