English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and Pathways Coordinator Position

Acsenda School of Management (ASM), located in downtown Vancouver, is a private degree granting post-secondary institution that has been offering a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Degree in British Columbia for over ten years. Acsenda has small class sizes and a diverse international student population from over 20 different countries. ASM follows a quarterly system with intakes in January, April, July and October.

Reporting to the Dean of Business, the EAP and Pathways Coordinator will have responsibilities, among others, as follows:

  • Teaches EAPP 100 (3-credit course) and oversees the teaching of the EAP courses
  • Establishes the academic goals and plans for the EAP courses and assessment and contributes to the overall academic and institutional plans and strategies
  • Coordinates with EAP and English instructors and with other faculty regarding English communication problems experienced by their students, analyses students’ needs and provides advice on the corresponding solutions
  • Coordinates the review of EAP and/or ESL /courses at other institutions requesting to gain eligibility for direct entry of their graduates into the ASM degree programs through Linkage Agreements

Qualification Requirements

  • Intellectual and emotional sensitivity to the challenges that face international students who are integrating into a new culture as well as educational environment, and will have the commitment to contribute to the best possible outcomes
  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in a related academic discipline (Ph.D. is an asset),
  • Extensive experience in ESL and particularly EAP instruction and curriculum development, as well as broad knowledge of current trends and challenges of EAP course delivery at the post-secondary level
  • Understanding of globally and locally recognized proficiency standards and tests of academic English, particularly in their equivalency with ASM’s tests and EAP curricula
  • Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders in the promotion of the EAP program and in the establishment of linkage agreements with ESL schools

Job Type:  Full-time position

Salary: Depending on qualifications

Required education: Master’s

Required experience:  TESL – 5 years

Required license or certification: TESL Canada

If you are interested in this position and you would like to apply, please forward your resume and cover letter to

Closing Date: May 23, 2017

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



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