English Language Instructor

Kansas State Universtiy in Kansas

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted October 24, 2013
Type Non tenure track
Salary 39,000-42,000
Employment Type Full-time


FullTime (12 Month) Instructors

Office of International Programs

English Language Program


Kansas State University, a major public research university, invites applicants for the position of Full-Time Instructor for the English Language Program, a unit of the Office of International Programs.  Our engagement with the international community is critical to the future of our students, our university and our state.  Internationalization is a common element underlying the vision and goals of the K-State 2025 initiative.  This high level of commitment to internationalization underscores the value we place on orienting our international students to American culture and the academic environment. We believe the university community, as well as the language learners are enriched by providing academic and personal advising while facilitating students transition to degree programs through support courses.


This position will begin January 2014 and serves as a 12 month term position which reports to the Director of the English Language Program.


Job Responsibilities:

Teaching duties

  • plan and conduct 15 class hours per week (4-5 classes)
  • assign, grade, and return student work
  • hold at least one office hour per day
  • keep records of and report student achievement on mid-term and end-of-semester forms

Program duties

  • become familiar with the tests / grading criteria given by the ELP
  • participate in assessment
  • help with testing and enrollment duties at the beginning and end of the semester
  • aid in curriculum development
  • attendance/participation at departmental meetings
  • become familiar with University procedures as they impact ELP students
  • become familiar with basic immigration issues as needed by ELP students
  • serve on committees (search, curriculum, etc.) as needed


Required Qualifications:

  • MA in TESL or related area, degree completed by December 2013


Preferred Qualifications: 12-month

  • Experience in teaching ESL
  • Experience in working with college / university students or adult learners
  • Experience in living / traveling abroad or having a second language


Screening of applications to begin:  November 11th, 2013

Conditions of Appointment:  A background check is required prior to finalizing an offer of employment.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

Salary Range: $39,000 $42,000 depending on experience. 

Start date: January 2014

To apply:  Applications must be submitted electronically to oip@ksu.edu.   Submit cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, graduate school transcripts and contact information for three professional references, one of which must have been a direct supervisor.


KSU is AA/EOE compliant and background check required.  Kansas State University actively seeks diversity.


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