Posting Number S01257P
Position Title Writing Center Director
Department Richard Wright Center
Salary Not listed.
Grant Funded No
Location Main Campus
Faculty, Staff, Admin or Student Staff
Number of Vacancies 1
The Richard Wright Center at Jackson State University is accepting
applications for its Writing Center Director's position.
Minimum Required Education
A Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric or a closely related field is required.
Minimum Required Experience
Must have training or experience in writing pedagogy and writing center
Must have three (3) or more years of teaching experience at the college
or university level.
Must have an experience in working with or directing a
Minimum Required Licenses and/or Certifications
Preference will be given to candidates with experience training student
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must have a record of ongoing scholarly engagement in the field.
Must have a successful track record in teaching composition or writing in
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Serve in a 12-month administrative position and teach a I/1 each academic
Promote the writing center and oversee outreach efforts to faculty across
Responsible for recruiting, training, and supervising peer writing tutors.
Responsible for developing and assessing the Center's goals, objectives,
and programming; maintaining the Center's schedules (staffing and
tutorial); and managing the Center's budget in consultation with the
Responsible for reporting annually on the Center's statistics and data.
Responsible for working with the Coordinator of First Year Writing and the
Writing Program Director and collaborating with writing faculty and
faculty in Writing across the Curriculum and Writing in the
Maintain an active research agenda.
Jackson State University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected
veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Background Check Statement
Jackson State University is committed to providing a safe campus. JSU conducts
background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background
checks include reference checks, criminal history/record check and when
appropriate a credit report or driving history report.
Open Date 06/10/2021
Close Date 06/16/2021
Open Until Filled (overrides close field) No
Special Instructions to Applicants
Posting Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
What is the highest level of education attained?
High School Diploma
None of the above
Can you, if hired, provide proof of education?
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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