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Director of Intensive English Program

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Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Director of Intensive English Program
Posting Number S543P
Classification Title

Position Summary Information


Manage the Intensive English Program (IEP) as a whole in order to ensure that classes proceed smoothly and the student’s needs are met in such a manner as to prepare them for transition into Traditional and Graduate programs. The Director will provide administrative support, leadership, and execution of the strategic plan while elevating the functionality of the organization. The Director will work to actively recruit students to the ESL program in conjunction with the International Admissions team and will be expected to promote the program as a key part of their job responsibility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Other duties may be assigned.
1. Maintain policies and procedures/manage program budget. Demonstrate experience in financial planning/reporting and budgetary oversight.
2. Recruit ESL students to the program. Maintain relationships with recruiting partners and sponsoring programs/the ability to communicate diplomatically with diverse constituencies.
3. Interview prospective instructors and supervise/evaluate teaching staff.
4. Conduct staff meetings and facilitate professional development. Observe, mentor, and evaluate current adjuncts.
5. Prepare and submit adjunct Salary Initiation Memos each term.
6. Oversee curriculum, class schedules, and assign instruction.
7. Support International Chapel in conjunction with the International Center.
8. Coordinate initial placement testing and end of semester assessment.
9. Coordinate with the Academic Advising Office to ensure student registration throughout IEP and upcoming completing IEP.
10. Spend significant time in the classroom, depending on size of the program and serve as back-up for adjunct faculty.
11. Work with faculty advisors and International Center personnel to support international student services.
12. Oversee courses and provide teaching staff for language camps, in conjunction with the Director of the International Center.
13. Perform other duties and special considerations as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Other Knowledge Skills and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
 Ability to communicate and champion the value of English language study; enhances the visibility of member program; and fosters professional development among members.
 Ability to work a demanding, primarily self-directed, flexible work schedule with strong organization, multi-tasking, and time management skills. Demonstrated experience as a self-starter in project, people, and office management.
 Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
 Ability to make administrative, and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.
 A thorough knowledge of: Business English and arithmetic; general office methods, procedures and practices.
 Ability to plan, develop, and coordinate multiple projects.
 Ability to read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position.
 Ability to use independent judgment, and to manage and impart confidential information.
 Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
 Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student body.
 Ability to supervise and train staff, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
 Strong organizational skills and detail oriented.
 Ability to maintain confidentiality.
 Ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events.
 Knowledge of standard budgeting, and expenditure control procedures and documentation.
 Ability to interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines and procedures.
 Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
 Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
 Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
 Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures.
 Ability to resolve customer complaints and concerns.
 Ability to investigate and analyze information and to draw conclusions.

Education and/or Experience

Master’s degree (M.A.) or equivalent; or four to ten years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 11/28/2017
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Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Nondiscrimination Statement

State and Federal law permit California Baptist University to discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its purpose. The University does not discriminate contrary to either State or Federal law.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a Christian?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you attend church regularly?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. If no, please explain (required):

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you both familiar with and not in conflict with the fundamental doctrines and practices of the California Southern Baptist Convention as stated in the Baptist Faith and Message dated June 14, 2000? (Please see above link for more information)
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document
  4. Other Document 2