Director of Writing and Multimodal Composition

Location
St. Louis, MO
Posted
Mar 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 20100522
Job Title Director of Writing and Multimodal Composition
Working Title
Position Type Faculty

Posting Text

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Director of Writing and Multimodal Composition at Maryville University will serve as both a member of the English program faculty and a writing program administrator in a leadership role overseeing development, integration of technology, and supervision for the writing program. Duties include initiating faculty development programs to improve writing pedagogy, especially in the use of technology; establishing and assessing writing outcomes across the curriculum; and serving on committees to represent the writing programs. Maryville has been named an Apple Distinguished School because of its Digital World program, a program this position will support. In collaboration with the Center for Teaching and Learning, this position also provides professional development to faculty using writing across the curriculum. The successful candidate must be committed to fostering a culturally diverse atmosphere for faculty, staff and students.


Minimum Qualifications

• Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or a related field, or ABD with degree in hand by May 2017
• Strong record of teaching in university writing courses
• Experience as an instructor using a learning/course management system


Preferred Qualifications

• Writing program administration experience
• Experience in online teaching of writing
• Experience leading faculty development


Physical Demands
Work Hours

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 03/03/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Statement of teaching philosophy must be attached to complete the application process.

Evidence of effective university teaching (teaching narrative, lesson plan, sample syllabus, sample assignments, etc.) may be attached as “other document”.

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.

Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital
status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment
relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.




Supplemental Questions


Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Maryville website
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • STLHERC
    • St. Louis Post-Dispatch
    • INSIGHT Into Diversity
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • LinkedIn
    • Indeed.com
    • Diversity Awareness Partnership
    • ScholarlyHires.com
    • Diversejobs.net
    • Personal referral
    • Other
  2. * If you answered "Other", please elaborate on where you learned of this opening:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have or will you possess a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or a related field by May 2017?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience as an instructor using a learning/course management system?
    • Yes
    • No


Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document


An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.

Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.

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