Part-time Faculty-American Culture and Learning Coordinator (Fall 2017)

Location
Dahlonega, GA
Posted
Jul 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Part-time Faculty-American Culture and Learning Coordinator (Fall 2017)


Position Number: 53059100

Benefits Eligible: No

Campus Location: Dahlonega

General Summary: The Center for Language Education (CLE) in the College of Education seeks an applicant for the position of Instructor of American Culture and Learning Coordinator. This position is a part-time appointment, beginning August 18, 2017 and concluding May, 17, 2018.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for teaching two, 2-hour classes each Friday morning during the fall 2017 and spring 2018. The class will introduce international students to some of the major themes of American culture and history as well as some key issues facing university students.
  • In addition, the individual will assistant with the instruction in the CLE's creativity and critical thinking class each Thursday afternoon, and coordinate field trips to cultural sites and sporting activities on some weekends. In this capacity, the individual will introduce CLE students to UNG student activities and meet with CLE students on Friday afternoons for weekly activities. The individual will report to the CLE's Associate Director and assist the CLE's Associate Director as needed. The individual is expected to attend all the scheduled CLE meetings each semester.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Interested in working with and learning from international students.
  • Responsible, motivated, creative, innovative, and willing to work independently.


Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum two-years teaching experience; international teaching experience is valued.
  • Master's degree preferred.
  • Driver's license with near faultless record; ability to drive a 15 passenger van.
  • Willingness to work some weekends.


Anticipated Hire Date: 08/01/2017

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at http://www.naces.org/members.htm.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.

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