Assistant Director - Writers' Center
Eastern Washington University - Cheney, WA

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Cheney, Washington

Posted Oct 22, 2013 by

Eastern Washington University

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Eastern Washington University and the College of Arts, Letters, & Education invite applications for a full-time Assistant Director in the Writers' Center

. Key responsibilities include:
--Developing and promoting new curricular and pedagogical programs for the Writers' Center

--Creating, executing, and/or delegating plans for outreach and workshops including community outreach, events, grant writing, and writing contests, as just a few examples

--Supervising Center staff and managing daily operations

--Expanding the capacity of the Center by assisting with its integration into and promoting the success of the Learning Commons

--Providing direct student support (educational support) to improve students writing abilities

Position will be open for applications through 10/30/2013; screening will begin immediately thereafter. To be assured full consideration, your application must be complete and submitted through the online portal by the screening date. All materials will be held in strictest confidence; references will not be contacted until candidates have been notified.

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Minimum Qualifications


> MA in English with emphasis in Composition and Rhetoric, MFA in Creative Writing, or MA in related field.

> Three or more years of writing center experience in a college or university setting, involving one or both of the following activities: (a) working directly with students and providing instructional support (i.e., developing students' writing abilities), and/or (b) leading or assisting with development of writers center curriculum

> Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency and/or diversity.

Preferred Qualifications


> Program development and/or management

> Evidence of research in writers' center theory, composition, or rhetoric

> Teaching experience in relevant areas at the college or university level

> Experience and/or training in technology and multimedia.

> Experience with program assessment.

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