Writing Fellows Coordinator - Student Hourly

University Of Kansas Lawrence , KS 66045

Posted 11 months ago

Job Description:

The Writing Fellows Coordinator position offers an excellent professional development opportunity for a graduate student with an interest in writing center administration, writing program administration, organizational development, and teaching. The intern will collaborate with the KU Writing Center team and reports to the Assistant Director.


  • Promotes the Writing Fellows program and solicits applications from KU faculty teaching Core courses.

  • Meets with faculty to explain the Writing Fellows program and to discuss policies and procedures.

  • With the Assistant Director, hires, schedules and trains Writing Fellows to work in courses.

  • With the Assistant Director, helps with creating each WF's schedule.

  • Monitors Writing Fellows and checks in with participating faculty.

  • Participates in assessment activities at the end of fall and spring semesters.

Work Schedule:
9 hours per week on a regular schedule M-F between 8:00 AM-5:00 PM. Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required.

Duration: August 1, 2019-May 31, 2019 (negotiable).

Required Qualifications

  • No fewer than two semesters' experience as a KU Writing Center consultant.

  • Currently pursuing a KU graduate degree, enrolled in at least six credit hours, in good standing and making satisfactory progress.

  • Demonstrated interest in a career in writing center administration, as evidenced by application materials.

  • Demonstrated ability to be an effective team member on collaborative projects while maintaining positive, professional relationships.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and groups, as evidenced by application materials and interview.

  • At least one semesters' experience working in a collaborative setting.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Classroom teaching experience.

  • Strong planning and organizational skills, with commitment to high-quality work completed in a timely manner.

  • Ability to maintain positive, professional work relationships.

  • Experience collaborating with faculty or instructors.

  • Federal Work-Study funding.

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications, Sharepoint, Canva, Qualtrics, and Drupal.

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