Writing Center Director

Job description

  • 28-Jan-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Washington, PA, USA
  • Full Time
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    The founding Director of the Writing Center will launch a thriving Writing Center at W&J to support student success. The Director manages the daily operations of the Writing Center, including supervising, training, and scheduling peer tutors.

    Duties and Responsibilities

      Manage daily operations of the Center including scheduling peer tutors and maintaining the budget.Hire, train, and supervise peer tutorsStay current with writing instruction and writing center operationsAssess Center operationsProvide writing instruction to individual students in the CenterEstablish relationships with faculty colleagues to enhance Center operationsTeach composition courses (2 courses/year)Work collaboratively with other academic support colleagues and Student Life colleagues to promote student success and retention

      M.A. in English Composition or LiteraturePh.D. strongly preferredAt least 3-5 years of experience with composition/writing instruction requiredDemonstrated commitment to student outcomes and student successEvidence of being a collaborative, communicative, and cooperative team memberAbility to creatively approach challenges and work toward positive resolutions

    The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the position described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the position.

    Job Description Status The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description are illustrative ones anticipated for this position. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as required. Washington & Jefferson College reserves the right to amend or change this job description to meet the needs of its programs. This job description and any attachments do not constitute or represent a contract.

    Application Instructions

    Apply for this job at https://www.washjeff.edu/applicantpro/ . Please submit a cover letter and resume. It is recommended that all documents be in PDF format and uploaded at one time. Review of applications will begin immediately.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/30/2021
    Application Due: 5/6/2021
    Work Type: Full Time