Writing Center Coordinator

Date Posted: 
Jul 2, 2014
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Heidelberg University, located in Tiffin, Ohio, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Writing Center Coordinator for the Owen Academic and Career Support Center. Heidelberg University offers a strong liberal arts curriculum and professional education programs with the mission of personal, intellectual, and professional development, leading to a life of purpose with distinction.

Heidelberg University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Affirmative Action Employer with a significant commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.

The Writing Center Coordinator for the Owen ACSC is a 10-month professional position. Reporting to the Chair of the English Department and the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs for Student Success, the Writing Center Coordinator will provide structured and personalized writing assistance that integrates current writing theory and practice for a wide range of writing projects including essays, research papers, and theses. The Coordinator will teach two courses (WRI 100 and/or WRI 101) both fall and spring semesters under the leadership of the chair of the English department. The Coordinator will work collaboratively with Student Affairs and Academic Affairs to maintain a campus that is both committed to student success and maximum accessibility for all learners.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in administrative support, including:

  • Strong written, listening, and oral communication skills.
  • Organizational and supervisory skills.
  • Proven ability to achieve high levels of responsibility, initiative, independence, adaptability, and respect for confidentiality.
  • Ability work a flexible scheduled which may include evening and weekend assigments.
  • Exceptional self-motivation, integrity, and creativity.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and adhere to strict deadlines.
  • Ability to interact professionally and effectively with staff, students, and alumni.
  • A commitment to support the University’s mission and values.

In addition, the ideal candidate will model Heidelberg University’s core values of integrity, honesty, humility, transparency, respectfulness, diversity, caring, loyalty, and accountability in all work. The successful candidate will hold a Master’s degree in English or related field with significant work in rhetoric and composition complemented by one (1) to two (2) years of progressively responsible experience working with students or curriculum development. An equivalent combination of experience and education will be considered.

To apply, complete the online application by July 25, 2014.

Review of candidates will begin on July 28, 2014, and will continue until the position has been filled.

Heidelberg University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply for all postings.