Specialist III - English Language Institute Training Specialist

Huntsville, Texas
Dec 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition 201700280S

Title Specialist III - English Language Institute Training Specialist

FLSA status Non-Exempt Hiring

SHSU Salary Table

$14.54 to $20.98 per hour. This is a part-time, hourly, non-benefits eligible position working 19 hours or less per week.

Occupational Category Technical/Para-Professional

Department International Programs

Open Until Filled Yes

Educational and Experience Requirement

Master’s degree in English, Education, Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Linguistics or related field. Minimum of two years experience as an English as a Second Language (ESL) instructor or experience in related field. Experience working with international students would be helpful. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position

The English Language Institute (ELI) Training Specialist will be responsible for teaching ELI students and advising for academic development.

Primary Responsibilities

Responsible for coordinating curricular initiatives (as necessary), teaching the curriculum, preparing classes and advising ELI students for academic development. Prepares lesson plans, grades course materials and substitutes in other classes when needed. Will be expected to participate in professional development programs as well as committee work. May be responsible for work involving planning, directing, supervising, and participating in special projects. Assists in development and activities. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications

ELI teachers (training specialists) are paid for both teaching and office hours. The office hours are for class prep, student meetings, and tutoring. ELI teachers (training specialists) are paid one office hour for each hour in class. ELI teachers (training specialists) may teach 1, 2 or 3 classes depending on their availability. Language and Culture classes meet 4 to 5 hours per week. Part-time ELI teachers (training specialists) can earn a maximum of 19 hours per week. Must have strong organizational skills and a respect for different cultures. Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral form. Knowledge of, or ability to learn, university policies and procedures. Work schedule may vary from normal working hours as needed.

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