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Part-time Writing Mentor, Learning Services Program

American University
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Aug 25, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Speech & Rhetoric, Humanities, English & Literature, Other Humanities, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services
Employment Type
Part Time
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Job Details


The Learning Services Program, a program for first year students with learning disabilities, is looking for a Writing Mentor for the academic year. The Writing Mentor provides individual assistance to students with learning disabilities and attention deficit disorder via weekly one-on-one meetings. Writing Mentors are responsible for reviewing academic writing, offering instruction, making recommendations for improving writing skills, and proofreading and editing. Training and supervision will be provided.

Additional Information about the Position
  • 15 hours per week,
  • The position will start in late August.

Minimum Qualifications Including Education
  • Bachelor's degree in English, Literature, or other writing-related field preferred
  • Strong academic or research writing experience
  • Experience/training teaching or tutoring writing, preferably to individuals with learning disabilities
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, patience working with others, and attention to detail

Preferred Education
  • Master's degree preferred, but not required.

Additional Requirements
  • Candidates will be expected to provide a writing sample, preferably of academic research writing.

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American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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