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Writing Center Consultant
Date Posted 08/31/2021
Hiring Status Accepting Applications
Location Twin Cities Campus
Position Responsibilities

The Writing Center Consultant is responsible for providing instructional support in technical and academic writing to students enrolled in the Schools of Graduate & Professional Programs (graduate education, health & human services, business & technology and undergraduate professional programs).  This position conducts face-to-face and online writing consultations in the Writing Center, assists the Director of University Writing Services as needed and teaches workshops as assigned.

  • Provide technical and academic writing support to students enrolled in the Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs (SGPP).
  • Assist in the scheduling and hours of operation for the writing lab.
  • Assist in the establishment of policy for delivery of services.
  • Develop and deliver writing workshops for students and faculty related to issues of form and style.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Essential Skills and Abilities

The selected candidate will have the following skills and abilities:

  • Provide effective and creative writing support to students.
  • Collaborate with writing center peers in support of academic integrity.
  • Adapt to frequent changes in workload, adjusting priorities quickly as circumstances dictate. 
  • Excellent organizational skills with proven ability to prioritize work responsibilities.
  The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience
  • Master's degree, preferably in rhetoric and composition or English education.
  • Teaching and tutoring experience with adult students, including ESL, is strongly preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and APA style.
  • Ability to work occasional weekday evenings and Saturday days, and maintain a flexible schedule.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Additional Required Materials Cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references
Application Review Date
Starting Date
Contact Matthew Nowakowski, Ed.D., Interim Vice Provost for Faculties and Academic Affairs
Contact Email mnowakow@smumn.edu
Position Full-time
Contract Length 12 Month
Other Details / Information
Benefits Full
Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.
EEO M/W/D/V
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