Summary The founding Director of the Writing Center will launch a thriving Writing Center at W J to support student success. The Director manages the daily operations of the Writing Center, including supervising, training, and scheduling peer tutors.
Duties and Responsibilities
Manage daily operations of the Center including scheduling peer tutors and maintaining the budget.
Hire, train, and supervise peer tutors
Stay current with writing instruction and writing center operations
Assess Center operations
Provide writing instruction to individual students in the Center
Establish relationships with faculty colleagues to enhance Center operations
Teach composition courses (2 courses/year)
Work collaboratively with other academic support colleagues and Student Life colleagues to promote student success and retention
M.A. in English Composition or Literature
Ph.D. strongly preferred
At least 3-5 years of experience with composition/writing instruction required
Demonstrated commitment to student outcomes and student success
Evidence of being a collaborative, communicative, and cooperative team member
Ability to creatively approach challenges and work toward positive resolutions
The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the position described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the position.
Job Description Status The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description are illustrative ones anticipated for this position. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as required. Washington Jefferson College reserves the right to amend or change this job description to meet the needs of its programs. This job description and any attachments do not constitute or represent a contract.
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Washington & Jefferson is a private liberal arts and sciences college located 30 miles south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Our dedicated, experienced professors are passionate about teaching and work closely with our students to ensure that they receive a quality, comprehensive education. Our entire community is focused on student success. To that end we offer an On-Time Graduation Guarantee, opportunities to study all over the world through our Magellan Project and a committed staff of career counseling experts. For more than 200 years, our alumni have been influencing change in business, politics, the arts and sciences as CEOs, lawyers, state representatives, doctors, researchers, writers and teachers, and in many other equally worthy professions.