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Writing Center Specialist, Part-time (Curry College)

Apr 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Writing Center Specialist , Part-time (Milton) – REVISED  4/17/14 Curry College’s Writing Center is inviting applications for a casual/part time staff Writing Specialist for our Writing Center, working between 5-10 hours weekly.  This role is an hourly position which will be scheduled to work several shifts per week, (Monday and Thursday afternoons/evenings from 4pm –8:30 […]



Instructor and Regional Campus Writing Center Director, Center for Writing and Rhetoric, University of Mississippe (Tupelo Campus)

Apr 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Position Announcement Instructor and Regional Campus Writing Center Director Center for Writing and Rhetoric University of Mississippi The Center for Writing and Rhetoric at the University of Mississippi invites applications for an Instructor of Composition and Rhetoric and Regional Campus Writing Center Director. This non-tenure track, 12-month position will carry a 2/2/2 teaching load, with […]



Call for Nominations: IWCA Muriel Harris Outstanding Service Award

Apr 16th, 2014 | By | Category: News and Announcements

Named after its first recipient and given at every other IWCA conference, the Muriel Harris Outstanding Service Award recognizes outstanding service that has benefited the international writing center community in significant and broad-based ways.  All nominations should be submitted electronically to Leigh Ryan, chair of the IWCA Muriel Harris Outstanding Service Award Committee, at LR@umd.edu   […]



Creativity, Play, and Work in the Writing Center: Elizabeth Boquet Set to Deliver IWCA/NCPTW 2014 Conference Keynote Address

Apr 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Reading

By Janel Atlas, University of Delaware “We don’t need, and we shouldn’t want, one idea of a writing center,” says Elizabeth Boquet, author of Noise from the Writing Center (2002) and co-author of Everyday Writing Center (2007). At this time, writing centers increasingly function within multiple communities—on-campus, local, regional, national, international, virtual, textual. In her […]



Deadline extended for Outstanding Article Award

Apr 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

There’s still time to nominate an article for IWCA’s 2014 Outstanding Article Award.  The deadline has been extended to midnight April 15, 2014.   Digital option (preferred): By April 15, email a short rationale with an attached digital copy of the nominated article to Steve Sherwood, IWCA At-Large Representative and IWCA Outstanding Scholarship Committee Chair at […]



Cal State University East Bay, Director, Student Center for Academic Achievement (Review begins March 24, 2014)

Mar 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

CSU East Bay #4150 Director, Student Center for Academic Achievement — Administrator II California State University East Bay’s beautiful main campus is located in the Hayward hills with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay shoreline. Situated above the city of Hayward, the campus offers an ideal setting for teaching and learning and yet easy […]



Writing Center Journal 33.2 is in the mail

Mar 27th, 2014 | By | Category: News and Announcements

We’re excited to announce that the latest issue of The Writing Center Journal (33.2), our first as editors, is in the mail! We’re proud to feature in this issue: – Lauren Fitzgerald’s 2012 IWCA keynote, “Undergraduate Writing Tutors as Researchers: Redrawing Boundaries” – Isabelle Thompson & Jo Mackiewicz’s “Questioning in Writing Center Conferences” – Sue […]



Call for Proposals: Fall 2014 Special Issue of Praxis: A Writing Center Journal

Mar 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Publications

Theme: Course-Embedded Writing Support Programs in Writing Centers Guest Edited by: Russell Carpenter, Scott Whiddon, and Kevin Dvorak Course-embedded writing support programs have existed since the development of the Brown University model in the 1980s. While scholars such as Carol Severino, Brad Hughes, Jill Gladstein, and others have charted the development of embedded tutoring pedagogy, […]



Reading/Writing Center ELL Specialist – Augustana College (Illinois) –Deadline April 22, 2014

Mar 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Reading/Writing Center ELL Specialist – Augustana College invites applications for the position of Professional Faculty with a starting date of August 1, 2014.  This 10 month position is annually renewable and emphasizes a commitment to undergraduate teaching, advising, and mentoring roles of a faculty member in a liberal arts setting.  Specific responsibilities include providing individualized […]



Assistant Professor in Residence and Writing Center Coordinator, Univ of Connecticut Greater Hartford Campus (Deadline: March 31, 2014)

Mar 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The Department of English, University of Connecticut, invites applications for a one-year renewable Assistant Professor in Residence appointment at the Greater Hartford Regional Campus, beginning August 2014. We seek an excellent teacher of writing who will also serve as the coordinator of our campus writing center. Coordination of the center would include hiring and overseeing […]



Administrative Coordinator, Baruch College Writing Center (Deadline: March 24, 2014)

Mar 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The Baruch College Writing Center seeks an administrative coordinator to ensure welcoming, efficient, and effective operations in a robust student services center. The Writing Center provides professional support for undergraduate and graduate students to improve their writing and English language skills and to become more independent, confident, and versatile writers.  The Writing Center collaborates closely […]



Full Time Instructor plus Writing Center, Pittsburg State University (Review of applications begins March 31)

Mar 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Full Time Temporary Instructor in English (contingent on funding) for one year with the possibility of annual renewal. Beginning August 11, 2014. $38,200 (AY). Position includes both teaching composition courses and working in the Writing Center. Required: M.A. in English. Preference given to candidates with graduate coursework in Composition/Rhetoric plus either college-level teaching experience in […]



Assistant Professor and Writing Center Director, Briar Cliff University (deadline: March 31, 2014)

Mar 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The Department of Modern Languages at Briar Cliff University seeks applications for an anticipated full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Composition and Rhetoric and Director of the Writing Center, beginning in August 2014.  Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition in hand by time of hiring; demonstrated excellence in teaching college-level composition courses and […]



IWCA-NCPTW Conference Proposals Due April 15!

Mar 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Reading

The 2014 IWCA-NCPTW joint conference at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort will take place October 30-November 1, 2014. Tutors and professionals are invited to submit proposals for the conference. More at the conference website: http://iwcancptw2014.com/. Deadline for proposals: April 15, 2014.



PeerCentered Meet the Author (Live!) Sessions in April

Mar 6th, 2014 | By | Category: News and Announcements

All discussions will be held on the PeerCentered TinyChat discussion space at http://www.peercentered.org/p/peercentered-chat-room.html . Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 3 pm Eastern Time Tiffany Rousculp:  Rhetoric of Respect: Recognizing Change at a Community Writing Center For our first Meet the Author discussion of 2014, we’ll be chatting with Tiffany Rousculp author of Rhetoric of Respect: […]



Assistant Professor in Residence and Writing Center Coordinator (Deadline for full consideration: March 31, 2014)

Mar 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

University of Connecticut Greater Hartford Campus The Department of English, University of Connecticut, invites applications for a one-year renewable Assistant Professor in Residence appointment at the Greater Hartford Regional Campus, beginning August 2014. We seek an excellent teacher of writing who will also serve as the coordinator of our campus writing center. Coordination of the […]



Director of Writing, University of Washington Tacoma (Deadline March 25, 2014)

Feb 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for an associate or full professor with tenure (9-month service period with possible summer salary) to serve as the Director of Writing. The start date is negotiable and it may be as early as September 2014.  The Director is expected to innovate, advocate for, and administer campus-wide efforts […]



Assistant Director for Academic Partnership Programs, Cal State Riverside

Feb 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The Academic Resource Center Assistant Director for Academic Partnership Programs manages overall coordination and operation of the Academic Partnership Programs unit, which specializes in academic support programs that are driven by partnerships with faculty and academic units to facilitate student success. The Assistant Director provides leadership, planning and supervision for the following campus-wide programs: Early […]



Director, Student Center for Academic Achievement, Cal State East Bay

Feb 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Peer Tutoring

Director Position Open at the Student Center for Academic Achievement at California State University East Bay in Hayward, California. About CSU East Bay California State University East Bay’s beautiful main campus is located in the Hayward hills with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay shoreline. Situated above the city of Hayward, the campus offers […]



Writing Center Director at Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio (Deadline: April 1, 2014)

Feb 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Position Title: WRITING CENTER DIRECTOR Office/Department: Writing Center / Student Success Center Location: San Antonio main campus Work Status: Exempt/Full-Time Reports To: Assistant Dean of Student Success Supervisory Responsibility: A staff of approximately seven to ten writing consultants (part-time staff members and graduate assistants) and two work-study students. Created/Revised by (Date): Vanessa Meling, Assistant Dean […]