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  • Title

    Professional Writing Tutor
  • Type

    Staff
  • Full-/Part-Time

    Part-Time
  • Hours

    20 hrs./wk. - Monday – Friday (Sunday hours also available)
  • Start Date

    TBD
  • Date Posted

    10/13/2017

Description

Responsibilities:  Meet one-on-one or in small groups with undergraduate and graduate students in face-to-face and virtual environments to help with any of the following areas -- understanding assignments; brainstorming ideas; organizing information; developing clear arguments and ideas; thesis statements; transitions; finding and using sources (research, quotation, and paraphrasing); citing sources using APA, MLA, or Chicago-style documentation; writing strong introductions and conclusions, grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure; discussing presentation and public-speaking skills; formatting and design of visual, spatial, and audio compositions. Without editing or proofreading student work, help students identify their most common errors and learn how to strengthen their own compositions.

 

Qualifications

Master’s degree in English and/or Rhetoric and Composition or related field; previous experience tutoring in a college-level writing center; excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent organizational and customer service skills; experience working with non-traditional students preferred; must be good listener and skilled reader of diverse alphabetic, visual, and multimodal texts who can facilitate discussions with students about varied writing and composing processes; solid understanding of the stylistic and grammatical conventions of Standard American English, particularly of academic-style prose, as well as the conventions of visual compositions, oral presentations, multimodal/multimedia compositions, public speeches, etc.    

To apply for a position, please send a letter of application, resume and names and phone numbers of three references to:

Endicott College
Human Resources
376 Hale Street, Beverly, MA 01915
FAX: (978) 927-0084
E-mail: humanresources@endicott.edu
AA/EOE

Endicott College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

Endicott College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is committed to the principles of equal employment and complies with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations advancing equal employment. The College's objective is to employ individuals qualified and/or trainable for open positions by virtue of job-related education, training, experience, and qualifications without regard to sex, race, religion, color, age, physical disability, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin or citizenship, veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other status protected by law.