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Lead Writing Counselor (Temporary)

Monmouth University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 23, 2024

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
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Employment Type
Part Time

Monmouth University

Lead Writing Counselor (Temporary)

Department: Special Education

Position Summary:
Monmouth University is seeking a Lead Writing Counselor for an in-person Write on Sports (WoS) program. In partnership with the Write on Sports (WoS) organization, the School of Education at Monmouth University is offering a two week summer camp dedicated to equipping 20+ middle school students with writing skills by tying together their passion of sports with composition. The program aims at encouraging young students within the community to exercise their passion for journalism in a fun and creative educational setting. The entire camp will be in person on the campus of Monmouth University from July 8 - 12 & July 15 - 19, 2024.

Write on Sports was founded in 2005 by Byron Yake, a former sports writer in Pittsburgh for the Associated Press (AP) and later Sports Editor and senior executive of the AP, based in New York. Understanding that the middle school years are critical times for students, Write on Sports and affiliate programs are designed to help students develop the necessary set of skills that can be applied to academic areas beyond sports writing.

This is an on-campus, in-person; non-remote position.

Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Master's degree

Required Skills or Software:
Intermediate knowledge of MS Word 2016, Basic Knowledge of MS Excel 2016, Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, Must be able to treat confidential and sensitive information appropriately, Must be able to operate a variety of office equipment

Required Years of Experience:

Other Requirements:
Master’s degree in teaching or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

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Posting Date: 02/23/2024
Closing Date:

Located along New Jerseys northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 5,000 students in 62 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including four doctoral programs.

Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University's dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth's faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.

Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University's 170-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities.

A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Parks legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ+ community. Enjoy Red Bank's lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch's redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.

Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges" in the Regional Universities North category, is listed in The Princeton Review's "The Best 389 Colleges: 2024 Edition", Money magazine's "Best Colleges in America 2023," Forbes' "America's Top Colleges 2023", and is recognized in Washington Monthly's annual college guide and rankings.

Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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