The ECU Language Academy (ECULA) is seeking applications for short-term Instructional Consultants to lead one or more non-credit courses during 2020. Part-time instructors are responsible for the planning and execution of courses plus other duties as assigned (see below). Classes meet between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday – Thursday, throughout the year. Friday availability may be occasionally required.
Required duties include but are not limited to the following:
Create, maintain, and distribute syllabi and other course-related documents for each assigned course
Maintain syllabi and other course-related documents on a departmental shared drive
Prepare and execute lessons as per the SLOs established by the program
Keep accurate attendance records
Create, administer, and grade assessments, including midterm and final exams
Keep and maintain accurate grade records using the Blackboard platform
Accompany students to all Speech and Language Clinic sessions
Serve on ECULA's Curriculum Committee
Attend all faculty meetings
Distribute student evaluations at the end of each semester or as requested by the Director
Assist the director with the coordination and execution of student activities, including occasional overnight trips
Assist the director as requested for CEA and other accreditation-related duties
Regularly check ECU official email and agree to use it for student communication
Hold regular office hours, either on site or remotely
Attend and/or assist at ECU/ECULA events as requested by the Director, including New Student Orientation and ECULA Graduation
Hold a minimum of two tutoring hours per week as requested
Advise the Director of any student concerns/attendance issues in a timely manner
Direct the students to the appropriate resource for non-academic issues
Serve as a substitute for other ECULA courses as needed
Inform the Director of any absences or schedule changes
Special Instructions To Application:
Applicants must complete a candidate profile. Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae/resume, a list of three references with contact information, and a cover letter as part of their online application. Applicants will remain active during the stated open period and until the job close date listed below.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.
For Level 1 course: Graduate TESOL certificate For all other levels: A master's degree in TESOL or a related discipline and TESOL experience in a college/university setting.
Full time or Part time: Part Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: E8ECULA
Organizational Unit Overview:
East Carolina University's Language Academy (ECULA) is a CEA-accredited intensive English program which provides academically-oriented language instruction to international students as well as non-native English speakers in the surrounding community.
ECULA offers courses in the discrete skills of reading, writing, grammar, and listening/speaking. Courses in American culture and academic preparedness are also offered. Students also benefit from targeted pronunciation classes at ECU's Speech and Language Clinic and from two hours per week of dedicated conversation practice with native speakers.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.