Detailed Job Description
English Language Learner (ELL) Specialist to be responsible for teaching, tutoring, and otherwise supporting both domestic and international English language learners enrolled at Miami University's regional campuses. This is a full-time, 12 month, position to be located on the Hamilton Campus, with occasional responsibilities possible at the Middletown Campus.
Student Services (Regional Campuses) Office of Learning Assistance: English Language Learner (ELL) Specialist to coordinate and administer the ELL program for domestic and international students including scheduling, curriculum, placement, programming, data collection, and instructor development; teach section(s) of ENG007: Fundamentals of Writing/ELL, EDT002: College Reading II/ELL, ENG151: Intro to Critical Reading/ELL, ENG106: Orientation of American Language and Educational Culture, ENG108: US Cultures & Composition for L2 Writers, ENG109: College Composition for L2 Writers, ACT199A: Advanced Communication Strategies, ACT199B: Reading and Writing in Academic Contexts, or other courses or workshops as needed; tutor students as needed and assist the training of peer tutors; communicate and collaborate with the faculty and staff on all campuses of Miami University; conduct outreach to the local community by establishing relationships and communicating with local ESOL programs; research best practices and policies in ELL programs including conducting research as it relates to developmental education, academic support, English language program, and TESOL; attend all staff meetings, planning meetings, and end of year retreats for the Office of Learning Assistance (OLA); develop and deliver study skills workshops, programs, or learning labs for individual language learning when appropriate; represent OLA at campus functions including high school visits, open houses, campus visit programs, and other programs as needed; research, develop, and implement innovative ELL support programs for all domestic and international students; attend regional and national professional conferences related to TESOL, developmental education, learning assistance, and academic support; investigate, locate and secure grand opportunities; prepare reports for director of learning assistance pertaining to position responsibilities and program effectiveness; perform other duties as assigned by the director of learning assistance.
Master's degree in a related field and TESOL endorsement or certification; two years of experience working with non-native speakers of English; experience with curriculum development; strong interpersonal, cross-cultural communication and organization skills.
Master's degree in TESOL; college-level teaching experience; understanding and ability to relate to a non-native speaker's experience.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Candidates will be asked to submit letter of interest, resume, and a list with contact information of three references when applying for this position; applications only accept online.