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Creativity, Play, and Work in the Writing Center: Elizabeth Boquet Set to Deliver IWCA/NCPTW 2014 Conference Keynote Address

Sep 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Reading

By Janel Atlas, University of Delaware “We don’t need, and we shouldn’t want, one idea of a writing center,” says Elizabeth Boquet, author of Noise from the Writing Center (2002) and co-author of Everyday Writing Center (2007). At this time, writing centers increasingly function within multiple communities—on-campus, local, regional, national, international, virtual, textual. In her […]



Director, Writing and Communication Center, UT Chattanooga (Deadline: 9/19/14)

Sep 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

University of Tennessee, Chattanooga Lupton Library Director, Writing and Communication Center Available November 1, 2014 The Lupton Library seeks a motivated, creative and user-focused professional to fill our newly created Director of the Writing and Communication Center position at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga (UTC). Writing Center Description UTC is in the final stages of […]



Assistant Director of Writing Services, Univ of Baltimore (Deadline: 9/3/14)

Sep 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Assistant Director of Writing Services Achievement and Learning Center Vacancy Number 300443 Position Type: Regular, full-time exempt position with full, competitive benefits package Opens: 07/09/14     Closes: 09/03/14 Salary: $55,000 – $68,000 The Achievement and Learning Center is a vibrant and student-focused department providing academic support to over 1500 students per year.   Our Assistant Director of […]



Georg-August-Universitaet Goettingen, Lehrkraft für besondere Aufgaben in der Abteilung Interkulturelle Germanistik im Internationalen Schreibzentrum

Sep 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Am Seminar für Deutsche Philologie der Georg-August-Universität Göttingen ist zum 01.10.2014 die Stelle einer Lehrkraft für besondere Aufgaben in der Abteilung Interkulturelle Germanistik im Internationalen Schreibzentrum mit der regelmäßigen wöchentlichen Arbeitszeit (zzt. 39,8 Stunden/Woche) befristet für die Dauer von zwei Jahren zu besetzen. Die Entgeltzahlung erfolgt nach Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L -Lehrkräfte-. Die Universität Göttingen strebt […]



Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles Campus, Diss Writing Expert

Sep 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) currently has an opening for a full-time Dissertation Writing Expert at our downtown Los Angeles, CA campus. Please share the attached job posting with potential doctoral-prepared candidates or direct those interested to the link below to apply. Thanks! http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp;jsessionid=454AC7BF802DC0D8A943CB32A3C0F063.NA10_primary_jvm?org=TCSES&cws=1&rid=1331



Director of the Center for Excellence in Communication, Univ of Colorado, Colorado Springs (Review begins immediately)

Sep 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The Director of the Center for Excellence in Communication administers the established Communication Center programs, and develops new programs to engender academic success. The Director also teaches, trains, hires, and supervises Center personnel, manages the budget and is responsible for assessment, evaluation and accountability for Center programs. The Director also collaborates with faculty and other […]



IWCA Logo Contest! (deadline: September 15, 2014)

Sep 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Reading

IWCA is looking for fresh ideas for its logo! The logo should be a high quality image that functions across multiple forums and clearly captures the international spirit of our organization.The winning logo willbe unveiled at the IWCA/NCPTW Conference this October in Orlando. The winner of the logo contest will receive a one-year subscription to […]



SWCA Travel Grants for IWCA/NCPTW 2014

Aug 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

SWCA Grants If you are making plans to attend the 2014 IWCA/NCPTW Joint Conference in Orlando, FL this October 30-November 1, consider applying for one of the following competitive scholarships for individuals within the Southeastern Writing Center Association (SWCA) region. IWCA Professional Scholarships: Two $250 awards NCPTW Student Scholarships:  Three $200 awards For details on […]



CSU Channel Islands, Director, Writing and Multiliteracy Center (Review begins 9-3-14)

Aug 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Program Library Requisition Number 050818 Position Title Faculty Director, Writing and Multiliteracy Center University Mission Placing students at the center of the educational experience, California State University Channel Islands provides undergraduate and graduate education that facilitates learning within and across disciplines through integrative approaches, emphasizes experiential and service learning, and graduates students with multicultural and […]



Nominations for IWCA Executive Board Now Being Accepted

Aug 20th, 2014 | By | Category: News and Announcements

The IWCA board is now accepting nominations for the following board member positions for 2014-2016. These are board positions with voting privileges; two-year terms will begin in November 2014 following the NCTE Conference. Positions include: *         Seven (7) at-large representatives *         One (1) graduate student representative *         One (1) community college representative *         One (1) […]



IWCA Summer Institute on Storify

Aug 15th, 2014 | By | Category: News and Announcements

Check out the 2014 IWCA SI on Storify. Thanks to Ben Erwin, Syracuse University, for creating this excellent visual narrative! https://storify.com/syracusewc/iwca-summer-institute-2014-lexington-ky



Howe Center for Writing Excellence: Program Coordinator/International Programs Specialist

Aug 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Howe Center for Writing Excellence:  Program Coordinator/International Programs Specialist to coordinate special events, projects, and outreach; support NNES students at Miami by developing and managing outreach programs and writing workshops; act as liaison between ESL Committee, the American Cultures & English (ACE) program, International Student and Scholar Services and the Howe Writing Center; consult regularly […]



IWCA Research Grant Winners Announced

Aug 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Awards

The IWCA Research Grant Committee is pleased to announce the July 2014 recipients of the IWCA Research Grant ($1,000): Lori Salem, Temple University, John Nordlof, Eastern University, and Harry Denny, St. John’s University. Their study is titled “Understanding the Needs and Expectations of Working Class College Students in Writing Centers.” The IWCA Research Grant Committee […]



Assistant Director, Academic Resource Center, Saint Anselm College

Aug 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Full job description at http://www.anselm.edu/Faculty-and-Staff/Human-Resources/Employment-Opportunities.htm . Saint Anselm College’s Academic Resource Center is seeking an Assistant Director to assist in the day-to-day management of the Academic Resource Center (ARC) and coordinate the ARC Peer Tutoring and Writing Assistance Programs of the ARC. The position will be undergoing a transition and will be reevaluated at the […]



Writing Center Director, Jackson State Community College (Deadline: August 8, 2014)

Jul 31st, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Jackson State Community College in Jackson, TN seeks a full time Writing Center Director. Director, Writing Center The Director of the Writing Center (WC) oversees daily operations of the WC to include: Hiring, training, and supervision of all part-time, temporary employees Promotion of the Writing Centers on all campuses Collection, maintenance, analysis, and reporting of […]



Writing Consultant, Baruch College Writing Center (review begins immediately)

Jul 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

<This announcement was distributed via the wcenter listserv on 22 July 2014> The Baruch College Writing Center seeks 2-4 professional writing consultants to join our vibrant and engaged staff of writers and teachers for the Fall 2014 semester.  Review of applications will begin immediately. Consultants provide support for undergraduate and graduate students at Baruch to […]



Montgomery College – Writing, Reading and Language Center Manager (Deadline: August 4, 2014)

Jul 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

<This announcement was distributed via the wcenter listserv on 22 July 2014> Montgomery College This is an opportunity to empower students to change their lives and enrich our community. Montgomery College has endless possibilities! Montgomery College is a dynamic, diverse institution, with students from over 170 countries, located in a diverse county of nearly one […]



IWCA on Twitter!

Jul 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Letters from the President

You can now keep up to date with the IWCA by following the organization’s Twitter account: @IWCA_NCTE. Join the conversation as the organization posts regular updates from events and reminders about deadlines!



Coordinator of Academic Writing Support Resources – Center for Academic Writing, Northeastern Illinois University (Deadline: July 21, 2014)

Jul 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

(distributed via the WAC-L listserv on July 18, 2014) Position Coordinator of Academic Writing Support Resources – Center for Academic Writing Description The Coordinator reports to the Director of the Center for Academic Writing (CAW). The Coordinator administers the Writing Intensive Peer Tutor Program and assists the Director with other CAW activities. CAW is home […]



NCPTW Accepting Nominations for the 2014 Ron Maxwell Award

Jul 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Awards

From the NCPTW website: “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 […]