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Writing Center Lead Consultant, Part-time

Athens State University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 12, 2023

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Writing Center Lead Consultant, Part-time

Athens State University

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Job Duties:
This is a part-time, 20 hours per week position. The Lead Consultant assists students with writing and communication projects and reports to the Director of the Writing Center. The Lead Consultant helps with implementation of a strategic vision with with the specific goal of assisting Athens State University students in strengthening their writing skills. The Lead Consultant will provide excellent academic support to students at any stage in their writing process, offering feedback and suggestions for all writing tasks. The lead consultant may also supervise student tutors, manage scheduling software and present writing workshops for faculty, staff and students. In addition, the Lead Consultant will create and curate writing resources and engage students online, in-person and through social media platforms.

  • Assist students with writing assignments and writing components of other assignments in all disciplines
  • Assist students with correct use of MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turabian formatting and other citation styles
  • Provide on-on-one and group tutoring to students in-person and online using learning management software, and via email
  • Assist the Director in keeping Writing Center materials updated and available in print and online formats
  • Assist other tutors or work-study students as needed
  • Submit reports and data on Writing Center usage to the Director
  • Work well with people (free of bias, malice, or contempt for a diverse population)

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an accredited institution, preferable in English, English Education, Communications or a field strongly related to writing
  • Previous Writing Center or other tutoring experience preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications
  • Flexible hours and availability including evenings and weekends

Salary Schedule:
Salary Band: N85 - $12.85 - $16.06 per hour, 20 hours per week
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Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Unofficial transcripts should be from the college or university which verifies minimum qualifications for the position. Upon an offer of employment, official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended must be submitted. Continued employment is contingent upon receipt of transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.

Please provide contact information for three professional references on your application.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

About Athens State University
Located in historic Athens, Alabama, Athens State University offers junior and senior-level coursework to community college graduates and transfer students holding sufficient credits from other institutions. Presently, over 3,100 students have selected Athens State because of its neighborly environment where 50 majors and degree programs are offered, with courses taught by a supportive and exceptional faculty. Approximately 80% of the students are enrolled in at least one online course. The typical student is a working adult who commutes. Recently, the University was featured in the 2015 Best Value Online College Rankings by for four online programs including computer science, accounting, education and human resources. The University offers undergraduate degree programs in Liberal Arts, Teacher Preparation, and Business. The University employs more than 350 full and part-time employees with approximately 90 full-time faculty members in three colleges: College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, and College of Education. Seventy-five percent of the full-time faculty members hold a terminal degree. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
Athens, Alabama is located in north Alabama equidistant between Nashville, TN and Birmingham, AL. Athens is home to several events and festivals that have been featured as the Southeast Tourism Society’s “Top 20 Events in the Southeast” including the Athens Storytelling Festival and the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention.

In accordance with Athens State University Policy and guidelines, the applicant chosen for employment will be required to sign a consent form for a criminal background check. Employment will be contingent upon the receipt of a clearance notification from that criminal background check.

Non-Discrimination Policy Statement Athens State University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. Athens State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, disability, religion, genetic information, or veteran status in employment, or admissions to or participation in educational programs and activities. Inquiries or concerns may be addressed to the Office of the Vice President of Enrollment and Student Support Services, 300 N. Beaty St., Athens, AL 35611, 256- 233-8175.

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