Writing Center Coordinator

Location
Gainesville, GA
Posted
Apr 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Writing Center Coordinator


Position Number: 53000761

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Gainesville

Job Close Date: 04/30/2017

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Writing Center Coordinator. The Writing Center Coordinator is responsible for aiding in the operations, development, and supervision of the Writing Center at the UNG Gainesville campus. This includes coordinating Writing Center operational activities and assisting with the hiring, training, and supervising of staff tutors and student workers.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Writing Center Coordinator will:
  • Tutor students in composition, reading, and ESL and schedule and conduct a variety of grammar and English composition-related workshops.
  • Coordinate operational activities in the Gainesville and Cumming Writing Centers, providing support services and promoting and maintaining good public relations with faculty, staff, students, and administrators.
  • Assist the Director and Assistant Director of Tutoring Services in developing and implementing academic support activities to increase student retention and graduation rates.
  • Hire and train and supervise qualified staff tutors and student workers for the Gainesville and Cumming Writing Centers.
  • Be responsible for collecting and analyzing data to determine growth potential and student flow.
  • Be responsible for conducting and coordinating observations/evaluations of staff tutors
  • Serve on university committees, participate in professional development opportunities, and perform other duties as assigned by the Director or Assistant Director of Tutoring Services.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Must have knowledge of English grammar, pedagogy, and Writing Center theory
  • Strong teaching and presentation abilities
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Proven ability to multi-task and manage staff and student workers


Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Master's Degree in English or Education
  • Two (2) years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.

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