Writing Tutor Position Open at University of La Verne

Job Description: Academic Writing Consultant for Masters- and Doctoral-Level Graduate Students

[Short description of GSC]

Job requirements:

•    Proven record of success as a graduate- or professional-level academic writer;
•    Sensitivity to the diverse socioeconomic, cultural, ability, and academic backgrounds of graduate students;
•    Ability to provide practical, goal-orientated assistance with graduate-level writing projects;
•    Ability to listen and work cooperatively in setting realistic and productive tutoring session goals;
•    Dependability and personal accountability for keeping appointment times and using GSC 
•    Experience as a college-level teacher or tutor strongly preferred;
•    A firm understanding of graduate-level writing/performance expectations; and
•    Ability to understand and enforce GSC guidelines regarding graduate student tutoring sessions. 

Job responsibilities include:
•    Facilitating writing consultation sessions with graduate students, both face-to-face on the University of La Verne main campus and online;
•    Familiarizing yourself with, and helping to maintain, available resources for students in the 
•    Gathering and reporting accurate data for each student and/or session;
•    Reporting any problems with schedules and/or students to the GSC staff and the Director
•    Attending GSC orientation/training session prior to the beginning of each regular semester 
(fall and spring); and
•    Attending at least two professional development/tutor staff meetings during each regular semester 
(fall and spring) 

Compensation will be determined based on credentials and prior experience.  

If interested, please submit a current resumé and academic writing sample to the Director of the Graduate Success Center, Linda De Long, at ldelong@laverne.edu.  

In the body of your email, please include the name, title, and contact info for a reference who can speak to your ability as an academic writer and/or your ability to work one-on-one with graduate students to assist them in achieving their academic goals.