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Associate Director of Writing Center, Central Michigan University

CMU is currently accepting applications for a position as the Associate Director of the Writing Center beginning mid-August. We serve nearly 19,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300 undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral programs in the arts, media, business, education, human services, health professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and engineering are nationally ranked for excellence.
A full description of the job and the application can be found at the following link: https://www.jobs.cmich.edu/postings/33847

Daytime Tutor Team, United State Naval Academy

The USNA Writing Center has an opening for our daytime tutor team.  Our daytime tutors work with midshipmen from 0755-1600 every weekday. Our daytime tutors conduct one-on-one writing consultations for midshipmen at any stage of the writing process; maintain appropriate student records and submit reports and data as requested; attend meetings and training sessions as required. Daytime tutors can work from 10 to 20 hours per week at our Writing Center on the United States Naval Academy campus. This is an in-person position only. A good fit for this position would be a person with at least a master’s degree in a writing-intensive field, teaching experience in developmental or first-year writing-intensive courses, and two years of experience tutoring in a writing center setting. The best candidate has the above qualifications as well as:  excellent interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to work effectively with diverse faculty, staff, and student body; holds an enthusiasm to work with students of all backgrounds; and understands how writing reflects identity.This position is an excepted service federal position with a one-year contract with the possibility of renewal.  This position does not include benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please follow the link for more information and directions to apply: Tutor (Writing) USNA, Class of 1963 Center for Academic Excellence.

Director of the University Writing Center, Saginaw Valley State University

SCSU seeks a Writing Center Director. This is a full-time, 12 month position with start date of August 12 or sooner. Responsibilities include:

  • Hiring, training, scheduling and oversight of undergraduate/graduate peer tutoring staff and professional tutors in the Writing Center, both in-person and online.
  • Management of the day-to-day operations of the writing center, including administering the physical writing center (located in the Gerstacker Learning Commons), online writing center and website; coordinating student orientation sessions and writing workshops; supervising payroll and budget; and creating various student and faculty writing resources.
  • Development of innovative programming based on reflective assessment of the Writing Center and its services.
  • Support of undergraduate student research and community engagement aligned with the Writing Center’s strategic plan.
  • Coordination of promotion of services to students and faculty in conjunction with the other services in the Gerstacker Learning Commons.
  • Collaboration with academic departments and other units on campus, including the University Writing Program and First Year Writing Program.

The successful candidate will possess a Master’s degree in composition/rhetoric with related experience in Writing Center work. For more information or to apply, visit https://svsu.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/1220?c=svsu

Professional Writing Consultants, Baruch College, CUNY

The Baruch College Writing Center seeks 2-3 professional writing consultants for the Fall 2021 semester. Writing consultants support Baruch’s undergraduate and graduate students as they work to become more independent, confident, and versatile writers. Consultants work one-to-one with student writers (in person, via online chat, and through asynchronous written feedback), co-author reflective records at the end of each session, conduct online and in-class workshops, engage in professional development, and take on special projects where assigned.

Consultants are paid on the CUNY Non-Teaching Adjunct I scale, currently $44.69/hour for new hires. Appointments are for 8-15 hours per week and must follow CUNY workload limits. Reappointment is dependent on budget, availability, and experience. Health insurance is available during the third consecutive semester of 15 hour/week appointments.

To read the full listing and learn how to apply, visit our website.  

Limited Term Appointment, New College Writing Centre at the University of Toronto (Deadline: 7/30/2021)

The New College Writing Centre in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a three-year Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) in the area of Writing Studies, with a specialization in anti-racist and/or decolonial writing pedagogies. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, with an expected start date of September 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter.

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in the area of Writing Studies or a relevant field by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter, and have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching. We seek candidates whose teaching interests complement and strengthen the existing approaches in the New College Writing Centre. Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.  

Associate Director of Writing Center for Undergraduate Education, Purdue University

The Associate Director of Writing Center for Undergraduate Education is responsible for supervising and managing day-to-day activities, programming and outreach around undergraduate education for the Purdue Writing Lab.  This position will collaborate with the faculty director in implementing strategic vision for teaching, learning, and research around tutoring/mentoring writing and fostering the unit’s support for research that links the mentoring of writing for students, faculty, staff, and wider university community. Develop, update, implement, and regularly assess tutor staff education curriculum. Support recruitment, training, and development of undergraduate writing consultants in credit-bearing, internship, or self-pace curricular environment.

More information can be found at https://careers.purdue.edu/job/W-Lafayette-Associate-Director-of-Writing-Lab-IN-47901/756809100/?locale=en_US

Coordinator, University Tutoring (8341), Idaho State University (Deadline: Open until filled)

Idaho State University is seeking a Coordinator of University Tutoring. The successful candidate will facilitate the academic success of undergraduate and graduate students from a variety of backgrounds and with a variety of needs. This position requires assisting in the design, delivery, and evaluation of academic support programs at ISU’s main campus in Pocatello, satellite campuses in Idaho Falls and Meridian, and online.For more information or to apply please visit https://isu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=1275&site=1

Writing Center Faculty Coordinator, Brigham Young University (Deadline: September 1, 2021)

The English department at Brigham Young University is hiring a full-time faculty coordinator for the university’s writing center. For job details and application instructions, visit the “Faculty Positions” page at https://yjobs.byu.edu/ and search for job ID 99350.

Assistant Director, The Grant Writing Academy, Stanford University (Deadline: Unspecified)

The Stanford Biosciences Grant Writing Academy (https://grantwriting.stanford.edu) supports postdocs and graduate students writing grants. Our programing empowers trainees to elicit and provide effective feedback, trains in effective writing and editing, and provides coaching to improve scientific writings. The Grant Writing Academy is seeking an Assistant Director to partner and lead efforts, especially for JEDI (Justice – Equity – Diversity – Inclusion) initiatives.

Duties include:

  • Deliver and develop curricula, including multi-week bootcamps and other workshops that support and grow the diversity of grant writers at Stanford
  • Generate and revise content and resources to guide grant writers, especially for diversity focused funding opportunities, such as NIH NRSA F31 Diversity, NIH Diversity Supplements, NIH K Awards, HHMI Hanna Gray Fellow Program  
  • Measure and quantify impact of training activities in terms of self-efficacy, career progression, proposal successes, etc. 
  • Develop and manage programs to improve engagement of faculty mentors in trainees’ research and grants
  • Recommend, design, and manage new policies to streamline processes for fellowships and career development awards 
  • Source, collect, analyze data to track proposal success rates such as tracking proposals submitted and funded annually to external funding agencies by School of Medicine postdocs and Biosciences Program graduate students
  • Write and edit complex content for proposals, peer-reviewed publications and other program activities
  • Develop and implement strategies to promote effective writing activities to students and postdocs, including emails, flyers, Slack, Twitter, etc.

For more information and to apply, see https://careersearch.stanford.edu/jobs/assistant-director-grant-writing-academy-13086

Program Coordinator, Center for Writing Excellence, Montclair State University (Deadline: Not Specified)

Reporting to the Director, the Program Coordinator provides overall support to the Center for Writing Excellence (CWE), which serves the entire university community and strives to help writers achieve long-term improvement, confidence and independence. The Program Coordinator contributes to the development and implementation of the CWE’s strategic mission and goals and ensures compliance with policies and standards for writing center services.  The Program Coordinator supervises evening and weekend operations and staff, serves as manager when the Director and Assistant Director are unavailable, and initiates outreach activities with various campus partners.  The Program Coordinator manages staff research projects, develops the website, designs workshops, assists with curriculum development, and oversees other critical areas of daily operations. For more information about this position and to apply, visit https://montclair.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/JobOpportunities/job/Montclair-NJ/Program-Coordinator–Center-for-Writing-Excellence–Part-Time-_R1001900

Writing Center Coordinator, Nevada State College (Deadline: Unspecified)

Nevada State College invites applications for a Writing Center Coordinator. The Coordinator will assist the Director in the day-to-day operations of the Center, with a specific focus on the following: coordinating the daily schedule, mentoring undergraduate specialists, coordinating sessions, leading workshops, and assisting with program development.

Nevada State College, a four-year Minority Serving public institution with a statewide mission, is dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning and committed to the advancement of a diverse and largely under-served student population. Most of our students are first generation, racial/ethnic minorities, parents, and/or returning students, of which 45% are Hispanic, 14% are Asian/Pacific Islander, 9% are Black/African American, 24% are White, and 9% are multiracial. A full description of the job and the application can be found at the following link: https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/NSC-external/job/NSC—Henderson/Writing-Center-Coordinator_R0126437

STEM Instructors, Nazarbayev University (Deadline: October 15)

The Writing Center Program in the School of Sciences and Humanities, Nazarbayev University, is hiring instructors to teach writing for STEM. We are a rapidly growing program that encompasses a writing center, a breadth of courses that support an undergraduate core curriculum, specialized courses for graduate writers, an undergraduate writing fellows program, and a nascent WAC initiative. We are a diverse, collaborative, international faculty from a range of academic backgrounds, actively recruiting instructors with experience writing and teaching writing in STEM genres. You can find our ad and application process here

Writing Center Director, University of North Carolina at Charlotte (Deadline: October 15)

The Writing, Rhetoric & Digital Studies department at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte seeks an outstanding leader-teacher-scholar with energy and vision to serve as the Director of the Writing Resources Center (WRC), beginning July 1, 2022. This is an 11-month, full-time, non-tenured Exempt from State Human Resources Act” (EHRA) administrative appointment, with graduate teaching responsibilities

The WRC fosters a culture of writing across campus. The Director works with a staff of 25-30 undergraduates, graduate students, and professional staff to serve 1,575+ students, faculty, and staff annually. With multiple locations across campus, the WRC provides over 4,000 conferences, face-to-face and online, and offers more than 50 workshops annually. The WRC has a long-standing commitment to social justice, diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. For additional information, visit our website at https://writing.uncc.edu/writing-resources-center.

Faculty Positions (4) in Writing Studies in Higher Education, The Study of University Pedagogy (ISUP) at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) (Deadline: November 9, 2021)

UTM seeks four (4) new faculty members in Writing Studies in Higher Education. ISUP was established in July 2020 to promote the study of university pedagogy, especially the experiences of undergraduate students, through collaborative research, instruction, training, scholarship, and assessment. It builds on the success of the UTM Teaching and Learning Collaboration (TLC) and the Robert Gillespie Academic Skills Centre (RGASC), and is home to the new Foundational Writing Skills Initiative and other writing programs previously administered by the RGASC. Foundational Numeracy Skills courses are being developed.

Assistant Professor of English/Writing Center Director, Converse University (Deadline Nov. 15)

Converse University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of English / Writing Center Director. This is a full-time, tenure-track position. The successful candidate will run the Writing Center, coordinate first-year composition, train and supervise peer tutors, and teach writing courses in areas such as First-Year or Advanced Composition, Writing Across the Curriculum, Writing for the Public and other needs as determined by the university and/or department. Qualified applicants should possess a PhD in English (preferably in Rhetoric / Composition with training in Writing Center Administration). Experience in running a Writing Center and in teaching composition at the university level is preferred. The deadline to apply is November 15, 2021.

Converse is a private liberal arts university with an enrollment of ~ 1,250 traditional and non-traditional undergraduate and graduate students. The Department of English offers a BA in English literature, a BA with a concentration in Creative and Professional Writing, and a BFA in Creative and Professional Writing. The university also offers an MFA in Creative and Professional Writing and graduate coursework in English toward MAT, MEd, and MLA degrees.

A full description of the job and the application can be found at https://converse.isolvedhire.com/jobs/427728.html

Writing Center Director, Avila University (Deadline: Unspecified)

Avila University seeks a colleague specializing in writing studies to serve as Director of the Writing Center in a 12-month staff position with faculty rank (non-tenure track). We especially encourage candidates with experience fostering inclusive environments, engaging in anti-racist practices, supporting first-generation students, and encouraging 21st-century digital and multimodal writing. Ph.D in Rhetoric or Composition preferred with an active research agenda in composition or writing center studies. ABD applicants are welcome to apply. A full job description and application information can be found at the following website: https://www.avila.edu/human-resources/careers/

Writing and Academic Resource Center Coordinator, American University of Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan (Deadline: Unspecified)

The American University of Central Asia is accepting applications for a position of the Writing and Academic Resource Center (WARC) Coordinator. The Coordinator is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the daily operations of the WARC. The Coordinator’s primary function is to supervise student tutors. Secondary functions of the coordinator are to promote WARC services and coordinate with Director on WARC objectives and activities; with the Director, recruit and select WARC tutors; help develop writing and research skills workshops; develop materials for and maintain the WARC website and YouTube channel; attend and present information about the WARC at outreach functions such as orientation sessions for students and faculty; maintain WARC budget; collect and analyze WARC usage data. Please follow the link for more information and directions to apply: https://auca.kg/en/apply_to_warc/