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Writing Center Director

The Arts & Humanities Division at Babson College invites applications for the position of Director of the Writing Center, to begin Fall 2019. The Writing Center offers consulting for undergraduate student writers. Peer and Professor Consultants help students to gain confidence in their writing by facilitating the development of skills necessary to make informed, effective writing choices. The Writing Center provides a rigorous and supportive environment for students to practice and refine writing, with the aim of facilitating success and enjoyment in their work at Babson, as well as in future creative, educational, and professional endeavors. Job Description The Director of the Writing Center will manage the day-to-day functions of the center, providing leadership, strategic vision, and innovation in design and delivery of writing consultation. The Director is expected to stay current with the scholarship of writing center theory and pedagogy, and to pursue an active research agenda. In addition to mentoring undergraduate Peer Consultants in Writing, the Director will teach courses including Foundations of Academic Writing and Practicum in Peer Consulting and Writing. The Director will coordinate with the Director of First-Year Writing and other faculty to support the evolution and development of writing at Babson, and will conduct advocacy and outreach for excellence in writing across campus. Requirements: This is a full-time, renewable, non-tenure track position with a title of Lecturer. A Ph.D. in rhetoric or related field preferred; minimum degree requirement is an MFA or MA. At least three years' experience in writing center or writing program administration is required. Please submit letter of application, CV, sample of teaching evaluations, 3 letters of recommendation, and a statement on pedagogical and Writing Center philosophies. Deadline for receipt of materials: 1 February 2019. Additional Information Babson College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to enhancing diversity across all levels of the College. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
Less than 5 years

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