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IEP Program Coordinator

Company: The University of Georgia
Location: Athens
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Posting Number:F0961PWorking Title:IEP Program CoordinatorDepartment:VPI-Academic EnhancementAbout the University of Georgia:The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the states oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The Universitys main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The Universitys enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.Posting Type:ExternalRetirement Plan:TRS or ORPEmployment Type:EmployeeBenefits Eligibility:Benefits EligibleAdvertised Salary:$50,000 - $60,000Anticipated Start Date:11/01/2021Job Posting Date:09/02/2021Open until filled:YesSpecial Instructions to Applicants:To apply, please upload a current Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Unofficial Transcripts, List of References with Contact Information, and Unofficial Letters of RecommendationLocation of Vacancy:Athens Area EEO Statement:The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).UGA Statement:PLEASE NOTE: On December 7, 2021, the federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction against enforcing the vaccine requirement forFederal Contractors pending further review. As a result, the requirements of the Executive Order and associated guidance, including the vaccination requirement for covered contractor employees, are currently not in effect.The University of Georgia is a Federal Contractor as defined by Presidential Executive Order 14042 and subject to the requirement that Federal Contractors must ensure that all covered employees, including those working remotely, are fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. You may be required to show proof of your fully vaccinated status at the time of your start date, or have received a medical or religious exemption from the fully vaccinated requirement at the time of your start date. For more information regarding the Federal Contractor fully vaccinated employment requirement please visit or call (706) 542-2222.Classification Title:Academic Professional ACFaculty Rank:Open RankContract Type:Fiscal (12 mo.)Tenure Status:Non-Tenure TrackMinimum Qualifications:PhD or masters degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs Administration, Applied Linguistics Business, International Affairs, or related field.Position Summary:The University of Georgia (UGA) seeks an innovative, collaborative, and creative Academic Professional to serve as Coordinator of the Intensive English Program (IEP) within the Division of Academic Enhancement (DAE), a unit in the Office of the Vice-President for Instruction (OI). Appointment of the selected candidate will be at the rank of Academic Professional Associate, Academic Professional, or Senior Academic Professional. The DAE supports students as they transition into higher education and sustains their progress through the Universitys unique academic environment through innovative courses, programs, services, and student-centered initiatives. One such program is the IEP which offers an intense, supportive, and student-centered English language program to help students develop the English language proficiency and the cultural competence they need to enter and succeed in American universities, including UGA The Coordinator will report to the director of the DAE concerning the mission, management, and growth of the IEP and will work closely with the DAEs business manager in tracking expenditures and budgeting for the program. The Coordinator will both teach within the program and contribute to division- and campus-wide conversations about innovation and the future evolution of the IEP.Additional duties include responsibilities such as responding to e-mails, preparing visa-related documents, answering students questions (by email and face-to-face) preparing invoices using QuickBooks, managing inventory, inputting new students into the IEPs registration system, scheduling courses, processing payment requests for invoices, and purchasing via the Universitys UGAMart system. This position may involve flexibility of the work schedule and occasional evening and weekend hours. Additional Requirements:Candidates with a masters degree must document exceptional accomplishments in Higher Education, Student Affairs Administration, Applied Linguistics Business, International Affairs, or related area and must be approved for a terminal degree exception before hire. For information about the requirements for appointment at the rank of Academic Professional Associate, Academic Professional, or Senior Academic Professional, please see the Guidelines for Appointment and Promotion of Academic Professionals (). Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification:

  • TESL/TEFL certification.
  • An earned Ph.D degree is preferred.
  • One years practical experience in higher education workplace with significant experience in program operations (e.g.; enrollment management, admissions, or international recruitment).
  • At least one years experience with international experience and intercultural communication/competencies (e.g., study abroad, life/travel abroad etc.).
  • Two years experience coordinating university-wide programming or activities Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:
    • Multi-lingual with proficiencies in written and oral communication.
    • Knowledge of student learning outcomes and program evaluation.
    • Knowledge of programming and organizational strategies and their application in the higher education setting.
    • Evidence of collaborative high-energy work with the ability to sustain autonomous, self-regulated work.
    • Significant practical knowledge of international education and/or student development.
    • A strong desire to help international students and the patience required to work with learners who may have limited English proficiency.
    • Evidence of the ability to communicate effectively across a wide range of stakeholders such as student, faculty, staff, administrators, external agencies, and foreign governmentsIs this a Position of Trust?:YesDoes this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?:YesDoes this position require a P-Card? :NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :NoIs driving a responsibility of this position?:NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):YesCredit and P-Card policy:Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the website.Duties/Responsibilities: Coordinate the Intensive English Program and staff, including, but not limited to designing and implementing innovations to maximize program effectiveness and sustained growth; collaborating with the Office of Global Engagement concerning visas for international students registering for this program and with the UGA graduate school for students who would like to apply to UGA graduate school after completing the IEP; assisting in planning and executing program events; providing appropriate programmatic support for participants during their residency; and liaising with other campus partners including International Student Life, the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, and the UGA Gwinnett Campus and beyond.Percentage Of Time:40Duties/Responsibilities: Manage the production of advertisements; maintain IEP application processes; manage aspects of the IEP budget; supervise IEP PT instructors and one graduate assistant; develop and conduct assessments to determine the effectiveness of IEP; offer campus as well as conference presentations on IEP.Percentage Of Time:25Duties/Responsibilities: Teach classes within the IEP.Percentage Of Time:25Duties/Responsibilities: Perform other duties as assigned. Percentage Of Time:10

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