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Writing Support Coordinator

Employer
Wentworth Institute of Technology
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 17, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Other Communications, Humanities, English & Literature, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Details

Classification Title

***New Job Title

Position Title

Writing Support Coordinator

Position Number

Department

Academic Excellence

Job Description Summary

Wentworth Institute of Technology is seeking applicants interested in joining the Wentworth community as a Writing Coordinator in the Success Studio .

The Success Studio uses a developmental philosophy and holistic approach to help students reach their educational, professional, and personal goals. Wentworth is creating an integrated seamless academic advising and academic support model building a shared designed to foster student success.

As a member of the Success Studio, the Writing Support Coordinator is responsible for implementing writing support at Wentworth, as well as contributing to the training and supervision of tutors.

Core Responsibilities:
· The Writing Support Coordinator will run a variety of training for tutors to allow for continuous improvement in their skills.
· The Writing Support Coordinator will hire and supervise part-time professional writing support staff. The coordinator will also directly tutor students with advanced or unique writing support needs or when professional writing staff are not available.
· The Writing Support Coordinator will oversee the operation of the Academic Integrity Workshop.
· The Writing Support Coordinator will assist students with questions about academic support and design effective outreach to students about academic support programs.
· The Writing Support Coordinator will collaborate with academic programs to design relevant writing support.

Inclusive Excellence at Wentworth:
Wentworth Institute of Technology is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all University programs and activities. The University does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status or any other category protected by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration.

To find out more about the Wentworth’s commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, please visit the website https://wit.edu/about/diversity .

How to Apply:
Interested applicants should apply online at https://jobs.wit.edu

All applicants have the right to accessibility support and accommodations. To request accessibility support or accommodations, contact the Executive Director of Equity and Compliance, Catlin Wells, at wellsc1@wit.edu .

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

Preferred Education

Minimum Work Experience Required

1 year

Preferred Work Experience

Minimum Knowledge Required

Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations.

Preferred Knowledge

Advertised Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree in English, Literature, Writing, Humanities or related field
  • At least 1 year demonstrated experience with academic support or tutoring in a higher education setting. This could include work done during an undergraduate or graduate degree program.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to lead tutor trainings, manage student and part-time professional employees, and answer student questions.
  • Knowledge of tutoring best practices, learning theories, and effective communication methods for the purpose of training tutors.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility.
  • Ability to learn and use relevant software used for academic support operations. ( ADP, EAB Navigate, Microsoft Outlook).
Advertised Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to create outreach or advertising materials for email, social media, and fliers.
  • Experience and expertise supporting English-language learners and/or students with language-based learning disabilities.
Salary Range

Posting Number

S00682

Job Category

Professional
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Boston.com
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • Colleges of the Fenway site
    • Wentworth site
    • Studentaffairs.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed.
    • NE HERC
    • El Mundo
    • Sampan
    • Bay State Banner
    • Colors Magazine
    • AcademicKeys
    • ACM.org
    • CRA.org
    • IEEE.org
    • Academicjobsonline.org
    • Referral
    • Other
    • Mathjobs
  2. * Wentworth defines inclusive excellence as 'Actively and intentionally cultivating a diverse and culturally competent institution where each member has the opportunity and support to reach their full potential and make contributions to our campus community and beyond.' Please provide an example of how you have exemplified inclusive excellence in an educational or professional setting.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

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