ESL Coordinator - Warrior Welcome Center

El Camino College
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 22, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time


El Camino College


ESL Coordinator - Warrior Welcome Center

Req: C2122-016

Division: Enrollment Services

Close Date: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.


Complete job description and application available online at:



Under the direction of an assigned supervisor or administrator ESL Coordinator oversees the operational aspects of assessment, placement, and test evaluation for ESL students and provides general student support services through the Warrior Welcome Center.



Coordinate the overall activities related to the assessment and placement of ESL students. Schedule and conduct oral interviews and ESL testing sessions. Administer ESL assessment instruments. Assess English aptitude from various communication aspects in order to place students at the appropriate English level to best achieve academic success.


Interpret written assessment scores and oral interview results. Explain scores and placement results to students. Allow individuals time to process information, ask questions, and reach a comprehensive understanding of their placement and what it means in terms of course pathways.


Coordinate and maintain materials for ESL/English sequences for non-credit courses, adult courses, credit courses, and language academy courses. Verify with academic divisions that course pathways and sequences are accurately communicated to ESL students. Ensure that recommended courses align appropriately with a student's residency status and visa status, as appropriate.


Explain the process to students who wish to challenge an English placement result. Provide information on the general grounds for challenging a placement, documentation required, and the contact information of the appropriate Dean to seek an exception.


Compile and assist with maintaining data and records relevant to all instruments used for ESL assessment. Assist the Office of Institutional Research and Planning in data collection, including instrument and cut score validation.


Assist with day-to-day operations and services provided by the Warrior Welcome Center. Guide new, returning, and continuing students through the application process, registration for classes, access to college resources, and navigating the campus community. Provide quality customer service to students, outside agencies, local educational institutions, and community organization.


Provide specialized information to ESL students regarding admission procedures, matriculation requirements, the ESL program and course content, and the array of student services and resources available to enrolled ESL students. Provide referrals and support for ESL students experiencing family, personal, or economic crises which may impact academic performance.


Work collaboratively with Deans and faculty to monitor placement and student progress. Inform the appropriate Dean if potential placement discrepancies are identified. Serve as a primary point of contact for faculty who identify ESL students in need of assistance. Follow-up with students identified by faculty who may be in need of additional support.


Interact with ESL faculty regarding continuous improvement of the assessment process. Follow-up with faculty after students have been placed to verify if English placement was appropriate. Utilize feedback from faculty to improve accuracy of the placement process.


Participate in the development, implementation, and updating of program policies and procedures. Review and revise the onboarding process and program-related workflows to ensure District compliance.


Assist various District personnel to plan, organize, and coordinate on- and off-campus community outreach events to attract and inform prospective ESL students of programs and available resources.


Assist in the selection, training, and work direction of temporary personnel including student workers.


Assist with the maintenance of marketing materials and a web-based platform for the department/office.


Maintain knowledge of current trends, best practices, and new developments in ESL assessment.


Perform other related duties as assigned.



Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in related field and three years of work experience related to ESL instruction, assessment, or other related work experience.



Knowledge/Areas of Expertise:

ESL knowledge or experience.

Experience using Colleague, Banner, PeopleSoft, or similar Student Information System.

Experience in assisting students from multicultural, multiethnic, and underserved populations.

Experience in using tact, patience, and courteousness in dealing with sensitive situations.

Knowledge of college services and/or community resources available to students.

Specific program rules, regulations, principles, practices and procedures.

Thorough record-keeping techniques.

Electronic systems and technological support used in the specific area.

District organization, operations, policies, and objectives.

Applicable sections of State Education Code, Federal and States laws, and other applicable laws.

Assessment techniques and methodologies in oral/aural, writing, and reading proficiency.

Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills using tact, patience, and courtesy.

Word processing and database programs.

Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary.

Principles of providing in-service training.



Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in a public speaking setting.

Initiate, develop, maintain operations of a specific area assignment.

Train and provide work direction to others.

Understand a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the program needs.

Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.

Organize day-to-day operations related to assigned area.

Work independently with little direction

Interact with students, faculty and staff.

Meet schedules and time lines.



May require a valid California driver's license.



Occasionally moves from one area to another.

Typical office setting.

Lift and carry up to 25 lbs.

Work varied hours which include late morning through late afternoon, with evening assignments as needed.


STARTING SALARY: $4,988 (Step A) per month.

Salary increases are granted on the first day of the month following each year of service, until step F is reached.


Employees contribute 7% of their earnings toward the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).



These positions are designated as a full-time, twelve-month classified. Excellent fringe benefits include eight 32-hour workweeks during the summer. Working hours will be Monday through Friday forty hours a week. Hours will vary some late evening and weekends.


Offer and acceptance of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credential(s), and transcripts. Candidates selected for employment must agree to be fingerprinted, submit Certificate of Completion of the Tuberculosis Risk Assessment and/or Examination, provide proof of eligibility for employment in the United States, and present a valid Social Security card upon hire.



Applicants must submit the following documents by the closing date:

1) Online application:

2) Cover Letter in word format describing how applicant meets the qualifications.

3) Resume including educational background, professional experience and related personal development and accomplishments.

4) Pertinent transcripts as stated in the required qualifications. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.) Multiple page transcripts must be loaded as ONE pdf document.


Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. For information on transcript evaluation services, please visit:


Applicants with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact the ADA Compliance Officer at least five (5) working days prior to the final filing date:

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Please Note: Documents submitted or uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application online.


If you should need assistance please call (310) 660-3593 Ext. 3807 or by email at


Due to the large volume of calls received on closing dates, we highly recommend that you do not wait until the last day to apply so that we may assist you with questions or technical matters that may arise. Give yourself sufficient time to complete the profile, which may take 45 minutes or more. Positions close promptly at 3:00 p.m. PST (pacific standard time).




* Previous employment performed in a different public retirement system may allow eligibility to continue in the same retirement system.


In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, El Camino College has published Annual Security Reports and all required statistical data, which can be found on the Police Department webpage at These publications include Clery crime statistics for the previous three years relevant to El Camino College classes and activities, in addition to institutional policies concerning campus safety and security. The information is also available in printed form in the lobby of the Police Department and in select locations on campus. Upon request, the Campus Police Department can provide or mail out copies of this publication. Contact them at 310-660-3100.



El Camino College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The El Camino Community College District is committed to providing an educational and employment environment in which no person is subjected to discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, age (over 40), disability (mental or physical), sex, gender (including pregnancy and childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or retaliation; or on any other basis as required by state and federal law

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