Writing Colleague Program Fellow, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

The Writing Colleagues Program at Hobart and William Smith Colleges supports writing across the curriculum through the training and support of course-embedded peer tutors. The Writing Colleagues Program Fellow has primary responsibility for supporting all current Writing Colleagues, including supervising and mentoring Writing Colleagues in course placements, as well as providing individual writing instruction and mentoring for pre-service Writing Colleagues in the preparatory seminar. The Fellow assists in the professional development of Writing Colleagues, faculty development for those integrating Writing Colleagues into their courses, and assessment of instructional and program design. The Writing Colleagues Program Fellow is under the direction of, and closely collaborates with the Writing Colleagues Director. 

A complete position announcment can be found at:  http://www.hws.edu/offices/hr/employment/adm_2015_Writing_Colleagues_Pro...



  • A Bachelor’s degree is required, but a Master’s degree in Rhetoric and Composition, English, Creative Writing, Education, or related field preferred
  • A minimum of 2-years experience working in a writing center, course-embedded tutoring program, or other writing support services


  • Experience with a writing across the curriculum/writing in the disciplines program
  • Administrative experience in an educational setting


This is a full-time, 10-month, benefits-eligible administrative salaried position. This position is temporary (one year) with the possibility of renewal, depending upon performance and available budget monies.


Review of applications will begin July 31st and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter, CV/resume and the names with contact information of at least three references to our application service, Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/30476.

Any questions about the position may be addressed to:

Hannah Dickinson, Chair

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution located in a small, diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. With an enrollment of approximately 2,200, the Colleges offer 62 majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program. Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.