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Writing Support Specialist-Part Time

Germanna Community College
Virginia, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jun 11, 2024

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Writing Support Specialist-Part Time

Work Location: Stafford - 179
Hiring Range: $24.55- $30.69, state benefits do not apply
Full Time or Part Time: Part Time

Job Description:

Germanna Community College is a public, open access institution of higher education in the Virginia Community College System. The College is a dynamic learning organization that serves as a Germanna regional leader and preferred partner where quality learning experiences enable students to participate effectively in the social, economic, political, intellectual, and cultural life of their communities. Germanna Community College is centrally located in Fredericksburg, VA between Washington D.C. and Richmond and between the Blue Ridge mountains and the Chesapeake Bay. Full of history, the area offers a community rich with diversity, the arts, technology, vineyards, hiking, canoeing/kayaking, and many other activities.

The Writing Support Specialist will be responsible for monitoring the progress of students enrolled in English courses and arranging immediate academic intervention as needed. The incumbent will be embedded in gateway English and ESL courses and will be responsible for reviewing students' assignment progress and grades, conferring with the instructors teaching the classes, both arranging and providing just-in-time academic support for students whenever needed. The Writing Support Specialist will report to the Manager of ACE Writing and ELL Support Services and will arrange specialized study groups and tutoring sessions for students. The Writing Support Specialist will provide on-campus and online academic assistance to students who are having difficulties with content in writing intensive courses taught at the College, including but not limited to, all English and ESL courses. The incumbent will assist students within the on-campus and online ACE drop-in Writing Centers and conduct writing focused workshops. The Writing Support Specialist will also develop writing-focused academic support materials for students. Additionally, the Writing Support Specialist will be responsible for scheduling tutoring appointments, providing academic support to students, as well as conducting outreach presentations to classes online and at Germanna campus locations. This position is a 1450-hour part-time position. Work hours are conducted both virtually and at Germanna's Stafford Center.
Employees must be able to work strategically with diverse colleagues, students, and community members with a commitment to diversity as a learning outcome to be culturally respectful, professionally competent, and civically responsible.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of Germanna Community College. We recognize our responsibility to create, maintain, and nurture an academic and social environment that respects the diversity of people and ideas. We are committed to being an inclusive community that respects all cultures, experiences, and abilities and that prepares individuals to thrive in a global society. An EEO/AA Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or on the basis of disability. Germanna is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.Germanna is a federal contractor requesting priority referrals of protected veterans for our job opportunities.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting Catra Godwin by phone at 540-423-9056 or by email

If you would like to see a copy of our Affirmative Action Plan please contact Barbara Hall by phone at 540-834-1067 or by email

Special Assignments:
May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.

KSA's/Required Qualifications:
  • Comprehensive knowledge of all writing topics
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Tutoring or Teaching Experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Excellent organizational and judgement skills
  • Knowledge of Google Apps
  • Experience with generative AI apps
  • Experience working with diverse student populations

Preferred Qualifications:

Posting Number: WGE_2013P
Job Close Date: 7/16/2024
Open Until Filled:

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The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.


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