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Position: Director (Language Center)
Organization: Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand.
Application URL: http://www.hro.ait.ac.th/job/show/426
Posted Date: 2017-01-20
Deadline: 2017-02-19
The director is responsible for managing the Language Center(LC)'s services in line with approved targets and objectives of the Institute's vision and mission. The Director reports to the Vice President of Administration, collaborates with the deans of AIT schools, sets the Center's strategies and business plan, and supervises the work of LC teachers and clerical staff.

Keys areas for results:

Student recruitment and provision of pre-degree intensive programs.
Maintenance of Institute standards for academic and technical writing skills through admissions and placement testing, and editorial approval of components of research reports.
Proactively seek out partnerships with external clients that will lead to LC revenue.
Apply for external project funding that will benefit the LC financially or develop LC staff.
Development of needs assessment and language curricula for undergraduate, postgraduate students and AIT staff.
Oversee the provision of on-line, self-access and tutorial facilities.
Partner with AIT schools as well as governmental and non-governmental partners of AIT in capacity building training programs.
Manage the LC team through recruitment, hiring and evaluation of staff while furthering their professional development.
Set and control the Language Center budget.
Contribute to the Institute-wide initiatives, panels, committees and task forces as requested.


Proficiency in English with expertise in academic and technical writing.
Minimum of 2 years’ experience coordinating a program of teaching at the university level.
Minimum of 5 years of university experience teaching English academic/technical writing and communication skills.
A master's degree (doctorate preferred) in language teaching or linguistics.

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