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Writing Center Events at NCTE 2014

Nov 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

The NCTE Annual Convention in Washington, DC begins today! We are thrilled to be able to gather at three IWCA events at this year’s conference, where we can gather as writing center professionals (and those interested in learning more). We hope you will plan to attend at least one, if not all, of these events […]



Writing Center Research: Accessing the Conversation, by Rebecca Babcock and Terese Thonus

Nov 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Reading

Introduction Writing center tutors and administrators spend a great deal of time thinking about research and writing while supporting students in becoming better academic writers. However, many have not yet joined the writing center research conversation. In an effort to open access to writing center research, we investigate seven questions or concerns we have heard […]



Hillsborough Community College Academic Success Coordinator

Nov 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Hillsborough Community College (Dale Mabry Campus) is seeking an Academic Success Center Coordinator. The Academic Success Center includes both tutoring as well as a Writing Center. Details can be found here: https://jobs.hccfl.edu/postings/1843



University of Waterloo Teaching Associate/Discipline Specialist (Review begins immediately)

Nov 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The Writing Centre at the University of Waterloo is hiring a new full-time, permanent position, “Teaching Associate / Discipline Specialist.” The successful candidate will have, at minimum, an undergraduate degree in a STEM discipline and a graduate degree (or equivalent) in writing, composition, TESOL, or education. For the full posting and job description, see: https://uwaterloo.ca/my-career/external-opportunities/external-opportunities#ID2637 […]



Marygrove College, Assistant Professor of English (Deadline: Dec. 15, 2014)

Nov 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Marygrove College invites applications for an additional tenure-track assistant professorship in English to begin August 2015 pending final budget approval. Preferred areas of expertise include rhetoric and composition, with a strong second area of expertise such as ELL, writing center/writing program administration, and/or creative writing. Ph.D. required. We seek an energetic teacher, active scholar, and […]



Stetson University Writing Center Director (Deadline: Jan. 20, 2015)

Nov 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Stetson University (in sunny Florida) is seeking a full time, NTT (faculty status) director for our thriving Writing Center. Stetson is a SLAC school, with the embedded culture of writing that that implies, and the Writing Center is in the midst of real growth as a result of a renewed emphasis on writing in all […]



Director of Writing Support Programs/Assistant Dean of the College, Brown University

Nov 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Brown University seeks an experienced academic administrator to provide leadership, strategic direction, and management of the Writing Center and writing support initiatives. An integral part of the Office of the Dean of the College, Brown’s Writing Center is staffed by 40 graduate students from across the disciplines and the Director of English Language Learning. The […]



Director of the Writing Center, California State University, Los Angeles

Nov 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

California State University, Los Angeles, invites applications for the above Administrator II position. We are seeking a full-time Director of Writing Across the Curriculum and the Writing Center who would be responsible for supervising the Writing Center and for taking the lead in promoting effective instruction across the campus and in expanding the incorporation of […]



Oklahoma State Univ Writing Center Coordinator

Nov 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The Oklahoma State University Writing Center seeks a Writing Center Coordinator. This individual will work closely with and report to the Director of the OSU Writing Center.  A dynamic academic unit that serves the students, staff and faculty of the OSU community, the OSU Writing Center fulfills the land grant mission of teaching, research and […]



IWCA Assembly Report for NCTE, 2014

Nov 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Letters from the President

The International Writing Centers Association (http://writingcenters.org), an NCTE Assembly, was founded in 1983 to foster communication among writing centers and to provide a forum for concerns. Comprising directors and staffs of writing centers at universities, two-year colleges, and public schools, the IWCA has over 775 members and is governed by an Executive Board that includes […]



Writing Coaches, India Professional Education Group LLC

Nov 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

India Professional Education Group llc (IPEG) is looking for 15 well-qualified writing Coaches to provide online feedback, writing-center style, to Indian lawyers and law students enrolled in IPEG’s online writing-skills and speaking-skills program. Coaches should be ready to begin moderate training by Nov. 15 and be ready to begin coaching by January, 2015. Preference will […]



Call for Blog Editor, WLN

Nov 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Publications

Call for a Blog Editor for “Connecting Writing Centers Across Borders” The Writing Lab Newsletter (which will become WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship, beginning with vol. 40, the Sept. 2015 issue) is looking for an editor for the Connecting Writing Centers Across Borders (CWCAB) blog. CWCAB, as the name implies, is an international […]



Interested in K-12 Writing Centers? Join CAPTA at NCTE!

Nov 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

CAPTA-IWCA Gathering at NCTE Thursday, November 20, 2014 5 – 7 PM Union Street Pub House (website here) 121 S. Union St. Alexandria, VA 22314* The brand-new Capital Area Peer Tutoring Association (CAPTA), along with the International Writing Centers Association (IWCA) cordially invites all K-12 English teachers, current and prospective K-12 writing center directors, and […]



Tutors: A Multiliteracy Journal about Tutoring

Nov 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Publications

The Fall issue of Tutors: A Mutliliteracy Journal About Tutoring is available at http://www.plattsburgh.edu/academics/learningcenter/journal/



Assistant Director, Kogod Center for Business Communication (11827)

Nov 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Position Title: Assistant Director, Kogod Center for Business Communication (11827) Position Number:    11827    Open Date:    11/6/2014 Department:    Kogod School of Business    Close Date: Salary Range:    Competitive. Commensurate with Experience    Band:    Sr Coordinator/Sr Analyst B Work Hours per Week:    35    Position Type:    Full-time Staff Description: The Assistant Director’s primary duties are to assist the Director with […]



Director of Writing Center, Georgian Court University (Review begins immediately)

Nov 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

About Georgian Court University: Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is located in residential Lakewood, New Jersey, on a magnificent 156-acre estate formerly belonging to financier George Jay Gould. The campus is conveniently situated 60 miles from New York and Philadelphia and only 10 miles from the beautiful […]



IWCA Rapid Research Survey Question for November 2014

Nov 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Research

The November Rapid Research survey (just ONE question) is available now. This month’s survey question: In your writing center, how are tutors/consultants typically selected/hired? If you hire or select undergraduate, graduate student, or professional writing tutors/consultants (or if they are assigned to your writing center), please consider answering this very quick survey question at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/14XhDxhhoQWxJjPnsEXycFSJxB_ZSGnWtIO0f7hJ-G3U/viewform […]



Writing Faculty, NYU Abu Dhabi (Review begins immediately)

Nov 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

  The Writing Program at NYU Abu Dhabi invites applications for full-time Lecturer positions to teach writing courses to academically outstanding students from around the world. The Writing Program at NYUAD works strategically with the University’s 4 divisions (Arts & Humanities; Science & Math; Social Science; and Engineering) and the Core Curriculum in an effort […]



Texas Tech University and TTU Health Sciences Center, Associate Director of Writing Center

Nov 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Texas Tech University (TTU) and the TTU Health Sciences Center (HSC) seek applications for an Associate Writing Center Director. This is a full-time, 12-month professional staff position with full benefits. This new position requires that the candidate split his or her time between the new Graduate Student Writing Center on our TTU campus and the […]



Awards Presented at IWCA-NCPTW 2014

Nov 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: Awards

Four awards were presented at the IWCA-NCPTW 2014 Conference awards luncheon on Friday, October 31. The Muriel Harris Outstanding Service Award The Muriel Harris Outstanding Service Award was presented to Clint Gardner, director of the Salt Lake Community College Writing Center. Clint is a past recipient of the NCPTW’s Ron Maxwell Leadership Award, as well. […]