Administrator I/II, Academic Program (University Writing)

Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Sep 17, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


Position Details

Requisition Number

S421P

Home Org Name

Office of University Writing

Division Name

Provost and VP Academic Affair

Position Title

Administrator I/II, Academic Program (University Writing)

Job Class Code

FM

Appointment Status

Full-time

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

No

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Develops, plans, coordinates, promotes, and delivers services and student-focused programs related to the mission of University Writing including writing, digital or multi-media writing, and ePortfolios. Assists with a variety of administrative/professional tasks for all aspects of University Writing, including programs of the Miller Writing Center and the ePortfolio Project. Coordinates programs for students, collects and manages appropriate assessment data, contributes to development of online resources, and supervises student employees.

Provide a link on your resume to a reflective ePortfolio, or attach examples of teaching materials and other documents (for example, handouts, workshop descriptions or outlines, multimedia projects, or writing samples) or provide those materials and reflections under the “Other Document” slot within application.

This position will begin January 4, 2021.

Essential Functions

Under the supervision of the Senior Program Administrator, works closely with others in University Writing to plan, deliver, manage, and assess existing and new programs and resources that provide direct support to students for continued improvement of students’ communication abilities, broadly defined to include all forms of communication across different disciplines and audiences. Collaborates with others to advance and enhance effectiveness of programs that support instructors, faculty, and tutors. Contributes to the recruitment, training, and supervision of student interns, writing center consultants, and graduate assistants in University Writing. Maintains records and coordinates schedules related to student programs and events. Contributes to drafting communication documents and reports on University Writing activities. Undertakes and contributes to research and/or scholarly projects that advance the mission of University Writing. May be assigned other special projects or tasks as needs arise.

Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Field of Study

Writing Studies, English Education, English, Adult Education, Higher Education Administration, Educational Psychology, TESOL, or other relevant field.

Years of Experience

No experience required for entry level

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level II requires 2 years of experience in project or program administration.

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. Consistent attention to detail.

Experience teaching or tutoring writing.

Knowledge of writing pedagogy, student development, multi-media projects, general principles of assessment, and best practices in inclusion and diversity, especially related to writing pedagogy.

Must demonstrate ability to work well in a team to develop, organize, manage, and execute projects and events in a timely manner.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

MA in appropriate field of study. Post-graduate experience with teaching, academic tutoring, program development, and/or educational event planning may be substituted for advanced degree. Level based on education and qualifications.

Knowledge and experience with writing centers, writing in the disciplines, cross-cultural communication, TESOL, ePortfolios, digital storytelling, or website design.

Research or program development in inclusion and diversity, especially related to writing pedagogy.

Ability and experience in designing and executing print and on-line teaching materials appropriate for supporting writing and writing instruction.

Ability to use or quickly learn technologies such as website building platforms (Wix, Weebly, WordPress), learning management systems (Canvas), survey platforms (Qualtrics), and writing center scheduling systems ( WCONLINE ).

Experience with research, IRB protocols, and data analysis.

Salary Grade

32

Salary Range

$35,000 - $65,500

Job Category

Academic Advising/Support

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date

09/17/2020

Closing Date

10/18/2020

EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Provide a link on your resume to a reflective ePortfolio, or attach examples of teaching materials and other documents (for example, handouts, workshop descriptions or outlines, multimedia projects, or writing samples) or provide those materials and reflections under the “Other Document” slot within application.

Quick Link for Internal Postings

http://www.auemployment.com/postings/19429
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Portfolio
  2. Other
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher in Writing Studies, English Education, English, Adult Education, Higher Education Administration, Educational Psychology, TESOL, or other relevant field?
    • Yes
    • No


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