Interim ESOL Coordinator/International Advisor

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Employer
College of St Benedict/St Johns University
Location
Avon, MN
Posted
Nov 24, 2022
Closes
Dec 07, 2022
Ref
715135218
Specialty
Other
Position Type
Coordinator
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Internship / Student
Organization Type
College / University
Position Summary

Saint John's Preparatory School invites applications for the interim full-time, benefit eligible position of ESOL Coordinator/International Advisor beginning January 3, 2023. Would consider a part-time (.50 fte), benefit eligible position if needed.

Saint John's Preparatory School is a Catholic/Benedictine, co-educational, day and boarding college preparatory school for students in grades 6-12, with boarding options beginning in the 9th grade. Saint John's Prep is located on the 3,000 acres of woods and lakes of Saint John's University's campus in central Minnesota.

Under the supervision of the Principal, this position is responsible for teaching in a dynamic upper school program where students have the opportunity to fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, and psychological growth. This person is responsible for organizing and implementing an ESOL instructional program that will result in students achieving academic success in accordance with Saint John's Preparatory policies. This person is responsible for supporting the international and multicultural students through advising and programming. Additional roles include directing the mentoring and orientation programs and serving on the Student Services Team.

Responsibilities
  • Plan and direct the International Student Mentor Program and the International Student Orientation Program.
  • Lead and manage international and multicultural student services and programming functions.
  • Provide academic, social and personal guidance for international and multicultural students.
  • Regularly communicate with students and parents.
  • Develop and implement multicultural programming and training for students, faculty and staff.
  • Serve as advisor to the World Club and organize and coordinate social and cultural activities.
  • Serve on the Student Services Team (SST).
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
  • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Compile, administer, and grade examinations.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours in order to advise and assist students.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
  • Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues.
  • Participate in staff meetings, campus and community events.

  • Qualifications
    • Qualified candidates should have a bachelor's degree and college counseling or college admission experience.
    • Demonstrated counseling expertise and proven ability to create responsive, caring and appropriate relationships with families. Service-oriented, with the ability to work effectively and proactively with involved parents.
    • Discretion, respect for confidentiality, and highest ethical standards.
    • Enthusiasm for working with teenagers and their parents and understanding of their concerns in the college admission process.
    • Ability and eagerness to work with people of diverse backgrounds and experiences, and a commitment to supporting a diverse and inclusive office and school community.
    • Outstanding writing ability, including experience crafting effective recommendation letters.
    • Communication skills: ability to work with families in a transparent, candid, effective yet thoughtful manner through written and oral communication; effective public speaker.
    • Outstanding organizational and time management skills, plus the ability to work independently, in groups and to multi-task.
    • A collaborative, collegial and flexible workstyle, patience, good humor, openness to new ideas, and a growth-mindset.
    • An ongoing commitment to professional development, staying abreast of issues in college counseling and admissions and showing a broad interest in higher education.
    • Occasional evening or weekend hours may be required.

    ADDITIONAL REQUISITES:
  • Ability to interact positively with the Order of Saint Benedict community.
  • Project a positive image of service which represents Saint John's Preparatory School.
  • Ability to acquire an understanding of the character and mission of the Order of Saint Benedict.
  • Ability to interact positively with the community of the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University.
  • Exemplary ethical standards, discreet judgment and respect for confidentiality are expected at this level of leadership.
  • The personal safety and health of each employee is of primary importance in our operation. Each employee has the responsibility to prevent accidents and injuries. The Order of St. Benedict and its employees have the responsibility to comply with Federal, State and departmental regulations related to safety and health.

  • To Apply

    Applications are accepted online by clicking on "Apply" above. Candidates are asked to complete the application form and submit a cover letter and resume.

    If you require an accommodation to participate in the OSB hiring process, please contact Human Resources at (320) 363-2874.

    It is the policy of OSB to conduct a pre-employment background check. An offer of employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

    Order of Saint Benedict is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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