Instructor, Language and Culture Institute

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Instructor, Language and Culture Institute
Faculty Rank: Instructor
Posting Number: TR0150160
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech, founded in 1872 as a land-grant institution, is currently ranked as a Top 25 Public University by US News & World Report and a Top 25 Public Research University by the National Science Foundation. Through a combination of its three missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, Virginia Tech continually strives to accomplish the charge of its motto: Ut Prosim (That I May Serve). As the Commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech serves a diverse population of 30,000+ students and 8000+ faculty and staff from over 100 countries, and is engaged in research around the world. Invent the Future at Virginia Tech.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Associate Director of the Intensive English Program for the Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute (VTLCI), the Instructor is responsible for the planning, teaching, and evaluating assigned classes in accordance with VTLCI curriculum. The instructor will also maintain student class records; fulfill committee and administrative duties as required or requested; participate in professional development activities. All appointments are subject to enrollment.

Required Qualifications:

- Master’s degree in TESOL or a related field
- Experience teaching the target language in a classroom setting
- Demonstrated ability to use the latest technology and teaching techniques

Preferred Qualifications:

International work experience is desirable

Employment Conditions: Must have a criminal background check
Must have a conviction check? Yes
Describe Other:
Employment Comments:

Direct questions concerning this position to:

Dr. Elsie Paredes
Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute
840 University City Boulevard, Suite 2 (0273)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540/231-5739 Fax: 540/231-2986
email: paredese@vt.edu

How to Apply for this Job:

For a full description of the position and requirements, please go to www.jobs.vt.edu. Attach a resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references to the online faculty application. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations should notify Dr. Elsie Paredes at paredese@vt.edu.

Employee Category: Temporary Faculty (non-salaried)
Appointment Type: Temp, non-salaried wage
If restricted or temporary, enter end date: based upon revenue
FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year? Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Part-time
If part time, enter Percent Time:
Pay Range: commensurate with experience
Department: Language & Culture Institute_BB
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Job Posting Date: 11/05/2015
Review Begin Date: 05/31/2016
Job Close Date: (if applicable)
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-8771 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/61134

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents