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[xmca] FW: project director position

From: Eleni Pappamihiel <epappamihiel@yahoo.com<mailto:epappamihiel@yahoo.com>>
Hi all,
Please help us distribute the following position announcement for a project director.


Dr. N. Eleni Pappamihiel
Assoc. Professor/ESL Coordinator
Univ. of North Carolina Wilmington

Watson School of Education
Project Director - Educating Language Minority Students - Time Limited Position

Vacancy #12E008
Position #1430

The University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for the position of Project Director for the Watson School of Education's Educating Learning Minority Students grant. The ELMS project is funded by the federal Office of English Language Acquisition and is a professional development grant focused on preparing mainstream teachers to work with English language learners in the state of North Carolina.
The responsibilities of the Project Director include providing a portion of the professional development offered to participating counties, managing the daily administrative tasks related to the ELMS project, and supervising student assistants working on the project. The Project Director will be employed in an 11-month contract.
UNCW is a dynamic and growing campus of the 16-campus UNC system situated on 640 acres in the historic port of Wilmington, five miles from the Atlantic Ocean. The University is rated as one of the top 10 public universities in the south by US News and World Report. Current enrollment is 11,600 undergraduates and 1,300 graduate students.
The Watson School of Education's mission is to develop highly competent, reflective and empowered professionals who live and work in an interdependent world. We prepare students and practicing professionals to educate learners from diverse backgrounds, create equitable learning environments, and engage in collaborative relationships with colleagues, families, schools and community agencies. We are committed to providing academically rigorous programs informed by research that integrate quality, personalized, and innovative teaching with meaningful experiences in the field. Through these opportunities, we strive to develop leaders dedicated to improving schools and society
The position reports to the project's Principal Investigator and the Dean of the Watson School of Education while working with both personnel within UNCW as well as schools and communities across North Carolina.
Highly desired qualifications:

  *   Masters Degree required, preferably in English as a Second Language, Bilingual Education or related field
  *   Experience in working with grants and operating within their stated constraints
  *   The ability to develop and deliver professional development training
  *   The ability to interact with faculty, staff and students in a collaborative and collegial manner
  *   Experience in project management
  *   Experience in supervising undergraduate and graduate student assistants
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by November 19, 2011, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.  To apply, please complete the online application process available on the Web at http://consensus.uncw.edu<https://appserv01.uncw.edu/dasapps/application/current_vacancies.asp>. A letter of application, curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references should be addressed to the ELMS Project Director Search Committee and attached to the online application, not e-mailed, mailed or faxed.  MS Word or PDF documents are required. For questions regarding the online application process, contact Linda Register at             910-962-7539<tel:910-962-7539>      . Transcripts are not necessary for initial review; they will be required of candidates who are invited to participate in phone interviews. Official transcripts are required at the time of hire.
Please direct questions about the positions to Dr. Eleni Pappamihiel, Associate Professor in the Department of Instructional Technology, Foundations and Secondary Education, pappamihieln@uncw.edu<mailto:pappamihieln@uncw.edu>.
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
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