Interim Director of Writing Center - College of Wooster
The College of Wooster invites applications for the Interim Director of the Writing Center. The Interim Director is a full-time salaried professional staff position that provides leadership for the Writing Center and oversees the professional staff of the Center, the Writing Center Intern, and Writing Center Peer Tutors.
The Interim Director is responsible for all operations of the Writing Center, specifically, the training of all Writing Center staff, promoting and publicizing the services of the Writing Center to the campus community, managing the Center’s budget, developing and offering in-class workshops, assessing the effectiveness of the Writing Center operations, providing professional development opportunities for the Writing Center staff, maintaining the technology and equipment needs of the Center, and maintaining liaison relations with the faculty and all academic departments. The Interim Director will also provide 10-15 hours of tutoring for the Center’s clients and will teach one or two courses per year.
The qualified candidate will have the ability to work effectively with multiple constituencies on and off campus; show strong organizational skills, initiative and follow-through; demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills as well as written and oral communication; possess an understanding of a liberal arts education; prior experience working with diverse populations is desirable. A Master’s degree is required; PhD is preferred.
The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The College values diversity, strives to attract qualified women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Drug-free workplace.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send letter of interest, resume and names and contact information for three professional references to:
Dean for Curriculum and Academic Engagement
The College of Wooster
1189 Beall Ave.
Wooster, OH 44691