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International Orientation Instructor

Johns Hopkins University
Druid, MD
Closing date
Jun 16, 2023

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Faculty / Professor / Lecturer
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
Johns Hopkins Carey Business School is seeking skilled teaching professionals for a short-term role as I_ _nternational Orientation Instructor. This assignment begins on or about July 1, 2023 and concludes with a 1 hour debrief session on or before August 31, 2023. The instructor will provide enthusiastic instruction to roughly 300 F-1 international students through culturally based orientation sessions at the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School. Sessions will focus on academic expectations and norms in the U.S. classroom, immigration requirements, and cultural adjustment to living in the U.S. Instructors will be expected to teach course material to a cohort of 40-45 international students in graduate programs.
The main objective for these sessions is to orient students to U.S. expectations, norms, and nuances of learning in American graduate school classrooms. Emphasis on communication norms such as idioms, email conversations, discussions (in-person/virtual), and presentation skills is expected as well. The successful Instructor will use our established curriculum and lesson plans to create an enjoyable learning environment for newly arrived international graduate students. The instructor will participate in a 2-hour online onboarding and training session, plus a 1-hour debrief after the program concludes.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
- Teach assigned sections of International Orientation.
- Serve as a friendly and knowledgeable cultural and linguistic guide to roughly 300 students.
- Participate in communication with Carey Business School staff, faculty and program manager.
- Attend an online training and final recap sessions.
- Maintain a high level of professionalism as a representative of the school.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Must be available to start after July 1, 2023.
Special Application Instructions
- Application should include Cover Letter and Resume.
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
- Ability to lead an effective and dynamic class with skill and patience.
- Intermediate computer skills.
- TESOL/TEFL certification desirable.
Minimum Qualifications
- Bachelor's Degree required.
- Two or more years' teaching experience.
Preferred Qualifications
- Two or more years' experience teaching international students strongly preferred.
- Experience teaching cross-cultural communication strongly preferred.
- Master's degree preferred. MA/MEd TESOL or closely related field preferred.
- Experience in higher education, especially in a business school, or corporate setting preferred.
- TESOL/TEFL certification desirable.
Classified Title: Carey Summer Intensive Instructor
Working Title: International Orientation Instructor
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MB
Starting Salary Range: $40,100-$55,140-$70,180 Annually (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Casual / On Call
Schedule: 8:30-5:00 Monday-Friday
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: ???????JH at Harbor East
Department name: ???????Academic Administration
Personnel area: Carey Business School
Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate's conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.
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