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Writing Studio Coordinator

Metropolitan Community College
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 10, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Distance Education Programs, Instructional Technology & Design (Campus), Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Information

Career Opportunity Number 21-135 Position Title: Writing Studio Coordinator Location Longview Position Type: Full-Time Class Category Classified Staff Job Open Date 09/10/2021 Job Close Date 10/03/2021 Open Until Filled No Initial Screen Date: 10/06/2021 Minimal Qualifications:

—Bachelor’s degree, in English or related field.
—One (1) year teaching, learning or training related experience.
—Minimum Qualification can be substituted with an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Preferred qualifications:
Preference will be given to individuals who possess :
· Two (2) years full-time work experience (or equivalent) in writing composition education.
· Master’s degree, in English or Fine Arts of Writing
· Experience or direct experience working with individualized instruction in higher education.
· Experience with College Reading and Learning Association ( CRLA ) certification.
· Experience with Learning Center operations.
· Experience providing instructional support (tutoring) in writing and reading.
· A commitment to providing customer service and assessment of student needs.

Work Hours
Normally scheduled Monday through Friday; however, may be required to work other shifts to include evenings and/or weekends. Schedule subject to change based upon department needs. Compensation Annual starting salary is $45,501-$46,866 Competitive benefit package is included. Special Instructions to Applicants
PLEASE NOTE : * Cover letter, resume, and transcripts are required and must be attached to the online application in order to receive any consideration. * Interviews will be conducted by a hiring committee. Class Summary

Incumbents provide and coordinate instruction-related support to students in assigned learning areas such as reading, writing, mathematics, science, or social science.

  • EOE /M/F/Vet/Disabled
Typical Essential Duties

—Screens, interviews, and recruits new tutors; and ensures adequate staffing levels to facilitate center operations.
—Coordinates tutor work schedules and operations of an assigned center, greets people, provides information, maintains the inventory to ensure that resources and other materials are available, and ensures that the center is clean.
—Provides training, information, and guidance to tutors, and monitors tutors’ work to ensure that tutors are competent, and able to meet student goals and objectives.
—Monitors student progress; tutors and provides workshops and presentations to students, instructors, and other groups using established guidelines in the assigned area of operation; provides guidance to students in a one-on-one or group setting; assists students with creating academic improvement plans, using learning technology, and with enrollment and other processes; and provides financial and other information as needed.
—Reviews and maintains learning materials, including textbooks and worksheets; prepares supplemental learning materials; and prepares and maintains records; work may involve utilizing systems and databases to record information, and reviewing information to improve current operations.
—Communicates with faculty, staff, counselors, and/or other relevant personnel/departments to improve learning support services, determine student progress, resolve issues, and provide assistance; ensures that all operations performed are in accordance with applicable guidelines and procedures.
—Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
—This job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.


• Learning center operations, and computer operations;
• Instructional support in assigned area of operations;
• Customer service principles;
• Basic library practices and procedures;
• Recordkeeping principles;
• Cash handling procedures;
• Basic mathematical principles.


• Providing customer service;
• Using computers and related software applications;
• Handling cash;
• Assessing student needs;
• Preparing and maintaining schedules;
• Operating modern office equipment;
• Monitoring and maintaining inventory and supply levels;
• Keyboarding;
• Performing mathematical calculations;
• Utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, and others sufficient to exchange or convey information.

Positions Supervised

No staffing table positions.

Physical Requirements

Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Walking and standing are required only occasionally.

Licensing Requirements


Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education, in a related field, you have as conferred through an official transcript?
    • Have not completed High School/GED
    • High School/GED
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Doctorate degree
    • No Answer
  2. * How much teaching, learning or training related work experience do you have, as supported by the employment history listed on your application?
    • none
    • less than one year
    • between 1 and 2 years
    • between 2 and 3 years
    • between 3 and 4 years
    • between 4 and 5 years
    • five or more years
  3. * How much full-time work experience do you have in developing literacy for adult learners, the writing process, and learning strategies, as supported by the employment history listed on your online application?
    • none
    • less than 1 year
    • between 1 and 2 years
    • between 2 and 3 years
    • between 3 and 4 years
    • between 4 and 5 years
    • 5 years or more
  4. How did you learn about this position?
    • Academic Keys
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Dos Mundos
    • Employee referral
    • Facebook
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Kansas City Call
    • Kansas City Globe
    • Kansas City Hispanic News
    • LinkedIn
    • MCC Website
    • Monster
    • Other Source
    • Twitter
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcript 01
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 02
  2. Transcript 03
  3. Transcript 04
  4. Transcript 05
  5. Other Document 01
  6. Other Document 02
  7. Letter of Recommendation 01
  8. Letter of Recommendation 02
  9. Letter of Recommendation 03
  10. Other Document 03

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