Writing Services Coordinator

University of North Carolina, Wilmington
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 20, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Working Title
Writing Services Coordinator
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Location of Workplace
Main UNCW Campus
University Learning Center - 40230
Student Affairs - 40000 Division
Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Time-Limited Writing Services Coordinator directs educational support activities, including one-on-one, drop-in and online tutoring, through development, implementation, and expansion of Writing Services at the University Learning Center at UNCW .

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Master’s degree in English (composition/rhetoric strongly preferred), English Education, or in a field related to writing education required. Three or more years’ experience in composition teaching, higher education administration, or some combination of the two (or related field) is also required.

Experience gained while pursuing degree(s) is acceptable. Knowledge of theories, models, and practices of learning, especially collaborative learning, is essential.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Previous supervisory experience preferred. Experience within a writing center or tutoring program or a similar college level academic assistance program strongly preferred. PhD in Composition/Rhetoric preferred.

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The Division of Student Affairs dedicates its staff and resources to actively engage students in an intentional learning experience. Student Affairs encourages students to develop life-long respect and responsibility for self and others. Student Affairs expects learners to embrace diversity, intellectual courage, personal achievement, integrity, and social responsibility. Student Affairs’ staff, services, programs and facilities reflect the Division’s commitment to encourage every student to think, reflect, imagine, connect and act for the betterment of self and community. As an integral partner in the academic process, the Division of Student Affairs participates in the UNCW vision of preparing its graduates for a lifetime of learning, achievement, and service. The University Learning Center cultivates the lifelong learning potential of UNCW students. We provide programs and services that support students as they develop independent learning strategies, personal responsibility, intellectual maturity, transferable skills, and a respect for diverse learning experiences.

College/School Information

The University Learning Center ( ULC ) is committed to being a vital part of UNCW students’ education. Our academic support services are based on the principle that quality learning takes place when peers work collaboratively to develop knowledge and build skills. The ULC provides students a learning environment and experience that differs from the classroom; we focus on high-quality individual, small-group and large-group student-centered and student-led learning.

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Special Notes to Applicants

To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position. Also, please provide a cover letter that describes which specific skill set you are interested in and your work experience that will support being successful in this role. 3 or more professional references are required.

For more info/to apply visit http://jobs.uncw.edu. Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.

Months Per Year
12 Months
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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of 3 Professional References
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  1. How did you learn of this opportunity with UNC Wilmington (2019-2020)?
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    • Glassdoor
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
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    • Inside Higher Ed
    • North Carolina Job Network
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