Director of Peer Tutoring & Full-Time Instructor of English - Butler University

Director of Peer Tutoring & Full-Time Instructor of English


Position Overview


The Department of English at Butler University seeks to hire a full-time Instructor/Administrator & Director of Peer Tutoring starting in the fall of 2017. A PhD in Rhetoric and Composition is preferred while other graduate degrees in English fields with writing center experience will be considered. Experience in writing center administration and as a writing center employee are required. A teaching load of 2-2 in First Year Seminar, EN 301 (required training course for Writing Center staff), and other courses depending on candidate expertise and department needs are expected. Job requirements include administering the day-to-day functions of our Writing Center, support for core and university writing programs, and outreach work to the campus and local community and ENL populations.


To Apply


Applicants must submit a:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • 1- or 2-page cover letter briefly outlining teaching philosophy/experience
  • Three (3) professional references (name and contact information)


Completed materials should be submitted via email to:

J. Rocky Colavito, Department of English


Or via mail to:

J. Rocky Colavito, Professor of English

Department of English

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Butler University

4600 Sunset Avenue

Indianapolis, IN 46208


Review of applications begins January 31st and will continue until the position is filled.


Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body and our faculty and staff. In addition hiring decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance, and other employment-related criteria. Butler University provides equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.