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Coordinator of TESOL Programs

Binghamton University
Hinmans Corners, New York
Closing date
Jun 19, 2024

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About Binghamton University:

Binghamton University is a premier public R1 research institution in the State University of New York (SUNY) system that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by our mission, outstanding academics, facilities, and community life - promotes extraordinary student success, research, and service; Binghamton University is where our students, faculty and staff thrive.

Working at Binghamton University is more than about having a great job - it is about having the opportunity to flourish in an exciting, engaging environment. Our faculty and staff appreciate Binghamton's collegial and inclusive culture and its commitment to excellence, education, innovation and civic engagement. Our diverse campus community contributes to our success.

Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty, exceptional staff, and ultramodern facilities to engage and challenge its 18,000+ students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration, and community service.

We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and in keeping with this commitment, we welcome all to apply, including veterans and persons with disabilities.


Budget Title: Senior Staff Assistant (SL-3)

Salary: $53,151

The Coordinator of TESOL Programs for the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Educational Leadership, within the College of Community and Public Affairs, reports directly to the Senior Director of Academic Affairs and Clinical Partnerships and is responsible for the following:

Enrollment and Advisement:
  • Assisting students with enrollment, degree planning, updating plans of study, assisting students with course registration and advisement-related questions
  • Overseeing the development, organization, and management of The TLEL Advanced Student Hub
  • Recording student progress including completion of graduation, the program of requirements and conditions of admission
  • Monitoring and recordkeeping admissions, enrollment, and pending actions for advising program faculty and department chair
  • Attending TESOL orientations
  • Recordkeeping and monitoring students' foreign language requirements
  • Consulting with TESOL directors through regular meetings
  • Coordinating with the Associate Director of Student Services Taskstream for the online advanced programs
  • Monitoring and recordkeeping online program enrollment, and pending actions for advising program faculty and department chair

Clinical Field Placements:
  • Coordinating fieldwork and internship experiences across the TESOL programs
  • Working with TLEL faculty on matches; corresponding with students, cooperating teachers, administrators, and university-based supervisors throughout the placement process
  • Organization and execution of MOUs to secure field placement sites
  • Organization and coordination of clinical experience office recordkeeping and documentation
  • Assisting in solving interpersonal communication problems that may arise between teacher candidates, mentor teachers/cooperating teachers, and supervisors
  • Recordkeeping and reviewing all field- and course-based professional disposition concern reports (with Senior Director and TESOL directors)
  • Collaborating with TESOL directors on meeting state internship requirements for TESOL
  • Coordinating with the Associate Director of Student Services Taskstream operations for the online advanced programs
  • Assisting the Senior Director with assessment and accreditation-related activities and reporting


Visa sponsorship is not available for this position
  • Bachelor's degree with at least two years of relevant experience in higher education, K-12 education, advising, counseling, teaching, or other academic affairs/student services-related experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of the educational role of academic advising in enhancing student learning and development
  • Evidence of building and maintaining partnerships with school districts and/or community organizations/campus departments
  • Familiarity with monitoring student progress
  • Ability to manage several high-priority tasks at once
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience building and maintaining spreadsheets

  • Master's degree
  • Familiarity with ESL/ELL/ESOL/Bilingual/TESOL fields
  • Knowledge of New York State teacher preparation programs, field education, and certification requirements, knowledge of Binghamton University student services policies and procedures, and campus resources
  • Experience as a cooperating teacher and/or supervisor of student teachers
  • Familiarity with schools and districts in New York State
  • Experience in student programming, developing, coordinating, and conducting workshops, events, and/or programs for an online population
  • Experience with the use of technology and experience with Brightspace, Microsoft Suite, Banner, Slate, and/or other student management software

Additional Information:

Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.

Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

As required by Title IX and its implementing regulations Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here.

Application Instructions:

All applicants must apply via Interview Exchange:

Deadline for Internal Applicants: February 23, 2024

Deadline for External Applicants: Open until filled

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the vacancy is filled.

Please submit:
  • Resume,
  • Cover letter, and
  • Contact information for three professional references

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