Job Positions

UNIVERSITY PREPARATION INSTRUCTOR / ACADEMIC APPOINTMENT

Categories: Pacific Region 9

Department:

University Programs

Institution:

UC Irvine Extension

Date Posted:

7/30/14

Close Date:


8/29/14

Position Description
RESPONSIBILITIES (include, but are not limited to, the following):
- Teach approx. 20 hours/week, 4 quarters (40-44 weeks)/year, as scheduled; frequently includes evening teaching
-Collaborate with Curriculum Coordinator and other instructors
-Develop course materials-Advise and counsel international students-Assume responsibility for administrative tasks
-Contribute to academic coordination responsibilities, as needed
-Participate in the various extra-curricular functions that support the unit’s programs

Duties
See position description

Institution Information
UCI Extension is the continuing education branch of the University of California, Irvine. UCI Extension offers professional level educational opportunities for those who seek employment or advancement in a wide variety of specialized fields. Established over 50 years ago, Extension processes more than 12,000 course registrations annually. University Programs, part of International Programs within Extension, provides linguistic and academic preparation and study abroad opportunities for international students. Please peruse our University Programs offerings at www.unex.uci.edu/international/university/. The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Additional Information
All applicants must now apply online using this link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF02468.

Application Process
For full consideration, please apply online at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF02468 and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, proof of highest degree earned, and three recent recommendation letters (written and signed by supervisors attesting to your teaching expertise) no later than August 29, 2014. The starting salary for this position is $44,904.00. This position is classified as an Academic Appointment and carries with it a full “career employee” benefits package

Contact Information
All applicants must now apply online using this link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF02468

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications
Minimum requirements include:
-M.A., preferably in TESL, educational assessment, or related field, in hand;
-At least three years teaching experience, primarily in academic test preparation (TOEFL, SAT, GRE, GMAT) and preferably to international clientele;
-Demonstrated ability to teach a variety of courses, English proficiency levels, and skills;
-Native fluency/command of standard English;
-Eligibility to work full-time in the United States.

Preferred Qualifications
In addition to the required qualifications, the preferred candidate also has:
-Proficiency in a second language;
-Teaching or living experience abroad;
-Experience utilizing technology, including teaching online courses, to support the face- to-face classroom;
-Involvement in professional organizations (such as TESOL, IAEA);
-Demonstrated sensitivity to cultural differences;
-Evident charisma to engage and inspire a variety of international learners of English.