The Program Manager is responsible for developing and coordinating special curricular programs for the English Language Center at the University of Denver, including short-term and customized Learn English at DU programs, Au Pair courses, and online curricular offerings. The position will collaborate regularly with ELC faculty, staff and administrators as well as campus and community stakeholders.
Developing and coordinating short-term and customized Learn English at DU (LEADU) programs
Developing and coordinating Au Pair courses
Developing and coordinating online curricular offerings
Hiring, training and supervising adjunct instructors for LEADU, Au Pair, and Online programs
Building courses and managing applications and student data in the Elevate CRM
Assisting with developing and maintaining strategic partnerships for special programs
Teaching courses in special programs as needed
Hiring, developing and supervising student worker positions as needed
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability and the initiative to work independently and creatively with minimal supervision in a team setting in a seasonally busy and time-sensitive environment.
Strong interpersonal/intercultural communication skills, flexible work style, strong grammar, writing and editing skills.
Ability to work with international students from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
Demonstrated compassion and understanding of the challenges faced by international students.
Ability to interact with a variety of constituents and stakeholders, both on and off campus.
Strong computer literacy and social media skills.
Detail-oriented and well-organized, with the ability to manage multiple tasks/demands and meet deadlines.
MA TESL/TESOL/TEFL -or- Masters/Doctorate in related field with documented course work for credit in the areas of linguistics, culture and society, educational foundations, second-language pedagogy, second-language assessment, and language teaching practicum
At least 3 years teaching experience in an English language program
Experience with assessment, curriculum, materials, and programming development
Demonstrated experience using Banner, Elevate, Slate or equivalent systems
Proficient in or previous formal study of a second language
At least 1 year supervising others
Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm, with weekends and evenings as required.
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on December 2, 2019.
Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply.
Please include the following documents with your application:
A Cover Letter
The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.
About University of Denver - English Language Center
The English Language Center (ELC), located on the campus of the University of Denver, offers English language programming for international students. The ELC has been preparing students to be successful members of the University of Denver and other U.S. institutions of higher education for over 40 years. With the benefits of a major metropolitan area and easy access to the outdoor adventures of the Rocky Mountains, the ELC offers students a unique, supportive, and immersive educational experience.