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
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.
- 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.
- 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.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications are due by Friday, November 22, 2019.
Note: Finalists will be asked to provide contact information for three references.