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English Language Specialist

Denison University
Granville, Ohio
Starting at $20.50 per hour
Closing date
Jul 12, 2022

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Job Role
Support Staff
Focus Area
Bilingual Education
Job Type

Job Description:

  • Support the academic work of multilingual students – including international students, heritage speakers, generation 1.5, and others – through one-on-one tutoring and small group conferences.
  • Collaborate with the Coordinator for Multilingual Learning to train and support the student workers in the Office for Multilingual Learning
  • Create and implement training for student workers in academic support roles (e.g., Academic Resource Center-ARC tutors, Writing Center consultants)
  • Partner with support units across campus (the Academic Resource Center, the Writing Center, First-Year Programs) to design and implement strategies to support the academic needs of all multilingual learners.
  • Develop and implement strategies to support multilingual students in making adequate progress while on academic probation.
  • Collaborate with the Coordinator for Multilingual Learning and Center for Global Programs staff to develop pre-orientation and orientation programming for first-year international students with English language support needs.
  • 10 months: August-May


Minimum Qualifications:

3+ years university-level instruction/advising experience with a focus on multilingual and/or international students.

BA in TESOL, Linguistics, English, or related fields.

Experience with cross-cultural communication, best-practices in instructional and writing pedagogy relative to multilingual students, experience teaching/advising a wide array of students from diverse linguistic and academic backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications:


M.A. in Linguistics, English, TESOL, or related field.

Additional CELTA or other TESOL certification.

Experience with Vietnamese and Chinese international students.

Demonstrated ability to take initiative, work independently and perform as a valued, collaborative team member.

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