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
Minimum Qualifications Including Education
- 15 hours per week,
- The position will start in late August.
- 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
- Master's degree preferred, but not required.
Current American University Employees:
- Candidates will be expected to provide a writing sample,
preferably of academic research writing.
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