Koç University’s English Language Center is accepting applications for the position of Associate Director.
Koc University is a premier research institution in Turkey, and its English Language Center (ELC) provides intensive language instruction to prepare students for the university’s English-medium academic programs. The ELC invites applications from motivated and experienced English language instructors/administrators who thrive in an innovative and professionally demanding academic program.
ESL / EFL teaching experience
Master’s degree in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, Educational Administration or closely related field.
Superior communication skills: verbal, written, interpersonal, cross-cultural
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Power Point and Access (preferred) applications
Ability to use course management systems such as Blackboard
Ability to create content and update our program on the web site
No military obligation for male candidates
Assists the ELC Director with administration of the center, evaluation of educational needs, and program assessment.
Coordinates efforts between ELC and the university Upper Administration
Provides information and updates to the Upper Administration as needed
Draws up the academic calendar, course/instructor schedule, and extracurricular/tutorial schedule as well as creating the class lists
Works with the Assessment Committee to prepare proficiency exam schedule and lists
Conducts orientation sessions with students and parents and counsels them throughout the year
Prepares the annual departmental budget
Analyzes, produces and presents regular statistical and informative reports on student success rates, grades and proficiency exam results for departmental overview and for the Upper Administration’s evaluation
Effectively uses the Koç University Student Information system to monitor student progress and for data input into the system
Assures that the program runs in line with YöK rules and regulations on English Prep Schools of private universities
Plans, monitors and evaluates the work assigned to office support staff and the department assistant
Works with the program director to hire ELC instructors and staff, and to develop and revise the staff and student handbooks
Administers the English Language Center’s website
Works with publishing company representatives to remain familiar with available text books
Places text book orders through the university book store
Issues progress reports and letters to students upon their request
MA/MS in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, Educational Administration, or related field
Experience in academic administration
About Koç University
Koc University, located in Istanbul, is one of Turkey's premier reaserch institutions.