Regional Student Services: Writing Specialist, as part of the Learning Assistance team to work directly with the Language, Literature and Writing department to support students who might be academically or socio-economically disadvantaged and show some risk factors for not completing college.
Coordinate programs for developmental writing programs: ENG 007, Blended ENG007/111, ENG104 & 105, and teach 5 to 6 credit hours per semester
Monitor developmental writing curriculum in collaboration with Language Literature and Writing department and maintain alignment between College Readiness writing, developmental writing (ENG007) and Composition & Rhetoric (ENG111)
Hire, coordinate, train, & promote writing tutors
Offer professional tutoring and act as liaison between OLA and ENG/LLW
Serve on Languages, Literatures, and Writing Committee
Assess incoming students’ writing to resolve disputed placement recommendations
Perform academic advising (1:1 & SOAR) and follow-up caseload management for College Readiness writing program
Manage caseload for students on academic warning
Keep current with trends in developmental writing
Contribute to the on-going mission of the Office of Learning Assistance
Other duties as assigned
Require: Master’s degree in English or related field; 3 years of experience working with developmental writers; experience with curriculum design and implementation; knowledge of basic composition and rhetorical analysis theory. Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; significant attention-to-detail; the ability to learn and communicate detailed policies and procedures; and experience in the development and implementation of special programs or workshops for low income or potential first-generation students or students with academic need. Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.
Submit cover letter and resume to http://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/495812. Direct inquiries to John Tassoni at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications begins on September 11, 2019 and continues until position is filled.
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