The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is seeking a Director of the Intensive English Language Program (IELP) (R97047), a self-supporting unit. This appointment is a 12-month position and will begin May 16, 2017.
The IELP Director is responsible for the budget; supervises approximately 8 full-time instructors who teach in 12-month (three-term) appointments; and oversees all other aspects of the program, from the recruitment, admission, registration and tracking of students, to class scheduling and liaising with other units on campus and external agencies.
The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of a master’s degree (doctorate preferred) in a field related to the IELP program (ESL, EFL, L2, TESOL, Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Multilingual Education or Communication); have experience teaching second languages; a minimum of three (3) years administrative experience; demonstrated understanding of University structure; evidence of budget management; and knowledge of the recruitment of international students. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills, commitment to a collaborative style of management, and experience in curricular development and planning are required.
Application to include curriculum vitae, letter of application, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately.
Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources’ website at http://ualr.edu/humanresources/. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal and financial history background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.