Apr 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: The University of Pennsylvania English Language Programs (ELP) offers instruction in English as a second or international language and exposure to the cultures of the United States. We serve adults whose purpose is to learn English for a variety of social, professional, academic, or personal reasons. For more information visit

The Language Specialist teaches in ELP programs and coordinates custom and/or open enrollment short programs. When and as assigned s/he assists in the development of course curricula. S/he interacts with students formally and informally. S/he contributes to the general planning for the ELP, and serves on committees and task forces.

Qualifications: A Master's Degree or more in TESOL and 2 years to 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Experience teaching adults in a university setting strongly preferred. Experience coordinating short programs strongly preferred. Must demonstrate flexibility, adaptability, the ability to work cooperatively as part of a team and a willingness to embrace new teaching challenges related to all types of EAP and ESP.

Reference Number: 02-25370

Salary Grade: LIM-26

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: English Language Program

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: Z-Non-Classified Staff/Non-Unionized Job Grades

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