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Writing Specialist

Company:
Pace University
Job Location:
New York, 10038
Category:
Tutors and Learning Resources
Type:
Adjunct/Part-Time

Pace University is ranked the #1 private, four-year college in the nation for upward economic mobility by Harvard University’s Opportunity Insights, evidence of the transformative education the University provides. To support our students we are currently seeking a part time Writing Specialist at our Pleasantville, NY (Westchester County) campus.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Writing Support Manager, you will assist with the administration and development of the writing services program. A secondary focus of the position is to provide tutoring sessions either by appointment or for drop-in students for both graduate and undergraduate students. This position provides direct writing support for students and student tutors and will work to continuously adapt and grow the writing services program to meet the needs of the entire university.

Position Duties:

    • Developing and facilitating training for the writing services tutoring staff.
    • Planning, designing, and conducting writing labs, workshops, and programming.
    • Working with the writing staff to develop resources for Pace students, tutors, and instructors.
    • Promoting the Learning Commons and Writing Support to the Pace community through classroom visits, participation in campus events, and distribution of digital and print marketing materials.
    • Working with faculty to build sustainable partnerships, identify areas of needed writing support for students, and provide faculty with resources.
    • Observing tutoring sessions to assess tutors and the training program.
    • Participating in ongoing assessment of writing center polices and services offered.
    • Participating in staff development workshops and community building.
    • Providing tutoring sessions either by appointment or for drop-in students for both graduate and undergraduate students.
    • Conducting research on writing center scholarship, as well as theories of teaching and learning, to present to coordinator and tutoring staff.
    • Participating in recruitment, selection, and interviewing of tutoring staff.
    • Developing knowledge of learning commons.
    • This position will assist the Writing Support Manager in supervision and training of the student tutors and will be responsible for supervision of Writing Support services in the absence of the manager. 

The ideal candidates will possess the following:

    • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in English, Composition, Rhetoric, and/or Writing Studies required.
    • Previous teaching/tutoring experience preferred. 
    • Excellent communication skills. 
    • Able to motivate and encourage students. 
    • Able to communicate with academic staff, advisors, and professors.
    • Desire to help others and the ability to deliver outstanding customer service.
    • Strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness, actively promoting diversity.

Salary Range: $28-$40 per hour. Please apply at: https://secure6.saashr.com/ta/6000630.careers?ShowJob=554069060

About Pace University

Ranked in the top 9% of private US colleges that provide the best return on tuition investment, Pace University transforms the lives of its diverse students—academically, professionally, and socioeconomically. Currently, the University enrolls more than 13,000 students in more than 150 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs. Pace University is at the forefront of creating opportunity. Through the convergence of strong academics, experiential learning, and dedicated advising, Pace University empowers its students and positively impacts its communities.

Pace University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and people of all gender identities are encouraged to apply.

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