Director of English Language Centre
About English Language Centre (ELC)
The English Language Centre (ELC) in UIC is responsible for the delivery of diverse English language programmes, including our core modules, taken by all our students, and various elective options that allow students to focus on the areas of language study that interest them the most. Drawing on the expertise of a teaching team from many different countries, the ELC's courses use authentic language to develop students' linguistic abilities for academic, social, and professional purposes and to help them develop an awareness and understanding of the many different societies that use English around the world. ELC aims to ensure that all UIC students obtain the necessary language proficiency and intercultural competencies to be able to succeed in their academic studies and future careers, as well as providing opportunities for students to enhance their abilities to pursue independent, lifelong English language learning.
BNU-HKBU United International College (UIC) now invites candidates for this position which is expected to be filled as soon as possible:
Director of English Language Centre (Ref: SGE220901)
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:
- supervising credit-bearing courses taught by experienced language lecturers. Clubs and workshops organized by language instructors for language and culture exposure also come under this supervision;
- participating in class teaching, class design and exam marking;
- running the Writing Resource Centre, workshops for staff and students and anything needed by the College;
- other duties as assigned by the Senior Management Team of the College.
The candidate should have a PhD degree or equivalent in Applied Linguistics, English Language Teaching, 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.
Benefits and Appointment Terms
Commencing salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience. Fringe benefits include housing allowance, leave and social insurance. Appointment to this position will initially be made on a fixed-term contract of two years. 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.cn/recruit/job/vacancy/JobDetail/648
*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 https://hro.uic.edu.cn/Job_Opportunities_/Application_Procedure.htm. 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.