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Director - Center for English as a Second Language

Employer
University of Arizona
Location
Casas Adobes, Arizona
Closing date
Jun 4, 2024

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

PROGRAM OVERSIGHT AND DEVELOPMENT:

Actively pursue new markets, programs and initiatives worldwide to attract and increase number of studentsEnsure effective function of the administrative and academic components of programs within the CenterDevelop new and existing programs, including travel, grant writing, and fundraising Monitor changes in the Center and the University as well as national and international trends in international educational exchange and develop strategies to adjust to these changesOversee promotional activities Participate actively in local, regional, and national professional organizations

FISCAL MANAGEMENT:

Oversee the Center's fiscal policy, processes, and long-term planning Be directly involved with day-to-day financial decisions and the budgeting process Actively seek out new sources of revenue worldwide

NETWORKING & MARKETING:

Annually attend and/or present at relevant conferences (i.e., TESOL Int'l, AAAL, UCIEP, NAFSA, etc.)Cultivate a professional network to maintain and elevate the profile of the Center and in support of fulfilling the mission of the CenterSupport and participate in marketing initiatives, e.g. CESL newsletter

PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT:

Establish and promote a supportive and collegial atmosphere in the CenterDetermine faculty and staff assignmentsEvaluate and assess performanceApprove appointments, reappointments, promotions, dismissals, or non-renewalsEncourage professional development of faculty and staff

CURRICULUM AND PROGRAM EVALUATION:

Subject curriculum and program to ongoing review and revision in response to current research, emerging needs of learners, and the initiative of the faculty, in accordance with the Center's mission

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH:

Attend College of Humanities' heads and directors meetings and retreatsAttend College of Humanities' events (such as Homecoming, Welcome receptions, Tucson Humanities Festival, etc.)Actively promote a commitment to the internationalization of the University campusEstablish and maintain partnerships with University academic and student-service departments as well as relevant community agencies

OTHER DUTIES:

On an occasional, as-needed basis, teach or substitute for classes in different programsAs needed, serve on College- and University-level committees, task forces, etc.Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:

Knowledge of and experience in academic preparation for ESL students, ESP, and computer-assisted ESL instructionExcellent communication skillsCurrent knowledge of SEVIS rules and regulations governing non-immigrant (F-1) student statusProficiency in at least one language other than English

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