Posting Job Title
Director, Writing Center & Central District
Number of openings
The director oversees the operation of the Writing Center and the
Central District within the Academic Resource Center by serving as
the content, pedagogical, and technical expert. The director hires,
trains, and supervises staff, manages budgets, and works with
academic departments on behalf of the Writing Center and the ASK
desk staff. The Central District in the Academic Resource Center
includes all the areas other than Stacks Café that aren’t part of
another resource center. The director collaborates with campus
partners to provide a holistic approach to student success. There
may be other duties as assigned. The Academic Resource Center is
part of the Academic Support Division and also includes the
Academic Achievement Center, the Language Resource Center, the Math
Resource Center, and the Science Resource Center.
Master’s degree in English or a related field
Two years of related experience, including supervisory
Good communication skills, including listening with understanding
Ability to communicate skills and concepts clearly, both orally and
in written form, either one to one or in a small group
Good interpersonal skills
Good organizational skills
Proven ability to use a variety of computer programs and standard
Knowledge of the ADA, FERPA, and other relevant higher education
laws and regulations.
Knowledge of the post-secondary education environment including how
to provide supports for student success in collaboration with other
Experience teaching at the post-secondary level
Experience working with college students and managing staff in a
learning center environment
Experience organizing regional conferences
Experience working with enterprise student support applications,
training staff on technology, and innovating related
Required application documents
Official transcripts will be required upon hire.
Hours per Week
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Salary Grade Level
Competitive rate of pay
Overland Park Main Campus
Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of
the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating
professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in
constructive conflict resolution, when needed.
In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position
will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual
hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment
tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the
applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those
selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees
obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to
apply prior to the review date listed in posting.
Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any
qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin,
disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity,
genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully
considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state
If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable
accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office
of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email Hr@jccc.edu.
For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA,
EOE, etc.) refer to the links on our Career page.
Advertised: 30 Jun 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 06 Aug 2021 Central Daylight Time