Faculty, Lecturer, ESL - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Teaches a diverse student population using a variety of instructional modes and acknowledged best practices in the Second Language (ESL) Program. The ESL Program supports the university in its mission to provide students with opportunities to engage with real-life contexts and local and global communities and helps them prepare for success in their educational, professional, and personal goals. The position includes a teaching load of 15 credit hours a semester, departmental and university service assignments, and coordination/administrative responsibilities. A teaching load of 9-10 credit hours for summer may be available with additional compensation. There is also a possibility of reassigned time for some administrative responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in TESL, applied linguistics with an emphasis in teaching English as a Second Language or other closely related degree with a certificate in E.S.L. with a significant amount of course work (at least 20%) in E.S.L. theory, methodology, and assessment, or an earned doctorate in TESOL, applied linguistics, or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution is required

Preferred Qualifications

Position is open to those who have earned a masters degree in TESL, applied linguistics with an emphasis in teaching English as a Second Language, or a closely-related field.
Position is also open to those who have earned a doctorate degree in TESL, applied linguistics with an emphasis in teaching English as a Second Language or a closely-related field.


Knowledge of subject matter and content of English as a Second Language and support courses.


Skill in instructional strategies and techniques of student management, motivation, and evaluation.
Skill in curriculum and course development and evaluation.
Interpersonal problem solving, decision-making, and supervisory skills.


Engage in innovative, student-centered pedagogy.
Ability to communicate effectively in English, verbally and in writing.

Pay Range

$40,000 - $48,000 DOE

Special Instructions to Applicants

Full tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents, substantial employer contribution to retirement, affordable medical and dental insurance, life insurance, 12 paid holidays in addition to a generous leave policy, and discounts for university events and local businesses.

Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer.

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  • beautiful mountain location
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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