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Director, Writing Center & Central District

Johnson County Community College
Kansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jun 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Executive, Executive Directors
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Job Title

Director, Writing Center & Central District


Academic Affairs

Position Type

Full-time Salaried

Number of openings


Job Summary

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.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in English or a related field
Two years of related experience, including supervisory experience
Good communication skills, including listening with understanding and patience
Ability to communicate skills and concepts clearly, both orally and in written form, either one to one or in a small group setting
Good interpersonal skills
Good organizational skills
Proven ability to use a variety of computer programs and standard office equipment
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 college partners
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 processes

Preferred Qualifications

Required application documents


Cover letter

Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

Hours per Week


Work Hours/Days

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 laws.

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

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

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