Director of the University Writing Center (Non-Tenure Track)

California Baptist University
California, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 19, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Speech & Rhetoric, Humanities, English & Literature, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Editing & Publications Management
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

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Position Title Director of the University Writing Center (Non-Tenure Track) Position Summary
Located in the Office of Student Success, the University Writing Center seeks to cultivate purpose-driven writers who can communicate clearly and persuasively. In support of this mission, we invite qualified applicants to apply for the position of Director of the University Writing Center. Reporting to the Dean of Student Success, this position will be responsible for maintaining existing and developing future services, resources, programs, events, and outreach opportunities by performing the following duties:
1. Manage on-campus, online, and email writing services by hiring and training student writing coaches.
2. Produce writing resources, workshops, and content that can be distributed online and through social media.
3. Support instructors and teaching assistants in the first-year composition with lab courses (ENG113E, ENG123E).
4. Deliver graduate student writing services and resources, including residency workshops, dissertation editing services, etc.
5. Organize annual University Writing Center “Distinguished Public Lecture” event.
6. Develop community outreach opportunities such as library tutoring, summer camps, and other workshops that promote CBU in the community.
7. Market UWC services and resources and maintain high-level of customer service satisfaction and address conflicts or complaints.
8. Generate reports such as utilization and satisfaction for all services and programs.
9. Keep up-to-date with best practices, technologies, and memberships relevant to rhetoric-composition, including the Southern California Writing Center Association.
10. Assist the Dean of Student Success with other Student Success initiatives. Qualifications
Master’s Degree required. Terminal Degree preferred in Rhetoric and Composition, English, ESL Education (concentration in literacy/writing), or a related field. Teaching Responsibilities
Teach within the Modern Languages and Literature department ( MLL ) or other departments at the recommendation of the MLL department chair and approval of the Dean of Student Success (the academic department chair is responsible for the evaluation of teaching). Serve as a liaison between the Writing Center and stakeholder of writing on campus. Nondiscrimination Statement

State and Federal law permit California Baptist University to discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its purpose. The University does not discriminate contrary to either State or Federal law.

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  1. * Are you a Christian?
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    • No
  2. * Do you attend church regularly?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. If no, please explain (required):

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  4. * Are you both familiar with and not in conflict with the fundamental doctrines and practices of the California Southern Baptist Convention as stated in the Baptist Faith and Message dated June 14, 2000? (Please see above link for more information)
    • Yes (I am familiar and not in conflict)
    • No (I am in conflict or not familiar)
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Christian Experience Essay
  2. Resume
  3. Cover Letter
  4. Unofficial Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Reference 1
  3. Letter of Reference 2
  4. Letter of Reference 3
  5. Unofficial Transcript 2
  6. Unofficial Transcript 3

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