Director of the Writing Center

Location
Raleigh, North Carolina
Posted
Jun 01, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Education
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

 Director of the Writing Center

Title:

Director of the Writing Center  

Position Type:

Full-Time

Department:

Liberal Arts and Education

Salary:

Competitive

Benefits:

Full Benefits Package

Opening Date:

May 31, 2017

Closing Date:

Until position is filled

Position Summary:

Freshman Success Initiatives at Saint Augustine’s University seeks a highly motivated, independent and creative administrative professional with a background in English, Rhetoric and Composition or a related field as well as knowledge/experience with Writing Center work. Serve as campus Security Authority of the Clery Act.

Responsibilities:               

  • Maintain oversight of and assume responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the University Writing Center.
  • Collect, organize, and maintain quantitative and qualitative data regarding Center activities and usage for administrative and grant reporting purposes.
  • Maintain responsibility for the recruitment, training, management and professional development of peer writing consultants; provide guidance and supervision as directed and /or as warranted to the Assistant Director of the Writing Center/FWI; plan and facilitate weekly staff meetings.
  • Promote Writing Center services among faculty and students through class visits and/or presentations, workshops or other marketing efforts.
  • Develop and deliver faculty/student workshops.
  • Support the vision and mission of the Institution and unit.
  • Serve as a Master Instructor and Coordinator for the applied writing course (LIS 150).
  • Serve as contributing member of the Freshman Writing Initiative (FW) Team.
  • Must report immediately to the Campus Police Department any crime information, witnessed or ascertained.
  • Must report all Clery Act Crimes.

Qualifications:

 

 

  • A Master’s degree is required for this position preferably in English, Rhetoric and Composition or a related field. Candidates should have experience in teaching/tutoring academic writing to students at a secondary or postsecondary level, in addition to program development and supervisory experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal communications skills along with computer proficiency. Able to work independently and as a team member.

 

 

Physical  Requirements:

Ability to lift carry and or move 25 pounds. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus.

 

 

Send Applications, Resume, Transcripts and Three Letters of Recommendations to:

Saint Augustine’s University

Office of Human Resources

1315 Oakwood Avenue

Raleigh, NC 27610-2298

Email: Hr@st-aug.edu

Fax: 919-516-4413

 Notices and Disclaimers

Saint Augustine’s University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We invite applications from individuals of all ethnic origins, disabled persons, and veterans.

No Phone Calls Please.

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