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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 […]

“Inquiry Groups as Tutor Education: Writing from Below” by Rebecca Lorimer Leonard

Jun 18th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Reading

Reposted with permission from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Writing Center’s blog. Read the full blog post at . In late November, CNN aired Ivory Tower, a feature-length documentary that asks if college is “worth it” given the rising costs of higher education in the U.S. The film, which premiered at Sundance, is an accounting […]

Writing Consultant, Coordinator of Writing Courses, Cornell College, Mount Vernon, IA (Application review begins immediately)

Jun 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Applications are being accepted for a 10-month, full-time Writing Consultant and Coordinator of Writing Courses. This consultant will collaborate with faculty and staff to co-teach writing skills and strategies in introductory writing and other courses, teach workshops for faculty development on writing pedagogy, tutor students in introductory writing classes, and provide individual support for study […]

SWCA Scholarships for Travel to IWCA in Pittsburgh (deadline: July 27)

Jun 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Awards

The Southeastern Writing Center Association is offering scholarships for this October’s IWCA conference, which will be held in Pittsburgh from October 8-10. Two $300 scholarships are available—one for a writing center professional and one for a student. Applicants must be SWCA members (or affiliated with a member institution). To apply, email some basic info and […]

Writing Coach, Mira Costa College (Deadline: 6/16/15)

Jun 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to: Discipline or Department: Writing Center Position Type: Staff/Classified Hourly Rate or Monthly Salary: Starting at $25.73 per hour, plus 2.5% shift differential (additional pay) for evening hours. Working Hours: One regular position, 18 hours per week, 10 months per year (August […]

Writing Center Coordinator: Presbyterian College (Deadline: July 1, 2015)

Jun 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Writing Center Coordinator: Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC invites applications for a part-time Writing Center Coordinator’s position. Master’s degree in English or other writing-intensive discipline required. Other desirable experiences include writing center direction / coordination and writing center tutor experience. Responsibilities: tutoring students in writing, training and supervision of Writing Center tutors, management of a […]

Writing Center Coordinator/Learning Commons Librarian Hood Theological Seminary, Salisbury, NC (Deadline: July 1, 2015)

Jun 8th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Position Summary Hood Theological Seminary invites applications for the full-time position of Coordinator of the Margaret H. Kluttz Writing & Resource Center and Learning Commons Librarian at the Hood Library. The person in this position will work with the Director of the Library to maintain the Learning Commons, recruit and train writing tutors, provide one-on-one […]

Associate Director, University Writing Center, University of Louisville, Fall 2015.

Jun 8th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

The University Writing Center invites applications for the position of Associate Director to begin August 1, 2015. M.A. required. The responsibilities of the Associate Director include working with the Director to plan and implement policies and initiatives, overseeing daily operations in the Director’s absence, and supervising and mentoring Graduate Teaching Assistants. The Associate Director is […]

Southern California Writing Centers Association Travel Grants & Scholarships

Jun 8th, 2015 | By | Category: Awards

Congratulations to the following 2015 SoCal WCA Travel Grant and Scholarship winners!  Each winner received $500 toward travel expenses. Christine Holten, UCLA (IWCA Summer Institute) Kathryn Tucker, Nevada State College (IWCA Summer Institute) Andrea Scott, Pitzer College (IWCA Conference)

Assistant Director, Writing Center, Saint Joseph’s University (Deadline: June 30, 2015)

Jun 8th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Official job posting website: Position Title: Assistant Director, Writing Center Open to: Internal and External Applicants Full Time or Part Time Status: Part Time If Part Time, hours per week: 20 If temporary, please provide a start and end date: Staff Job Type: Salaried/Exempt Position Summary or Faculty Qualifications The Assistant Director for the […]

Variable-time Lecturer (Writing Center Director), Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

May 18th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Non-tenure-track, Department of English, SIU Carbondale. Start Date:  August 16, 2015 One-year term appointment renewable contingent on performance, curricular need, and university approval. Qualifications: Ph.D. or ABD in Rhetoric and Composition Studies, Writing Centers, and/or a closely related field; college or university writing center administration and teaching experience. Duties: Directing the Writing Center with some […]

Tutoring Coordinator, Columbia College (Missouri)

May 14th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Columbia College in Columbia, Missouri, seeks a Tutoring Coordinator and Writing Specialist to oversee tutoring in areas outside of writing and math (e.g. accounting, American Sign Language, biology, chemistry, computer science, finance, and physics) and provide direct support to students in the Writing Center through one-on-one writing consultations and indirect support through program outreach. This […]

Writing Center Director, 12 month, Azusa Pacific University (Open until filled)

May 12th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Academic Administrator Position Job Description Position Title: Director of the Writing Center Position Tracking Number: F586 School/College: Vice Provost for Graduate Programs and Research Department: Writing Center Location: Azusa, CA Description: The Director of the Writing Center administers all aspects of the Writing Center, which serves traditional undergraduate, graduate, and non-traditional students. The director provides […]

Writing Center Director, University of Houston-Clear Lake

May 4th, 2015 | By | Category: Positions

Link to the official posting: Description: Through a dynamic and team-oriented approach, the Writing Center Director provides administrative and pedagogical leadership for the center’s staff. The Director is responsible for creating a positive and effective environment to support the Writing Center’s mission of making students better writers. The Director will supervise and manage two […]

Secondary Writing Centers Position Statement Passes

Apr 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Reading

At the its Executive Board meeting on Wednesday, April 22, the IWCA adopted a new position statement on secondary writing centers. The statement is now available to guide new and existing secondary school writing centers with regard to core beliefs, outcomes, and implementation plans. Committee members who drafted and revised the statement are Amber Jensen, […]

John E. Nance Writer-in-Residence Application Guidelines

Apr 24th, 2015 | By | Category: News and Announcements

Applicants must have had a book published by a traditional publisher within the last three years and have another work under contract or in progress. The books can be fiction or creative nonfiction, including memoir. Applicants must submit two copies of BOTH their finished work and three chapters of a work in progress, not to […]