Resident Faculty /Program Coordinator, Adult Language & Studio Programs, School of Chinese Studies
Job Title: Resident Faculty /Program Coordinator (Full Time), Adult Language & Studio Programs, School of Chinese Studies
The Position: The School of Chinese Studies at China Institute is seeking a dynamic, creative, and highly organized professional to perform two roles in the Adult Language and Studio Programs: Teaching adult language classes and coordinating academic and administrative responsibilities.
• Instructs 10-12 class hours a week in the adult Chinese language program in 4 semesters annually, including evening classes, possible weekend classes, and off-site classes;
• Works as a substitute teacher when needed.
Academic Development & Administrative Support
• Manages the Private Tutoring Program independently. Responsibilities include communicating with instructors and students, assigning
instructors, scheduling, reserving space, and following up.
• Researches and implements an up-to-date curriculum, textbook selection, course design, and compiling teaching resources.
• Communicate with instructors in developing new courses, maintaining a teacher sharing platform via Google Group or other channels.
• Collects teaching materials, maintains and updates folders for name courses, physical and/or digital.
• Conducts class observations with new instructors and for new courses, and communicates with teachers afterwards.
• Meets with prospective students for placement assessments.
• Supports and participates in conducting end-of-term evaluations, analyzes data and results, and contributes suggestions for improvement.
• Keeps abreast of key developments in relevant fields, including participation in relevant professional conferences, workshops, and training sessions, etc.
• Coordinates and supports Associate Director of Education in overall administrative operations in the Adult Language & Studio Programs, including off-site programs.
• Supports Associate Director of Education in managing language classes, studio classes, tutoring office-hour programs, and Mandarin Meetup.
• Supports the implementation of marketing efforts, including website posts and updates, e-blasts via Constant Contacts, newsletters and flyers, and other promotional materials.
• Supports and participates in organizing faculty meetings, professional development activities, open houses, and other events in the adult programs.
• Education background: B.A. required, M.A preferred, in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, Chinese Language & Literature, Bilingual Education, Applied Linguistics, TESOL or related areas
• Native-like proficiency in spoken and written Chinese
• At least one (2) year of teaching experience, preferably with adult learners of diverse backgrounds and in all age groups
• Extensive experience in using student-centered, interactive, communicative, and task-based teaching approach
• Strong passion and experience in curriculum development and course design
• Strong skills in academic research and familiar with up-to-date developments in teaching Chinese as a second language, assessment, and program evaluation
• Strong computer skills, esp. in technology applications in Chinese education
• A good command of spoken and written English
• Strong organizational skills, interpersonal skills, communication skills, planning skills, and detailed oriented
• Experiences of working in an office setting is highly referred.
Please send cover letter and Resume to:
Associate Director of Education
Email: [email protected]
• China Institute is an equal opportunity employer.
• No phone calls please. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.