Language Center Director - Manhattan, NY
ELS Educational Services - Manhattan, NY

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If you are looking to make a difference in students' lives, join our team at ELS! Over the past 50 years, ELS has helped one million students meet their English language study goals by providing a unique experience and intensive English immersion programs of the highest caliber. ELS English programs are offered for students who wish to attend a college or university in the USA or Canada, need Business English to further their career or simply want to explore. With over 60 locations across North America, ELS allows our students to select the study environment and program that is right for them.

Reporting directly to the District Director, the Center Director will be responsible for:
Operating the Language Center
Promot­ing and maintaining an atmo­sphere conducive to a pleasant work environment for employees and a pleasant study environment for students
Establishing and maintaining relationships with host institution and Cooperative schools in the area
Developing and im­plementing customer service and public relation/promotional activities that will result in growth at the Center
Overseeing Special Programs, including English for Executives, Super-Intensive English Program
Keeping informed as Designated School Official of regulatory requirements and policies and ensuring that the Center is in compliance, following related ELS procedures

College graduate, MA preferred. Courses in business management, cross-cultural awareness, counseling, and ESL preferred
Minimum 3 years managing an ESL or educational program with full supervisory responsibilities, including hiring and evaluating personnel
Service oriented, having the ability to relate well to a wide range of cultural groups, and be willing and capable of promoting "ELS" to prospective and current clients
Goal-oriented, a hands-on manager, and able to identify the need for - and initiate- action plans to continuously improve the services provided
Cross-cultural or international experience and experience in sales and fiscal management preferred

At ELS, we believe in providing our Language Center Directors with the most competitive benefits available, so we offer:
Health/Dental/Vision insurance
Employer matches 50% of employee's first 10% of deferred contribution, 401(K)
Life insurance
Short and long-term disability
Commuter reimbursement
Paid sick leave and vacation time
Tuition reimbursement