Academic Coordinator

Jul 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year 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.

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

• 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
• 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.

Posting Information
Open Until Filled:
Applicant Document
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  3. Resume/C V

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