Director of Undergraduate Writing - UG Education
University at Albany - Albany, NY

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            The University at Albany–SUNY seeks a Director for its First-Year Writing Program, which will be initiated in the Fall 2013 semester. A description of this program is available at http://www.albany.edu/generaleducation/writing-intensive.php.

            The Director will be responsible for:
            • Overseeing all aspects of developing and managing the program, including curriculum, staffing, budget, and facilities
            • Assisting the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and the Associate Dean for General Education in administering the writing component of the University at Albany’s General Education Program
            • Consulting with departments and programs on how to implement a departmentally-based advanced writing requirement
            • Coordinating with the Institute for Teaching, Learning and Academic Leadership to assist individual faculty who teach writing-intensive courses
            • Assessing the effectiveness of the first-year seminar and participating in the efforts of governance bodies and the Office of Institutional Research, Planning, and Effectiveness to develop ongoing evaluation of writing instruction across disciplines
            It is further expected that the Director would teach in the First-Year Writing Program. A faculty appointment is possible given the appropriate credentials.

            Requirements:
            • Doctorate from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization
            • A strong record of publication in the field of rhetoric and composition and/or writing program administration
            • Demonstrated excellence in teaching writing
            • Administrative experience in Writing Programs or Centers
            • Applicants must address in their applications their ability to work with a culturally diverse
              population.

            Additional Information:
            Professional Rank and Salary Range: SL-6

            Start Date: As soon as possible

            Applications will be reviewed beginning on February 1, 2013 with the goal of filling the position as soon as possible after that date.

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