American University of Central Asia - AUCA - Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Solicitation for Personal Services Contractor (PSC) No. 30/2020 Development Outreach and Communication Specialist, USAID/Kyrgyz Republic, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic

For more detailed information please follow the link:

https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/2030_Solicitation_USPSC_Resident-Hire_DOC_KR.pdf

Link to this block: https://www.auca.kg/en/employee_opportunities/#b663

Writing & Academic Resource Center

Coordinator

Position: Full-time

Location: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Reports to: Writing & Academic Resource Center Director 

Supervises: Team of student tutors

Coordinates with:  Writing & Academic Resource Center Director, faculty, staff, and students

The Writing and Academic Resource Center (WARC) is accepting applications for a position of the Center Coordinator. The Coordinator is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the daily operations of the WARC. The Coordinator's primary function is to supervise student tutors. Secondary functions of the coordinator are to promote WARC services and coordinate with Director on WARC objectives and activities; with the Director, recruit and select WARC tutors; help develop writing and research skills workshops; develop materials for and maintain the WARC website and YouTube channel; attend and present information about the WARC at outreach functions such as orientation sessions for students and faculty; maintain WARC budget; collect and analyze WARC usage data. Please follow the link for more information and directions to apply: https://auca.kg/en/apply_to_warc/.  

Link to this block: https://www.auca.kg/en/employee_opportunities/#b813

NGA - New Generation Academy (AUCA’s Preparatory Program)

ESL/EFL Instructor

Position: ESL/EFL Instructor

Status: Part-time

Deadline: December 10, 2021

Department: NGA - New Generation Academy (AUCA’s Preparatory Program)

The American University of Central Asia’s New Generation Academy is seeking an ESL/EFL specialist to teach English for Academic Purposes, TOEFL Test Preparation, Academic Research Writing courses for the Spring semester January 2022 -May 2022.

New Generation Academy is AUCA’s one-year preparatory program aimed at preparing students for AUCA admission exams and liberal arts undergraduate education requirements.

SUMMARY OF POSITION: Reporting directly to the NGA Director, the ESL/EFL Instructor is responsible for planning, teaching and evaluating assigned classes in accordance with the NGA curriculum; for maintaining student class records; for fulfilling administrative duties as required and/or requested by the Program; and for participating in professional development activities such as workshops and meetings.

This is a part-time position with a prospect of gaining a full-time status in future.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and education.

Qualification requirements:

BA in Humanities preferably in TESOL/TEFL and/or certification in TESOL/TEFL/CELTA are required;

MA in TESOL or Applied Linguistics preferred;

Minimum one-year university/college-level experience teaching ESL/EFL;

Strong background in English grammar;

Strong presentation, communication, and writing skills;

Basic computer skills; good knowledge of online teaching platforms such as Zoom

Ability to move from building to building between classes and across college campus buildings;

Duties:

Area of Teaching: English language (English for Academic Purposes, Oral Expression for Academic and Professional Context, Academic Research Writing, and TOEFL Test Preparation)

Conditions:

To apply, please send your CV, cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample syllabus and two Letters of Reference (scanned copies are acceptable) to nga@auca.kg (Subject: "ESL/EFL Instructor Vacancy") and put the Office of Human Resources cc-ed in your e-mail at: human_resources@auca.kg by December 10, 2021.

Link to this block: https://www.auca.kg/en/employee_opportunities/#b814

Library

Electronic Services Assistant

Position: Electronic Services Assistant

Status: Full-time

Deadline: December 08, 2021

American University of Central Asia is looking for a highly motivated individual to fill the position of the Electronic Services Assistant at the Library. 

 

The Electronic Services Assistant works under direct supervision of the Electronic Services Specialist with the general guidance of the Library Director.  The incumbent is responsible for promoting the use of electronic services and resources to support teaching and learning. 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Assists in developing an excellent user experience across the library’s electronic services and resources.
  • Administers and maintains the work of the library’s multimedia and periodicals room.
  • Explores and promotes technologies, develops innovative content and services to support teaching and learning.
  • Maintains and make accessible content files and resources for AUCA digital repository.
  • Actively engages in the academic and student communities to gauge their needs and collects feedback on library’s electronic services and resources.
  • Assists in the administration of library website and social media accounts.
  • Conducts outreach activities to promote the library and the university.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications, knowledge and skills:

  • University degree in library/information science, information technology, communication, social sciences, humanities.
  • Experience in library or information services/ or communication (may be substituted with other relevant experience).
  • Experience in teaching/ training is preferable.
  • Strong database search and information technology skills.
  • Good knowledge and strong interest in emerging and mobile technologies.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Fluency in Russian and/or in Kyrgyz. Good command of English.
  • Ability to work on evening and/or weekend shifts as needed.

 

Interested candidates are requested to submit a cover letter and a CV in English to the Human Resources Department by e-mail (human_resources@auca.kg) with a copy to the Library (library@auca.kg).  Deadline for submission: December 08, 2021.

Link to this block: https://www.auca.kg/en/employee_opportunities/#b815

American University of Central Asia
7/6 Aaly Tokombaev Street
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic 720060

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