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Works in Progress Workshop at IWCA 2015 Conference (Deadline for proposals: September 1, 2015)

Jul 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

Please join us at the IWCA Conference in Pittsburgh to share a Work-in-Progress and receive feedback from discussion leaders and peers.  These sessions will be composed of roundtable discussions where participants discuss their current projects (10 minutes max) and then receive feedback from other researchers including discussion leaders, other WiP participants, and other conference goers […]



Teaching Associate – Writing Centre, USG 8, University of Waterloo, 1-year Contract (Start Date: August 31, 2015)

Jul 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

The Writing Centre Teaching Associate provides writing and communications support to individual students, as well as classroom support to students and instructors as required. The Teaching Associate helps undergraduate and graduate students develop their writing and multi-modal communication skills. Because the Teaching Associate sees a variety of work, including discipline-specific assignments, papers, reports, résumés, proposals, […]



Writing Center Coordinator, Wallace Community College (Deadline: 2:00 pm on August 10, 2015)

Jul 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Full announcement available at http://tinyurl.com/q5hm7so . The Writing Center Coordinator will be responsible for managing, coordinating and implementing all writing center activities in accordance with all Title III regulations, including day-to-day direction to carry out objectives; conduct training sessions and workshops with students and faculty; assist the Director in preparing Title III data and reports […]



Writing Specialist for Writing Center, Daytona State College (Deadline: July 23, 2015)

Jul 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Writing Specialist #11458 Writing Center Minimum Qualifications: This position requires a bachelor’s degree in English, Education, or Reading. Two (2) years teaching or tutoring of writing or a related subject at the college or high-school level is also required. Responsibilities: A Writing Specialist is a full-time professional employee in the Division of Library and Academic […]



University of Rhode Island Writing Center Director (Deadline: July 31, 2015)

Jul 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

The University of Rhode Island is hiring a full-time director for our Writing Center.  See below for details, but please note that applications are due by midnight on July 31.  Please distribute widely! POSITION TITLE: Coordinator, Writing Center/Academic Enhancement Center BASIC FUNCTION: Coordinate and manage writing assistance services, including writing skills tutoring. Work in collaboration […]



Grants for IWCA Conference in Pittsburgh (Deadline: August 3)

Jul 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Awards, Conferences & Institutes

The IWCA has two funding opportunities for members attending the 2015 IWCA Conference in Pittsburgh: Travel Grants & the President’s Future Leaders Scholarship. To apply, please log in and complete the application(s) on the IWCA members website: https://www.iwcamembers.org/ You must be an IWCA member in good standing to apply for either opportunity. Below are details […]



Writing Colleagues Program Fellow, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva NY

Jul 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Position Title: Writing Colleagues Program Fellow, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva NY SUMMARY: The Writing Colleagues Program supports writing across the curriculum through the training and support of course-embedded peer tutors. The Writing Colleagues Program Fellow has primary responsibility for supporting all current Writing Colleagues, including supervising and mentoring Writing Colleagues in course placements, […]



IWCA 2015 Conference: Writing Center (r)Evolutions

Jul 20th, 2015 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes, Featured Reading

We invite you to consider writing center (r)evolutions: the ways in which we create our writing center pedagogies, practices, spaces, and programs through artistic and technological innovations. We will meet in Pittsburgh, PA, the Steel City, at the Wyndham Hotel to explore writing center (r)evolutions and the ways that these (r)evolutions move writing center conversations […]



The Southern Discourse in the Center: A Journal of Multiliteracy and Innovation Fall 2015 Call for Proposals

Jul 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Publications

Fall 2015 Theme: “Policy and the Center” Deadline: September 30, 2015 We invite you to submit manuscripts that address/engage the intersections between public policy (whether at the state, national, or institutional level) and the writing center. Possibilities for articles could include the following foci: ·      Cost/benefit analyses of centers and different methods within them (e.g. […]



Assistant Director Multiliteracies Center, Michigan Technological University

Jul 13th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

MA in Rhetoric and Composition or a related field required. Apply at https://www.jobs.mtu.edu/postings/3295 Complete job descriptions at MTU are available at www.jobs.mtu.edu/postings/search “Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes providing equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.”  .



Part-time Writing Specialist in the Social Sciences, Bates College, Lewiston, ME

Jul 9th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Staff position with faculty appointment (lecturer), part-time (25 hours/week, 10 month recurring term) The individual selected will join two other Writing Specialists and the Director of Writing at Bates in providing support for students writing and for faculty teaching writing in the social sciences and other interdisciplinary programs.  More broadly, Writing Specialists are engaged in […]



Assistant or Associate Professor in English/Director of University Writing Center, Texas A&M University Central Texas (Deadline: September 14, 2015)

Jun 30th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Texas A&M University Central Texas (TAMUCT) seeks a Director prepared and motivated to establish and maintain our new University Writing Center as a 9-month, tenure track hire within the Department of Humanities and the College of Arts and Sciences. Salary and rank commiserate with experience. Our ideal hire will develop and implement initiatives that support […]



IWCA Executive Officer Nominations for 2015-2017 Positions

Jun 30th, 2015 | By | Category: News and Announcements

IWCA Nominating Committee is seeking candidates for three positions: Vice President Secretary Treasurer These terms start at NCTE in Fall of 2015 and are two year terms. The VP is a six year commitment; VP becomes president in Fall of 2017 and then past president in Fall of 2019. Duties of each office are described […]



Assistant Writing Center Director, Mary Hardin-Baylor University (Deadline: open until filled)

Jun 29th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Department: Academic Affairs Job Type: Staff Job Status: Full-time Post Date: June 26, 2015 Position Available: August 3, 2015 Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree in English, Composition, or a related field is required. Previous Writing Center experience in higher education is required. Previous administrative experience in a Writing Center is preferred. Excellent communication skills, a dedication […]



Writing Director (includes Writing Center), Oxford College (Georgia) (Deadline: Open until filled)

Jun 29th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Oxford College is looking for a one-year full-time Writing Director to start in August. The position includes a 2/2 teaching load (sections of the Freshman Writing Seminar), training sophomore writing tutors, running the writing center and offering workshop s for students on writing issues. Experience running a writing center would be very helpful. As many […]



Nominations being accepted for 2015 Ron Maxwell Award (Deadline: August 31, 2015)

Jun 29th, 2015 | By | Category: Awards

The NCPTW Ron Maxwell Leadership Award is given annually to a professional in the National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing organization who has contributed with distinction to undergraduate student development through promoting collaborative learning among peer tutors in writing. The award recognizes an individual for dedication to and leadership in collaborative learning within writing […]



IWCA 2015 Conference Program Advertisements Available

Jun 29th, 2015 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

The International Writing Centers Association will host over 700 educational professionals at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown Hotel in October. As you’re registering for the IWCA conference and making travel arrangements, please consider highlighting your institution in the conference program. The program offers an opportunity to market graduate degrees to potential students from all over […]



Basic Writing e-Journal Call for Submissions (Deadline: December 1, 2015)

Jun 29th, 2015 | By | Category: Publications

Accelerated Learning in Basic Writing: Investigating the Successes and Challenges of ALP Models Submissions due by December 1, 2015 Guest Editors: Leah Anderst, Jennifer Maloy, and Jed Shahar Queensborough Community College, CUNY This special issue of BWe will focus on accelerated models of basic writing and college composition, particularly the Accelerated Learning Program (ALP) model […]



DePaul University Writing Center Part-time Tutor for Web + Tech

Jun 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

General Summary The Part-Time Tutor for Web + Tech will oversee the maintenance and development of the University Center for Writing-based Learning’s social media and website, which houses online resources for writers, teachers of writing, and tutors. This is a part-time position of 20 hours/week. Principal Duties and Responsibilities Maintain the UCWbL website. Develop online […]



Woodbury University, Writing Adjunct Faculty (Deadline: June 29, 2015)

Jun 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Woodbury University (Burbank, California) is a small, private, non-profit university with approximately 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students. Students enroll in the School of Architecture; the School of Business; the School of Media, Culture, and Design; and the College of Transdisciplinarity. For the Fall of 2015 and Spring of 2016, the Writing Department seeks adjunct or […]