Apply to be a Graduate Writing Consultant! — 11/15/19 Published: November 14, 2019 By: Kathleen Aycock The Graduate Division’s Graduate Writing Center is pleased to announce that it is hiring three Graduate Writing Consultants, open to graduate students in all disciplines. Job Title: Graduate Writing Consultant, 50% time (20 hours/week; $27.36/hour), includes fee remission. Dates: January 6, 2020 to May 31, 2020. Potential for renewal in summer 2020 and 2020-2021 academic year. Hiring Unit: Graduate Writing Center, Graduate Division Responsibilities Graduate Writing Consultant responsibilities will include the following: Research and develop materials for workshops and presentations; Research and create written and/or multimedia content for the Graduate Writing Center website; Organize panel presentations and workshops on writing and publishing; Assist graduate students in understanding best practices in writing; Organize and facilitate graduate writing groups and boot camps; Conduct research on the impact of writing support programs on graduate students; Assist with planning, setup, and execution of Graduate Writing Center events; Additional duties as assigned. Skills/Qualifications Required Skills/Qualifications Exceptional skills in academic and professional writing and in conducting research; Outstanding oral communication and interpersonal skills; Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team; Multicultural competencies and experience working and interacting effectively with diverse groups of students, faculty, and staff. Preferred Skills/Qualifications Experience teaching writing; Experience working as an editor; Experience with web design tools such as WordPress. Benefits of Graduate Writing Fellow Positions Paid position: 50% time (20 hours/week; $27.36/hour), includes fee remission. Professional and career development: Graduate Writing Consultants will develop skills that can be applied to a variety of career paths within and beyond academia. Service to campus: Graduate Writing Consultants will play an important role in assisting graduate students in completing their degrees in a timely fashion, developing confidence in their writing skills, and fostering collaboration and community among graduate students. Application Instructions To apply, please email (as separate attachments) a cover letter explaining your qualifications for the position and a current CV to Sabrina Soracco, Director, Graduate Writing Center, email@example.com. Applications are due by Friday, November 22, 2019. Note: Finalists will be asked to provide contact information for three references.