Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey Academic Coordinator
Position Information Posting Number: S00915 Full-time/Part-time: Part-time Benefits Eligible?: Yes Hourly/Salaried: Hourly Hiring Minimum: $21.75 Band/Level: SP2 Department: GSTILE-LPP Location: MIIS at Monterey Main Campus Hire contingent upon successful completion of the following post-offer screening: Criminal Background check
Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Director of Executive and Custom Language Programs of GSTILE Language & Professional Programs, the CLS Academic Coordinator is responsible for the administration and implementation of Custom Language Services (CLS) individual and small group programs. This is a non-exempt, part-time (20-hour work week) staff position.
Responsibilities Essential Functions: Essential Responsibilities: • Manage the academic coordination and operations of Custom Language Services individual and small group programs. • Articulate and maintain program mission, instructional philosophy, and academic standards for CLS individual and small group programs • Supervise CLS individual and small group program admissions in coordination with the Operations Manager and Marketing and Admissions Manager • Determine faculty and staffing needs and coordinate hiring, interviewing, training, scheduling and managing of new faculty, staff, and graduate assistants for CLS individual and small group programs • Supervise and mentor CLS faculty and staff teaching in individual and small group programs , including graduate assistants • Ensure maintenance and functionality of CLS classrooms • Maintain strong communication with CLS individual and small group program clients and instructors before, during and after their program • Troubleshoot and resolve client issues for CLS individual and small group programs • Perform program evaluations for CLS individual and small group programs as needed • Assist Curriculum Specialist on curriculum design and implementation as needed General Responsibilities: Other Duties: • Collaborate closely and maintain active communication and relationships with colleagues in the Language & Professional Programs, graduate schools, and other MIIS departments, as appropriate • Keep up-to-date on current immigration policies and procedures as they relate to international students and refer CLS individual and small group program clients to International Student Advisor as needed • Maintain currency on digital learning tools, techniques and trends • Other related duties as requested
Qualifications Education: Education/Experience: • MA in language teaching, applied linguistics or related field (or equivalent) Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Understanding of second language acquisition processes and challenges • Familiarity with language proficiency scales such as ACTFL, ILR and CEFR • Experience with digital learning environments and platforms • Excellent interpersonal and public relations skills, including ability to work cooperatively with culturally and linguistically diverse students, clients, staff, faculty, and public • Capacity to prioritize and organize work requests and projects, often under pressure • Ability to learn complex policy and procedures and to apply them to individual cases • Willingness and ability to adapt to changing technologies and systems • Excellent attention to detail and record keeping skills • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English • Willingness and ability to comply with Institute policies, procedures, and mandates Experience: • At least five years language teaching experience • Training and/or experience in language program administration • Mastery of a second language strongly preferred Physical Demands: Physical Requirements/Environment: The Middlebury Institute of International Studies maintains a smoke-free workplace and complies with the Federal Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act and Drug-Free Workplace Act. The position requires moderate-to-heavy physical exertion. Essential job functions require ability to sit for extended periods of time, walk, bend, climb, push/pull, lift and carry up to 25 pounds occasionally. Also requires fine dexterity and ability to grasp, i.e. for writing and word processing/data entry.
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