Associate Director, Montclair State University

Posting DateOctober 18, 2013 Position TitleAssociate Director of FYW Vacancy #V-830 DepartmentEnglish DivisionAcademic Affairs (

Job Description
Associate Director of First-Year Writing, staff position. Professional administrator to work directly with English chair and the director of First-Year Writing to carry out and support responsibilities that are central to the successful functioning of an award-winning three-course sequence in first-year writing program. The associate director will have a direct role in FYW faculty hiring, professional development, and assessment; course scheduling, placement, student support, and other services; developing and maintaining special projects. Twelve-month position.

Qualifications & Requirements
MA or PhD in Writing Studies, composition and rhetoric or related field (with significant graduate coursework in Writing Studies). Experience and success in teaching first-year writing, and higher education administration, at least part time. Strong proficiency with organizational and office systems from spreadsheets to entry-level content management. Desired: writing program or related administrative experience; experience with assessment, faculty development, and/or curricular development.

Salary Range
Starting at $58,016.50

Anticipated Start DateJanuary 1, 2013 Send cover letter and resume to
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Building on a distinguished 105-year history, Montclair State University is proud to be a leading institution of higher education in New Jersey. The university’s six colleges and schools serve more than 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 300 majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs. Situated on a beautiful, 250-acre suburban campus just 14 miles from New York City, Montclair State combines the instructional and research resources of a large public university in a dynamic, sophisticated, and diverse academic environment.
EEO/AA Statement:
Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the MSU website at