Plan and coordinate Academic Writing Center services and programs
Design and implement training for graduate and undergraduate student staff members
Create program offerings and schedules in conjunction with departments, campus scheduling offices, and student staff
Provide direct supervision (i.e. recruiting, hiring/firing, scheduling, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, leave requests, etc.) of Academic Writing Center mentor, graduate, and undergraduate student staff
Develop student staff and advise on program responsibilities and student success
Assess program outcomes and develop programming changes based on assessment and best practices
Develop and manage online tutoring platforms and online writing resources
Create and execute discipline- and population-specific writing workshops for campus partners
Provide stakeholder reports and billing
Collaborate with relevant staff to coordinate all-Learning Commons training and address student and student staff needs
Supervise a Graduate Assistant overseeing graduate student resources and a workshop series
Oversee technology use, updates, and implementation within the Academic Writing Center in coordination with the Program Coordinator and in consultation with other offices and programs
Research, recommend, and participate in the decision-making for the purchase of new software and technology within the Learning Commons
Maintain technology audits within the office
Assist in Learning Commons research, staff development initiatives, and marketing including presentations and communications specifically promoting Academic Writing Center programming
Participate in Learning Commons internal goal teams and initiatives
Track student staff budgets, including student staff time-keeping responsibilities
Provide supervisor with budget forecasts
Integrate budgets and program decisions to support student success
In conjunction with position supervisor, develop program objectives and corresponding assessment program. Collect and monitor program data, identify problems and solutions, develop clear goals and action steps for program enhancement.
Research and analyze relevant literature, benchmark institution information, and innovative practices in order to develop new program ideas, evidence-based training regimens, and center practices.
Educate, communicate, liaise, and perform outreach about center initiatives to relevant departments, faculty, staff, and campus partners.
Perform related duties based on departmental need.
Bachelor’s degree with one (1) year of experience -OR- Associate’s degree with three (3) years of experience -OR- five (5) years of experience. Degree must be in English, humanities, education, or a related field. Experience must be in an English, writing, humanities, education, or a related field
Master’s degree English, English Education or Education with 3 years of experience
Experience in one or more of the following areas:
Teaching Composition, English, humanities, or other writing-intensive field
Tutoring of writing
Supervisory experience of student staff and/or professional staff, particularly in the context of a writing center or a tutoring center
Experience in instructional design or online academic support
Experience tutoring or teaching ESL, or a certificate in the area of teaching/tutoring ESL
Please provide a cover letter with your resume or CV.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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