English Language Learner Specialist

Location
Hamilton, Ohio
Posted
May 08, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs, Student Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

English Language Learner Specialist to be responsible for tutoring, advising, teaching and otherwise supporting both domestic and international English language learners enrolled at Miami University’s regional campuses.  This is a full-time, 12 month position.

Coordinate and administer the ELL program for domestic and international students including scheduling, curriculum, placement, programming, data collection, and instructor development; teach section(s) of ENG 007: Fundamentals of Writing/ELL, EDT 002: College Reading II/ELL, ENG 151: Intro to Critical Reading/ELL, ENG 106: Orientation to American Language and Educational Culture, ENG 108: U.S. Cultures & Composition for L2 Writers, ENG 109: College Composition for L2 Writers, or other courses or workshops as needed; advise ELL students regarding courses and degree programs; tutor students as needed and assist the training of peer tutors; communicate and collaborate with the faculty and staff on all campuses of Miami University; conduct outreach to the local community by establishing relationships and communicating with local ESOL programs; research best practices and policies in ELL programs including conducting research as it relates to developmental education, academic support, English language program, and TESOL; attend all staff meetings, planning meetings, and end of year retreats for the Office of Learning Assistance; develop and deliver study skills workshops, programs, or learning labs for individual language learning when appropriate; represent OLA at campus functions including high school visits, open houses, campus visit programs, and other programs as needed; research, develop, and implement innovative ELL support programs for all domestic and international students; attend regional and national professional conferences related to TESOL, developmental education, learning assistance, and academic support; investigate, locate, and secure grant opportunities; prepare reports for director of learning assistance pertaining to position responsibilities and program effectiveness; perform other duties as assigned by the director of learning assistance.

Require:  Master’s degree in TESOL or a Master’s degree in a related field and TESOL endorsement or certification; two years of experience working with non-native speakers of English; experience with curriculum development; strong interpersonal, cross-cultural communication, and organizational skills.

Desire:  College-level teaching experience; understanding and ability to relate to a non-native speaker’s experience.

Submit cover letter, resume, and list of three references to https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=4164.   Review of applications will begin on May 17, 2017 and continues until position is filled.  Direct inquiries to Kelli Bray at braykd@miamioh.edu

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