McNair Writing Specialist

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Posting Details

Job TitleMcNair Writing SpecialistLocationAlpineDepartmentMcNair GrantJob No.Posting Date03/13/2019End DateUntil FilledYesAppointment Date06/01/2019Salary$15 per hour/averages 20 hours per weekRequired

Bachelor’s degree in English or related field that required extensive research and writing. Experience working with college students and faculty, experience developing and administering presentations and trainings to small groups. Experience working with college students and faculty, experience developing training materials and working one-on-one with students to accomplish research objectives. Excellent oral and written communications skills


Knowledge of TRiO programs; specifically, McNair. Experience working with ELL students. Bilingual in English and Spanish.

Staffing ReasonTemporaryPrimary Responsibilities

Develop and facilitate research writing workshops for McNair Scholars. Tutor McNair Scholars as they develop their Summer Research Institute research papers, in diverse disciplines.
Maintain office hours and, by appointment, meetings with Scholars for one-on-one writing sessions. Constructively edit student work, and provide them with resources for writing assistance when working individually. Maintain sign-in sheets for workshops, and contact sheets for one-on-one session with students to track communications and student progress. Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times.

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Appointment period 06/01/2019-08/15/2019
Develop and deliver research writing workshop to McNair Summer Research Internship participants, and assist McNair scholars with research writing skills and paper revision.

Contact Information: McNair Office at 837-8019 or [email protected]

It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination, and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

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