Writing Center Director, Mount Saint Mary College (Deadline: Nov. 1, 2013)Aug 30th, 2013 | By IWCA Web Editor | Category: Positions
Mount Saint Mary College is seeking applicants for the Director of a new writing center to open in January 2014. The writing center will provide peer tutoring services for academic writing to undergraduate students and graduate students, primarily through the training and employment of undergraduate tutors.
Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: interview, hire, train, and supervise undergraduate tutors; meet regularly with tutors; supervise writing center administrative assistant and graduate assistants; develop Center policies; oversee short and long-term planning; conduct outreach to the college faculty and the campus at large; develop and facilitate writing across the curriculum initiatives and writing workshops for students and faculty; maintain pertinent records; and develop assessment tools for tracking the Center’s use and efficacy.
Qualifications: Advanced degree with an emphasis in Composition/Rhetoric or related discipline; demonstrated experience in designing and teaching composition courses; experience coordinating writing center activities, including training and supervising of peer tutors; experience in writing center evaluation and assessment; familiarity with use of technology in writing intensive classes and online plagiarism tools; professional activities relevant to writing center leadership and administration; excellent organizational skills and ability to plan and prioritize tasks/projects; and ability to work effectively and professionally with faculty, staff, and students.
Please visit www.msmc.edu/employment to submit an online application by November 1, 2013. Please include a resume and three letters of recommendation.
Mount Saint Mary College is an independent, liberal arts college located in New York’s scenic Hudson Valley, 60 miles north of New York City. AA/EO