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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 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 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.

UPDATED! Applications being accepted for Writing Center Journal Editor(s)

Oct 25th, 2016 | By | Category: News and Announcements, Publications

The International Writing Centers Association (IWCA) invites applications for editorial leadership of The Writing Center Journal (WCJ). Candidates will be screened according to the following criteria: Deep understanding of writing center scholarship and of rhetoric and composition studies; Ability to marshal institutional support to sponsor The Writing Center Journal and its editors (e.g., course off-loads, cost offsets, administrative […]

Oxford College Director of Writing Programs (Deadline: November 28, 2016)

Oct 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Emory University’s Oxford College ( invites applications for a tenure-track position, open rank, open discipline, to serve as the Director of Writing Programs (Emory requisition #66080BR). The tenure-track position will begin fall 2017. The Director will have the responsibility of overseeing the development of a cohesive writing program with clear programmatic Student Learning Outcomes that connect […]

Assistant Director of the Writing Center, Nevada State College (Deadline Extended: Review begins Nov. 14, 2016)

Oct 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Nevada State College invites applications for a 12-month continuing position as an Assistant Director of the Writing Center to begin in the spring or fall of 2017, start date based on candidate’s availability. This position will require a dynamic individual who can assist the Writing Center Director and teach one class each semester. This is […]

Assistant or Associate Professor of English and Director of the Writing Center, Miami University (Deadline: November 4, 2016)

Oct 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Miami University invites applications for an assistant or associate professor of English who will serve as Director of the Writing Center that is located within the Roger and Joyce Howe Center for Writing Excellence (HCWE). The position would begin July 2017. The Writing Center Director will hold a tenure-line faculty position in the Department of […]

Academic Resource Center Specialist for Writing and Literacy, CUNY Lehman College (Open until filled)

Oct 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Job ID: 15125 Full-time Position Details The Instructional Support Services Program (ISSP), including the Academic Support Center for Excellence (ACE) and the Science Learning Center (SLC), provides tutoring, workshops, and additional academic support for undergraduate and graduate students at Lehman College. Under the direction of the Director and Associate Director of the ISSP, the Academic […]

Muriel Harris Outstanding Service Award Winners for 2016

Oct 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Featured Articles

IWCA is delighted to announce TWO winners of the Muriel Harris Outstanding Service Award: Paula Gillespie of Florida International University and Brad Hughes of University of Wisconsin-Madison. Congratulations to the recipients of the MHOSA. Read the press releases for each recipient: Paula Gillespie and Brad Hughes. To learn more about the MHOSA, visit the Awards […]

Associate Director of the Writing Center, DePaul University (Deadline: Dec. 1, 2016)

Oct 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Job Title: Associate Director, Writing Center Job ID: 2240 Location: Lincoln Park Campus Full/Part Time: Full-Time At DePaul University, we are looking for candidates who want to join us in our mission to provide access to education for all. Successful candidates welcome ideas and perspectives from colleagues and students representing a wide variety of cultures, […]

Assistant Professor of English and Director of Writing Center, UT Martin (Deadline: Nov. 1, 2016)

Oct 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Department of English and Modern Foreign Languages Tenure-track, 12-month faculty position with administrative duties (2/2 teaching load, writing center administration). PhD in Composition and Rhetoric, English with a focus in Composition and Rhetoric, or a similarly-defined field required by August 1, 2017.  Experience working in a college writing center, in an academic support center, or […]

Call for submissions for the NoCalWCA Newsletter (deadline: October 19, 2016)

Oct 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Publications

The Northern California Writing Centers Association Newsletter is seeking submissions from writing center professionals — undergraduate and graduate students, professors, staff, workshop facilitators, coordinators, directors, etc. — across Northern California and Nevada for the Fall 2016 issue of our web-based newsletter: Brief Articles (750-1,500 words) We are seeking submissions about tutoring, collaborative writing, and writing […]

Director of Academic Resource Center, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles (Deadline: Nov. 15, 2016)

Oct 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Loyola Marymount University invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of the Academic Resource Center, to begin February 2017. The Academic Resource Center (ARC) provides a variety of academic resources including the university’s writing center, course content tutoring across the disciplines, a “First to Go” program for first-generation college students (each unit with […]