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Director of the Writing Center

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 Director of the Writing Center

Position Type:

Full-Time; 12 -month


Enrollment Management & Retention Services

Opening Date:

February 14, 2019

Closing Date:

March 15, 2019

Position Summary:

Saint Augustine’s University seeks a highly motivated, independent and creative administrative professional to serve our students through our Freshman Success Initiatives.  A background in English, Rhetoric and Composition or a related field is preferred.  Knowledge/experience with Writing Center work and the ability to serve as the campus Security Authority of the Clery Act.


  • 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/Freshman Writing Initiative (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 FWI Team.
  • Must report immediately to the Campus Police Department any crime information, witnessed or ascertained.  Must report all Clery Act Crimes.


  • 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 Cover Letter and Resume to:

Saint Augustine’s University

Office of Human Resources

1315 Oakwood Avenue

Raleigh, NC 27610-2298 or

Email: [email protected]

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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Job No: DIRWRITECTR20190214
Posted: 2/14/2019
Application Due: 3/15/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Comparable salary with medical, dental and vision benefits