International Education Leadership, International Enrollment Management, Teaching Learning and Scholarship
This position serves as a faculty administrator/program director of UCF Global’s English programs (intensive, online, community, short/special custom, etc.). The program director represents the English programs at large and is responsible for monitoring program excellence, professional development of faculty, and the use of innovative practices and technology in support of teaching and learning. The program director must ensure all programs meet all academic and accreditation standards and requirements. The program director will also possess the ability to develop, lead, and supervise English Language programs to achieve the university and UCF Global’s goals, mission, and vision; the ability to manage and implement programs and projects (including federal, state, and international grants) programmatically and fiscally; the ability to lead others in pursuit of the unit’s goals, mission, and vision as related to curriculum and instruction; the ability to project and generate positive attitudes; and the ability to work successfully with colleagues, faculty, and community members at large. This position must liaise with faculty, staff, and various educational, governmental, and private sector partners throughout the U.S. and internationally.
This position reports directly to the associate vice-president (AVP) for UCF Global.
Key responsibilities as follows:
•Oversee curriculum and instructional design for all English programs. •Oversee the planning, organizing and instruction for all skills in English to individuals for whom English is not the native language. •Make recommendations for modifications in the language programs based on the quality of teaching based on evaluations, SPI (Student Perception of Instruction), and session data (passing/failure rates). •Report data on persistence, retention, and graduation to UCF Global leadership and the university at large. •Facilitate instruction via Canvas through UCF Webcourses. •Supervise logistics personnel necessary to execute all projects and programs. •Oversee the program’s budget, including the allocation of resources, monitor expenditures, and have oversight of the program’s implementation. •Serve as Hiring Manager for all required faculty, adjuncts and staff when applicable. •Report on the program’s progress and delivery and conduct faculty, adjunct, and staff evaluations. •Collaborate with UCF Global’ s leadership team with pertinent issues related to all programs. •Communicate directly will all directors, AVP, and others in leadership regarding program proposals, creation, submission, reporting, etc. •Other duties as assigned.
Direct leadership experience working with English language programs and international students. Experience designing and creating custom English language programs. Experience managing faculty and staff.
A master’s degree from an accredited institution.
Five years of successful teaching experience including two years in an instructional leadership role.
Internal Number: 499501
About UCF Global
The UCF Global Online English Program (OEP) offers content created to meet learner needs, and enhance language acquisition in core language subjects. The OEP provides the opportunity to start developing English proficiency at home and transition to our on campus programs. UCF Global has been home to students from over 70 countries since 1987. Many of these students have graduated from the University of Central Florida’s undergraduate and graduate degree programs and are now pursuing their careers with the ability to communicate in English. Six sessions of intensive English are offered year-round at foundational, beginning, intermediate, high intermediate, and advanced levels. OEP students study for 15-25 hours per week. Academic support services are offered to support English language acquisition and transition to university programs. Classes have an average of 20-30 students to provide the best learning environment. Our faculty have master’s or doctoral degrees in TESOL along with multiple years of teaching experience to provide students with high-quality instruction.