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Call for Submissions: IWCA Update

Jan 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Publications

IWCA Update is a semesterly newsletter aiming to keep all IWCA members up-to-date on the latest happenings within our organization, at our conference meetings, and in our scholarly conversations. We hope to keep all our members consistently engaged with and informed about our writing center community. This includes highlights of recent WC scholarship, interviews with […]



First Writing Center Conference in China: Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, June 9-11, 2017

Jan 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: News and Announcements

The first Writing Center Conference in China will take place from 9-11 of June 2017 and will be hosted by Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University*. While writing centers are well-established throughout North America, they have become prominent fixtures in other countries where English is taught as a second language, further enriching opportunities for exchange of ideas and […]



Assistant Director (Writing), Academic Success Center, University of La Verne (Deadline: Open until filled)

Jan 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Positions

The Assistant Director supports undergraduate and graduate writing at the Academic Success Center, including managing the day to day operations, responding to student needs, training and scheduling tutors and cohort coordinators, offering writing consultations when needed, maintaining records, and providing various types of assistance to the Associate Dean. Specific Duties 1. Assist in the management […]



2017 Summer Institute Registration Open

Jan 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Conferences & Events

The Relevant Writing Center: Advocacy through Inquiry An established tradition within the International Writing Center Association since 2003, the Summer Institute (SI) is meant to guide current or would-be writing center directors and assistants, writing program administrators, tutors, writing teachers (high school or college), curriculum developers, graduate students, new PhDs, and academic leaders. SI leaders […]



Director of Peer Tutoring & Full-Time Instructor of English, Butler University (Deadline: Jan. 31, 2017)

Jan 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Positions

Position Overview The Department of English at Butler University seeks to hire a full-time Instructor/Administrator & Director of Peer Tutoring starting in the fall of 2017. A PhD in Rhetoric and Composition is preferred while other graduate degrees in English fields with writing center experience will be considered. Experience in writing center administration and as […]



Full/Associate Professor and Director of University Writing Program (Review begins February 1, 2017)

Jan 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Positions

Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences’ Klein Family School of Communications Design Vacancy Number 300726 Position Type: Faculty position with benefits package Opens: 12/05/16     Closes: Open Until Filled Salary: Commensurate with qualifications The position is open until filled, and completed applications received by February 1, 2017 will receive full consideration.  The academic selection team […]



Professor and Director of the Center for Communication Practices, Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute (Deadline: February 7, 2017)

Jan 4th, 2017 | By | Category: Positions

The School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute invites applications for a Director of the Center for Communication Practices (CCP) and Professor in the Department of Communication and Media. The Center for Communication Practices is dedicated to the advancement of communication skills broadly defined, to include writing, oral, and visual communication […]



Basic Skills Instructor/Writing Center Facilitator, Orange Coast College (Deadline: February 7, 2017)

Jan 3rd, 2017 | By | Category: Positions

Orange Coast College is currently seeking ­­­a full-time tenure track ­­­Basic Skills Instructor with a 50% assignment as the Writing Center Facilitator commencing with the 2017 fall semester.  The primary teaching assignment involves teaching Basic Skills and Composition classes and acting as liaison between the English Department and the College’s Writing Center. This assignment also […]



Writing Specialist and Coordinator of Tutoring Services, La Salle University (No deadline listed)

Dec 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Position Description The Center for Academic Achievement, a division of the Academic Resources Collaborative at La Salle University, is seeking a Writing Specialist and Coordinator of Tutoring Services to manage the Center’s Writing Support programs and assist with the coordination of other Center services. The Writing Specialist and Coordinator of Tutoring Services is responsible for […]



Learning Specialist, Lasell College, Newton, MA (Deadline: Review begins immediately)

Dec 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

The Academic Achievement Center, located at Lasell College in Newton, MA, invites applications for the position of Learning Specialist.  This is a salaried, full-time, Academic year (August – May) position; we are looking to hire in time for the start of our upcoming Spring 2017 semester. The Learning Specialist will support new and returning students, […]



Civil Discourse and Democratic Ideals

Nov 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Amidst current political acrimony in the US and across the globe, the International Writing Centers Association reaffirms its long commitment to civil discourse, inclusive language, and collaborative practice. Writing centers “are inherently multicultural and multilingual sites that welcome and accommodate diversity. Writing centers inclusively serve all students, including members of underrepresented groups such as people […]



Scholarships Available to Attend SWCA 2017–SWCA Membership Required

Nov 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Awards

SWCA is offering $300 scholarships to attend its 2017 conference in Oxford, MS. The application process requires a short statement explaining how the applicant and/or writing center will benefit if awarded a scholarship. Applicants (or their centers) must be current SWCA members. Applications are due by 7 pm on Monday, December 5. Visit http://bit.ly/2fnvSgU for […]



Part-time Writing Specialist, California State University Channel Islands (Deadline: December 16, 2016)

Nov 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

The Writing & Multiliteracy Center at California State University Channel Islands is seeking a part-time Writing Specialist for the Spring 2017 Semester. Writing Specialist work involves 8-12 hours of tutoring writing per week and the schedule is adjusted based on the coverage needs of the center. We are especially interested in individuals with post-secondary experience […]



Executive Director of Writing Programs, Azusa Pacific University (Deadline: Open until filled)

Nov 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Academic Administrator Position Job Description Position Title:  Executive Director of Writing Programs Position Tracking Number:  F607 School/College:  Vice Provost for Graduate Programs and Research Department:  Writing Programs Location:  Azusa, CA Description:  The Executive Director of Writing Programs serves as a writing program administrator in a leadership role that oversees the development, management, and supervision of […]



Writing Tutor, United States Naval Academy (Deadline: January 13, 2017)

Nov 17th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Writing Tutor (Writing Center) LOCATION: United States Naval Academy, Writing Center DATE CLOSES: Review of applications will begin January 13, 2017.  Position will remain open until filled. ABOUT THE U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY: The United States Naval Academy is a unique institution of higher learning located in desirable Annapolis, Maryland.  As an historic officer accession program and premier undergraduate college, […]



Director, Hume Center for Writing and Speaking (Deadline: January 13, 2017)

Nov 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Director, Hume Center for Writing and Speaking (HCWS) The Program in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR) at Stanford University seeks a Director to manage and lead the Hume Center for Writing and Speaking (HCWS) in the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE). Primary responsibilities include providing leadership in developing and sustaining the varied […]



Collaborative @ CCCC 2017

Nov 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Conferences & Events

The Change Lab: Collaborating, Cooperating, Coordinating Join your Writing Center colleagues from around the country (and maybe even the world!) for a day of active collaboration at Portland State University on March 15, 9am-6pm. There’s no better way to kick-off your CCCC adventure! Why do writing center scholars go to professional conferences? To share the […]



Writing Center Tutor, Learning Centers, UAEU

Nov 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Writing Center Tutor Learning Centers, Student Academic Success Program, University College, United Arab Emirates University (UAEU). Working within the SASP Learning Centers, as part of the Writing Center tutor team, you will provide expert tuition and support in the development of writing skills for students at all levels of study, including postgraduate levels, and across […]



Associate or Full Professor and Chair, Writing and Rhetoric, University of Central Florida (deadline: December 8, 2016)

Oct 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

For the full job announcement, visit http://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/47508 Job Description     The Department of Writing and Rhetoric at the University of Central Florida invites applications for the position of department chair. The chair reports to the dean of the College of Arts and Humanities. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to manage programs, personnel, and […]



Call for Proposals: The Peer Review Special Issue

Oct 25th, 2016 | By | Category: Publications

Read the full CFP here.