We are currently seeking a Lead Coordinator (LC) for the Daegu Gyeongbuk English Village (DGEV), located outside of Daegu, South Korea. Responsibilities include providing general management and oversight of all academic-, personnel-, and resource-related aspects of the DGEV project (which currently employs fifty international English instructors). Applications will be accepted only through 1 March 2013. The appointee is expected to be at the Korean campus in June 2013. Serious applicants are encouraged to start securing visa-related documents as soon as possible, given that some may require three months to obtain.
Highlights of Responsibilities
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Salary: The LC will receive a salary of 35,000,000 to 39,000,000 South Korean Won (₩) per 12-month contract, depending on experience and qualifications. Severance will be paid in accordance with Korean law. The LC may also be eligible (depending on performance evaluation) to receive semi-annual bonus payments.
Additional benefits: Private furnished dorm room with private bathroom plus three meals per day in the DGEV cafeteria (a package value at approximately ₩ 12,253,164); access to the Internet, a 24-hour on-site fitness center, and scheduled shuttle bus service between the Village and Daegu; a private office; Korean health insurance and pension plans (with a small percentage of monthly salary contributed by the teacher); twenty paid vacation days and two sick days; an airline ticket from the LC’s home country or country of residence to Daegu.
Appointment procedure and timeframe
Applications will be accepted 24 January - 1 March 2013. Applications should include the following items:
Application materials should be submitted via email to Ms. Sarah Vinz (see below). Please note that applicants may be asked to provide additional materials, including copies of diplomas and official transcripts.
Qualified candidates from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, the UK, and the US are all encouraged to apply (in line with the visa eligibility regulations specified by the Korean government);
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to participate in a first and second round of Skype interviews in March 2013. An appointment will be announced in early April 2013. The appointee is expected to be at DGEV by 9 June 2013.
|NOTE: All applicants should be aware that immigration requirements for a Korean E-2 work visa include a national-level criminal background check with federal Apostille, a copy of the teacher’s highest degree with Apostille or other certification, and health screening for HIV/drugs. The exact requirements set by the Korean immigration authorities vary slightly based on the applicant’s country of citizenship. Contracts are conditional upon each of these requirements being satisfied. The appointee will be advised on and assisted in obtaining a work visa before s/he arrives in Korea. The appointee to the LC post will be expected to provide these physical documents to UCCS-OIA soon after appointment in April 2013. Serious applicants are therefore advised to begin the process of securing these documents immediately as they may take up to four months to obtain. For further information and advice, please contact Ms. Sarah Vinz (see below)|
If you would like further information (including an expanded job description), or would like to submit an application package, please contact:
Ms. Sarah Vinz
Global Programs Liaison, UCCS Office of International Affairs
UCCS Office of International Affairs
106 Main Hall
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918 USA