Jun 23, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description: The University Writing Program (UWP) ( at East Carolina University seeks to fill the position of Assistant Director of the University Writing Center (UWC), to begin October 1, 2017. This is a full time, non-teaching position with benefits. The UWC employs student consultants to provide writing tutoring assistance to undergraduate and graduate students at ECU, and serves as the primary student-outreach component of the UWP. The candidate will support the director in supervising most of the day-to-day work of the UWC and overseeing the training and mentoring of the UWC consultants. Key components of this position include the ability to facilitate the Online Writing Lab (OWL), demonstrate leadership by suggesting innovative methods for supporting graduate student writing, and develop focused writing support for our health science location. The assistant director will provide professional development sessions related to writing, writing instruction, digital writing/composition, and document design for faculty members, students, and consultants. Because of the instructional component of the position, the candidate should remain current in scholarship and research on writing, writing centers, tutor training, and digital composition. The assistant director also communicates with faculty and students on ways to integrate the UWC into the classroom.

Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in English, English Education required.

Special Instructions to Applicants: To apply, complete a candidate profile and submit a letter of application, a statement of writing center philosophy that includes a vision about mentoring writing center consultants, and a current curriculum vita online at In addition, arrange for three current reference letters to be sent to: Will Banks, Director East Carolina University University Writing Center-Mail Stop 516 1000 E. 5th Street Greenville, NC 27858 Official transcript is required upon employment. Review of applications will begin on August 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled

Date Initial Screening Begins: 08-01-2017

Job Close Date: Open Until Filled

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