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Assistant Director of the Writing Center

The Assistant Director of the Writing Center assists the Director of the Writing Center in overseeing the day-to-day tutoring operation of the Center in Holmes, Snell, and online. Regular duties include coordinating the staffing schedule through WCOnline; serving as a first point of contact for inquiries about the Writing Center’s services and tutor issues; planning and facilitating ongoing staff training and education, including helping to coordinate staff meetings, training, and observations; assisting with hiring; updating the handbook; assisting with continuous assessment, data collection, and reporting; attending all Writing Director meetings; and working closely with the Director and the writing center administrative team on long-range goals and planning relating to tutoring. The director will work closely with the assistant director to achieve their goals.

Requirements for the position include reliability, experience tutoring in a writing center, and familiarity with writing studies scholarship and writing center pedagogy. This position benefits Ph.D. students interested in administrative positions within academia or alt-ac positions (for example, in community literacy programs).

Please email a short cover letter and resume by March 15th at 12 pm to the Director of the Writing Center

  • 20 Hour SGA
  • Online
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  • Project Title

    Writing Center Administration

  • Faculty / Project Lead

    Professor Kat Gonso

  • Project Description

    Writing Center administration for the summer. The ideal candidate will continue as assistant director for fall '23 and spring '24.

  • Qualifications Necessary

    Ph.D. candidate in the English Department with Writing Center experience