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Textmaker Spaces, by Tom Deans

Aug 25th, 2016 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The maker movement has come to my large public university campus, and I welcome it. Our newest residence hall will include a makerspace. Our university library is planning on launching one too. Still in the planning stages but moving forward quickly, the library makerspace is slated for an “Inspiration/Innovation” themed ground floor that will also […]

CAPTA accepting submissions for Secondary School Writing Centers Toolkit (Priority Deadline: August 15, 2016; Final deadline: September 15, 2016)

Aug 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Publications

Priority submissions for the CAPTA digital publication designed to support the sharing of program materials for new and continuing secondary school writing center directors is August 15, and all submissions must be in by September 15. The goal is to publish this resource online by November 1 in time for the CAPTA Vision and Revision […]

Part-time Lecturer in the Writing Center for Academic English at the Zentraleinrichtung Moderne Sprachen, Leuphana University (deadline: August 15, 2016)

Aug 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Leuphana University of Lüneburg, a foundation under public law, invites applications for a part-time position (50%), starting October 1, 2016, as a Lecturer (Lehrkraft für besondere Aufgaben [LfbA])   (EG 13 TV-L) in the Writing Center for Academic English (WCAE) at the Center for Modern Languages (Zentraleinrichtung Moderne Sprachen, ZeMoS), for a period of two years. […]

CFP: Special Issue of WLN on Educating Writing Tutors

Aug 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Publications

We invite you to submit a proposal for the Writing Lab Newsletter: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship’s special issue on educating writing tutors. Please find attached the call for proposals that includes the schedule,  submission instructions, and an excerpt of the CFP at the end of this message.  Article proposals are due January 1, […]

IWCA Board Election in September

Aug 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: News and Announcements

Nominations for IWCA Board positions were submitted earlier this year, and we have a stellar list of candidates. Mark your calendars: the election will take place from September 1-15, 2016. All members with a current membership will be able to log into the IWCA members’ site on September 1 to access their ballot. We hope […]

Learning Center Manager, Montgomery College (Deadline: August 2, 2016)

Aug 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Job Summary:  The Learning Center Manager will be responsible for overseeing the daily operations and functions of a large interdisciplinary academic support center. Center services include: a computer-assisted learning lab for Reading, Languages, English as a Second Language, and Writing in the Disciplines; and tutoring in languages. The Center also offers comprehensive tutoring services in Reading, […]

Assistant Director, Center for Writing, Norwich University (

Aug 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Official job posting:;jsessionid=6DBB111E63D58CED8CD29644D1659472?JOBID=74699 Norwich University’s College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a full-time, one-year position as Assistant Director in our new Center for Writing, which includes teaching four courses in applicant’s area of expertise per academic year, beginning fall 2016. Responsibilities include managing day-to-day operations, assisting in data collection and assessment, offering writing […]

Interim Director, UT Chattanooga (Deadline: August 8, 2016)

Aug 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

The University of Tennessee, Chattanooga’s Library, a student-centered, service-oriented organization, invites applications for Interim Director, Writing and Communication Center.  The individual in this position will plan, develop, implement and oversee all Writing and Communication Center operations that support UTC students and faculty.  This position will serve a one-year term appointment, with possibility of renewal. To […]

Graduate Writing Specialist, University of Saskatchewan (Deadline: August 9, 2016)

Aug 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Location: University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada Department:  University Library FTE: 0.4 Status:  Term, until August 31, 2017 Competition No.:  16431-Q Salary Information:  The salary range is $46,457 – $72,590 per annum pro-rated (Instructional, Phase 1).  The starting salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Primary Purpose:  To deliver high quality academic writing support, […]

Learning Center Coordinator, Penn State Abington (Review begins immediately)

Aug 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Job #65217 Campus/Location: Penn State Abington Date Announced: 08/01/2016 Job Number: 65217 Level/Salary Band: 02 – H – Exempt Work Unit: Penn State Abington Department: Academic Affairs Full/Part Time: Full–Time DESCRIPTION Penn State Abington seeks a Learning Center Coordinator to oversee the Center that offers tutoring in writing, foreign languages, math, and sciences. The Coordinator […]

Writing Specialist, Univ of Central Florida-Daytona State College Writing Center

Jul 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

The Department of Writing and Rhetoric at the University of Central Florida (UCF) seeks a Writing Specialist to work in the Daytona State College – UCF Writing Center. The position will provide individual and small-group writing assistance to UCF and Daytona State College (DSC) students, faculty, and staff from across the disciplines. Assisting writers at […]

University of Colorado Boulder, Part-time Writing Consultants

Jul 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

The University of Colorado Boulder is seeking experienced writing consultants to tutor in the Writing Center this fall.  Consultants work ten hours per week (typically two three-hour shifts and one four-hour shift). Pay is equivalent to teaching one course as adjunct faculty ($4500 per semester). The position starts August 29, 2016 and ends December 13, […]

Coordinator of Writing Resources, Berea College, Full-time position

Jul 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Center for Transformative Learning Coordinator of Writing Resources   Job Description: The Coordinator of Writing Resources will help develop, mange, work collaboratively with other Center for Transformative Learning (CTL) staff members to develop a unified and effective bridge in through and out Berea for students.  May teach 1-2 courses annually. Responsibility: Recruit, schedule, supervise, and […]

Project & Curriculum Coordinator for Workshops, DePaul University

Jul 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

Posting: General Summary The Project & Curriculum Coordinator for Workshops will oversee one of the University Center for Writing-based Learning’s five main initiatives. The Workshops Coordinator will collaborate with DePaul instructors to design customized, interactive writing- and ePortfolio-based workshops and then train and supervise a team of UCWbL graduate assistants and peer writing tutors […]

Director, Center for Student Learning, College of Charleston

Jul 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

The College of Charleston is hiring a Director for the Center for Student Learning. See the full announcement at .

Writing Center Coordinator, University of Washington-Tacoma

Jul 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

The Writing Center at UW Tacoma has an outstanding opportunity for a Writing Center Coordinator. Details of the position are at .

Writing Center Coordinator, University of Detroit-Mercy

Jul 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

The University of Detroit Mercy Writing Center is looking for a new full-time coordinator to start in the fall of 2016. Its is a full-time, non-tenure track, 10-month position with benefits. We are starting to review applications at the end of this week and will continue doing so until the position has been filled. Working […]

Writing Specialist, UNC Chapel Hill Writing and Learning Center (Deadline: July 26, 2016)

Jul 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

The Writing and Learning Center at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill seeks a full-time, permanent Writing Specialist to support the work of our undergraduate and graduate student writing coaches. Duties ·         Design and develop curricula and materials for training writing coaches, including a peer tutor training course ·         Provide individual and small group support […]

Thesis & Writing Center Specialist, Colorado College (Review begins immediately)

Jun 28th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

DESCRIPTION: Mentors thesis writers and developing writers from across the curriculum in interdisciplinary writing workshops. Provides sustained tutorial support for students with writing challenges (under-prepared for college-level reading/writing, anxious or phobic about writing, struggling with ESL issues or learning disabilities, or working on other major projects). PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach thesis writing and writing enhancement adjunct […]

University of Minnesota Crookston Writing Center Coordinator

Jun 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Positions

(Class #8315A2 – Education Program Associate 2) Academic Success Center POSITION: Full-time, 9-month position starting August 15, 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter. JOB SUMMARY: The Writing Center coordinator is the primary professional writing tutor and is part of a team of academic professionals that provide support to students at all levels of academic […]