PT ESL Instructor

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Posting NumberF-PT/LT00186PWorking TitlePT ESL InstructorDepartmentAcademic EnhancementAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

The Division of Academic Enhancement (DAE) is a unit of the Office of Instruction (OVI) whose central mission is to provide campus-wide leadership, collaboration, and support on matters related to instruction. Housed within the DAE, the Intensive English Program (IEP) is an EAP program whose mission is to offer a rigorous, supportive, and student-centered English language program that will help students to develop the English language proficiency and the cultural competence they need to enter and success in American Universities.

College/Unit/Department websitePosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleUnderutilizationAdvertised SalaryAnticipated Start Date08/01/2019Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)Job Posting Date05/24/2019Job Closing DateOpen until filledYesSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyAthens Area EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Position Details

Position Information

Classification TitleLimited Term Faculty (EX)Pay GradeFLSAFaculty RankInstructorContract TypeTenure StatusNon-Tenure TrackMinimum Qualifications

A master’s degree in TESOL, applied linguistics, or a closely related field.

Position Summary

This part-time instructional position requires teaching a maximum of 13 hours a week within the IEP in each 8-week session, two sessions in the fall and two in the spring. As needs dictate, the load may be decreased to allow for alternative instructional duties.The Instructor will collaborate closely with IEP faculty and the IEP director as well as with the director of the DAE in the innovation of the curricula and across relevant DAE services, programs, and initiatives. Purposeful integration within programming beyond the IEP curricula will enhance the experiences and overall success of UGA’s students served by the DAE as well as create synergy among faculty and staff of the Division.
The ideal candidate would have an established record of teaching adult ESL learners in the United States or overseas and an understanding of applied linguistics or language education as well as knowledge of student learning outcomes. The candidate should also have a successful record of collaboration and innovation in higher education.

Additional Requirements

At least two years of experience in teaching adult ESL learners, especially in college settings, either in the United States or overseas.
A master’s degree in TESOL, applied linguistics, or closely related field. At least two years of experience in teaching ESL learners, especially in college settings, either in the United States or overseas.
Ability to work in a transdisciplinary department and curriculum.
Evidence of excellent written, oral, and/or visual communication skills.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or CertificationPreferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Evidence of an ability to work in a transdisciplinary department and curriculum.
At least one year of experience developing or administering placement tests and achievement tests (and rubrics) in grammar, reading, writing, listening and speaking.
Prior success designing and developing new curricula and/or co-curricular programs.

Physical DemandsDoes this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoIs driving a responsibility of this position?NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, or patient records)?NoCredit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



Teaching IEP students

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      Posted: 5/25/2019
      Application Due: 8/27/2019
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