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Writing Specialist, Writing Center

Johnson County Community College
Kansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 23, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Speech & Rhetoric, Humanities, English & Literature, Professional Fields, Journalism, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Editing & Publications Management
Employment Type
Part Time
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Posting Job Title

Writing Specialist, Writing Center


Academic Affairs

Position Type

Part-time Temporary

Number of openings


Job Summary

Provide one on one instruction in various self-paced courses in the Writing Center. Assist writers from all disciplines with grammar, writing, speech. Other tasks might include tutoring, answering the Grammar Hotline, responding to Online Writing Lab (OWL) submissions, rectifying software issues, fill in at reception desk. Proficient with digital educational tools--Canvas (LMS), ZOOM. Able to support student technology needs, including assistive technology needs, accessing and utilizing Google Stumail, Google Drive, Google Docs, Papercut, MyJCCC. Assistance with basic computer literacy including Windows file management and Microsoft Office. May earn CRLA certification by participating in tutor training.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in English, Rhetoric/Composition, Writing Center Theory, Education, TESOL or closely related discipline required (or at least 15 graduate hours in one of these subjects, which would certify a candidate in the state of Kansas)
Excellent written and oral communication skills a must
Will need to use standard office equipment
Proficient with use of personal computers

Preferred Qualifications

Experience teaching at the Community College level
Ability to work with diverse groups
Experience working in a tutor capacity

Required application documents


Cover Letter

Hours per Week


Work Hours/Days


Salary Grade Level



$21.39-26.74 per hour


Overland Park Main Campus


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc.) refer to the links on our Career page.

Advertised: 23 Dec 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 14 Jan 2022 Central Standard Time

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