Director of Center for Language Education, SUSTech
Southern University of Science and Technology
December 11, 2017
Full Time - Experienced
Located in Shenzhen, China and neighboring Hong Kong, Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) is a young public university committed to building a world-class research university. The academic programs focus on sciences and engineering, plus selected programs in management science, humanities, and social sciences. Most courses are taught in English or use text books in English. SUSTech is committed to a global education for every student. More information can be found at http://sustc.edu.cn/en/.
SUSTech Center for Language Education (CLE) is responsible to provide English language education to SUSTech students and promote internationalization of the university.
SUSTech invites applications for CLE director who has the vision and strategy to develop the language center into a world-class one.
Provide both administrative and academic leadership for the center;
Develop and implement strategic plans;
Recruit, mentor, and evaluate teaching faculty and staff;
Administer the CLE budget and supervise staff;
Develop, maintain, and review curriculum and supervise CLE programs;
Teach appropriate classes;
Supervise proficiency testing, student evaluation, and placement;
Engage in professional development;
Assist the teaching units with pertinent university activities.
Have a high level of English proficiency;
Education or working experience in Europe or North America;
At least five years of experience in intensive English Language program and university program administration;
Experience with faculty development and students training;
Experience in innovative program development and assessment;
Proficiency in one or more languages other than English preferred;
Familiar with theories and practice of language teaching, knowledgeable of cultures and histories of Europe and North America;
Record of effective collaboration with colleagues and diverse constituencies both domestically and globally;
Outstanding professional, cross-cultural communication skills.
Conditions of Employment
Employees in this job title are subject to the terms and conditions of an employment contract. Employment contracts are typically subject to review and renewal on an annual basis. SUSTech provides international competitive compensation which includes salary, medical insurance, subsidized housing and other benefits.
CV, cover letter, contact details of 3 referees, scanned copies of academic qualifications and any other supporting materials to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled, with an expected start date in September 2017.
More information about the University can be found at http://sustc.edu.cn/en/ and about the CLE on http://cle.sustc.edu.cn/.
About Southern University of Science and Technology
Southern University of Science and Technology is a public university located in the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone, a mega vibrant city and high-tech center across Hong Kong with a population of more than 10 million people. The university is intended to be a top-tier international university that excels in conducting interdisciplinary research, nurturing innovative talents and delivering new knowledge to the world.