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Instructional Consultant

East Carolina University
United States
Closing date
Sep 21, 2023

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Position Information

Job Title
Instructional Consultant

Position Number
E8ECULA 2023

Vacancy Open to
All Candidates

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Classification Title
Instructional Consultant

Working Title
ECULA Instructor

Number of Vacancies

Full Time Equivalent (FTE)
.74 or less

Full Time or Part Time
Part Time

Salary Range
Commensurate with Qualifications

Position Location (City)

Position Type

Job Category
Non-Faculty Instructional & Research

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

East Carolina University's Language Academy (ECULA) is a CEA-accredited intensive English program which provides academically-oriented language instruction to international students as well as non-native English speakers in the surrounding community.

ECULA offers courses in the discrete skills of reading, writing, grammar, and listening/speaking. Courses in American culture and academic preparedness are also offered.

Job Duties

The ECU Language Academy (ECULA) is seeking applications for short-term Instructional Consultants to lead one or more face -to-face non-credit courses during 2023. Part-time instructors are responsible for the planning and execution of courses plus other duties as assigned (see below). Classes meet between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday - Thursday, throughout the year. Friday availability may be occasionally required.

Required duties include but are not limited to the following:
•Create, maintain, and distribute syllabi and other course-related documents for each assigned course
•Maintain syllabi and other course-related documents on a departmental shared drive
•Prepare and execute lessons as per the SLOs established by the program
•Keep accurate attendance records
•Create, administer, and grade assessments, including midterm and final exams
•Keep and maintain accurate grade records using the Canvas platform
•Serve on ECULA's Curriculum Committee
•Attend all faculty meetings
•Distribute student evaluations at the end of each semester or as requested by the Director
•Assist the director with the coordination and execution of student activities, including occasional overnight trips
•Assist the director as requested for CEA and other accreditation-related duties
•Regularly check ECU official email and agree to use it for student communication
•Hold regular office hours, either on site or remotely
•Attend and/or assist at ECU/ECULA events as requested by the Director, including New Student Orientation and ECULA Graduation
•Advise the Director of any student concerns/attendance issues in a timely manner
•Direct the students to the appropriate resource for non-academic issues
•Serve as a substitute for other ECULA courses as needed
•Inform the Director of any absences or schedule changes

Minimum Education/Experience

For Level 1 course: Graduate TESOL certificate
For all other levels: A master's degree in TESOL or a closely related discipline and TESOL experience in a college/university setting.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

-TEFL experience or other overseas life/work experience
-Experience in working with students from diverse and/or underrepresented populations
-Two years' TESOL experience in a college/university setting

License or Certification Required by the Department

Special Instructions to Applicant

Applicants must complete a candidate profile. Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae/resume, a list of three references with contact information, and a cover letter as part of their online application. Applicants will remain active during the stated open period and until the job close date listed below.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicant

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date

Open Until Filled

Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date.

Initial Screening Begins

Rank Level
Not Applicable

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.

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