Posting Number: 2010033

Classification Title: Writing Center Coordinator

Working Title: Writing Center Coordinator

Department: Liberal Arts

Job Summary/Basic Function: Conducts individual tutoring sessions with students (undergraduate and graduate) and staff on an appointment basis. Improves students’ writing skills and ability to identify and correct their own writing problems; assists Writing Center with record-keeping and filing; including handouts, session records and materials. Creates and updates Writing Center publications, including handouts and newsletters; conducts orientations and other presentations about the services offered in the Writing Center. Supports and maintains compliance with SSU policies governing copyright, fair use, ethics and plagiarism; continues to develop personal writing and tutoring competencies. Coordinates the daily activities of the writing center, including but not limited to supervising writing center staff, overseeing scheduling, and procurement/purchasing; assists in any necessary tasks to support the Director and mission of the SSU Writing Center, and SSU’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). Performs 40-hour work week with flexible scheduling to make tutorial assistance available to students with divergent lifestyles; may include online services. Salary competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience; excellent benefits.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree required. English, English Education or Writing concentration preferred. Experience working in writing lab/ center and or teaching in a writing program preferred. Background and/or credit checks may be required.

Posting Date: 04-23-2013

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants: Complete application online; submit resume, letter of application describing your interest and how your skills and expertise qualify you for this position, transcripts, and three letters of reference to Writing Center Coordinator; Savannah State University, Liberal Arts Department; Box 20029, Savannah GA 31404.

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