English Language Center (ELC) Specialist - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job ID 702

ELC Specialist responsible for teaching, tutoring, advising and otherwise supporting English language learners enrolled at Miami University Middletown’s English Language Center. The English Language Center is an intensive English program preparing students for academic purposes and college success.  This is a full-time, temporary 12-month position. Anticipate appointment will begin July 1, 2015.


The primary focus of this position is to teach approximately two to four ELC courses a semester. Courses may be any ELC course in levels 1-5 including: Reading/Writing, Listening/Speaking, Grammar, Pronunciation, Integrated Skills, ACE 112: Advanced Communication Strategies, ACE 113: Reading and Writing in Academic Contexts, ENG 108: U.S. Cultures & Composition for L2 Writers, ENG 109: College Composition for L2 Writers, or other courses or workshops as needed.  Additionally, this person may assist as needed with advising students regarding courses and degree programs; tutoring students as needed and assist the training of peer tutors; communicate and collaborate with the faculty and staff on all campuses of Miami University; attend all staff meetings, planning meetings, and other meetings related to the ELC; develop and deliver study skills workshops, programs, or learning labs for language learning when appropriate; research, develop, and implement innovative ELL support programs for international students; attend regional and national professional conferences related to TESOL, developmental education, learning assistance, and academic support; prepare reports for director of ELC pertaining to position responsibilities and program effectiveness; perform other duties as assigned by the director of ELC.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in a related field and TESOL endorsement or certification; experience working with non-native speakers of English; experience with curriculum development; strong interpersonal, cross-cultural communication and organization skills.  

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in TESOL; college-level teaching experience in ESL composition and/or an intensive English program; understanding and ability to relate to a non-native speaker’s experience.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keyword Phrases

  • Middletown Campus Regional Dean
  • English Language Center (ELC) Specialist
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • ESL
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
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Type of School:Research University
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