Director of English Language Centre
UIC now invites candidates for this position which is expected to be filled as soon as possible:
BNU-HKBU United International College (UIC) strives to enhance students’ literacy and communication skills for their studies, careers and independent learning. UIC aims to foster an English learning environment through workshops, competitions and a number of extra-curricular activities that supports students for their ‘whole person development’, and that assists students in their pursuit of excellence in the use of the English language.
The appointee should be an innovative and visionary leader who is responsible for the strategic planning and daily operation of the Centre. The Director’s duties include: 1) supervising credit-bearing courses taught by experienced native speaking teachers. Clubs and workshops organized by foreign interns for language and culture exposure also come under this supervision; 2) participating in class teaching, class design and exam marking; 3) running the Writing Resource Centre, workshops for staff and students and anything needed by the College; 4) other duties as assigned by the Senior Management Team of the College.
The candidate should have a PhD degree or equivalent in English Literature and Language Studies or other related disciplines, with rich experience in teaching English for non-native students. Substantial managerial and leadership experience in a multicultural educational institution would be a definite asset, as is passion for quality English language teaching and a strategic vision about liberal arts education. Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge of the education system in Mainland China and are bilingual in both English and Chinese.
Appointment to this position will initially be made on a fixed-term contract of two or three years. Commencing salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience. Fringe benefits include housing allowance, leave and medical insurance. Continuation of appointment beyond the initial term will be subject to mutual agreement.
*Please complete the job application form and upload the requested documents online: https://hrapp.uic.edu.hk/recruit/job/vacancy/JobDetail/121.
*If you failed to submit your application online, please send your application by emailing to email@example.com. Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a completed "Job Application Form" which can be downloaded from http://web.uic.edu.hk/en/hr/job-opportunities/application-procedure. Please indicate the position being applied for, including the field of expertise, level and reference number.
The College reserves the right not to fill this position, or to extend the search until suitable candidates are identified or to make an appointment by invitation.
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