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Director Of The Writing Center

Company: Carthage College
Location: Kenosha
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Job Description:

23-Apr-2019 to 15-May-2019 (CST) Kenosha, WI, USA Full Time Employee Email Me Similar Jobs Email Me This Job The Director of the Writing Center is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Writing Center, including the recruiting, training, and supervision of a staff of 25 undergraduate writing fellows, program development, budget management, internal marketing to students, and communications with faculty and staff. The purpose of the Carthage College Writing Center is to empower writers, to assist them in improving their writing skills, and to encourage all forms of writing on campus. The Center serves undergraduate and graduate students of any race, religion, ethnicity or sexual orientation, in any and all disciplines and at all levels of expertise, including non-traditional students, international students, creative writers, students with learning challenges, staff, faculty, alumni, and members of the surrounding community. In addition to its main focus of one-on-one peer tutoring, Writing Fellows offer workshops and in-class presentations on a wide variety of writing topics at faculty request, work as embedded tutors, and participate in many other special projects. The duties and responsibilities of the Director are the following: Supervision of the undergraduate Writing Fellows, including recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training, scheduling, and observing them, and monitoring their training and experience to determine promotions. Program development and needs assessment, including the Skills Intensive Program, Athlete Study Tables, Embedded Tutoring, Nursing Program Tutor Teams, ELL Conversation Group and others. Developing, proposing and managing the Writing Center's annual budget. Using WCOnline, tracking records and statistics and then writing related reports. Marketing and communications, including composing, designing, and publishing internal publicity for the Writing Center and its various programs, organizing Open Houses and tours, presenting at Advanced Registration and Capture Carthage events, responding to faculty requests for class visits and social media oversight. Preparing and presenting writing workshops for faculty groups, undergraduate and graduate student groups, and acting as liaison between the writing fellows, the writing center clients and the faculty and administration. Participating in Committee Work and Task Forces, primarily the Writing Across the Curriculum Committee. Conference participation and mentoring Writing Fellows who are writing conference proposals and making presentations. Attending conferences for professional development and with Writing Fellows. Community Outreach planning, implementation and oversight. Ideally, the Writing Center Director will teach occasionally, as a close connection to the classroom is important for the Writing Center Director, especially the Western Heritage classroom, in order to forge relationships with faculty and to understand the biggest student group that utilizes the Writing Center. Requirements for the position: Minimally, a master's degree in a relevant field. Prefer experience as a writing center director or associate director and experience supervising students. Carthage College is an equal opportunity institution that encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. The Carthage community, including candidates for employment or admissions, and visitors or guests have the right to be free from subjection to harassment and discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex/gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, veteran or active duty military status or weight. About Carthage : Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation, so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time students. Our rich academic experience equips students with foundational knowledge and skills, preparing Graduates to be lifelong learners and to lead meaningful, productive lives. Carthage College

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