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Election for IWCA Peer Tutor Positions, April 17 through May 1, 2016

Apr 17th, 2016 | By | Category: News and Announcements

Starting Spring 2016, the IWCA will have two (2) Peer Tutor Representatives on its Board. These representatives will serve as liaisons between peer tutors in the writing center community and the IWCA Board, and are responsible primarily for communicating information between the entities and ensuring that peer tutor interests are represented in the organization. Peer […]

Assistant Director-University Writing Center, Appalachian State University-Boone, NC (Review begins April 15, 2016)

Apr 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Appalachian State University is seeking an experienced Writing Center administrator and instructor of composition to serve as Assistant Director of the University Writing Center. This is a full-time, non-faculty, 10-month position. Minimum Qualifications: MA in Rhetoric and Composition, English, or related field; experience in writing center administration; knowledge of current writing center theory and practice; […]

Blindness and the Writing Process: Implications for Writing Center Practice

Apr 12th, 2016 | By | Category: Featured Articles

by Melanie Long Colorado State University Abstract While visually impaired students have become increasingly capable of participating in and contributing to the traditional college class due to advancements in adaptive technologies, it is less clear whether they learn and write in the same way as their classmates. In particular, recognizing any broadly observed differences between […]

Grants Still Available for Canadian Writing Centers Association “Energizing Writing Centers” Conference, May 26-27 in Calgary

Apr 6th, 2016 | By | Category: News and Announcements

Due to a higher-than-expected amount of money we received in grants and from sponsors this year, the CWCA/ACCR still has funds available for SIX travel grants for the upcoming “Energizing Writing Centres” conference May 26-27 held at SAIT in Calgary, AB. These grants are available to both conference presenters (up to CAN$500) and all students/tutors […]

Nominations for Muriel Harris Outstanding Service Award (Deadline: June 30, 2016)

Apr 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Awards

Named after its first recipient and given at every other International Writing Centers Association (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 Clint Gardner, chair of the IWCA Muriel Harris Outstanding Service […]

IWCA 2015 Conference

Apr 5th, 2016 | By | Category: Archives

  Writing Center (r)Evolutions October 8-10, 2015 in Pittsburgh, PA Conference Online Registration Deadline: September 30, 2015. Onsite registration will be available. Conference registration begins on Wednesday, 5-7 pm. $175 students $250 professional $300 Non-IWCA member We invite you to consider writing center (r)evolutions: the ways in which we create our writing center pedagogies, practices, […]

Lecturer/Assistant Director in the Writing & Multiliteracy Center (Full Time), California State University Channel Islands (Review begins April 8, 2016)

Apr 4th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

California State University Channel Islands is seeking applicants for a Lecturer in the Writing & Multiliteracy Center, which is a full-time, 12-month faculty position with generous health and retirement benefits. The Lecturer will be working as an Assistant Director, supporting the Faculty Director in running the day-to-day operations of the Writing & Multiliteracy Center (WMC).  […]

Writing Center Director, Northwest Mississippi Community College

Apr 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

If the above application link does not work, the application can be found on the Northwest website ( under the Information tab under Employee Docs under Employment. There is a link on that page called “Click here for the application form.” Here’s the copied text from the position announcement page in case the link doesn’t […]

Writing Center Director, Grace Church School, NYC

Mar 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Writing Center director at a high school in New York City: Grace Church School. The details of the position are below but please note that application has to happen via the school’s website. Here is the link: The position has been open for a few weeks now, so please apply ASAP!

University of California, San Diego – Writing and Communication Director

Mar 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

UC San Diego is inviting applications for a full-time Director for the Writing and Communication Hub in the Center for Engaged Learning, a unit within the university’s newly established Teaching + Learning Commons. The Director will work with Teaching + Learning Commons leadership team to develop and oversee support programs for students; design and coordinate […]

Hampshire College, Knowledge Commons Coordinator

Mar 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Knowledge Commons Coordinator Three-year position Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for a knowledge commons coordinator who will help the College realize its vision to integrate key academic and technology resources within the campus’ most central, highly visible, and interdisciplinary center: the Harold […]

Georgetown University-Qatar (GU-Q), Writing Center Coordinator

Mar 22nd, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Georgetown University-Qatar (GU-Q) is pleased to announce it is accepting applications for the position of Writing Center Coordinator. A member of the Office of Academic Services (OAS) team, the Writing Center Coordinator will report to the Senior Assistant Dean for Teaching, Learning and Assessment. Together with the Senior Assistant Dean and her staff, the Writing […]

University of Minnesota Center for Writing Co-Director (Deadline: April 4, 2016)

Mar 17th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

The University of Minnesota’s Center for Writing announcing our immediate search for a new Co-Director (Education Program Specialist 3) with a focus on the Center’s Student Writing Support program, the Minnesota Writing Project, and the Center’s online communication. This Co-Director of the Center for Writing (1) co-leads, coordinates, and teaches in Student Writing Support (SWS), […]

Writing Center Director, SUNY Buffalo

Mar 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

SUNY Buffalo State is hiring a Writing Center Director and Assistant Director of the College Writing Program! Buffalo State is a great place to work, and this old rust-best city is a hidden gem. The College is set in the middle of the cultural corridor on the edge of the diverse West Side and a […]

California College of the Arts Director of Learning Resources (Open until filled)

Feb 28th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Oakland San Francisco The Director of Learning Resources administers a successful coaching (tutoring) program by selecting, training, and supervising tutors and assisting with tutoring when needed. Learning Resource coaches, who are primarily graduate and advanced undergraduate students joined by two faculty members with limited hours, provide supplemental instruction in Writing, Visual Studies (Art History), Math/Science, […]

Writing Center Coordinator, The Ohio State University (Review begins February 22, 2016)

Feb 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Writing Center Coordinator Working in the Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing Ohio State University Vacancy: Ohio State University is seeking a Coordinator for its Writing Center (WC). This position is a full-time, regular, Administrative & Professional staff position.. Expectations: The candidate who assumes this position reports to the CSTW Director. Responsibilities include: […]

Associate Director of Writing Center, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (Review continues until filled)

Feb 25th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), in Lubbock, TX, is pleased to invite applications for a full-time, 12-month position as Associate Director of the Writing Center. Currently offering online, asynchronous tutoring, the TTUHSC Writing Center is looking to expand its services to the entire TTUHSC community in both online and onsite settings. This […]

The editorial team of IWCA’s The Peer Review invites you to a series of Zoom discussions to discuss what we do, how to get published, etc.

Feb 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Publications

Thursday, February 18, 2016: The Peer Review will be available virtually throughout the day. Authors from the Zero Issue of the publication will speak about their work, and the editors will field questions about how to contribute to this exciting new endeavor. The names of all individuals who follow TPR on Twitter (@TPR_IWCA) on Thursday […]

East Central Writing Centers Association 2016 Conference Travel Awards (Deadline: February 26, 2016)

Feb 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Awards

To support tutors who will participate in the 2016 ECWCA Conference at the University of Mount Union in Alliance, OH, March 4 and 5, the ECWCA Board of Directors are please to announce the availability of five $200 travel awards. TRAVEL AWARDS This year ECWCA is able to offer five travel awards, $200 each, to […]

Director of the Deborah S. Ellis Writing Center, Southwestern University

Feb 12th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Southwestern University invites applications for the position of Director of the Deborah S. Ellis Writing Center (DEWC).  This is a 10-month, full-time staff position and is eligible for the University’s benefit programs.  Reporting to the Office of the Dean of the Faculty, the position provides leadership and is responsible for all operations of the DEWC […]